Blues are mean fish. A couple of weeks ago I caught an 8 lb blue that had the hook inside it's mouth but not "hooked", it had clamped down on the 125 lb line and wouldn't let go. After I got it in the net and got it's lower jaw with the gripper, the hook just fell out. That same morning I had a 2 lb blue swallow a whole 3" perch on an 8/0 hook all the way to it's gut. If them blues are pre-spawn gorging they will gobble up about anything with a ferocity like no other fish.
From Genesis: "And God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the earth."
Then He made the earth round...and He laughed and laughed and laughed!