Offshore Memorial Day Yellowfin

PENN

RUNNOFT

Word of the Day: IceMelter
May 13, 2003
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Orange County Kali
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OT - the Other Travis
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Professional Boat Ho for now
Left Seaforth Monday morning on a shakedown trip on my buddies new to him Skippy. Headed down to the zone everyone's been talking about, but more looking for kelp yellowtail as we didn't want to drag a kite all day. Water was warm and blue pretty much at the islands and all the way down. Couldn't for the life of us find one damn kelp all day, so the yellowtail was a bust. Saw lots of kites being flown, but wasn't hearing of much catching going on.

Decided to run back up hill and look for floaters and decided to put the troll spread out for the heck of it. Just shy of the 425 purple feather gets bit and nice 25# on the scale yellowfin gets the decks bloody. Boxed the area for nada and then headed back north and got knocked down again just outside of the south island, but lost it due to swivel failure...damn weld broke. Tried throwing bait, but no reaction. Then it was back home on a nice cruise with a beer in hand.

Not a bad was to spend a Monday. Yellowfin in May, who whadda thunk.

Was tempted to stop at the north island as the water looked great, but we didn't have bracelets so didn't risk it. Heard on radio one boat we pass picked up a couple tails on the north point...oh well.

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stairman

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May 16, 2009
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doug
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yak and lowe duck hunting skiff but they identify as sportfishing crusiers
better then a stick in a big eye
 
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Smellinfishi

Not done yet
Jun 29, 2015
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San Diego
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Jon
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"Wet Willy"-18' cuddy cabin
Not a bad start for the season! Tuna in May...:rockin:Were the tuna pens at the 425?-they were Friday. Water still 65*?
 
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RUNNOFT

Word of the Day: IceMelter
May 13, 2003
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Orange County Kali
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OT - the Other Travis
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Professional Boat Ho for now
Not a bad start for the season! Tuna in May...:rockin:Were the tuna pens at the 425?-they were Friday. Water still 65*?
Yep - still there in force. Water was 68.3 on the meter, though we don't have validation on that yet. We trolled through the pens and didn't meter anything.
 
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c-goat

HELL BENT FOR FEATHER
May 4, 2004
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santee ca.
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Bill
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08 DEFIANCE 220 ex Sheri-Moon
Thats worthy of a salute.:cheers:
 
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gonzo25

GOT A BIG ONE
Nov 20, 2008
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san diego calif. usa
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george
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18' Invader CC 15' bayliner son of a beach
well you got one and had a good day on the water. Thanks for the report
 
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