Hand lining tuna?

Discussion in '360 Degrees Lounge' started by Boonebird, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. Boonebird

    Boonebird Member

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    How do I get started? What do I need to know? Im willing to take the risk of losing a hand finger what ever. I hear guys catching giants on a hand line. I want to catch a 40 lbs yellow but you never no whats lurking. Any help would be great.
     
  2. mike garone

    mike garone Well-Known Member

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    Talk to seane on noreast. He used to fish commercially and one of this things he did was hand line tuna. I think he said the biggest he got was 800, but that might have been the boat.