Yellowfin news 2017

Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby jedlo » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:04 am

Nice Miles. Where about is the YF
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Miles » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:25 am

Where about is the YF


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As you can see from the chart plotter, all the longliners and pole boats were in the same area. We had 8 longliners with-in 2 miles of each other, all holding fish.

Distance was about 40nm NW of Cape Point for the boats running from Simons Town/Millers, or 37nm W of Hout Bay, if you launched there.
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Krystyna » Thu Mar 30, 2017 7:29 am

Wow , Excellent Miles - Judging by the stomach contents they are after some big fish - were these from bait and trawling , meaning was there much surface action ?
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Miles » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:08 am

We had yf busting schools of garfish on the surface. Caught some on the spreader bar and bird, as well as some on top water plugs. Even when they were behind the longliners, they happily ate plugs on the top.

One would think that if they were scavenging behind a longliner, they wouldn't be interested in top water lures, but this was not the case. They were HUNGRY and smashed anything that moved! :lol: :lol:
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Tuna Fish » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:05 pm

Hi Miles

Thanks for the up date,

Anyone else running out of Millers this Saturday ?

Cheers

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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Miles » Sun Apr 02, 2017 10:17 am

01 April 2017

Another very pleasant trip to the deep....

Wifey with one of the fish caught for the day

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Jason with his 104kg YF!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Wifey fighting yet another YF.....

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And a HUGE thank you goes out to Herman on VAT5 for calling us to join in on the action!!! We just got there and almost immediately had 6 fish on at the same time!! Absolute pandemonium!! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Wiele » Sun Apr 02, 2017 12:14 pm

Epic!!!
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Miles » Wed Apr 05, 2017 10:20 pm

PLENTY of fish in the deep!! BIG, ANGRY yellowfins!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

We were joined by a youngster named Johan who managed to pull 8 fish on his own! All VERY big fish, with his biggest one going 106kg's, which is a VERY impressive fish for ANY angler!! That was the 7th fish over 100kg's on Dr.Fish for the last two weeks...... :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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BEAUTIFUL class fish, but back breaking work landing them!

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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Fishing fanatic » Thu Apr 06, 2017 10:39 am

Awesome photo's!!!
We are thinking of going on Monday, (the next weather gap.)

Hopefully we can pick up 1 or 2 of those beasts, please keep us updated if there are any developments.
Many thanks in advance!!! :D :D
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Re: Yellowfin news 2017

Postby Walter Smith » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:17 pm

Wow, Mooi Miles, ekke baie baie jaloers. Mooi fotos.
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