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Sunday, August 15, 2010

250 lb TUNA!!

My friend Al and I headed out to the end of Isle ah Haught yesterday to see about the bluefin reports I've gotten lately. We trolled daisy chains and spreader bars for a couple hours with no hookups. But we began to see signs of fish here and there. Then the water began erupting with feeding tuna up to 300 lbs! Seeing fish that big leaping out of the water was heart stopping! Al quickly reeled in the stand up gear as I headed for the action . I stopped about 40 yards from the frenzy, grabbed my Boca Tuna spinning rod and cast a big yozuri top water plug into the school...... two pops and WHAM! FISH ON!! Three hours and fifteen minutes later I had a tuna along side the boat that would've been at least 250 lbs. Well over the 59
inch maximum, we released it. I wanted to get it in the boat for a pic but we could not lift that fish over the rail! My spin rod butt cap is ruined...the lower portion of the foam handle is gone....I got up this morning feeling like I'd been run over by a truck... BUT, I can't wait to do battle again!
If you want a chance to catch a monster fish that will battle to the bitter end call or email me! I still have openings. These bruisers should be around into October.
207 359 2746
meguide@midmaine.com

Thursday, August 12, 2010

The Tuna have arrived off of Deer Isle!

Finally the bluefin have arrived in this area. I got a report of a handline fisherman having one on yesterday. I'll be taking fishermen out near Seal Island this weekend. The report had them jumping all over. Call or email me to book...I do have openings. These fish should be around into October!
207 359 2746
meguide@midmaine.com

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Sea Duck Hunting

It's not too far off and we'll be gunning for sea ducks! October 1 thru January is the season. The best hunting in the area around Deer Isle and Blue Hill Bay is mid October into early December. I'm currently taking bookings for this season. Call or email to book you hunt before it's too late! 207 359 2746
meguide@midmaine.com

Kennebec River Striper Tournament

The Maine Charter Captains Association is hosting a fly fishing only, catch and release striper tournament Saturday Sept 25 on the Kennebec River. Two anglers plus a capt per boat. $150.00 entry fee per angler ( $300.00) The captains supply the boat, gear and expertise. Fishing is from 6 am to noon. Then a local BBQ restaurant is catering a big feed. Awards for biggest and in different categories. Plus auction items, grab bags for anglers and raffles!

It'll be great fun!

Contact Capt Dave Pecci to enter at:

dave@obsessioncharters.com or 207 442 8581