Old 05-29-2020, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Twin Vee 26 View Post
First time in Venice with a 22í boat and expecting to catch yellowfin isnít realistic. Iím not saying it canít be done but it certainly is not realistic. Itís also fairly dangerous given the passes and seas. Iíve caught yellowfin and blue marlin 12 miles from south pass and could have done it on that day in your boat. Itís not the norm.... you would have to catch it perfect. If you lived there you could probably pull it off a few times per year. Coming in from out of town and doing it on a schedule is different. Best of luck. I hope everyone that goes is successful!

ps hire a charter
Exactly this. I ran hundreds of miles over 2 days with a few locals in a Freeman a few months back and didn't bag any tuna. It can be done in a 22' but so can winning a lottery.