Friday, June 21st, 2013
Hi friends. Checking in here to give a weekly wrap-up of our week on the Polaris Supreme. Before I forget, Tommy wanted me to mention that he and Susan are in the middle of redoing the website and they wanted me to let everyone know that in the near future, you will be able to book directly on the website with a credit card. So that's cool. No middle man. Alright! Anyhow, ...on to our week.
Jed and myself finished prepping the generators, threw a couple coats of primer/gloss on those beauties, and they shine real bright. Gunny finished painting the engine room floorboards and they're looking real nice. Really ties the engine room together, man. Our entire engine room is pretty much white and aluminum. It looks really spiffy, let me tell you. I'll try and snap some photos since passengers aren't allowed in the E.R. and get those to Tommy soon. All that is left is the prepping and painting of the mains and that will complete our paint job in the engine room. Yay!
On Thursday, the entire team shifted gears to getting ready for our annual Coast Guard inspection that we completed this morning. Tanya of the USCG took a fine-toothed comb to the boat and all that was found were a couple of small fixes. Great success! After Coast Guard, we put the lazz and anchor locker back together and called it a week.
I'm pretty sure the final count for Jed and Gunny today was a spotted bay bass each and we are even more sure that Mark is out of shape.
Have a great weekend. Season is just around the corner and those bluefins are snappin'. Quit bitin' your lip and get on a trip! On to the final phase of our maintenance season starting Monday. Take care.
The Supreme Team
December 1, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
Polaris Supreme Trip Report 08-01-2016 Good afternoon Polaris Supreme fans. Today we ended our Chaparro 5 day trip with a bang!!! We found plenty of kelps holding yellowtail and a few dorado which put smiles on all. It stared off early today with trolling team one setting out their rods and the mast-man up and looking. It didn't take long for our first kelp to come into view. As we pulled up to our first kelp and lines went into the water the yellowtail rushed the boat and and ate our baits. After repeating that several times we got what we needed for the trip. What a way to end the trip! Everyone is breaking down their gear and the crew is ready to clean the boat as we are now headed for San Diego. Gunny and the Supreme Team!
November 30, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
Shortly after arriving on the grounds we located a small school of yellowtail and caught 2. We then proceeded to drive around for 2 hours and never found another school. A couple of rockfish stops in the afternoon assured all 30 of our passengers will be eating fresh fish.
November 29, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
This past week has been all about chasing yellowtail. The amount of yellowtail we have been seeing at the Coronado Islands has been very impressive. The fish counts have not been a representation of how much fish is in the water. Stopping on a school of 300 yellowtail and only hooking 1 has become very common. On Friday we managed to catch 30 yellowtail and Saturday produced 20. These fish are still running in the 20-30 pound range with multiple fish over 30 in the past week. Fly lined sardines on 30 lb. yo-yo lures on 40 or 50 lb. as well as surface iron on 40 lb. have all been producing fish. These yellowtail have been a challenge to hook mainly because of all the bait in the water. When some of the bait goes away and these fish settle in. 50 to 100 fish days will become common. If you would like to experience some very fun yellowtail fishing, where every bite is earned. Make your reservations and come join us !
November 28, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
10 bluefin tuna 2 yellowfin tuna. We are seeing fish from 10 lbs to over 200 pounds. A 25 lb bait rod, a 40 lb bait rod and a 50,60 or 80 lb rod is recommended. If you do not own the proper tackle. Seaforth is renting 50 lb rods with a 2 speed reel. These rental rods have already conquered a lot of our fish.
November 27, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
We at Tribute Sportfishing are feeling the Holiday Spirit and would like to give back to our Anglers, so we decided to spice things up for this weekends trip.
We love our Sponsors and our fisherman enough to raffle off our own "brand new" gear purchased our given to us from them. This Friday nights trip will have new raffle prizes of...
-Seeker 40 pound rod-
-Okuma Cortez Reel-
-5 packs of Seeker Soft Steel Ultra flouracarbon-
-A case of BallastPoint Sculpin IPA-
-A $25 Seaforth Sportfishing gift certificate- And a free 1 1/2 day rockfish trip aboard the Tribute.
Over $800 in give aways just because we love you guys and gals that fish with us. There is also rumor that a sponsor or 2 may sweeten the pot further.
November 26, 2023 willow flowage Fishing Report
The San Diego out of Seaforth Landing in San Diego,CA checked in with us today:
7 yellowtail, 110 red rockcod, 100 rockfish. These cool water yellowtail never make it easy.
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