Amanda's First Marlin

Amanda's First Marlin

Went out from the South Passage for a bit of a troll. Set the spread and Amanda was on in less than 5 min. Not bad for her first Marlin.

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 well done Amanda. not a bad

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:02

 well done Amanda. not a bad effort at all for your first.

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Well done

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:21

Congrats Amanda looks like a great billie, bet it had ya goin for a while. How did Simmo do this year, well i hope.
Cheers Rob

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Ive got stuff all so far,

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:38

Ive got stuff all so far, maybe tomorrow or the day after...

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great billie Amanda, you're

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:41

great billie Amanda, you're one up on me. Good to see the luck changing Simo enjoy the rest of your time up north mate and we'll catch you next year at the comp.

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thats a great fish amanda. i

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:47

thats a great fish amanda. i hope one like it wanders into the bay and takes my x-rap, im dreamin...

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Bruce

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:58

How did it go for you & the crew Bruce
cheers Rob

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much better and drier than

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:29

much better and drier than last year, just waiting for photobucket to come back online to do my report

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How long

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:58

How long ya up there for this year Simmo

Rob

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Got 2 more weeks here, then

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:32

Got 2 more weeks here, then off to Coral Bay for 2 weeks.

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Nice work Amanda

Wed, 2011-04-13 19:59

Looks like you have all had a great week. Say hi to Simo for me.

 

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First

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:01

Nice size for your first Amanda, well done.

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Simo being shown up ;). Ah

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:28

Simo being shown up ;). Ah good work guys. Enjoying your six weeks off?

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Going good so far, might not

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:35

Going good so far, might not come back... Staying in a house is making it better too.

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Bumma

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:37

Thats a shame Simmo we will just miss ya. we will be in exy on the 5th May untill the 14th

Rob

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maybe next year.

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:45

maybe next year.

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 Great fish Amanda! Good to

Wed, 2011-04-13 20:50

 Great fish Amanda! Good to finally get one isn't it! Beats mine by the looks! 

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Yours jumped more, this one

Wed, 2011-04-13 21:06

Yours jumped more, this one only did 3 jumps on the hookup.

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nice one Amanda, and good too

Wed, 2011-04-13 22:28

nice one Amanda, and good too see a few marlin about too. How was the water temp and colour down that way Simo?

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great first marlin Amander to

Thu, 2011-04-14 06:08

great first marlin Amander to start the account well done

 

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Water was a nice dark blue, I

Thu, 2011-04-14 06:28

Water was a nice dark blue, I didnt check the water temp.

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Well done

Thu, 2011-04-14 20:24

Well done Amanda , coral trout and then a Billie , we see whos' got the fishing skills in the boat, Simo , some of us are just destined to drive the boat and read the sounder,keep up the fishing updates ,   hows the Tantas boat ramp ??

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haha she has the golden

Thu, 2011-04-14 20:39

haha she has the golden touch, the ramp is sweet as.

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