Accurate 14-day American Angler Trip (Jan 12-26, 2019)

We had another great time on the Accurate sponsored 14-day trip on the American Angler skippered by Ray Lopez.  We landed several good size tunas but really did well on the wahoo.  Most of the wahoo were in the 40# range.  There was a lot of action with the Albacore style run and gun wahoo fishing.  I would like to tank the following manufactures for supporting this trip.  Accurate Fishing Products (demo ATD and Boss reels), Calstar (demo rail...

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Sept 2018 Calstar (Accurate/Izorline) 6-Day Red Rooster 3 Trip Report

Andy Cates took the Calstar sponsored 6-day trip to "the Ridge" area for 2-days of yellowfin tuna fishing.  On the way back, we stopped at San Pablo for yellowtail fishing.  The last day was spent kelp paddy hopping for Dorado and some filler yellowfin tuna. Calstar provided over 20 of their latest model graphiter loaner rods for the passengers to try out.  Accurate also provided a few reels to allow for a couple of complete demonstrator outfits with 30# and...

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American Angler July 2018 Accurate 5-Day Trip

We had a very successful Accurate sponsored 5-day trip on the American Angler.  This turned out to be a tuna, shark and whale watch trip (no extra charge for the whale watch).  We caught lots of yellowfin tuna, some great whites caught some of our yellowfin tunas and on the way home we were on a whale watching trip.  Check out some of the photos.  Captain Ray Lopez took us to Guadalupe Island for some very nice grade yellowfin...

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Accurate 14-Day American Angler Trip (Jan 10-24, 2018)

We returned from the 2018 Accurate 14-day trip on the American Angler with 141 yellowfin tuna, 11 over 200# and 8 wahoo.  We had fantastic sardine hook baits and great weather traveling down and during the 6 days of fishing.  Traveling home was a different story.  2 1/2 days of  "E-ticket" ride.  Brian and AA crew did a fantastic job putting us in the right position to hook and land fish.   A special thanks to Action and Jordan for...

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Calstar 6-day, Red Rooster 3, Sep 22-28 2017

All the anxious anglers arrived early, loaded their gear on the Red Rooster 3 and took off an hour early.  We loaded up on a fantastic load of 6 inch sardines.  Andy Cates decided to take us to The Ridge so we had a travel day.  That gave us time to prepare for the yellowtail and yellow fin tuna fishing.  Calstar provided some of the latest model rods for the passengers to use and Accurate reels provided a couple...

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Lance Withee Mission Belle Charter, 15 August 2017

Lori learning knot tying from John Colins.   Lori demonstrating what she learned. Nice sweatshirt.   The gang reminiscing in the galley.   John Colins talking jigs with Matt Salas.   What ya got Tom?   John Colins was always hooked up.   Dan watching Chris from the bait tank. Chris on a tuna. Nick being distracted by Chris's tuna, while trying to get bit himself (bluefin envy).   Lori's cousin Chris with the bluefin tuna we were all watching him land.   After Dan saw how to do it from Chris, he hooked one...

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American Angler Accurate 5-Day Trip Report

  We left the dock early on the annual Accurate sponsored 5-day trip, prepared to fish Guadalupe Island.   A fantastic load of huge hook bait sardines were already loaded on the boat.  As we approached Ensenada to check in, we received information from the Royal Star that Guadalupe was not happening so we changed course and headed towards Geronemo Island/Sacramento Reef area.  Everyone was able to land several 20# class yellowtail.  When not hooking yellowtail we hooked and released so...

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January 10-24, 2017 American Angler 14-day Accurate Trip

We returned from the annual Accurate sponsored 14-day American Angler trip with plenty of smiles and we can't wait to do it again next year.  The weather for the 4 travel days down to Clarion was very smooth.  The weather for the 6 days of fishing was big swells and 20 knot winds.  Even when it rained, most passengers were at the rail putting in their time.  We started at Clarion, but skipper Kiyohara figured out that our best...

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Calstar Sponsored 6-day Red Rooster III (Sep 23-29, 2016)

We had a very successful 6-day trip on the Red Rooster 3, sponsored by Calstar rods.  Additional support was provided by Accurate Reels, Izorline, Baja Fish Gear, Salas Lures, and Sportsman Seafood fish processing.  Captain Andy Cates took us all the way to "The Ridge" where we caught 99 Wahoo, limits of yellowfin tuna, yellowtail and dorado.  Thank you to Andy and his deck crew (Tom, Fernando, Justin and Chefy) for doing a fantastic job that enabled us to...

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Accurate 5-Day American Angler Trip, July 2016 Trip

Left to Right: Honorable Mention 35.4# Bill Doumar, 1st place 32.8# Harry Yamada, tie for 2nd 29# Roger Kuramoto and Albert Leclair We had another successful Accurate sponsored, 5-day trip on the American Angler.  We had near limits of 20 - 35# yellowtail and limits on school size yellowfin tuna.  Thank you to Accurate reels for providing loaner reels for all to use; Calstar rods to match up with the loaner reels;  Izorline for spectra/mono/fluorocarbon;  Baja Fish Gear for gift...

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