Offshore Fishdope Spotter Plane Pics 9/11

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Jason

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  • Feb 4, 2003
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    Big schools of Bluefin 15-50lbs out there with no one on them!!
    bftschool.jpg


    Random Dorado (not on the big kelps)
    peekaboo.jpg


    Yellowfin on kelps
    1yftonkelp.jpg


    Tons of big virgin kelps out there with no one around!
    kelpzone.jpg


    Baby whale
    babyminki.jpg
     
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    Raimond

    Not as lean, not as mean, still a Marine...
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    23' IMP Hardtop - "4 Reel"
    Did a small plane ditch in the middle of the patty in the second pic?

    Cool pics, not as much porn as last time though...
     
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    Raimond

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    23' IMP Hardtop - "4 Reel"
    Wait until tomorrow around noon. Some of those will be cut in half and surrounded with boats...
     
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    Jason

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    300+ photo's. Just picked some of the better ones. The info is where it's at for FD. Hopefully some of it's members will take advantage of those Bluefin schools and get on them before anyone else.
     
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    Raimond

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    Yep, waiting for the FD update to make my game plan for tomorrows run.
     
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    Tunahead

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    COOL PICS Jason...thanks for sharing.
    The flotilla is no doubt looking for that school of bluefin already?LOL
     
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    Jason

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    The spacing of the school and the gold when they flashed. We were called in to it by another commercial that had seen it the day before but bluefin is closed for commercial in US now too so he couldn't do anything with it.
     
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    26grumpy

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    I just checked FD and don't see the BFT listed???
     
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    c-goat

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    Im almost having an anxiety attack because im not fishing this weekend....DAMN!
     
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    c-goat

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    Jason,what does it cost for the average joe to go up in a plane and take pics like that.I know a lot of people here ,including myself would love to do that.
     
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    c-goat

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    I take that back,I am having an anxiety attack.LOL
     
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    squidog

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    Always love the spotter plane pictures
    anybody Rember the Web site
    spotterplane .com
    back in the day?
    So what area were these pictures take
    what zone do you fly over?
     
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    drseiler

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    Mar 19, 2006
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    I am in the process of training homing terns. I let the birds fly with a GPS and go-pro on it. Then when they return we go catch the fish. LOL It's kind of like FD.
     
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    Jason

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    Jason,what does it cost for the average joe to go up in a plane and take pics like that.I know a lot of people here ,including myself would love to do that.

    http://wingmanoceanadventures.com

    It's around $100hr for plane and $150hr for pilot. Average flight is 4 hours, 3hrs minimum. Plane goes 110 knots at 1000' we get it down to around 80 knots and 2.4g's when circling at 500'. My head ain't on straight after the flights.
     
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    Mick

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    looks like the 4 kelps we fished on the 425... just a couple dodos on them yesterday
     
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