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Nice looking cabin, also would be interested in hearing about how you did!
Think the quality of the trip would depend upon the Angler. All caught fish, some caught more than others. As for me, my goal was go big or go home. At the bottom fishing stops, I did nothing but jig and it was action just about every drop with B liners, red snapper, sharks, and different amberjacks.
At the rig over night, 1 yellowfin and 1 blackfin and barracuda. Barracuda's was thick thick.
I saw a few guys fight big Tuna's for a while chasing them up and down the boat, only to have them come off after a while.
The best bite of the night was probably 2 am till 5 am or so.
Excellent crew, very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. For me it was a good trip, looking forward to next month.
 

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Not sure on the name of the rig, but one of the deckhands mentioned it was roughly 180 miles offshore and pretty far from any of the other rigs meaning we weren't going to jump from rig to rig during the night.

This was my first overnight offshore trip and I had a blast. I ended up with 1 YFT, most of 3 BFT, an almaco jack and a bunch of beeliners. I also hooked another YFT but pulled the hook after it dove under the boat. Most of the action was on blue halcos, but did catch one BFT on a 100g glow slow pitch.

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It was great to fish with you and Saltynoob. I got to see you hooked up on a couple your Tuna's, also saw when that one went under the boat on ya. I could see it in your face, you handle it with grace although. Good fishing
 

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Didn't take many but here's a few, Saltynoobs squid on ice, I'd liked to seen that pulled out the water all pissed.
My BFT and YFT came off Halco's. I had been throwing the red head and white body for hours, as soon as I switched to the yellowfin pattern, caught my 2 tunas real quick as it slowed.
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The most unique moment of the trip for me was at our first stop, I had already hooked 2 solid sharks that fought hard, get them high enough to see them good and cut off and take my jig. 2 jigs down the first hour, good times but hey. So as walking up after tying a 3rd. Just as was releasing dropping it down, we heard a loud splash and could see the water stirred about 30 foot off the starboard bow. Everyone was like what was that? We heard it but no one saw it, then like literally few seconds later a shark leaps out the water, looks to be about 6 ft spinning in the air. We are all like wow, then as i start jigging i hooked up but my line is screaming not down buy straight out. Then that shark leaped out the water twice about a 100 ft are so straight off the bow, dives straight down and bulldogs me for like good 10 maybe 15 minutes, then breaks off.
Go tie a 4th jig, walk up drop it, hook up immediately, right off the bat its another heavy fish, fight it a few minutes, Asked Carlos (deckhand) hey take this. Another solid shark about 6 ft.

Good times
 

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The first 2 jigs Nomad Gypsy jig 200g Mahi Mahi in color, the 3rd jig was a Nomad Streaker jig 200g Mahi Mahi in color, 4th jig was Nomad Streaker 200g Fusilier in color.
 

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interesting, i have those jigs in my bag, I usually use them for blackfin. What kind of shark was it, if it was jumping the 2 sharks that come to mind is mako and blacktip. But if you got those to the boat you should of been able to keep one of them
Carlos (deckhand) said they had to be released, couldn't bring them on the boat They looked to be big blacktips, I'm no expert. The one leaping made me think a spinner shark, it did complete twist in the air, who knows it broke off out of sight, only to see it leap twice after hooking it.
 

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Thank you for sharing your story and photos. I have never been to such events. I didn't have any friends who could invite me to such a place for a party, but I would really like to visit it at least once in my life. I've even read an article on What To Wear To A Boat Party At Night - BoatCrunch about what is better to wear at boat parties so that if I suddenly receive this invitation, I will be ready for it. I learned a lot of useful information that is easy to remember, and I really need it in the future. I'm just wondering how you got to such boat parties? Who invites you?
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A couple buddies and me are going on this one too. It will be all of our first. Hopefully we get into them
A couple of us are going on the 24th. Hopefully we do as well as they did on yesterday’s trip. Will be my first time on that boat, so I always lower my expectations when not 💯 on what to expect
You guys get out, post up how things went....
 
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