FISHING BOAT AL25 KATANA – TUNA DRIFTING IN ALAÇATI

fishing boat ALCUSTOM AL25: tuna drifting in Alaçati

AL25 “Katana” during the sunset of Alaçati

Onboard the ALCUSTOM AL25 “Katana” fishing boat with Capt. Ertuğrul for a tuna drifting trip in Turkey.
Two hours struggling with a fish of over 100 kg, fought with a 50lb fishing tackle and a 175 lb leader. 
The sunset lights and the night arrival in the port of Alaçati offer the perfect setting for this fishing trip.

Tuna drifting al tonno (Alaçati, Turchia): sardine for baiting

Small pieces of sardine used for baiting…

FISHING BOAT ALCUSTOM AL25 “Katana”
Homeport: Alaçati (Turkey)
Capt.: Ertuğrul

A careful rigging of the sardine, on a circle hook…

A careful rigging of the sardine, on a circle hook…

FISHING INFO
Fishing area: Gulf of Alaçati (Turkey)
Fishing technique: tuna drifting
Bait: sardine on circle hook
Rods: 50 lbs
Reels: 50 lbs

Leader: fluorocarbon 175 lbs
Fish caught: bluefin tuna

Weight: 100+ kg
Weather
Info: calm sea, light breeze from south east

fishing boat A CUSTOM AL25: tuna fight

Capt. Ertugrul: tuna on the rod

 

fishing boat ALCUSTOM AL25: tuna drifting in Alaçati (Turkey)

Tuna, the ritual picture

Salva

Salva