Trip Reports

October 3, 2016

Trip 25 9/5-9/10/16 5-Day Tuna

We made a nice catch and stayed in beautiful weather. A couple of good days of fish for 70 – 90 lb Bluefin Tuna, lots of 80-lbers. Finished with a nice couple of stops on 18-27 lb Yellowfin Tuna. Fun fishing–do not forget to bring your 40- & 50-lb 2 speeds when you come out. […]


September 13, 2016

Trip 24-16 (9/1-9/15/16) CEI Fish Til It Hertz Charter

They fished “til it Hertz” again. The CEI charter group had a steady pick of 60- to 88-lb Bluefin. Lots of personal bests with Jacob Buchanan taking the jackpot with his 88-lber. Can’t wait for next year. Thanks to Kyle for putting together this great group.


September 13, 2016

Trip 25 9/5-9/10/16 5-Day Tuna

We made a nice catch and stayed in beautiful weather. A couple of good days of fish for 70 – 90 lbBluefin Tuna, lots of 80-lbers. Finished with a nice  couple of stops on 18-27 lb Yellowfin Tuna. Fun fishing–do not forget to bring your 40- & 50-lb 2 speeds when you come out. Jackpots winners were Joe […]


September 5, 2016

Trip 23 8/28-8/31/16 3-Day Iwamura Charter

Another personal best trip on the Tuna for this family and friends charter. Plenty of long battles and sore muscles. Great weather and really nice camaraderie. Jackpots went to John O’Donel in 1st with a 85.4-lb BFT, Brent Murray in 2nd with a 82.8-lber, and Gerald Shimamoto  in a close 3rd with a 82.4-lber. Thanks to Gary for […]


September 2, 2016

 Trip 22-16 3-Day (8/25-8/28/16)

  Starting out with a bang on the first afternoon with a good bite on school-size Yellowfin Tuna. Day 2 we scratched out a mixed bag of Yellowtail, Yellowfin, and Bluefin. Not big numbers but good quality. Finished up with some more quality BFT. Nice weather and fun for all. Jackpot went to Huy Truong […]


August 22, 2016

Trip 19 (8/14-8/17/16) JRI & Getsome Lube 3-Day

Got out with another beautiful load of bait and head to local tuna grounds. Weather was a little choppy but we found several schools but they went to hungry scratched out a few handfuls of school-size YFT decided to try for more the next day, and scratched at them weather came up a notch so we […]


July 26, 2016

Trip 11 (7/17-7/20/16) 3-Day Tuna / Yellowtail

Another nice Yellowtail 3-day. The weather was great but the tuna fishing was not. Feeling like better tuna are coming. Jackpots winners: Dave Sherako in 1st with a 30.6 Yellowtail, Ed Pilewski came in 2nd with a 27-lber, and young Tanner Broyles took 3rd with a 25-6-lbers.


December 16, 2015

Trip 33-15 (10/31/15-11/9/15) 9-Day Phenix Ltd Load 21

This year’s Phenix sponsored 9-day trip saw Wahoo fishing early on with everyone getting lucky on 1st day of fishing. Next onto the big girls and we found some. Congrats to Steve Mason on his Super Cow 303.6-lb Yellowfin and to Bryan Romine on his awesome 283.8-lber. Finished up with some fun Yellowtail and school Tuna. […]


November 11, 2015

Trip 32-15 (10/19/15-10/29/15) 10-Day San Diego Anglers Ltd Load 16

Always amazing trip with the San Diego Anglers going for variety and fun. Some great Wahoo for all topped off by some Yellowtail and Dorado. Thanks so much to Dwayne and Debbie Patenaude, we love you! Jackpot for Wahoo went to Doc Bob McKittrick with a nice 52.5-lber; Tim MaCauley took the Yellowtail JP with a […]


November 2, 2015

Trip 31-15 (10/10/15-10/18/15) 8-Day JRI Lures/GET SOME Ltd Load

Epic WAHOO action for every angler combined with wide open night bite on Yellowtail made this year’s trip one to remember. Thanks so much to John Jordan and Jeff “Cool Tuna” Squires for bringing all the great swag. Jackpot was a 2-way split for 1st with Jeff Row and Richard Conrad and their 50.4-lb Wahoo, […]