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Trip Report

Aug 6-9

This 3-day trip had 29 anglers and they caught 77 albacore. 30 yellowtail, 1 yellowfin tuna, and 3 dorado. The jackpot winners are (left to right):

  • Janean Priest, Reno, NV — 34 # albacore
  • Rob Bellrose, Lompoc, CA–29.9# albacore
  • Richard Priest, Reno, NV–29# albacore.
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Trip Report

Aug 2-6

This 4-day trip had 22 anglers and they caught 262 yellowtail, 10 dorado, 64 yellowfin tuna, 2 halibut, and 1 white sea bass. The jackpot winners are (left to right):

  • Mark Seals, Cambria, CA — 46.6# yellowtail
  • Tarkus Piper, Lake Elizabeth, CA –42.4 # white sea bass
  • Ryan Manion, San Diego, CA — 39.2# yellowtail. (pictured here is Wendy Tochihara, Huntington Beach, CA with her 40.6## yellowtail. She wasn’t eligible for the jackpot.)
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Trip Report

July 29 – Aug 2

This 4-day trip had 25 anglers and they caught 229 albacore. 14 yellowtail, and 12 dorado. The jackpot winners are (left to right):

  • Scott Carr, Chandler, AZ–41.8# albacore
  • Allen Adden, Manhattan Beach, CA–36# albacore
  • Nannette Smith, Huntington Beach, CA–30.8# albacore.
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Trip Report

Jul 26-29

This 3-day trip had 29 anglers and they caught 187 yellowtail, 98 dorado, and 3 albacore. The jackpot winners are (left to right):

  • Tim Larson, Thousand Oaks, CA –30.4# yellowtail
  • Michael Dunn, Colton, CA –26.8# yellowtail
  • Lyle Zitek, Madera, CA — 26.8# dorado.
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Trip Report

Jul 21-26

This 5-day trip had 27 anglers and they caught 249 yellowtail, 35 yellowfin tuna, 91 dorado, and 1 albacore. The jackpot winners are:

  • Patrick Gee, Chino Hills, CA (left)–55# yellowfin tuna
  • Keith Barnett, San Diego, CA –54.8# yellowfin tuna
  • Patrick Gee, Chino Hills, CA — 53.2# yellowfin tuna. Also pictured is Dave Gabriel, Hemet, CA, will his 44# yellowtail
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Trip Report

Jul 17-21

This 4-day trip had 26 anglers and they caught 238 yellowtail, 10 yellowfin tuna, 58 dorado, 1 bluefin tuna, and 89 albacore. The jackpot winners are:

  • Kevin Fitler, Truckee, CA –58.6# albacore caught on 20# line (pictured)
  • Mike Milas, Winnetka, CA –48.6# yellowfin tuna
  • Ron Hobson, Chino Hills, CA — 48.64# albacore.
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Trip Report

Jul 15-17

This 1.5-day trip had 31 anglers and they caught 41 albacore, 8 yellowfin tuna, 5 dorado, and 8 yellowtail. The jackpot winner is:

  • Eric Dickinson, Long Beach, CA — 46# yellowfin tuna
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Trip Report

Jul 11-15

This 4-day trip had 20 anglers and they caught 250 yellowtail, 10 yellowfin tuna, 10 dorado, and 56 albacore. The jackpot winners are (left to right):

  • Gerald Telles, Needles, CA –35# albacore
  • Greg Jacobson, San Luis Obispo, CA –33.6# yellowtail
  • Bill Boyd and Eric Ott, Manteca, CA — 29.8# for each.
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