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Mean Gene

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And some from my trip on the Red Rooster III, I think from 2016


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fishordie

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Some Photos from the last 2Years of the Gallgher/Excel Charter. This last trip was a 10 day.
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Got a few questions about my pics not being west coast long range .



That boat is the Yankee Capts out of key west Florida . The trip is 4 days they have 2,3,4,5 day trips. Has chef just like you guys but on a much smaller scale .. there are a few of us on this site who go on this boat as this is to my knowledge the closest thing to a Cali long range boat on the east coast.

Here’s a link to a show done on the boat .




140 miles northwest into the GOM from key west . We were fishing 200- 400 for for primarily multiple snappper species, multi grouper species dolphin and Blackfin Tuna. Occasional yellowfin. We often catch wahoo as well.
 
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Here's one from a 14 day a few years ago on the RR3. After dropping off all but 3 guests and Andy in Cabo, we were supposed to head home with no stops as we were behind on time. Lures went out anyway, and the remaining crew and us had wide open Wahoo. Got bit on almost every cast, and at one point everybody was on a fish with nobody to gaff. I'll always remember the faces of the folks who flew home when we got to the docks, as only a few 'hoo had been caught on the trip.
 
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May 2019 aboard the Shogun. BFT last shot sundowner. Fish ripped the gaff and took a blistering run. Fought fish twice. Penn torque 25 w/t 40# berkley pro spec fluoro

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Nov 2005 Shogun

283 & 298 back to back bites. On a fly line sardine and a greenie. Possible record brace for back to back bites into SD. 298 was the old Shogun boat yft record that got beat shortly after. Was handed the first Shogun 300# patch ever but I handed it back since the scale read 298. No doubt a 3 when it hit the deck. I want the patch back. Some boats had boat scales at that time :D

283. Toughest fish I have ever encountered. Just radical
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298 kicked its fkn ass in under 30 min. The 283 was much stronger

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5 day Shogun. We were traveling to Lupe. Found a kelp. Chris, Wes RIP, and Tunabelly. Very cool kelp

Bigeye Tuna and a Opah

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Brad you got me in the background in that pic. I didn’t know Wes had passed. Bummer cool dude. Lots of cool dudes on that trip
 
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Great group

Joe. I think its his first cow. The trip that lit the cow fever. You have been on a roll since

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Very long sickles. Loaner fish or living in a small pack for awhile. Sickles were not rubbing on other tunas. Which shortens the sickles in big tight schools. Plus genetics as some naturally have longer sickles then others

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I did not pass my troll rotation up at Alijos this year. 4 troll rotations and zero fish for me LOL just 1 short bite with rod in hand. I'm better off fishing the slide/drift. Troll cursed. But the people on the same troll rotation as me have greater odds because I won't get bit and land the fish :D

Pacific Voyager. Not long range but this is a bigeye tuna. Bigeye tuna are cool and mysterious. Normally hooked by surprise on albacore pee pee type gear. Making it a tough fight
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