Ascension Yellowfin on Bamboo

This video comes in via Morten Svendsen on Vimeo – check out how fast these guys land this monster Yellowfin.

During a recent flyfishing trip to Ascension Island, Local Captain “Noddy” sees a big fish responding to the chum and decides to use his bamboo pole. I hook a nice Tuna on my fly rod, and shortly after Noddy and Paulie lands the biggest Tuna I’ve ever seen.. on a bamboo pole… Weighed in at the pier at 275lb. Enjoy.


Mark N. Cahill has been writing and editing for since 1995. He started fishing in the mid-1960's and caught his first striper off World's End in Hingham in 1966. From there on in it was an obsession. He loves fishing for tuna, and fly fishing for striped bass. In a pinch, anything with fins will do...

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