Jim Whitely's 37 lb. tuna
Credit: Charter Wesport
Westport's "Catch of the Week" Goes to Jim Whitely of Grand Junction, Colorado. Jim caught this 37 lb. 3 oz. albacore tuna offshore out of Westport. The fish was one ounce larger than the previous yearly derby leader to put Jim on the board for the $1,000 biggest tuna of the year prize sponsored by the Westport Charterboat Assn. If you would like to have a try at catching a fish like this, contact your favorite charter service or go on-line at www.charterwestport.com or www.experiencewestport.com for a complet list of charter services in Westport.