Teenagers draw in 700 lb. bluefin tuna off Portland coast – WMTW Portland

15July 2020

OFF THE COAST OF PORTLAND, A GROUP OF TEENS JUST RECENTLY ATTRACTED THE CATCH OF A LIFETIME. BUDDIES MARTIN SCANLAN, GRIFFIN BUCKWALTER AND WYATT MORSE CAUGHT A 700- POUND BLUEFIN TUNA EARLIER THIS MONTH. THE WHOLE STRUGGLE WAS CAPTURED ON CAM. IT TOOK THE TRIO áSEVENá HOURS TO CATCH THE ENORMOUS FISH. AND THE THING POPPED OUT OF THE WATER AND I WAS COMPLETELY SHOCKED. IT WAS JUST HUGE. IT JUST BLEW MY MIND WHEN IT CAME OUT OF THE WATER AND IT WAS JUST INCREDIBLE.” A SEAFOOD CIRCULATION BUSINESS IN PORTLAND BOUGHT THE TUNA FROM THE TEENS FO

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Teens attract 700 lb. bluefin tuna off Portland coast It took the trio 7 hours to reel in the fish.

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Updated: 11:54 PM EDT Jul 15, 2020 Terry Stackhouse Off the coast of Portland, a group of teenagers just recently reeled in the catch of a lifetime. Buddies Martin Scanlan, 16, of Aspen, Colorado, Griffin Buckwalter, 16, of Scarborough, and Wyatt Morse, 17, of Auburn, captured a 700-pound bluefin tuna previously this month. The whole battle was recorded on camera. It took the trio seven hours to catch the massive fish. “The important things popped out of the water and I was entirely stunned. It was simply massive,” said Buckwalter, who recorded the entire occasion. “It just blew my mind when it came out of the water and it was simply incredible,” said Scanlan.A seafood circulation company in Portland bought the tuna from the teens for $2,000.

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