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THE IMAGE ABOVE IS A MACRO SHOT OF A BLACKFIN TUNA. DID YOU GET IT RIGHT? READ ON TO FIND OUT MUCH MORE ABOUT THIS DOMINANT PELAGIC PREDATOR.
Were you guessing what fish was featured in the close up photo on Instagram or Facebook? The answer was a Blackfin Tuna. If you guessed correctly, congrats!
The Blackfin Tuna is a schooling pelagic fish that feeds by ambushing prey near the surface of the water column. Their diet consists mostly of small bait fish, squid, and crustaceans. These tunas are excellent sport-fish on light tackle and are normally caught trolling or casting small baits or lures into feeding schools of fish.
There are a large variety of baits that can be used to catch these fish, such as ballyhoo, and other small fishes as well as strip baits, spoons, feathers, jigs, or plugs. Live bait fishing is also a very efficient way to trigger the bite from these fish.
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The 4th Of July is a great time to have a hearty meal with friends and family and enjoy a firework show. One of my favorite things to do is cook steak on the 4th of July. Below is a recipe for Reverse Sear Steak and it has been shown by my friends and family to be a favorite meal!
This is a super easy party dish and works phenomenally with my Big Green Egg grill, your 4th of July party guests will love these so be sure to make a lot of them! The Lemon Pepper Smoked Wings can be made by taking 24 fresh wings and cut them into 2 pieces. To season, cover the wings in lemon pepper and smoke the wings at 250 degrees for 2 hours. Then coat the wings in BBQ sauce and turn up heat to 375 until the BBQ sauce caramelizes.
The Mercury Active Trim is a GPS, speed based, automatic engine trim system. This responds to the weather around you responding to the weather conditions around you and fuel economy. Now the engine will set the trim for you so you no longer have to. I know many guys who don’t even use their trim because they don’t want to deal with it. The trim is super important for leveling the boat off and saving on fuel - that is why this invention is so awesome.
The newest edition to the Scales gear family is the Fisherman Board Shorts, made my fisherman for fisherman. One of my favorite features is the padded waste band - when we are fishing all day long with spinning tackle, fighting the fish is just the beginning. Then you have to fight the pain of when it hits you in the hip. Scales built protection right in for that exact situation. There is also a built in plier pocket with polyester so the pliers don’t get jammed up - aside from that they are extremely comfortable. Check them out!
S11:E12 - “Dolphin Show” (2019)
Capt Steve Rodger and Capt Scott Walker find the treasure of Mahi in the Florida Keys.
S11:E11 - “Tuna On A Sub” (2019)
Tuna congregate over a wrecked submarine and Captains Steve and Scott bring them to the surface.
S11:E10 - “Sandbar Sharks” (2019)
An overabundance of sharks makes life more difficult for Capt. Scott Walker & Capt. Steve Rodger.
S11:E9 - “Bottom Fishing KW Mutton Snappers” (2019)
Capt. Steve Roger and Capt. Scott Walker head west of Key West to fish for giant Mutton Snapper.