broadbill(?) in close

must be sick to be in this close right?
looks like a broadbill - apparently it was spotted at woodmans point as well....

https://thewest.com.au/news/fishing/swordfish-spotted-at-hillarys-marina-bc-5704704809001


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Potential landbase broady

Tue, 2018-01-09 09:08

You don't see that very often.  Might even go line class on 2 or 3kg line.   

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 Where did they get hillarys

Tue, 2018-01-09 09:44

 Where did they get hillarys marina from ahahaha

Highly doubt it would touch a bait

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 Reports i saw said port

Tue, 2018-01-09 13:14

 Reports i saw said port coogee

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yeah sloppy reporting -

Tue, 2018-01-09 09:50

yeah sloppy reporting - amazing looking fish

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I've seen them inshore.

Tue, 2018-01-09 17:11

 Way back in the eighties I saw an apparently healthy free swimmer, small, off the Blueholes at Kalbarri. And we recovered that one off Oyster Reef, still alive when it was washed, but reckon that one was sick.

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Coogee it was

Tue, 2018-01-09 17:14

defo 

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So, is it a case of fake news or

Tue, 2018-01-09 17:52

Just a case of a reporter not knowing just where about he/ she is on the coast, give us all strength lord.

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Report

Tue, 2018-01-09 21:19

The original post from the first guys that saw it didnt deny it when people asked if it was hillaries and it went from there.

Took a little while before people worked out it was coogee 

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 Reporters don't attend

Wed, 2018-01-10 05:48

 Reporters don't attend incidents anymore in many cases, just copy and paste rubbish with a catchy headline.

Journalistic integrity barely exists anymore

 

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 That is one cool looking

Tue, 2018-01-09 21:27

 That is one cool looking fish

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Saw the blue marlin with my

Wed, 2018-01-10 04:43

Saw the blue marlin with my own eyes. It was quite a magnificent sight watching it swim around in the marina. 

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Sword

Wed, 2018-01-10 08:15

Is a swordfish not a blue marlin. How big do you think it was?

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It was probably between 5 and

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:18

It was probably between 5 and 6 feet long from bill to tail. 

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Ammo Jetty

Wed, 2018-01-10 09:59

There was also footage of a swordfish of roughly the same size a few days before this at the ammo jetty.

Feed it a live bait and you'll be eating swordfish steaks in no time. 

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broadbill

Wed, 2018-01-10 11:36

 youd have to think it was the same broadbill that was at Coogee ammo jetty , very lost fish considering the depths they are normally found off our coast (300m+)