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#10297838 - 09/20/14 10:03 PM 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston
REDFISHON Offline
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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.
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#10297983 - 09/21/14 12:58 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Registered: 03/27/12
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Loc: McKinney Texas
Sounds like a great time!
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#10298043 - 09/21/14 06:26 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Loc: Over here...
Very nice...
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#10298347 - 09/21/14 10:17 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Registered: 07/01/04
Posts: 6412
Loc: Fulton, Texas
WOW!

Thats a rare string of fish right there.
a true GOM trophy!
Congratulations, man!
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#10298528 - 09/21/14 11:43 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Bazztex Offline
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Registered: 01/05/02
Posts: 26895
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?

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

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#10298789 - 09/21/14 01:35 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
REDFISHON Offline
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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)
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#10299372 - 09/21/14 05:03 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Posts: 52444
Loc: Forney TX
Awesome! I've always heard 300-400 was the magic depth. That's a big arse tuna!
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#10303309 - 09/23/14 11:22 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
sps468 Offline
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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.

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#10305318 - 09/24/14 08:35 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
Uncle Zeek Offline
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Registered: 09/26/05
Posts: 17068
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!
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#10305728 - 09/24/14 11:31 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
hamster1 Offline
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Registered: 05/01/08
Posts: 2232
Loc: Arlington TX
Damn! Fish of a life time! And making tuna jerky at the same time

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#10444342 - 11/29/14 11:42 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Nice haul! thumb
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#10456555 - 12/06/14 09:14 AM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
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Registered: 02/06/07
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Loc: San Antonio Tx.
Nice fish.

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#10462107 - 12/09/14 07:57 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: sps468]
T54 Offline
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Registered: 12/05/07
Posts: 3277
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.

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#10464057 - 12/10/14 04:36 PM Re: 180lbs Bigeye tuna out of Galveston [Re: REDFISHON]
moonriver Offline
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Registered: 08/15/09
Posts: 4579
Cool.
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