Handlining

Discussion in 'Offshore Fishing Reports' started by SpecialK, Aug 24, 2009.

  1. SpecialK

    SpecialK Super Moderator

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  2. hamptonsurf

    hamptonsurf Senior Member

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    most of the tuna up here in New England were handlined back in the day....There is some video kicking around of two guys working a handline for a 500+lb bluefin....insane, lucky they have all their fingers.
     

  3. John_Madison CT

    John_Madison CT Senior Member

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    How about the "old man in the Sea"?
     
  4. dingoatemebaby

    dingoatemebaby Senior Member

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    my dad and his friends used to hand line giants commercially in Cape Cod Bay, pretty cool stuff!
     
  5. mike garone

    mike garone Well-Known Member

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    I know a guy who used to do it commercially. The biggest he got was 800