Tinknocker

Captain
Nov 29, 2004
788
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Olivenhain (North San Diego County)
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Name
Stan Vath
Boat
18' WAHOO CC
We headed out to the Nine-mile Bank on Ali’s 37 Sea Vee Sunday morning. Brett and Jeremy we’re also on board to round out a great team. Our first drift was a really long one. But Ali is very particular and checks out the bottom structure as well as the bait situation very carefully.I think everybody was thinking it’s time to bust a move when the bobber went down. Now it’s game on and after a 2 1/2 hour battle and about 12 jumps out of the water we get the fish to gaffing range. It was great to see three gaffs go in and pull the sword onto the deck. These swords have tremendous strength and stamina. We had the fish up to the boat several times and he just took off. It was a real seesaw for quite a while but we finally won. Thanks Ali for another great day on the water.
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Spoons

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Oct 21, 2004
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San Diego/SF Bay
Name
Capt. Erik
Boat
21' Center Console
Awesome report! Any chance you can share the terminal rigging/bait setup?
 
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tunakillerjoe1

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    Joseph Gratteau
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    Beautiful fish-the tail struck me as extra wide. Filleting them is special-like a telephone pole of all white meat! Congradts!
     
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    One_Leg

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    I could do that.

    If I could make one suggestion-shoot your videos in Landscape mode.

    Excellent report, and videos.
    More please!
     
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    I always tell folks this, especially when shooting porn, lol

    Landscape mode is when you turn your camera sideways like your TV, Portrait is like the position of a milk carton. Hold your phones properly for video.
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    miaf

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    Nice one!!

    Do you guys move the bait around when you start to get bit or just set it and forget and let him hook himself?
     
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