In this underwater video filmed last week on Cape Cod, a giant bluefin tuna of perhaps more than 500 pounds comes over to investigate a live-lined 34 inch bluefish, that I was slow trolling from my boat.
For many years I have dreamt about capturing an underwater bite from a huge giant bluefin tuna on video. I am feeling pretty confident now that with a few tweaks to my rigging, I can convince one of these behemoths to take a bait on camera!
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September 8th, 2023
For this trip, I would be fishing with my dad Jake.
Over the years my dad and I have spent hundreds of hours on the water together. Nowadays we don't get out as often as we once did, so each trip is extra special.
The goal for this trip was to catch some bluefish and then troll them behind cameras (without a hook) in hopes of capturing a giant tuna bite on video.
I think my dad was shocked at first to hear that we would be fishing without a hook!
However it made sense because I was only looking to capture an image, and not a fish...
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