At Last!!

My first day back in the saddle was picture perfect. Slick calm seas and excellent bluefin tuna fishing.

I put together a make-up party at the last minute, and all the guys on the trip were thrilled that they went. Justin’s dad went along and made the comment that "everybody should see this at least once". When a 200 pound tuna crashes a flatline bait, it makes an explosion you won’t forget! I didn’t keep track of how many strikes we had, but we caught 16 bluefins for the day. We can only keep one fish per day, so we boxed the first fish we caught, which weighed 155 pounds. We released several that were in the 200 pound range. Can’t wait to get back out tomorrow!

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