Craig and Darrell ran around 30 miles NW.
It took a few more hours than yesterday, but they plugged the boat with a BIG grade of tuna.
After a couple of slow days and a salmon day, it picked up again yesterday.
Darrell and Craig ran 27 miles out and plugged the boat by 10:30.
This has been one hell of a year and should only get better as the season goes on.
Darrel and Craig picked right back up where they left them yesterday.
They saw foamers and it went wide open and never stopped.
They were back at the dock with 50 plus pigs by 1:30.
Darrel and Craig went back to the honey hole and their crew put 52 tuna on the deck before the headed home around 1:30.
Amazing fishing right now.
Darrel and Craig ran SW towards a spot where we heard of boats doing unreal numbers of fish.
They never made, as they ran into fish 38 miles out.
It was wide open and they plugged the boat and left biting fish.
They are at it again in the AM.
This is the longest stretch of lousy seas that I can remember, so we are still shut down for awhile.
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Cpt John and I took our crew SW to where fishing has been excellent.
We were in fish right away, but it was pretty much impossible to get a bait stop going with 20 knots of wind.
The wind kept building so we pulled the plug with 15 troll fish after 3 hours of fishing.
The ride home we quartered 3-5 ft, super tight wind waves.
It was like going 19-20 knots through a car wash, but Shake N Bake handled it like a champ.
The current forecast is lousy for a long, long time, so we are shut down for awhile.
Mike and Darrell were at it again today.
It started out slow and then picked up steam.
They are plugged with pigs and running.
Not much to say.
Cpt Darrel and Mike P were done early with 40 fish.
Fishing is great right now.
Too bad the wind is going to shut us down for a few days starting Sunday.