Yellowfin are a highly migratory game fish that are found in the Pacific Ocean between 40 degrees North and 40 degrees South latitudes. The majority of Yellowfin prefer the areas between 20 degrees North and 20 degrees South, as the prefer water temperatures between 64 to 88 degrees. This specie is rarely found within ten miles of shore and they are an Epipelagic surface dweller, with a life span of six to seven years. The Yellowfin is a large fish measuring over 100 inches and weighing up to 400 pounds, known to congregate around drifting flotsam, anchored buoys, large marine animals and dolphin. The Yellowfin is well respected in angling circles as a fierce fighter, notorious for their long battles and propensity for tackle busting runs.