62KG YFT TUNA CAUGHT AT XMAS

 Gidday Guys

 Just a couple of photos of a 62kg YFT I caught at xmas time over in Tonga.

 Cheers Coxy


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Awesome - number one on my

Mon, 2010-02-01 22:39

Awesome - number one on my list of Must Catch this year

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just a bit of sushimi there

Mon, 2010-02-01 22:40

just a bit of sushimi there for you. top effort

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awesome fish mate. how long

Mon, 2010-02-01 23:37

awesome fish mate. how long did that take you to bring in/on what tackle?

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what a fish! exactly the

Tue, 2010-02-02 05:27

what a fish!

exactly the same as simon here. number 1 on my list too.

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Top Fish

Tue, 2010-02-02 06:07

Awesome fish. I'm on the hunt for them this year as well, trolling and on jigs.

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congrats on the tuna

Tue, 2010-02-02 06:11

certainly would have pulled hard.

 

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Nice Fish!!! would have

Tue, 2010-02-02 07:48

Nice Fish!!!

would have really given your arms a workout!

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wouldn't be able to catch

Tue, 2010-02-02 09:40

wouldn't be able to catch too many of those before you need a rest.
Trolling?

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Top fish mate. Thats got to

Tue, 2010-02-02 11:56

Top fish mate. Thats got to be a contender for POTM.

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awesome

Tue, 2010-02-02 12:44

awesome

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Horse!

Tue, 2010-02-02 13:20

Big Fin mate, congrats!

Gotta love the long sickles =)

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YFT

Tue, 2010-02-02 14:29

Gidday guys, yeah it was a battle and a half. We had a few lines out a couple of 60kg, couple of 37kg and my wee stella 20,000 spooled with 24kg braid, all I can say is that if it had of hit the stella I would have been spooled in about 25 seconds, and if the bigger one we lost that was around 90kg had of hit the stella the spooling time would have been about 15 seconds Laughing

We were using big gear as we went there to catch fish as we havent caught them before.

It took about a hour on 60kg and that was with the swivel at the back of the boat going in and out of the water for 20mins, man they are tough.

I will chuck a full report up tonight.

Cheers Coxy

 

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YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEW

Wed, 2010-11-10 13:16

YEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEW

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Nice Sashimi fish

Wed, 2010-11-10 13:21

Interesting to hear you talk about a 20K Stella being spooled that quick. Must have run like a bullet. Do you know what reel you used to catch it with. Prob need a big Tiagra.

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Great fish coxy!

Wed, 2010-11-10 15:30

Great fish coxy!

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Stonka!

Fri, 2010-11-12 14:43

That is a monster, bet that pulled like a train.
Great fish and pics.

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Top Stuff Coxy

Fri, 2010-11-12 15:53

What a fantastic catch mate .......you wont forget that in a hurry !

 

Stonka ....I kept having  to retype thisLaughing very distracting , but proves a point the

missus keeps telling me ........I can't multitask ! haha 

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