Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
Robert Burkett, Jkunsch, LonnieG, Gary2532, Krisgriff
103487 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 83979
hopalong 75400
Pilothawk 74017
JDavis7873® 67380
John175 ® 61789
FattyMcButterpants 60637
Tritonman 57267
Derek 57004
SkeeterRonnie 52603
LoneStarSon® 52515
facebook
Forum Stats
103487 Members
61 Forums
868622 Topics
11398300 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#10297838 - 09/20/14 10:03 PM 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston
REDFISHON Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 953
Loc: ROUND ROCK
Did a 30hr trip boat got 200 blackfin 16 yellowfins and 5 Bigeye Tuna..




Had a great time.
_________________________


Top
#10297983 - 09/21/14 12:58 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
KillerHuy Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/27/12
Posts: 68
Loc: McKinney Texas
Sounds like a great time!
_________________________

Top
#10298043 - 09/21/14 06:26 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Jig Man Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/10/09
Posts: 3939
Loc: Over here...
Very nice...
_________________________
Peace can be defined as the absence of envy <><




Top
#10298347 - 09/21/14 10:17 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
lite-liner Online   content
Capt. CUDA

Registered: 07/01/04
Posts: 6437
Loc: Fulton, Texas
WOW!

Thats a rare string of fish right there.
a true GOM trophy!
Congratulations, man!
_________________________

Top
#10298528 - 09/21/14 11:43 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Bazztex Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 01/05/02
Posts: 26899
Loc: DFW , Texas , USA
Cool congratulations on a great catch... I've only caught 2 Big Eye Tuna in 45 years of offshore fishing. cheers Did you catch it on artificial or natural bait?

Top
#10298587 - 09/21/14 12:07 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Fin Reaper Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 04/01/14
Posts: 111
Loc: Weatherford, TX
Man that's awesome I almost did that same trip now I'm wishing I would have

Top
#10298789 - 09/21/14 01:35 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
REDFISHON Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 03/12/05
Posts: 953
Loc: ROUND ROCK
I didn't catch this fish was the guy next to me fishing a electric reel deep jigging.. If it was a conventional reel would of beat the state record by 120lbs.. He was deep dropping a green and silver 10-12oz diamond jig to 400-600ft. We got a yellow and blackfin tunas.. All bigeyes were caught deep jigging.


Edited by REDFISHON (09/21/14 01:36 PM)
_________________________


Top
#10299372 - 09/21/14 05:03 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
SkeeterRonnie Online   happy
Pot stirrer

Registered: 02/25/03
Posts: 52603
Loc: Forney TX
Awesome! I've always heard 300-400 was the magic depth. That's a big arse tuna!
_________________________
www.rayhubbardbassclub.com
2016 RHBC AOY

Top
#10303309 - 09/23/14 11:22 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
sps468 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/02/11
Posts: 106
HAHA i fished next to that guy a couple of times on the 30hr trip. Its funny he caught it on the electric reel because people always tease him about it but he does have that reel setup very well and a nice guy to fish next too.

Top
#10305318 - 09/24/14 08:35 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Uncle Zeek Online   content
"Good News, Everyone!"

Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 17546
Loc: Lewisville
Originally Posted By: REDFISHON
He was deep dropping a green and silver 10-12oz diamond jig to 400-600ft. We got a yellow and blackfin tunas.. All bigeyes were caught deep jigging.


I've caught one bigeye in my life, and the funny thing was that the boat crew insisted it was a yellowfin. At the time I didn't know any better, but I had some good photos of the fish & got it ID'ed later on.

Same story, was jigging @ 400ft deep

Very nice catch!
_________________________

Top
#10305728 - 09/24/14 11:31 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
hamster1 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/01/08
Posts: 2234
Loc: Arlington TX
Damn! Fish of a life time! And making tuna jerky at the same time

Top
#10444342 - 11/29/14 11:42 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
banker-always fishing Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 07/12/10
Posts: 38125
Loc: Universal City Tx.
Nice haul! thumb
_________________________


IGFA World Record Rio Grande Cichlid. Lake Dunlap.

John 3:16


Top
#10456555 - 12/06/14 09:14 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Gitter Done Online   content
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 02/06/07
Posts: 9037
Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish.

Top
#10462107 - 12/09/14 07:57 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: sps468]
T54 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 3288
Originally Posted By: sps468
HAHA i fished next to that guy a couple of times on the 30hr trip. Its funny he caught it on the electric reel because people always tease him about it but he does have that reel setup very well and a nice guy to fish next too.


Very few people electric reel fishing for tuna in the US and it can be incredibly effective.

Top
#10464057 - 12/10/14 04:36 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
moonriver Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 08/15/09
Posts: 4675
Loc: Dallas, Texas
Cool.
_________________________

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide