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November 3, 2013 in Outdoors

Skipper Mark Coleman holds a 30-pound albacore aboard one of the two specialized tuna boats he moors on Westport’s Float 14.

Removing loins from tuna carcasses is dirty, laborious work best left to a professional.

Westport tuna fishing skipper Mark Coleman (back) scans the ocean for signs of birds working bait or jumping albacore.