Catalina YT (10/24/2020)

findtuna

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Nov 23, 2011
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OC
Name
James
Boat
Blackman 20' pilot house
Solo trip to the front side today. Bones and Calicos initially but not boiling like last week. After few calicos and bones, I hooked up to the right kind on a bass rod (crap). After doing about 7 loops on the boat and wrapped on my anchor rode about 3x, I finally gaff the beauty. Scale read 26 lbs. Ride back to HH got little choppy.

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dudeman

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Apr 5, 2011
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san diego
Name
jason
Boat
Fish Taco
Must of been a battle. Yellows that big can pull hard on any gear, nonetheless bass rod.
Congrats!
 
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Reefmo

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Matt Skogmo
Boat
Trout Sniffer - heavily customized 18.5 tracker targa
SMile says it all!
 
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onehottip

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May 8, 2006
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So cal
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Guerms
Boat
18.5 Wahoo cc , Evinrude Etec V6 135 HO
east end ? Very nice fish!
 

findtuna

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Nov 23, 2011
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Name
James
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Blackman 20' pilot house
How do you like that Permatrim on your engine?
I do find myself playing with the trim all the time since it really does make a difference.
 

findtuna

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Nov 23, 2011
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Name
James
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Blackman 20' pilot house
Don’t know how you did it on a bass rod, congrats!
My 8ft bass rod became a rail rod. Had to tighten the drag with my fingers crossed. Hand lined some. Still took me about an hour to subdue it. Sea lions were drooling and circling the boat. Ya, I dont know how I brought it in either. I was done after that.

I sound wicked. Hahaha.
 
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djennings

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Jun 17, 2006
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Huntington beach
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David Jennings
Boat
Arima sea angler 19 "NEW DAY RISING"
That's a finesse catch. Great job. That's a big fish, plus you caught it solo. Awesome.
 
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tuner

pysgotwyr
May 24, 2006
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Huntington Beach
Name
Steve
Boat
260 Mackinaw
Congratulations! Great job getting that fish to the boat on light gear.

We fished local yesterday but called it early due to the West wind. I bet the ride home from the East end was a bit sloppy and crossed up.

I watched you drive by my house yesterday as I was talking to another neighbor. That Shamrock pilot house looks good on the Blackman.
 
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findtuna

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Nov 23, 2011
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Name
James
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Blackman 20' pilot house
Congratulations! Great job getting that fish to the boat on light gear.

We fished local yesterday but called it early due to the West wind. I bet the ride home from the East end was a bit sloppy and crossed up.

I watched you drive by my house yesterday as I was talking to another neighbor. That Shamrock pilot house looks good on the Blackman.
Thanks. I ll stopby next time. You obviously know your boats. I remember seeing BD sticker on your boat too.
 

mhanson59hb

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Apr 22, 2013
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Huntington Beach
Name
Mike
Boat
2008 Trophy 1802 "Mako My Day"
Wow, that's a beauty! Impressive catch on light gear. Congrats.

I used to have that same dial scale - until it broke weighing a 42 pound halibut! :D
 
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