Kayaker's Epic Battle with HUGE Tuna

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Uploaded on June 09, 2010 by KayakFishingTales Powered by YouTube

Jim Sammons endures an epic 3.5 hour battle with a 125 pound yellow fin tuna on Panama's Hannibal Banks. For all your kayak fishing needs visit HOOK1 Kayak Fishing http://www.kayakfishinggear.com

Produced by The Heliconia Press http://www.helipress.com

LEARN
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SHOP
If you're a kayak angler, or looking at getting into kayak fishing, you'll find everything you need at HOOK1 Kayak Fishing Gear at http://www.kayakfishinggear.com. These guys know kayak fishing, offer great prices and provide exceptional customer service. They also ship worldwide. Call them Toll Free: (866) 486-8412, or email Support@KayakFishingGear.com

KAYAKS
Interested in learning more about the great looking kayaks in these episodes? They're ALL made by Ocean Kayak - one of the world's largest and most reputable manufacturers of sit-on-top kayaks. The Ocean Kayak Trident and Trident Ultra are the boats of choice for the Kayak Fishing Tales team. Designed by anglers for anglers, they're fast, stable, and provide an ideal fishing platform for both freshwater and saltwater fishing. Check out all the Ocean Kayaks at http://www.oceankayak.com

CLOTHING
The Kayak Fishing Tales team has used ExOfficio clothing exclusively since 2007. Why? Because it PERFORMS. ExOfficio's technical apparel was designed to enhance your experience in the outdoors. It features innovations like fabric impregnated with bug repellent, indestructible buttons, and IceFil technology that actually cools you down on hot days. Oh, and their boxers?... Amazing! Over 200 5-star reviews on Amazon say a lot. Get a free catalog and check them out at http://www.exofficio.com

KAYAK FISHING ACCESSORIES
If you're going to fish from a kayak you'll want to accessorize your boat with rod holders, paddle clips, anchors, and more. Nobody offers better quality kayak fishing accessories than Scotty. Scotty products are like Lego for your kayak. See their stuff at http://www.scottypaddlesport.com

COMMUNICATION
Whether you're in a kayak, or a full sized fishing boat, reliable communication is key for staying safe on the water. We've trusted Standard Horizon VHF radios for over a decade, and their HX851 radio is absolutely ideal for kayak anglers. It's waterproof, it floats, and it even has a built-in GPS. See Standard Horizon's radios at http://www.standardhorizon.com/

LINE
Simply put, you won't find anything but Seaguar fishing line on our reels. Seaguar is not just the leader in fluorocarbon - Seaguar invented the stuff 40 years ago! And now with the release of Seaguar's new premium Kanzen braid and Senshi monofilament lines, Seaguar has you covered for any type of fishing. Check out all of Seaguar's line options at http://www.seaguar.com

ROD & REEL
We couldn't be happier to have Okuma as the official Rod and Reel partner for our show. Simply try their gear and you'll appreciate their commitment to making the best fishing gear possible. From small freshwater rods and reels, to big game saltwater tackle, Okuma has a full line up for you to choose from. You can see all of Okuma's high performance gear at http://www.okumafishing.com

EYEWEAR
For over a decade Jim Sammons has trusted his eyes to Maui Jim sunglasses. He's tried others, but no other sunglass offers such brilliant color with crisp detail, while at the same time blocking the harmful UV rays during the long days on the water. See Maui Jim sunglasses at http://www.mauijim.com

HOOKS
We use Mustad hooks. Why trust anything else?! They're proven to be stronger and to stay sharper longer and they're the best-selling hook-brand on the planet. Get hooked at http://www.mustadfishing.com

PADDLES
Handcrafted paddles in Sultan, Washington since 1965, Werner makes some of the lightest and strongest paddles available. These paddles are actually designed to increase power while reducing fatigue. See all the Werner blades at http://www.werner.com

PRODUCED BY
Episode is produced by The Heliconia Press, an award winning TV, digital video, and DVD production company that specializes in outdoor pursuits. Visit http://www.helipress.com to find us online.

MUSIC
These are the great artists we use in our videos, please check them out!
BEN MULLIN www.benmullinmusic.com
BROCK ZEMAN www.brockzeman.com, www.myspace.com/mudmusic1899
HAYFLICK LIMIT www.hayflicklimit.org
BROTHERS THROUGH THE HILL www.brothersthroughthehill.com
ROBERT LARISEY www.myspace.com/robertlarisey

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