Fish of the Year!
02 March 2010 | Hiva Oa, Marquesas
Part 3 of our battle with a Yellow Fin Tuna
Part 4 of our battle with a Yellow Fin Tuna
Video: by Tim Williams
As we approached the final 30 minutes of our three week voyage across the pacific, we hooked a massive yellow fin tuna. Although desperate to get in the harbor and anchor, we stayed off-shore for almost an hour fighting this fish. We had no idea what it was and if it was even worth keeping, but when it finally broke the surface we knew we had to have it. And the wait was worth it, as we promptly cut the tuna into a full sushi platter upon arrival. Land could wait, for now...