Dogtooth tuna on trolling by Seb - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Dogtooth tuna on trolling by Seb - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Maurice, Roger, Sebastien & Christophe.

Globally good weather for this 82h Eastern Bank. A lot of fish unhooked during these 2 days (1 blue marlin and 3 black marlins lost) as well as yellow and wahoos tunas.
Because of a bad current, jigging and baiting were disappointing (jobfish, 1 lugubris trevally and other small groupers). Sharks are omnipresent. Out of 7 live bonitos sent to the bottom, 5 sharks cut the leaders (we did not want to use cable) and 2 others between 60 and 80kg were released.

120lbs whitetip shark released on baiting - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

120lbs whitetip shark released on baiting – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

180lbs whitetip shark released on baiting - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

180lbs whitetip shark released on baiting – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

We had to fall back on trolling where Sebastien catches the biggest fish (a 35kg dogtooth tuna). The 4 anglers took advantage of a beautiful 23kg yellowfin tuna run (the biggest), and some wahoos.

ellowfin tuna on trolling by Christophe - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

ellowfin tuna on trolling by Christophe – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

Yellowfin tuna on trolling by Maurice - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Yellowfin tuna on trolling by Maurice – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

Yellowfin tuna on trolling by Roger - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Yellowfin tuna on trolling by Roger – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

Underwater yellowfin tuna - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Underwater yellowfin tuna – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

Skipjack tuna on trolling by Chris - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Skipjack tuna on trolling by Chris – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

Cocktail for the Pull in Team - www.rodfishingclub.com - Rodrigues - Mauritius - Indian Ocean

Cocktail for the Pull in Team – www.rodfishingclub.com – Rodrigues – Mauritius – Indian Ocean

On the way back we unhooked a spearfish (also called the fish of luck because of its rarity). This 5th unhooked confirmed, if need was to be, that the spell had been very hard on our fishes with rostrum!
The good atmosphere of this very friendly team was not affected by these drawbacks

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