Samoa Part One

Location

Samoa , South Pacific .

Mission

Hunt down the elusive Dogtooth Tuna

Chef

John Tuu

Venue

Pure Indulgence, Apia, Samoa
The episode starts in Apia, Samoa in the Pacific Islands. A place rich in culture filled with some of the friendliest people on earth. Clarke meets up with Hoppo from Troppo fishing charters who soon has him out amongst some electric Giant Trevally fishing, casting poppers at surfaces schools of baitfish. Hooking into the biggest GT Clarke has ever experienced an epic 30 min battle plays out as the fish lives up to its reputation as one of the strongest fish on earth. Weighing 60lb it is quickly released as Clarke sets about seeing what other fish are around. Incredibly he manages to land another GT and then a huge Coral trout amongst others. Switching to Spearfishing to get deckhand Sal some fish to take back to her village Clarke soon discovers that the warm clear tropical waters are a spearfishing hotspot. Encountering Barracuda and Spanish Mackerel, and only finding small sharks this place soon delivers a few good fish for the table.

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