Just Keep Popping - YFT Report - 7/8

Discussion in 'Southern California Offshore Fishing Reports' started by flyliner, Jul 9, 2017.

  1. Tunahead

    Tunahead Long Time Tuna Abused Member

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    Solid work Jonathan! Nice fish! LOL
     
  2. LedZeppfin

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    Nice fish! Way to get a plan together and stick to it. Not always easy to do. The pictures really have great color in them.
     
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  3. Paul Ward

    Paul Ward Well-Known "Member"

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    I agree, Flyliners photos are always frame worthy.
     
  4. zanegler

    zanegler Bomboy Lures Are Money!

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    It makes sense in a way. They have all the food they want with red crap, squid, and finbait but can be annoyed/excited into hitting the popper.

    I think the trolling the spreader bar rig has the same effect. I can recall trying to catch small yellowfin for Blue marlin live bait fishing in the Bisbee's East Cape tournament. We and many other boats were in a thick school of small yellowfin but the standard hoochie rig wasn't working. After 30 minutes of fustration we were about to give up and pull lures when I decided to try a spreader bar. Within minutes our tuna tubes were full.

    I think the spreader bar, kite, and popper have a similar effect on lockjaw tuna.

    Great report Jonathon. I concur that second pic is bomb.
     
  5. johndtuttle

    johndtuttle Angler/Client

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    How many times did that shit lord Garibaldi tell us poppers and spinners don't work? :slap:

    Keep the Faith, brother. :D
     
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  6. chaser5539

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    Jonathan[/QUOTE]
    Great post! Just curious...What braid/floro were you running on that 6000 "Gosa"? That's a crafty little popper set up!

    Nevermind on the question found it 40/50
     
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