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yukon delta 02-13-2004 12:02 AM

Extreme photos anyone?
 
I check in here frequently but this forum gets little use. Anyone have any "hero shots" they want to post? They don't have to be of your fish...any big fish will do.

juro 02-13-2004 06:57 AM

I am contemplating taking a bluewater charter to hook a wahoo on the Atlantis two-hander (11/12wt) CND. I'd have to talk then into letting me throw the fly rod instead of their normal crank routine. The problem is a 40# wahoo could take my fly line and all my backing and snap the arbor knot unless the captain will work the boat in a flyrodder's favor.

If I decide to say aw screw it and go for it anyway, I might have a pic for this board in a few days.

striblue 02-13-2004 07:41 AM

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I posted these this summer on the Striper Board... Not caught on a fly rod but a spinning rod....Here is the post...."Headed out of Ryders Cove at 4:30 Am... to about 20 miles off shore....Whales, birds and bait... breaking Tuna...Boated 3...I was with my sons Girlfriend's Dad....He trolled big rigs and landed one on that... then we run and gunned with light tackle spinning rods with sluggo's.... No fly rod...when In Rome do as the Roman's do..but no regrets... Long fight, crampped arms on short spinning rods.... 30 pound braided monom and 2 foot 60 pound test tipett. A day to remember... anxious to get out again with a 14 .weight"

striblue 02-13-2004 07:42 AM

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Close-up

Penguin 02-13-2004 08:29 AM

President's Day Sale...
 
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Just off Monomoy (by about 2000 miles)...

Penguin 02-13-2004 09:03 AM

I want this system...
 
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... for my new boat!:whoa: (Thanks Doc!):devil:

fredaevans 02-13-2004 11:20 AM

In the 'long gone olden days...' 6 of use
 
would go to Westport, WA and charter a 6 man boat and chase king, et. al. with fly rods. More often than not, we were just as successful as guys draging around a dead bait fish.

Had to take turns casting, but two could work the bow area, two the deck well. Two would tip back a beer.

A total scream on 6-8 wt rods!

yukon delta 02-13-2004 12:48 PM

Very cool photos. That is a nice tuna! I like that sail too. Juro I want a wahoo pretty bad too. I know better than to wish for a big one. Those 100 lb'ers would probably make me mess my shorts. That's a neat plane photo. Are those flares?

bcasey 02-15-2004 11:18 AM

New Ride
 
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32' Luhrs
300 HP Yanmars

bcasey 02-15-2004 11:19 AM

Offshore flyfishing anyone?
 
Juro,
Can you say WAHOO ?

juro 02-15-2004 12:04 PM

FOR REAL?? Now you're getting SERIOUS!

We'll have to talk when I get back... hopefully I will have a little experience in those matters.

bcasey 02-15-2004 12:13 PM

For real, have a great trip!

Slowbone 02-15-2004 01:11 PM

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Not as big as those tunas, but for its type -- this bone was a monster.

artb 02-15-2004 08:36 PM

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:D Picture of a 186 lb Mako that my grandson caught with standup tackle from My son's first Mako Bound. From a proud Grandfather, too bad not on a flyrod.:smokin:

artb 02-15-2004 08:41 PM

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:D Extreme photo, Dare to do this?


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