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Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! #13790933 12/01/20 06:58 PM
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A "How To" Guide To Fish For Surgeonfish!

In this HOW TO video i'll show how to successfully hook large local Pualu "Yellowtail Surgeonfish". Pound for pound this is one of the best fighting reef species. I met local anglers Jared & Jamison who were gathering enough Pualu for that evenings sashimi dinner. These 2 young anglers reminded me of how i once was. So i helped a little by being the net man while i was chunking squid for bigger boys.

Their system was slightly different to what i employ but out of respect i won't mention how they're rigs were. I will show mine which is close to almost everyone else's who fishes for Surgeonfish. I asked permission to take pics & video them & they happily agreed. So i'm dedicating this episode to the fantastic Pualu Anglers Jared & Jamison!


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Re: Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13791181 12/01/20 10:37 PM
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Surgeon fish are hard to come by in or around Texas.

Re: Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13792169 12/02/20 06:54 PM
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Re: Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13795476 12/05/20 07:31 PM
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Never ate a Surgeon fish, not to mention I had never caught one either.

Re: Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! [Re: Scuba Chris] #13795520 12/05/20 08:03 PM
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These are extremely POWERFUL fighters. Only will hit small hooks on light line. Battle time!


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Re: Catch & Clean Your Surgeonfish For Sashimi & Bone Frying! [Re: Curt0407] #13795527 12/05/20 08:07 PM
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Originally Posted by Curt0407
Surgeon fish are hard to come by in or around Texas.





Never caught one before. Scuba Chris: You have some GREAT fishing spots. thumb


Side Note: Unique also. coolio


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