Yellowfin Limits, Dorado & Yellowtail - 8/2/2018

Discussion in 'Southern California Offshore Fishing Reports' started by RideMX4life21, Aug 5, 2018.

  1. RideMX4life21

    RideMX4life21 Slay'n Tail

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    Late report...Headed out of Mission Bay at 4am with my buddy Austin on my Parker 2320, "A-Salt Weapon"

    Got a lively scoop of 4-6" sardines, and made some extra mini-macks & put them in the transom tank. Found 1 kelp holding some smaller Yellowtail and a couple Dorado on our way to the grounds. Picked up a couple Yellowtail on surface iron and live bait, and a Dorado but they got finicky quick. Kept motoring until we found the temp break and clean blue water, 71-72 degrees. Got to the grounds we planned on fishing and immediately spotted a large paddy way off our port side. Saw a walk-around pull up on the same paddy (the only other boat I could see in the area) so I hailed him on the radio and asked if we could slide in too. Skipper said, "No problem, there's fish here but they aren't wanting to bite"...

    I slid us in on the other side of the paddy and started chumming sardines. Instantly, we had a full on Yellowfin frenzy going off our swim step and double bendos. Kept the chum going and had them frenzying all over the boat. Unfortunately, I looked over and didn't see the other boat bent more than once or twice before they took off. We had full limits on-board by 10:30am with at least 15-20 more released. The YFT were chewing the paint off our poppers with not a single boat in sight. We literally drove away from a boiling school that stuck with the boat for over a mile-long drift off the initial paddy.

    Pointed the sled back to the barn and gave the numbers to a few guys close by who weren't having much luck. On our way home I decided to run over to the Islands and try to pick up a couple better model Yellows. Roped a couple and then cruised it back into Mission Bay at 28-30mph around 3pm.
    Dorado, Yellowtail, and full limits of Yellowfin -- Slay fest :beerbang:
    Short video edit below from the trip, check it out!


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    Last edited: Aug 6, 2018
  2. lougio

    lougio Capt Lou

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    Nice report, thanks!
     
  3. CardShark

    CardShark Member

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    Epic, awesome report!
     
  4. mrkrabs

    mrkrabs I've posted enough I should edit this section

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  5. cortezpirasea

    cortezpirasea Pangero

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  6. Paddyman1

    Paddyman1 I love pangas

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    Awesome stuff!
     
  7. Blue Frontier

    Blue Frontier Well-Known "Member"

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    Thanks for the report.
     
  8. apogee

    apogee My name is Apogee and I am a Squidaholic

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    Yellowfin or Yellowtail?
     
  9. Reel hip

    Reel hip Meet my "Well known Member"

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    Oh yah. Nice
     
  10. RideMX4life21

    RideMX4life21 Slay'n Tail

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    Both
     
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  11. Tunaslam

    Tunaslam I've posted enough I should edit this section

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    Some days are the right ones, you got it done, fine job!
     
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  12. apogee

    apogee My name is Apogee and I am a Squidaholic

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    Nice...Your doing way better than me so far this year....Good job...Ap
     
  13. bassmeister

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    I'll take that trip everyday of the year! Nice work.
     

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