Another day of tuna fishing with a crew of three, dad and his two boys. The day begins with a 55 mile run to some 68 degree water. Our first encounter takes about an our when our left rigger gets smashed. After a hard fought struggle were shocked when a 175# mako pops up from the deep. After a 10′ release Joey resets the spread and about 30 minutes later we put our first yellowfin in the box. During that fight I notice several boats blazing south. After some investigation I decide to join them on the 10 mile run. Arrive at the new hotspot to see lots of boats driving around but not many fish being caught. Finally after a couple hours we get a long rigger bite and add a second yellowfin to the box. About an hour later, as Joey is putting out a new flat line bait a 250+ Mako comes soaring out of the water 10 feet behind the boat but misses the bait. The crazy shark make a circle and attacks our squid chain. After a 3 minute fight the hook pulls and Mr Mako swims away. Our final encounter is a long rigger way back bite and another yellowfin get added to the box.