1st long range trip was in september 1971. On the chubasco (now the "old glory"). 5 day trip. $200. I was 18 making $4./ hr. Working part time on the beach in Venice. Won 1st in jackpot 39.5lb yellowtail on a home wrapped 670h sabre/jigmaster 40# maxma line & 6x heavy blue and white yoyo jig at ascension. No tuna or albacore available then at that time of year. Thought I died and gone to heaven.