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Kite Fishing Tour

June 15, 2011
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Mate aboard the Cabo-based Gladiator sends out a Boston Big Game Fishing Club kite, designed particularly for flying heavy baits. Rachel Olander
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This Stellwagen Bank bluefin couldn’t pass up the big menhaden struggling frantically below a kite. Doug Olander
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Capt. Brett Wilson’s Drop-line Setup David Shepherd
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Florida Keys blackfin tuna: “You can’t get the boat close to them,” says Islamorada charter captain Alex Adler (­www.budnmarys.com) of the spooky fish. “Put the kite way out and troll across the wind so the baits stay off the side and out of the wake.” Scott Salyers
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After kelp paddies off Southern California have been worked over, savvy kite-fishermen park far away and fly baits over to spooky fish. David Shuler
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When shallow-water sharks discover a kite bait, anglers can expect quite a show. Capt. Vincent Daniello
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Kite surprise! An African pompano nailed a blue runner at the surface. Capt. Vincent Daniello
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Capt. Ray Rosher’s Nighttime Tarpon Drift Technique David Shepherd
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Wind Against Current Chum Bag Setup David Shepherd
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