Cat 17th and 18th

Zika

Chum-Master
Aug 17, 2006
660
1,612
50
North County
Name
Robert
Boat
21 Bayliner Trophy (Cheap-BassTurd)
Left Newport in semi windy choppy conditions not bad though made about 30-40 mini macs and headed over to the East end looking for tails and Seabass. Trolled over to the V’s area and about 8 boats spread out and one or two guys with bent rods sweet !!
Found a good spot away from the others around Silver Cyn and set up in about 90 feet. Caught a few Calicos on fresh dead squid set up a few dropper loops and pinned on a few macs and my son is throwing the iron in scrambled egg. Not long after he’s on the first Yellow sweet !! One of the squids get hit and it’s a Halibut. Its a butt hair short my son says it’s legal I say to close back it goes. Action slowed so went towards the west and checked Farnsworth metered a few but no takers so worked back to the V’s and anchored for the night.
Caught tons of small smooth hound sharks and a horned shark. Hooked a nice Halibut on a mini Mac went 31in sweet !! Rest of the night into grey light was uneventful but for a nice Leopard shark. The next day lots of boats came in and a few hookups here and there looked like most were using sardines and irons. We moved away from the crowds and a few idiots and anchored near Church Rock. The wind started to pickup in the afternoon but I was metering fish so we stayed put. Freelance anchored near by and chummed hard bringing the fish up and a few boils here and there off their stern. Bongos III anchors near by as well.
We only had about 3 macs left and tried every iron I had and nothing. Freelance bails and Bongos slides into his spot. After a few Bongos hooks up to a nice 10-12lbs Yellowtail. My son pins on a Mac on a dropper loop and sends it down....not long after ZZZZZZZ and it’s game on !! Massive runs and taking us around the boat and I’m not sure what we have but know it’s big... about 15 mins later we see color and it’s a big Yellow!!! I sink the gaff and drag it on board and my son and I are hoopin and a hollorin and high fives !! I can hear Bongos yelling nice job that’s a pig !! Headed back to the barn after that my son grinning ear to ear telling me “I think I took jackpot dad” !!! Great trip for us Big tail went 37lbs, Hali 9lbs, and small yellow 14lbs !! Tight lines folks !! Pic heavy!!

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Efishnsea

Teaching kids how to fish
Aug 2, 2007
284
82
Covina, Ca
Name
Ed Efishnsea
Boat
21' Boston Whaler Outrage, + Kayaks--looking for 205 Conquest
:jig:Great trip with your boy...it never gets old, huh? Congrats!!
 
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CardShark

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Mar 6, 2015
221
108
Ventura, CA
Name
Mario
Boat
Malibu Stealth 12 Kayak
Well done :appl:
 
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miaf

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Apr 14, 2013
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That’s how you get it done!!
 
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tree3

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Sep 3, 2012
143
163
Alamitos Bay
Name
FL Jeff
Boat
Pathfinder 2400 TE
MY boy is 4 - I can’t wait for trips like this down the road. Awesome
 

T Shark

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Jun 15, 2007
379
109
So Cal
Name
Michael
Boat
My Medication
Fun trip. Way to go!
 
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