7 to 10 Day Long Range Tackle List
Tackle Recommendations
from Independence Sportfishing

Recommended Tackle Shops

Quantity Line Reels Rods Notes
1#30lb testAvet 6/4
Torium 30 Accurate Boss B2-870
Seeker 670Light Bait
1#40lb TestAvet lx 6/3
Trinadad 40 Accurate Boss B2-665
G6470Med. Bait
1#50lb testAvent EX 4/02
TLD 30II Accurate Boss B2-665W
6465XHHeavy Bait
1#50lb test Avet HX Accurate Boss B2-665N Newell 533 5.5T610CSWahoo Jig
1#60lb with #80 Spectra BackingAvent EX 4/02
TLD 30II Accurate ATD30
6455XXHXH Bait
1#80lb test with #135lb Spectra BackingAvet 50
Tiagra 50
Penn 50 SWAccurate ATD50
6465XXH with rollersXXH Bait
1#100/#130lb with #150 spectra backingAvent 50W
Tiagra 50W
Penn 50 VSW AccurateATD50W
6465XXHXXXH Bait

Terminal Tackle Recommendations

Quantity Description
64oz., 6oz., 8oz., 12oz., 16oz. TORPEDO SINKERS
6Sliding sinkers 1/2oz., 1oz. ,2oz. ,4oz.
9Casting lures heavy yo/yo type Salas 6X jr. or Tady work well w/treble hooks in asst. colors blue/white, Scrambled egg and dorado have been the best.
6 Tuna type Iron's are also useful in blue and chrome with single hook. Tady 9 and Salas 6X jr. are popular.
6Mackerel bait catcher rigs. Yozuri, Izorline and Owner all make good products.
3Squid jigs for night time use in making bait for big tuna.
1Extra line in all pound test needed. We carry Izorline on the boat and can fill your reels on our line winder at any time on the trip. We carry all pound test that will be needed.
1Flrocarbon leader has become very popular the last few years and we recommend it when fishing for bluefin tuna offshore as well as bigger yellowfin at guadalupe island or Alijos rocks. It also comes in handy when the albacore become touchy and are hard to hook on regular mono. line.
0We carry all the bacic terminal tackle on board for sell it you forget something or wish to travel light.
0We have loaner rod and reels on board if you do not have your own. These are top of the line outfits with Avet reels and Seeker rods and may be used free of rental charge. You only pay for the line fills on the reel at the start of the trip or need more line during the trip. The Number of loaner outfits is limited so please reserve in advance. Call judy at least 45 days prior to be sure we will have gear for you. Gear may also be rented at the office at Point Loma sportfishing or fisherman's landing on the day of departure.
35Mustad 94150 or eagle claw 118 mag. 1/0,2/0,3/0,4/0,6/0,8/0,
20Hayabusa XXH or Owner super mutu circle hooks 3/0,4/0,5/0,6/0,8/0
20Owner gorilla offshore J hooks 3/0,4/0,6/0
6Wahoo casting lures Raider 125 or 175 in gold and silver and Sea strike 33 both with single hook witm color tapr of choice.
6Mustad 7691 8/0,9/0,10/0,11/0
6Wahoo bombs Catchy tackle or burns work well in various colors.
2Salas PL68 glow in the dark with XXH single hook
60Asst. heavy duty welded rings for making wahoo bait leaders.
1 1 each (30 ft.) spool of sevenstrand wire in #30,#40,#60,#90,#175,#275. With A-1,A-2,A-3,A-7 sleeves 50 each size.
10McMahon black swivels 3/0,4/0,5/0 10 each.
20Spilt shots (20) asst. sizes
2Braid Marauders Trolling lures (2) each Med./Large in Tony the tiger,Dorado, black/purple or black/orange work well. Also catchy tackle 26 OZ. Magnaum spinner jet (1) each.

Miscellaneous Gear / Personal Items

Misc. fishing gear: Pliers, dikes, Rod belt, Gloves, Harness with hooks not locking clips.
Personal items: Daliy change of clothing, socks and underwear.
Towel, wash cloth, tooth brush and tooth paste, deoderant, Q-tips, body Powder, brush etc.
Wiping towels for use when fishing.
1 Heavy jacket and 1 wind beaker jacket and/or sweatshirt.
Camera and flim and/or video camera.
Short rubber boots.
Tennis shoes, Two pair if you plan to fish in them.
light rain gear
Hats either wide brim straw or baseball cap/viser really help during the middle of the day in the tropics.
Reading material, each stateroom has a reading ilght in the bunk.
DVD's to watch, each stateroom has T.V. and DVD player and Satellite programming within 350 miles of port.
Soft luggage or duffel bag is best to pack gear so you may store the baggage easily when unpacked.
Sea sick meds. or any personnal meds. needed
This list is only a guideline so you may want to bring more than we have listed.