FISHING BOAT AL21 “HOTTUNA” – TUNA CATCH AND RELEASE

Fisherman AL CUSTOM AL21: tuna fight

Hottuna” AL21: the last stage of the battle

For the  fisherman  ALCUSTOM AL21 “Hottuna” crew, a challenging day at tuna drifting in eastern Liguria (Mediterranean Sea).
Capt. Leonardo and his team (fully skilled on the area of the fishing trip) have had several tuna of medium size (50 – 80 kg.) on their rods. The pictures show the last stages of the fight and the release. Everything in a perfect catch and release  spirit.

drifting: tuna catch and rekease

The moment of the release…

ALCUSTOM AL21 “HOTTUNA”

Homeport: Lavagna (Liguria Region, north -western part of Italy)
Province: Genoa
Capt.: Leonardo

AL21 FISHING BOAT 

Length: f.t.: 7,00 m (23 ft.)
Width: f.t.: 2,50 m
Dry weight: 1000 kg
Motorization: outboard 150 cv

FISHING INFO
Fishing area: Deiva Marina (Province of La Spezia – Eastern Liguria)
Fishing technique: drifting
Bottom depth: 230 mt
Fishing depth: 60 mt
Bait: sardine
Rod: ATC Pelagicus 30/50 lb
Reel: Shimano Tiagra 50 lb
Line: Duel 50 lb
Leader: Sunrise Titanic Pinky 80 lb
Weather Info: calm sea, no wind, clear waters

fisherman  AL21 “Hottuna” crew: tuna catch and release

The release captured by the GoPro

Photo courtesy: Team AL21 “Hottuna”