Commercial Tuna Fishing With Cane Poles

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Commercial Tuna Fishing With Cane Poles

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I had no idea they used to do it like this...




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Commercial Tuna Fishing With Cane Poles

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If only all fishing was that easy. What a great vid you found!
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Commercial Tuna Fishing With Cane Poles

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That is incredible. I would have had no idea what a pole boat was until I saw this. A bunch of guys bag 300+ tons of tuna using bamboo poles. And, back then there weren't any electronics so the captain had to read the water and position the boat just so. Thanks for sharing.
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Commercial Tuna Fishing With Cane Poles

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Unreal. That was some hardcore fishing back in the day!!