Saltwater TUNA ON BAIT AT 30 MILES!!!

MarkColeman

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We have 7 trips in the books and for the most part it's been a troll show, an outstanding one at that. But yesterday we did find some fish that stuck with us for a good hour on bait. I think we caught 20 on that stop then repeated it for the rest of what we need to plug the boat.

Big fish in the mix too. One was 35#'s and we had many in the 20's!!!

No real sign out there. Occasional jumpers, sonar marks, and single birds. But there's a volume of fish out there given the excellent troll and now bait action. We haven't come on with less than 40 tuna except for one trip last weekend.

They're all up and down the temp break and as close as 29nm...just start fishing when it gets deep ;)! Here to an epic season gentleman.

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mtotemeier

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Thanks for the information last night, gonna finish cleaning up the boat from the halibut trip, and turn her into tuna Killing Big Butt!!! cya on the big blue!
 
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wdlfbio

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Great report Mark. I'm sure everyone appreciates your willingness to help us all with good intel.
 
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Sea Sport

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Amazing that you are out there already taking Albies. Great report, thanks Mark.
Haven't forgot, Still owe you some Alaskan Amber. :cheers:
 
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Draht vom Hoko

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Heard a couple reports from last weekend, but I guess now it's officially game on!
Thanks for the tease!
BTW, seems I see reports of a few yellowfin each year up here, but do we ever hear of anybody catching a bluefin?
 
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silver slayer

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Heard a couple reports from last weekend, but I guess now it's officially game on!
Thanks for the tease!
BTW, seems I see reports of a few yellowfin each year up here, but do we ever hear of anybody catching a bluefin?


yep! seems a few are caught every year
 
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Roll the Bones

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So, we had a 35 fish stop on Saturday. We were marking them early at around 80 feet and then they came up to play. We left them boiling. Even had a Mako show up, very cool. Done by 11:15 AM. Felt like August!!!! Caught them on everything, Iron, Swim Baits, X-Raps, Jet heads, Etc. Only 5 troll fish the rest on the bait stops. Three stops total to finish.
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wdlfbio

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Heard a couple reports from last weekend, but I guess now it's officially game on!
Thanks for the tease!
BTW, seems I see reports of a few yellowfin each year up here, but do we ever hear of anybody catching a bluefin?

I don't think you've ever read a report of a YFT up here. A couple yellowtail though.



Nice job Charlie
 
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TonyG

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Keep the reports coming! I love them (and I hate them too because I'm up in Seattle and at work).

Hoping to come out Friday.

Awesome
 
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TonyG

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So, we had a 35 fish stop on Saturday. We were marking them early at around 80 feet and then they came up to play. We left them boiling. Even had a Mako show up, very cool. Done by 11:15 AM. Felt like August!!!! Caught them on everything, Iron, Swim Baits, X-Raps, Jet heads, Etc. Only 5 troll fish the rest on the bait stops. Three stops total to finish.View attachment 771928

I -think- that qualifies as a bloody deck.
 
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ledbed6b

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Good times, I wish someone would have got a picture of the chum spread Anferny produced. That's what drew the fish up from the depths
 
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Reel hip

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so that's an albacore nice job guys and gals

We havent seen Albacore in a while here in Kali . Not complaining mind you with the 200lb bluefin around that I cant seem to get

So, we had a 35 fish stop on Saturday. We were marking them early at around 80 feet and then they came up to play. We left them boiling. Even had a Mako show up, very cool. Done by 11:15 AM. Felt like August!!!! Caught them on everything, Iron, Swim Baits, X-Raps, Jet heads, Etc. Only 5 troll fish the rest on the bait stops. Three stops total to finish.View attachment 771928

Nice ! Bloody Decks !
 
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Elkfins

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Yes, Saturday was a good day. Eli's right, who would've thought tuna like BBQ...
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