Thats crazy it takes you that long to hit the salt. On the plus side, its' good during hurricane season
RE: venting....never once had to do it. Probably b/c i typically target fluke/seabass/stripers in less than 100ft of water. Most fish i catch are in the 20-60ft depths. Never even seen someone have to vent a fish....and i fish A LOT.
I do wanna do a tuna trip this year. Going for salmon/lake trout in NH next month too.:thumbsup: First salmon trip ever...and my buddy has a pilots license so we're flying up. His parents have a lake house so free lodging. His buddy lives up there and does fishing charters so free boat/guide.
I just gotta supply the brownies :hi: