Fish Report for 5-3-2017

Royal Polaris Fishing Report

Royal Polaris Crew

Hello everyone;

Well today was a frustrating day, as we lost most of the big fish we hooked. Reason being for this, dropping down in line size and hook size. Well that’s ok , but when you hook the fish you came down here for, all you get is the fin. We lost multiply fish (all jumbo’s) today due to our anglers fishing light line and dropping down in hook size.

It’s true you can land these fish on lighter line, but when you have the taxman problem, fishing the edge, then it’s very difficult to land these giants. So today was a day of heartbreaks. Largest fish today was caught by Matthew Chang, at 176 pounds, on a sardine.

We did have a better day on the Wahoo, with everyone on board getting a Wahoo to take home.

Roy had a talk at dinner time, about fishing light line. He said yes most of the fish we’re catching are in the 70 to 90 pound range, but on any given bait you can hook a 300 pound fish, and your chance go way down using light line (80 pound or less).

Tomorrow is our last morning, and we will depart for home, so hopefully things will get better on our hook to land ratio on COW’s. But all in all today was still a good day.

Team R/p.

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