Thursday, March 17, 2011

Luck of the Irish


TAG-A-Giant 2011 got underway with four bluefin tagged on a gorgeous North Carolina day. The Sensation, captained by Dale Britt and Mate Alan Scibal, hooked a double header to kick off St. Patty's Day with Irish scientist Daragh Browne in the chair. Duke grad student Caitlin Hammer fought the next two fish under guest captain Peter B. Wright's tutelage. The ocean was filled with life on the other side of the Gulf Stream with schools of hammerhead sharks, mantas and tuna exciting the crew. There were literally hundreds of tuna surfing down swell...a site to behold! It is great to get the season started...hopefully the weather will hold through the weekend!

3 comments:

Luis said...

Awesome job boys! Good to see tunas being tagged! Wish I was out there with you all on the Sensation! Tight lines!

~Luis-TRCC Tech

Douglas said...

Hammer? Like the shark? Like Hammertime? Send samples...and not in a can!
OXUD

longa1m said...

Way ta go, Hammer!!! Send me some of that good fishing vibe, Caitlin!

Uncle David