Dummies Guide to Tuna Fishing

deepblue
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Re: Dummies Guide to Tuna Fishing

Post by deepblue » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:20 pm

must say the info on this site is awesome well done there alot more that goes into fishing than we think would still love to try this one day. something i have always wondered is why do you guys cut a chunk out the tunas head? is this to kill the fish?

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Greenhorn
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Re: Dummies Guide to Tuna Fishing

Post by Greenhorn » Thu Apr 05, 2018 3:24 pm

You have to expose the spine, then we ream the fish by using a piece of wire which we push down the spine which kills the fish. You also need to bleed the fish

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Re: Dummies Guide to Tuna Fishing

Post by gvorwerg » Tue May 12, 2020 6:18 pm

Hi Miles, this is an extremely useful post for a beginner tuna fisherman like myself, thank you! However, on reviewing your original post, all the pictures have disappeared. I see an insert from "tinypic" but no picture. Is there any chance that you can refresh the original post such that everyone can see the original pictures you posted please?
Thanks
Gavin

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