Ten Tactics Top Skippers Use to Catch Once-in-a-Lifetime Giant Bluefin

By Jim Chambers

"I caught my own world-record, 927-pound giant bluefin right 'out front' here in 1940 - on a hickory rod that was later used by Ted Williams for his 400-pounder. It took me more than three hours because the drag - and my line - weren't strong enough back then. And our fighting chair was a barber chair! I was afraid I'd lose some of my inexperience