Offshore ISLANDER 3.5 Day - Video Added

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redsnapper517

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  • May 20, 2009
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    Greg
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    Royal Polaris
    Headed out on the Islander 3.5 Braid Trip Sunday 8/3. Fishing with my buddy Tim for his 50th B Day.
    Loaded up at the bait receiver with a great load of Sardines & Choveys . 80 % were Cured Sardines :)
    Day 1
    Woke up on the Backside of San Clemente Island . Captain John Spots a Good school of Larger Model Bluefin on the Sonar... Get ready ...... Brail the Bait .. Its Game On !!
    We Picked Up a total of 59 of the 65-75 # Models for the Days effort and Yellowfin as well with Yellowtail & a few Dodos. Holy Crap what a great day !!!!!!
    Me and Tim with Bluefin & Another one for Tim
    BTW- Tim was on FIRE the whole trip !!!!! Happy 50th Tim ..
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    Day 2
    Woke up somewhere around The Coronados.
    Trolled Up a lot of Yellowfin Stops most of the Day . Hit a few Good Schools through out the day.
    With a Wide Open Bite of Yellowfin around 6 pm until Dark .
    We put over 200 mixed Fish on the Boat !
    Wow another Great Day .

    Day3
    Woke up around the Backside Of San Clemente Island
    Found Fish all day Long Mixed Yellowfin a few Bluefin Yellowtail and a couple Dodos.
    A GREAT Trip.
    Dennis Braid put on a really great trip.
    Captain John & Jason was absolutely Amazing .. Finding Paddys & Bird Schools miles away.
    Always working hard to keep us on the Fish & keeping the Passengers Informed of what was going on.
    The Deck Crew was Really Really Good ..They were " Johnny on the spot " for everything.
    The Food was Really Good as well
    The Boat was Comfortable and the Staterooms had really wide bunks.
    The Passenger's on the Trip Were AMAZING !
    Could not have asked for a better Group of Anglers !!!!!
    Most of The Bigger Bluefin were Bitting 40- 60 # Fluoro with 3/0 & 4/0 Circle hooks
    Later in the afternoon they were deeper needing a 6-8 oz Sinker.
    Yellowfin were pretty much biting anything 25# and up . Pretty much your basic 3.5 day stuff
    Mega Baits & Dennis got a nice one on the Popper .
    Tight Lines
    Greg
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    Steve K

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    Jan 2, 2005
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    Schweet! You guys slayed the Bluefin, that's frickin' awesome. Biting the heavy line is cool. Love the Islander, think I'm going on the Labor Day Weekend 3 day. Fished a 3 day July 11-14, just before the Bluefin closure south of the border. We got 'em.
     
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    redsnapper517

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  • May 20, 2009
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    Greg
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    Royal Polaris
    Schweet! You guys slayed the Bluefin, that's frickin' awesome. Biting the heavy line is cool. Love the Islander, think I'm going on the Labor Day Weekend 3 day. Fished a 3 day July 11-14, just before the Bluefin closure south of the border. We got 'em.

    Thanks Steve
    Hope you guys whack em Labor Day
     
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    Unassailable

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    Aug 26, 2009
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    Nice job! I am getting jealous with all these fabulous reports and I can't take a day off of work or call in sick. Bluefin pic is AWESOME!
     
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    Paul Ward

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    Jul 17, 2007
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    Went out 30 miles on a 18 foot boat yesterday,we were worried about the swell but it was really nice out there. But your looking at BIG WEDNESDAY! If the wind is down you will be fine
     
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    Shark Meat

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    Apr 5, 2006
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    Mike
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    That's simply awesome! Congrats
     
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