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Stand Up to North Carolina Bluefin Tuna

Posted on October 7, 2013 at 7:08am by Braid Products No Comment

You don’t have to be a body-builder to take on bluefin tuna with Dennis Braid’s unique big-fish holster. I once caught a bluefin tuna in the 200- to 300-pound range, so I’m familiar with near-death experiences. Six of us brought 11 bluefins to the boat that day. Because I was sixth in rotation, I hoped…

Fishing Hawaii Style

Posted on September 30, 2013 at 7:54am by Braid Products No Comment

Rigging Right. When a fish strikes a fast-moving trolling lure, the hook may not always end up in the fish’s mouth, but that isn’t necessarily bad news. You may actually get a more solid hookup if the hook point grabs the fish outside the mouth. We were reminded of the importance of hook placement by an…

Drop Back For More Wahoo

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 2:57pm by Braid Products No Comment

THIS SIMPLE LURE AND TECHNIQUE CAN INCREASE YOUR TROLLING CATCHES OF WAHOO LIKE NOBODY’S BUSINESS. GIVE IT A TRY AND YOU DECIDE! Wahoo fishing reminds me of the lightning and thunder storms of Summer, all flash and pandemonium, only a hell-of-a lot more fun! These silver streaks of the ocean usually gather in packs and…

Tuna Showcase – Offshore Hookups

Posted on September 18, 2013 at 1:53pm by Braid Products No Comment

Anyone who has ever fished along the Pacific coast in a skiff knows the feeling. You’re close to the water and each swell rolls under the boat close enough to touch. If you’re up tight to the beach, then one eye has to be kept peeled out towards sea. You’re close to nature and that…

Stand Up to a Giant

Posted on September 9, 2013 at 3:44pm by Braid Products No Comment

Over the past two years, I’ve had the opportunity to fish with Bob Eakes onboard the BULL FROG for the winter bluefin run. The trips were incredible! The first trip, I could only fish one day, but managed to tag and release five bluefin, up to an estimated 500 pounds. The second trip, we fished…