Offshore My first Cow Tuna Locally and a royal ass kicking.

PENN

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Aug 26, 2009
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If you have never seen this you should look out for it, it looks like wind that is not wind and you will see the color variance below it. I roll up on the 1/4 mile of frothing tuna and they were all pigs 100-300+lbers the reason why I say frothing instead of puddling they were just underneath the surface and will occasionally roll. The weird thing is some of the fish were swimming with there fins outside of the water just like a shark, not your typically up down puddling but a steady cruise.

Yep, exactly what we saw. Big guys! Nice job landing the fish!
 
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nickb

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Aug 11, 2008
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Nick Buchanan
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Bay Ranger
Well done - what an amazing fish! Great story! Unbelievable that we're getting that quality of fish so close to home...!
 
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Auggie

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Epic battle and story ! Congratulations.
I'm 0 for 3 trips . Hope to get the skunk off soon.
 
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Yellowtl_addict

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  • Mar 23, 2012
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    Sean Doyle
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    Bad ass writeup brother!! "replace them hooks" my ass.... looks like they work great!! Still in the skunk hole myself... but you gave me hope one again!
     
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    johndtuttle

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  • Mar 20, 2008
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    not crazy enough yet
    Great job, but get some real gear for them Cows like a Penn Torque 40N LD2 LOL.


    :D so jelly!
     
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    jginsandiego

    Stringari 1991 DF175 Suzuki
  • Sep 19, 2013
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    John Gibson
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    Stringari 1991 Pilot house cuddy cabin/ Suzuki DF175TX
    Great catch was curious whet model of fujis you have I got to use a pair a week ago but there were a old model 20 years old.
     
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    shyliner626

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    Trophy Pro 2302WA , Hobie Pro Angler 12
    Are those the original hooks that came with the popper?
    Yes they are and held up fine, one of the hook bent out after we gaffed the fish. The halco however has a hairline crack down the middle and is now taking on water. Which does not matter because I am going to keep this lure on the wall of fame.
     
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