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Anyone from here out at Boomvang on 7/14 in a Contender with twin 225's(it's what they looked like)?

If so, curious as to how you did. I was on the Dolphin on a 60 hr trip and we just started catching the YFT when we had to head in. We caught 4 tagged tuna in two nights at Boomvang and Nansen. Anyone else caught any tagged fish out there?

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I will give a full report soon. The only tag that I have info on was from a Blackfin that my friend caught. Tagged 31 days earlier by a kid name Chris. He is trying to win the Aftco award from the Billfishing Foundation(BF) for most tagged fish. I believe the fish was tagged nearby. The lady at BF said he was tagging a lot of fish. Pretty neat!
 

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a group of us from the allcoast board have tagged about 50 yellowfin in the boomvang, nansen, and auger spar area. hopefully we will have a boat for the poc gathering so we can tag a few more. if you tag 5 or more you get a tag flag from aftco. our tags were aquired through nmfs.....rick
 

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Rick,

I think that tagging is really neat. I am glad someone out there thought to tag Tuna to see what they are up to and how they move. For instance, 3 of the 4 tagged tuna had sequential tag numbers. Two of those were YF and 1 BF, hence these fish had been traveling together. It is cool to know that both the BF and YF were running together.

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