It finally happened - biggest yellowfin tuna EVER!

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It finally happened - biggest yellowfin tuna EVER!

Post by Kent VanSooy » December 6th, 2010, 12:38 pm

400# has been a seemingly impossible milestone to break for a sport-caught yellowfin tuna, until last week! This fish weighed out at 405.2 # this morning in San Diego.

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Post by Tim Borski » December 6th, 2010, 4:49 pm

A benchmark that was a long time coming...
(I caught a 91 lber a few years back and about all it taught me was I don't want any part of a 405!) :lol:

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Post by gretzkyrh4 » December 6th, 2010, 8:25 pm

Incredible fish.

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Post by Kanus » December 7th, 2010, 3:38 am

Awesome fish! I will, however, say that is one thing I DO NOT want coming in my direction at 50-60 mph though!

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Post by BillMcGighan » December 7th, 2010, 3:52 pm

Whoa... You da man, Kent. :beer:
That'll make some sandwiches!!!!

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Post by USNHM242 » December 7th, 2010, 7:41 pm

Wow, congrats...Im still looking to join the 300 club myself.

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Post by Kent VanSooy » December 8th, 2010, 8:19 am

Oh, definitely not my fish! I do however share something with the angler who made that fantastic catch - prior to the record fish, he was still trying to break the 200# barrier, which has become my obsession as well. Here's a couple I've landed traveling that path, both around 130#....

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Post by USNHM242 » December 8th, 2010, 10:30 am

those are still some hogs.

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