Having gone out the past 3 times and only finding a couple of 22lb otarus, my friend and I got out on his boat and left Waianae harbor at 0500. We headed straight out to the pinnacle and set lines right on the 1000. The area was a little swelly with a few small piles here and there. We mowed the area for a while but nothing panned out so we headed downsea to CO as the waters smoothed out. I was napping on deck when the long starboard line on the 16/0 Senator went off at around 0830. I thought my friend was playing a trick on me but then I heard the reel and that was no bucket clipped to the line. I told my friend to drive for a bit and about 15 seconds later the rubber bands went flying as the starboard corner flatline on the 14/0 popped off the cleat. We were in business! We slowed to idle as we fought both fish while the boat did starboard circles. The first fish came up and nearly tangled the other line but turned away at the last second. I leadered, my friend gaffed and I sunk the meat hook in the chin as we welcomed fish #1 aboard after a 20 minute fight. The second fish was stubborn and dogged us for another 20 minutes before we got it in and surprisingly it was the smaller of the two. The first fish, which hit a 9” purple Tsutomu in milky, was about 150 while the second, which hit a 9” Leroy blueberry jet in milky, was about 110. I have to thank Garrett of Tsutomu Lures for posting his vids on YouTube and showing the color schemes- its why I ran 2 out of 4 lures in milky. Now that the monkey is off I can get back to my normal life before ahi fever hit lol….