Hi all in the USA ..Down under off our home port Sydney the big yellowfin are on the chew. The weather is still hampering us. This week 50 knot winds are keeping us in the lounge room. However in between the blows we have managed to sneak out .The tuna are ranging from 45lb to a massive 178 lb . This magnificent fish was caught on a local trailer boat REEL ADDICTION The angler Phillipe Batista fought the monster on 30 lb test for over two hours, The big fish was chummed and caught on a humble pilchard.The weather has abated at the moment and both our boats BROADBILL and BILLFISHER will be working over the next few days . So hopefully we can post some more yarns next week.


Captain Ross Hunter

Fish Species: big yellowfin tuna
Bait Used: pilchard
Tackle Used: 15 kg
Method Used: chumming
Water Depth: 300fathoms
Water Temperature: 19.7 c
Wind Direction: light on the day
Wind Speed: 10 knots

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About The Author: Ross Hunter

Company: Ross Hunter's gamefishingcharters p/l

Area Reporting: sydney

Bio: Father and son Captains Ross and Glenn Hunter operate their most respected gamefishing vessels Billfisher and Broadbill out of Sydney and Pt Stephens (approx 100 nm north of Sydney)They have been professional skippers for 20 years and have pretty much caught or hold records for most gamefish caught in our waters. The species are blue, black and striped marlin, spearfish,wahoo, mahis then in winter gut busting yellowfin, bluefin and makos.Some of their achievements can be viewed on their excellent web site www.gamefishingcharters.com.au They specialize in marlin in the summer and yellowfin in the winter. Catches of up to 21 marlin in a day have been recorded.

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