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may reach 400 pounds

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After 40 minutes of battling I ended up catching my first nice yellowfin.
waters with yellowfin tuna, you must also possess a U.
The minimum size for yellowfin and bigeye tuna (sometimes caught in same waters) is 27 inches curved fork length.
When all is fished and done, more regional yellowtail will likely have been taken in 1997 than in any other year and the yellowfin tuna and dorado catches will rank second all-time, according to Steve Crooke, senior marine biologist with the Department of Fish and Game out of Long Beach.
During the month of May, yellowfin tuna begin passing through the Florida Straits and Bahamas islands on their migration north to fertile, bait-rich waters.
Today, we would not think of targeting yellowfin tuna without radar.
And Joyce Corrigan, a Cerritos angler who is less concerned about keeping her women's 130-pound line-class record for yellowfin tuna than making sure the fish she brings back from long-range trips feeds the homeless.
Corky Yokoe figured the pressure was off when he landed a 300-plus-pound yellowfin tuna at Mexico's Clarion Island at the first stop on a long-range trip out of San Diego.
Last summer at the height of the yellowfin run on the east side of the Gulf Stream, Capt.
It appears the yellowfin that come up The Bahamas and run north are migrating from West Africa, swimming on the currents on the east side of the Caribbean, which is the same current that brings the marlin in," Roffer says.
El Nino is our friend: ``I've been fishing in the (Santa Monica) Bay 25 years, and I've never heard of yellowfin caught so close to the coast,'' said Del Mar skipper Rick Oefinger, after a 23-pound tuna was boated on the sport-fishing vessel Saturday, just two miles southwest of Point Dume.
This is exactly why your best shot at a Bahamas yellowfin is fishing the magic hours surounding sunrise and sunset.
That day, on our slow run back due to the 3-to 4-foot seas, to the western tip of Grand Bahama, I was reflecting on the various scenarios which may have contributed to our lack of yellowfin on the afternoon trip.
The fillets are terrific, but odd if you're accustomed to red-fleshed tunas like yellowfins and blackfins.
Out here, blackfin tuna (Thunnus atlanticus) are far and away the most abundant, though skipjacks and occasionally small yellowfins (T.