This week Jackson Kennedy joins us from Blythe, California. Jackson is working towards becoming a Federal wildlife officer. He knows and loves the California outdoors well, and is keen to help conserve it. But it should be no surprise that his favorite thing about getting out is getting bit. Jackson is an avid bass angler constantly on the hunt for big California largemouth bass. And recently he has has taken to saltwater. In this episode, Jackson shares with us his first Catalina Island fishing trip. Bass gear in hand, he got dialed in an got the rod bent. But the big toothy fish finale didn’t turn out quite the way he had planned …
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When it comes to fishing, Justin Lerner gets around. Having grown up in New Jersey, he headed south to the University of Miami where he got to catch and study swordfish. Plus he worked with the Fish and Wildlife Commission where he got further acquainted with all the Florida fish species. Toss in a year “down under” in Australia, and the list of species Justin has boated gets real impressive. In this episode, we talk about all that, which is pretty epic by itself. But that’s not the main event here. No, for this New Year’s episode, we are going big. Bluefin tuna fishing big.
For more information and to see pictures, check out the show notes page at http://www.telltalefisherman.com/037-big-tuna-justin-lerner/