Successful Bahamas Day Trip

On Friday I got a call with an opportunity to cross to the Bahamas to target Yellowfins with a friend of a friend. After my trip two weeks ago where we saw them but didn't hook up I knew I had to go back over and redeem myself. All that was left was to ask my wife if I really wanted to go. ;-)

I wrote up the most of this trip but then somehow I clicked on the screen and ended up on Cabelas' website and it deleted my many paragraphs of writing so now you just get photos. The net of it was that two of us went across and had a great time catching some Yellowfins despite a bunch of issues we needed to get through to make it happen.

Waiting for tuna time:

My first Yellowfin jumps out of my hand:

A bigger one:

Some trouble on the way home:



  • Angler_2600Angler_2600 Posts: 1,102 Officer
    Sweet catch and congrats on redemption
  • alacrityalacrity Posts: 2,662 Captain
    nice report. thanks for posting.

  • stebfishstebfish Posts: 162 Deckhand
    Sweet. What was the mechanical failure?
  • OneFastt997OneFastt997 Posts: 124 Officer
    Not sure yet. It was reading fuel pump failure but two in a row within minutes of each other doesn't seem likely.
  • TommTomm Posts: 359 Deckhand
    Very nice!!!!! Great job.... did you chunk them up or troll for them?
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  • waterman419waterman419 Posts: 129 Deckhand
    Nice ... Yellow fin YA ! That's the ticket
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  • frankiezfrankiez Posts: 390 Deckhand
    Great trip.

    on another note...whats up with this forum? I have done the same thing as you. Spent some serious time with a well thought out post typing it up and accidentally hit the wrong key and BAM its all gone. Funny thing is that while you are typing it will say "auto saved" in the lower right corner once in awhile. Its deceiving cuz where is it saved to? Dunno.
  • dpdashdpdash Posts: 5,359 Admiral
    nice day for sure, trolling or chunk?
  • OneFastt997OneFastt997 Posts: 124 Officer
    Thanks guys. We chunked sardines and tossed live bait in after them.
  • THE-TailkilaTHE-Tailkila Posts: 3 Greenhorn
    I actually had some of that YF the next day and it was awesome. Nothing like fresh YF. Mario is a good dude! Awesome catch and nice Flag you got there.
  • wellcraftwellcraft Posts: 1,333 Officer
    great job guys! nice action shots to
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  • snookyjsnookyj Posts: 1,687 Officer
    Nice job! Thats Keystone right...we keep our boat there, so its looks familiar.
  • OneFastt997OneFastt997 Posts: 124 Officer
    snookyj wrote: »
    Nice job! Thats Keystone right...we keep our boat there, so its looks familiar.

    Yes it is.
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