Fish Report for 8-28-2011

Vagabond Lands Near Limits of Tuna on Three-Day

8-28-2011
Bill Roecker

Vagabond got near-limits of tuna on her three-day trip with skipper Mike Lackey that returned to Pt. Loma Sportfishing August 28. "We had one-stop, all-day fishing," said Gordon Lackey.

Norm Kramer of Huntington Beach won first place for a 36.2-pound albacore that took a sardine on a 3/0 Gamakatsu hook and 30-pound Ande line. He said he fished with 50-pound spectra on an Avet MX reel and a self-wrapped Seeker 6470 Black Steel rod.

Jason Bates of Santa Clarita won second place for a 36-pound longfin, and Rick Braswell of Irvine won third place for a 35.8-pound bluefin tuna.