Finally Getting the Deck Bloody

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  1. Damon

    Damon Well-Known Member Supporting Captain

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    We finally landed our first BFT of the season! My friend Jason landed this nice 80 lb. Bluefin Tuna.

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    I hooked into two of these myself, but lost them both. It’s tricky catching these fish because they won’t bite anything with heavy line or large hooks. Therefore, we were using 40# test line with a fluorocarbon leader and size 1/0 circle hooks. Both of mine were hooked too deep in the mouth and their teeth cut lines.
     
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    That is a proper looking deck. You have your red white and blue. Enjoy the great eating and times catching.
     
  3. Damon

    Damon Well-Known Member Supporting Captain

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    Jason was on fire that day! He had his two Yellowfin and big Bluefin tunas professionally processed:

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    Here are a few of his Masterpieces:

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    Rusty Rod Well-Known Member

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    Very nice!, Great job Damon!
     
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    damn I am jealous! what I would do to have BFT fishing out here in Washington haha
     
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    Awesome report and now I'm drooling for Poki.
    Excellent proof of finesse w/the light tackle too!
     
  7. Damon

    Damon Well-Known Member Supporting Captain

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    We lost another big one yesterday on 25# test. My friend thought he was fishing for small YFT. Boy was he so wrong!
     
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    I hear it’s heating up out there. Have a trip planned for the 14th, hope to get some. Nice to see your boat back in action Damon!
     
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    Awesome - we are having a run of Southern BFT here at the moment.
     
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    Nice Damon. Good on ya.
     

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