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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January 2016 American Angler 14-day Trip

The annual 14-day Accurate sponsored American Angler trip just keeps getting better and better every year.  This year was a perfect example.  All 26 of us (19 passengers and 7 crew) had a great time for 14 days.  In addition to all of this fun and laughter, we fished for 6 1/2 days and caught 15 YFT over 200# and one 300# tuna. Here is the gang, tired from smiling, laughing, calling each other "affectionate"  names and pulling on some...

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Brian and Hunter’s Catalina Fishing Trip

My neighbor Justin took his son Brian and friend Hunter fishing at Catalina on the Western Pride.  They had a great time.  Hunter had a yellowtail hooked and a "dog" (seal) took it.  You'll get him next time.  After a few more trips, you guys will be ready for a long range trip.   Thanks for checking out these new young anglers.  They look like they are having lots of fun, Gary     Hunter on the left and Brian on the right

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Calstar 6-day Red Rooster III Trip Report

Congratulations to 1st place Gary Sax 33# yellowtail, father Ralph holding son Tim Hughes 49.5# trolling jackpot wahoo, 2nd place Tim Hughes 31.9# yellowtail, 3rd place David Koehler 30.6# yellowtail We had another great trip, with Calstar Rods the primary sponsor and Accurate Reels, Izorline and Baja Fish Gear secondary sponsors.  We fished Jeronimo Island the first day and found near limits of 20# yellowtails.  The dropper loop method also caught (and released) four Black Sea Sass.  Moving on to...

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July 2015 Accurate 5-Day Trip; American Angler

The annual Accurate sponsored 5-day trip on the American Angler started out fishing kelp patties for 20# yellowtail and school size yellowfin tuna. Day 1 finished with everyone catching near limits of both yellowtail and YFT. Day 2 was at Cedros. More 25-30# yellowtail and 5 white sea bass. Day 3 had us north of Cedros fishing in the same area as day 1. With all the passengers having as many yellowtail and YFT as they wanted, we went...

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Calstar Prototype Rod with Accurate ATD-50T (looks like bad news for cows)

Cow Fishermen, I have been working with Calstar on a new idea for a cow rail rod.  Some of you may have seen the 8.5 fl long, 4XH prototype rail rod that I was carrying around the Long Beach Fred Hall show.  Jonathan Yamate (RP skipper), Roy Rose (RP skipper) and John Yamate (Seaforth Landing and Jonathan's father) are helping me test the prototype on the current RP  Nakaki 18-day trip.  You can also see the ATD-50T reel that Jonathan used to...

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January 2015 Accurate 14-day Trip on the American Angler

As in all the past American Anger Accurate trips, we had a great time fishing with all of our friends, learn some new stuff, made some new friends and got to know our old friends even better.  The 31 card game sure made the travel days go by fast. Jackpot Winners(Tom Mato 222#, Dom Reale 203#, Ed Flocken 202#) Tom Mato receiving the Accurate Trip Trophy Thank you to Brian Kiyohara and his great American Angler crew for making us successful at...

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Calstar 6-day Red Rooster 3 Trip Report

Jackpot winners: Larry Diamant 3rd, Kent Cope 2nd, Jerry Lagunzad 1st, Ken Abbs trolling JP The Calstar sponsored 6-day trip on the Red Rooster 3 left the docks by noon on September 26, 2014. Skipper Andy Cates assessed the current fishing conditions and made the call that we were going to do some traveling to execute his plan. With a storm coming up from the south we were going straight to the top of The Ridge and then stay ahead...

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