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In Photos: Opah!

July 25, 2012
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Bill Roecker
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Off the coast of Southern California and Mexico’s northern Baja California, life zones are often associated with banks and seamounts, such as the 17, Osborn Bank, Avalon Bank, 14 Mile Bank, 209, 181, 182, 9 Mile Bank, 43, 302, 390, 1010 Trench, Double 220 and others. Alan Kikuchi
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Joe Mahler / www.markerjockey.com
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At least half of the opah caught offshore are hooked on heavy jigs fished deep. And most of the fish are caught at dawn and at dusk.
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Hefty Prize

This big opah struck in the midst of an offshore tuna bite. Charles Howell
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