I think we got what we need. Next time you see a picture of these guys, there will be a fish attached.
It occurs to me that the reader might be wondering why we consulted Chris as an authority in the previous post. It is simple. My only success with a fishing line off of Morpheus was on another Pacific crossing from Tahiti to Hawaii in 2003. Chris rigged a troll line with the rod secured in a holder affixed to the port beam and then went below for a nap. A fish struck and Chris instantly game bounding up from below. A well placed shoulder to his sternum knocked him back down the hatch. I took control of the line, resulting in my most significant open ocean catch: