Latest Catches 3

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  • #15270
    yellowfin
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    Thought they looked bigger in person but I guess all fish seem to look smaller in pics lol. Must’ve been a lot of them around since another guy who didn’t know what he was doing hooked and lost two. Awesome catches though especailly on the sort of gear used. Andrews on a warehouse rod, .45 line and an abu 7000, Sams on I think a daiwa 12ft and warehouse reel he got for $5.

    #15271
    yellowfin
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    Hey Zac, what do you mean by he didn`t know what he was doing? What do you do when you hook to something as big as those sharks?

    #15272
    yellowfin
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    and btw, can you eat them or they are best released?

    #15273
    yellowfin
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    I wasn’t there but from what I was told he didn’t know what he was doing. Was using mainline as trace or something like 50lb mono and wouldn’t have a clue what drag is lol They just snapped his line almost instantly cos he didn’t let them run. It’s stupid to even try catch something like that if you don’t think you have at least some chance of landing it and some basic knowledge on how to play a big fish. I would’ve released them but apparently they were quite dead looking when they were landed so both were kept to eat.

    #15275
    yellowfin
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    yea. they were very good fillets. any one wants any let me know and ill flick u a bag or two

    reall nice when marinated in lemon juice then battered and cooked like a rig

    and we told that guy that lost 2 to let them run but he said in reply “nothings snapping this line” and then snap!

    its pretty funny cos the 2nd one that came round he didnt even learn from his mistake the first time

    #15276
    yellowfin
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    heres another pic. . . this one is piermaster holding his up. (dont know how he did). lol

    #15279
    yellowfin
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    What time were they caught?

    #15280
    yellowfin
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    um probly around5pm not sure

    #15281
    yellowfin
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    actualy around 6.45pm was when they were landed probly hooked at 6

    just looked at camera with the time i took first pic first pic was on beach straight after i landed mine and camera says 6.52 so yeh

    #15286
    yellowfin
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    farout each time i look at the pics they seem to be getting smaller And smaller lol

    andrews 7.12feet and mine 7.57feet

    only had a measurer not scales

    would be interesting to c their weights

    possibly 130-150 lbs

    #15305
    yellowfin
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    Just back from Kaiks, Zac got a pretty decent size sting ray last night, half an hour fight time, he gave it away to Jesus who also told us the Steve Irwin was his best friend!! Aaron a couple nice moki this morning and all i got a large banded wrasse, didn’t take my surf casting gear so had a spin at the beach this morning with out any lucky, Andrew and Sam had caught a few fish by the time I left including 2 skates.

    #15313
    yellowfin
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    Hae all,

    was wondering if anyone has any hints as to help keeping pilchard bait on the hooks as it always seems to fall off half way through flight !!!! any suggestions ?????? Cheers

    #15314
    yellowfin
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    huntz n fishes nz

    #15315
    yellowfin
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    Congratulations on the blue sharks.
    You blokes are on to it!
    Cheers Yellowfin :grin:

    #15321
    Fishy Bishy
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    huntz n fishes nz

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