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Yellowfin Tuna Top Tips

January 10, 2020
Yellowfin Tuna Top Tips

Check out some gold tips from the experts at catching yellowfin tuna. Luke from Yeehaa Fishing Tackle takes us through top lures, how to run them, and has some great advice if you want to target these fantastic fish.

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