St Thomas Blue Marlin Trip Report

INTREPID377INTREPID377 Posts: 3,737 Captain
For those that just want to see the highlights, you can watch it here
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My brother and I had the chance to fish with some guys that REALLY have their game together on bait and switch marlin fishing on the North Drop off St. Thomas. We fished two days and managed to go 3 for 4 on Blues and even found a White for a bit of variety.

Battlwagons at American Yacht Harbor
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Weapons
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Hook Up #1 On The Pitch
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Catch #1 On The Leader
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He got a little a frisky close to the boat
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This is perhaps my new all time favorite picture
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The only outboard boat we saw on the Drop was an Intrepid...I wasn't surprised :wink
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Marlin #2 was a bit bigger (maybe 450#) and gave me a bit more pull.
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This is the best photo I have but the leader man had a GoPro on a headband and if I ever get that video it will be spectacular
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My brother caught a nice White
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Literally with 2 minutes before lines out Bob hooked into his first Atlantic Blue. He looks pretty determined.
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A short time later he was on the leader
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Sahara dust makes for a beautiful sunset and fitting end to a beautiful day
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