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Got a call from a buddy begging for Sea Pups. Apparently Charlie has been stealing them just as fast as the guys can tie them on.
On short notice I go out for a few hours on Saturday looking to sink some Owner Hooks into something. No love and we ran out of time as I had to be back for 7:00pm. I left the guys with a handfull of plugs to hold them over until I see them again.

I knew the guys were going out on Sunday, but I decided to stay home, fill some orders and paint some wood.

Murphy's Law. When you think you should stay home and get some things done, ignore it and go! Just give in to the tuna calling you day and night and accept you have a disease.

They only hooked one yesterday, but it was a very worthy catch. Fish taped out at 77" and was just a hair over 300lbs.

The Sea Pup Strikes AGAIN!
 

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Awesome catch!!!!
 

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How long was the fight - That is awesome for spinning gear. What was your braid to leader connection. Great job to however rigged everything adn the angler:)
 

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The guy who took the pictures has just left for Florida and wont be back for another week. These are all the pictures I have at the moment.

Not sure of the rod, but I know it was a VS 250 Bailed with Jerry Brown Line One 80lb Braid and 80lb Seagaur Leader. I beleive they landed the fish in just about one hour. These guys are very experienced so I dont doubt what they say. One is a charter captain, and the other fishes just about everyday for tuna. Some of you may recognize the guy in the tail rope photo.
 

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Wow thats an amazing fish, some serious sashimi.
Are they any good to chew that size?
If not, what's the best YFT size to put on a plate?
 

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Wow thats an amazing fish, some serious sashimi.
Are they any good to chew that size?
If not, what's the best YFT size to put on a plate?
I am sure they (bluefin) are good to eat this size.
Yellowfin seem to be great any size, though I like the smaller ones for sashimi...
 
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