Monster Lizard from QLD

Monster Lizard from QLD

Just saw this on FB and thought I'd share it. What a thumper! looks like a damn shovel

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Fri, 2012-05-04 12:14

farkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkk me

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holy shit!!!

Fri, 2012-05-04 12:25

holy shit!!!

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Fri, 2012-05-04 12:25

that'd be a nice catch, if only they were that big over here.

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Just hold them a little

Fri, 2012-05-04 13:31

Just hold them a little further out for the pic ;)



But they do get some rather large lizards over there. Seen one over 1m from the ocean overeast. They get up to 1.5m! 

Is a pity we dont get them that size here, especially in estuaries. I hear theres large ones offshore in deep water but buggered if i'll know where.

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Am i the only one that thinks

Fri, 2012-05-04 12:36

Am i the only one that thinks that pic is a bit dodgy.  i reckon there would be a knife or a stick or something as that fish looks to be way in front of the bloke.  just my thoughts.........  The fish and the bloke should both be more fcused if it was close to him

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agreed, looks like its held

Fri, 2012-05-04 15:15

agreed, looks like its held forward a foot or so, something gripping the gills and hands placed perfectly behind, still nice fish none the less.


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Not sure Gus you could be

Fri, 2012-05-04 12:45

Not sure Gus you could be right mate but still looks a reasonable flattie though

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dont they have a max size

Fri, 2012-05-04 12:53

dont they have a max size limit over there?

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 Now, this is real monster!!

Fri, 2012-05-04 14:17

 Now, this is real monster!!

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ive seen one that big down

Fri, 2012-05-04 14:35

ive seen one that big down longpoint a few years ago when i lived down there in the shacks and fished most days

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Fri, 2012-05-04 15:08



Im no vegetarian, but i am off chops!

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not unusual

Fri, 2012-05-04 16:20

its not unusuall for flathead to grow to that size over there ive seen plenty of fish this size caught its just our flathead over here are babys compared to the big girls over there !!!!!!!!!

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those flatties are the

Fri, 2012-05-04 16:35

those flatties are the breeding females so they should have a max size limit and it does look a bit dodgy, ahah, his arms are just so far behing the fish its obvious he;s not holding it, but i must say that is a monster fish non the less,

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man thats a big crock trophy

Fri, 2012-05-04 17:29

man thats a big crock trophy fish

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if you could bring fish like

Fri, 2012-05-04 17:36

if you could bring fish like that over hear do you think they would survive in the swan ?

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Big Flattie but..

Fri, 2012-05-04 19:27

No doubt its a huge flattie and an awesome catch but I do tend to glaze over with the way so many people hold fish so far forward to distort the actual size and make fish appear bigger.

As soon as I see these type of pics I tend to recalculate what it really is - JMO


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there is

Sat, 2012-05-05 06:37

a size limit of 75cm over here....when they are that size they are jenni's so they have to go for the pic , he probably is holding it with what.... its a hooter

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Sun, 2012-05-06 22:25

i could use it as a shovel big bastard


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Mon, 2012-05-07 18:54



limit your catch, dont catch your limit

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Damn Nice

Tue, 2012-05-08 06:10

Fish, imagine that on the bream gear.


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looks like its been photo

Wed, 2012-05-09 21:13

looks like its been photo shopped, look at the distance the arms are behind and the arms/hands dont meet up with the mouth!! were is he holding it??

Y lie, i agree its a nice fish regardless

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looks fair dinkum to me.

Wed, 2012-05-09 22:19

looks fair dinkum to me. should have been sent back imo. have heard of some monsters lurking around there. big breeder for sure.well done to the angler tho would have been a great fight


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