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The best bigeye catch ever on a party boat

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I was lucky enough to witness one of the best bigeye catches in party boat history when I fished on the Viking's three day trip on 08-26/29.
We had four bigeye on troll, 2 on jigs and one on bait on a single day.
The biggest one is 296 lbs weighed three days later after the catch. The second biggest one was 234 lbs dressed. It should be around 260 - 270 lbs.
The smallest one was about 120 - 130 lbs.
I fought the 300 lbs bigeye along with two other guys and it fought much harger than 283 lbs yft tuna I caught in PV a few years ago.

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Notice the location of the 4 gaff's on both of the cows? All in the head, that's the way gaffing is supposed to be done.
Seriously clean loins there.
Kil, do they bleed those Bigeyes before icing them down?
Snagged, they look familair to your TBB 06 Bigeye, don't they?
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