PB Bar Cheek

PB Bar Cheek

Personal Best Bar Cheek Coral Trout - 84cms

Shot in 8m of water out from Cape Peron - Shark Bay

Absolutely stoooooooooked with this fish..

Report to come!

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Noooiiicccee trout mate,

Fri, 2010-06-18 12:55

Noooiiicccee trout mate, what a beauty. head shot as well by the looks. well done

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Cracka

Fri, 2010-06-18 13:01

Great trout. Horse of fish. Congrats on the PB.

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Nice fat fish there mate,

Fri, 2010-06-18 13:03

Nice fat fish there mate, gotta be happy with that!

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Wicked

Fri, 2010-06-18 13:14

Wicked ! That thing is huge. It must of gave you some curry when you speared it.

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Nice

Fri, 2010-06-18 13:36

Did you find him cruising around his patch or hiding under a ledge Poddy?

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Cheers

Fri, 2010-06-18 13:41

thanks guys yeh pretty stoked... ive just thrown a report together if ya check that out for details... no curry wade stoned mate... thankfully... would have been awesome to have a gun cam mounted john the way it appeared from behind the bait school and ledge ect...

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Awesome looking trout!  

Fri, 2010-06-18 14:37

Awesome looking trout!   Hmm, trout burgers. Congrats on the PB too.

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mate that's massive!! well

Fri, 2010-06-18 14:57

mate that's massive!! well done, big fish in relatively shallow water. Such a nice looking fish

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fatty trout sweet capture

Fri, 2010-06-18 19:32

fatty trout sweet capture man!

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STOINKA podmanchu! well done

Fri, 2010-06-18 19:45

STOINKA podmanchu!

well done bro, very nice!

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ooh

Fri, 2010-06-18 19:57

Thats almost as fat as that other fatty you hang around with. ;)  Nice one mate.

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Great Trout

Fri, 2010-06-18 20:15

Congratulations on a PB, good fish any ideas on weight?

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Tnx Guys

Fri, 2010-06-18 20:19

Hahaa not quite as phat as paulie adz... steve not too sure mate was in great nick tho.. id say somewhere around 8kg?? i know the 2 tuskies rob knocked off that are in the report where weighed and both went 20lbs... nice fish for sure

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Great fish

Fri, 2010-06-18 22:55

I've got nothing more to add, except that every bugger with a rod and reel has just seen a potential state record go begging!! Well done mate!!
State angling record 6.715kg

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great size trout . would

Fri, 2010-06-18 22:33

great size trout . would have been stoked to get that one. hope the grey suits werent harassing you up there

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no sharks

Fri, 2010-06-18 23:42

nah suprisingly russ the only sharks spotted for the 3 days diving where 2 large wobbies and a baby reefie... was actually thinking of all places we might see a couple of larger whalers or tige up peron.. not that i was complaining of course... steve thats unreal... was deffinently bigger than that - not sure wat the wa record on straight hook is for a bar cheek tho

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Found this on bluewater

Sat, 2010-06-19 14:49

Found this on bluewater freedivers WA records list:

Plectropomus maculatus Bar-Cheek Trout
8.800kg B.Paxman Bernier Is 31.05.08

Must have gone close, I reckon there would have been a fair few bigger taken over the years that haven't been weighed and submitted.

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top fish poddy!

Sat, 2010-06-19 13:17

top fish poddy!

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Cracka of a trout mate,

Sat, 2010-06-19 13:24

Cracka of a trout mate, bloody huge fish mate