San Diego 9/17

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  1. Easy619

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    Fished my first offshore trip today, and caught my first yellowfin tuna. It was a slow day, no bites for anyone on the boat until 3pm, despite finding 3 or 4 schools that just wouldn't bite. Last stop the fish immediately reacted to the chum. I think 11 YFT and 2 BFT was the final count, when i got mine 4 other fish were hanging at the same time. I think I did pretty well today for a first timer as far as selecting baits and keeping in contact and moving around the boat. My fish was caught on 20# mono and size 2 mustad live bait hook. 1 guy got one on a coltsniper, the rest were live bait. Overall had a blast and learned a lot and happy with myself for bringing home a tuna and not being a kook lol. The crew was great, captain ryan kept us out a few hours longer than projected to ensure we got on some fish. Not too many tangles, i never had to cut line or anything and for the most part anglers worked together decently. 20190917_195525.jpg
     
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    Well done. Welcome to the addiction
     
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    Good job man, all I caught was a buzz my first trip. Save your pennies, its just a bit more expensive than trout fishing
     
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    For real..flyline fishing is fun. I'm already thinking about when I can go again
     
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    One of the things I think is so fun about the IV... Just a hook, bait, line and the fish... Watching your line, sneaking up on the fish... I don't go on the boats any more, but hey...
     
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    but he looks so sad and lonely in there.
     
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    Believe me I was trying to get a few of his friends to come along as well
     
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    Tried my hand at seared ahi steaks tonight...ate plenty of sashimi while preparing 20190918_180356.jpg
     
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    oh i fukn believe u.
    it was slim pickens last weekend.
     
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    Nice going dude!
     
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    Well done! Why isn’t this Yellowfin now your Avatar Pic?
     
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    Good point...better than 3 2lb bonitos lol
     
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    Thanks. I've caught 6 tuna now on that Penn Californian rod i picked up from you
     
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    Hells yeah, glad its serving you well. Work schedule and family issues have kept me sidelined but still looking for an opportunity to get out there soon!
     
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