Giant Bluefin Taken on Spinning Gear

Giant Bluefin Taken on Spinning Gear
Photos/Real Deal Fishing Charters

CapeCodOnline: The fact that they had hooked a “giant” hadn’t really hit charter captain Bobby Rice and his crew Friday [Oct. 12] until the 423-pound tuna appeared alongside his boat.

“With hearts racing as it reached the boat, the reality struck with an invisible shockwave across the deck — this clearly was a giant,” Rice wrote on Reel Deal Fishing’s Facebook page.

While it’s not unheard of to catch a fish that big, it is a rare feat to catch something that size with a spinning reel, Rice said.

Read more about the 423-pound giant bluefin taken on spin gear off Chatham.