first sailfish in the tinny

first sailfish in the tinny

nothin like chasin billfish in a tinny.

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Well done mate

Sun, 2009-03-15 08:26

If only i could get my rig done that way , well done mate


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Sun, 2009-03-15 09:37

Always a big moment in a tinnies life. Congratulations Seahorse.

Any details on the capture?


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we camped @ pilgs - exmouth

Sun, 2009-03-15 13:04

we camped @ pilgs - exmouth , for 4 days dec -jan . best spot ever , had the boat anchored up just off the low tide line and hit the back of the reef most days. this day we got up at sporrows and headed for the gap out from pilgs. all was good a little swell, perfect conditions . me and the deckie headed straight out from the gap and dropped our skirts and don'd our teasers about the 35mtr line. we wer in the water for about 20 mins - 50mtr line and the sailie hit . we wer runnin 2 skirts a pink 210  and a blue green number 110, stickface stalker teaser and a home made bird teaser [THANKS 2 DEEPWATER]. perfect hook up mouth only given us a good fight with plenty of dancing and not 2 much damage on the fish.20 min later after a bit of chasin and plenty of curry on the fish , keepin its health in mind , in the boat for a few pics and back in the water asap. the fish was still in good sorts and was ready 2 go after a little bit of swimmin. we dropped a marlin shortly after and then it all went quiet.

im not 2 sure on the weight? but a  2mtr wide boat , fish was on the angle -a bit of overhang , maybe 3mtr fish.  

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priceless moment I reckon

Sun, 2009-03-15 10:24

congrats seahorse........

looks like brilliant weather and sailie

same as John, throw in some details

POTM contender I reckon




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Sun, 2009-03-15 11:53

good efort well done mate, ps wat sort of tinnie is that one

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stacer seahorse 4.2 mtr with

Sun, 2009-03-15 12:41

stacer seahorse 4.2 mtr with a 30 yam 2 stroke . ive had it for 5 yrs . 2mtr wide body deep hull , low false floor . i love it. sea worthy for up2 20knts . ideal for camping and fishin.

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WTF Thats bloody awsome,

Sun, 2009-03-15 12:05

WTF Thats bloody awsome, nice job!!!


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awsome work mate, top stuff

Sun, 2009-03-15 12:05

awsome work mate, top stuff

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who's in charge

Sun, 2009-03-15 12:26

hard to tell who's in charge here.

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Sun, 2009-03-15 13:39

top tinnie capture and definately a good sail

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well done

Sun, 2009-03-15 15:00

Big fish on Tinnies...Way to go mate!
Fantastic conditions by the looks of it

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nice sailly

Sun, 2009-03-15 15:07

rough guide to the size of the fish lower jaw to fork in the tail
2m 33kg
2.2m 45kg
2.4m 60+kgs

Wishin I was fishin and only 500k's to the water..

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Sun, 2009-03-15 17:09

Cracking fish Luke, well done mate.


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Thats the way ,well done

Sun, 2009-03-15 18:32

Thats the way ,well done guys and a top pic . I bet it was a bit of a struggle getting it on board for the pic..


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Arduous for all concerned by the looks LOL

Sun, 2009-03-15 18:48

Top effort! Something to ponder over a cold beer in the arvo, and the days, weeks and years to follow.

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Top effort, dam im jealous!

Mon, 2009-03-16 00:01

Goooooone Fishin!


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Mon, 2009-03-16 08:24

What a great fish from a tinnie.

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top effort seahorse looks

Mon, 2009-03-16 21:17

top effort seahorse looks like she's still a handful in the boat but a great catch mate well done

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Great capture...extra

Tue, 2009-03-17 06:42

Great capture...extra special from the tinnie!

Cheers Pete