KC's GT - Fishwrecked fishing video

Here's the first instalment of KC's and Steve's poppered up GT's. You will have to wait for the second instalment to watch Steve's popper get smashed off the surface. Here is a nice little teaser of around 20kg. Enjoy.

 

Download "KC's GT" (29.5 meg, wmv, 3:30)

 

 

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Well Done Kasey

Thu, 2008-05-01 20:29

Another top capture.


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Nice fish Kasey

Thu, 2008-05-01 20:31

Nice fish but I was waiting for the surface detonation on the popper.:)

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good vid. well done Kasey. I

Thu, 2008-05-01 20:43

good vid. well done Kasey. I got to get me one of those oneday.

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No doubting

Thu, 2008-05-01 21:04

No doubting that some damage does get done, but this fish has a lot better chance of survival than one thats ikijimied and bled...

Also, note that they were barbless hooks and in the gill plate. I wasn't there, but can make that out from the video.

Some chance is better than no chance when it comes to un-tasty sports fish IMO.  Mind you in these waters, something which bleeds doesn't stand much hope.

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Nice work Kasey :)

Thu, 2008-05-01 21:10

Nice work Kasey :)

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good video and certainly a

Thu, 2008-05-01 23:05

good video and certainly a fish i would love to catch thats for sure

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John - you will get to see

Fri, 2008-05-02 00:41

John - you will get to see it. twice i believe.

Matt - It was not hooked through the bottom gill; in fact the gill arches were in no way compromised. The middle treble was caught just below the gill plate. Trebles do not usually injure the gills directly; however it can sometimes catch below the gill plates and around the area below the 'wings' as illustrated here. Also, there were no copious amounts of blood (a mere flesh wound, just like one in the mouth). In my opinion, this fish has a very high probability of post-catch survival.

Having said that, trebles pose a fair bit of damage, and are being phased out by some in favour of singles.

Anyway, on to topic, thanks for viewing and I promise the second video is better :)

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Nice one

Fri, 2008-05-02 06:17

Nice one Kc  It  was great to watch

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Nice capture KC.  You need

Fri, 2008-05-02 06:55

Nice capture KC.  You need some knee pads for that railing...just make sure they match your gloves!

Bring on Part 2

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Top Catch KC

Fri, 2008-05-02 08:43

To effort KC that's a hell of a fish!!

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Awesome catch KC, defiantely

Fri, 2008-05-02 09:21

Awesome catch KC, defiantely gave you a bit of curry, well done 

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Awesome KC!

Fri, 2008-05-02 09:50

That was totally AWESOME KC, WOOOHOOO indeed! Yes, and GREAT camera work Steve. Brilliant! Love It! 

 

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Excellent

Fri, 2008-05-02 10:17

Great effort KC. That was one hell of a fight.

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Great footage fella's, good

Fri, 2008-05-02 15:24

Great footage fella's, good job on the stick KC

 

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Nice vid

Fri, 2008-05-02 21:31

one of the best on here.....nice camera work Steve.

 

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deefa deefa, now you KNOW

Sat, 2008-05-03 10:57

deefa deefa, now you KNOW that's just a small fella :S

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Bloody ripper though KC, and

Sat, 2008-05-10 11:21

Bloody ripper though KC, and great vid to boot.

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nice work K.C nice combo

Sat, 2008-05-03 13:35

nice work K.C nice combo too.geeze thats got me amped mate.1 week to go .arrrrhhhh i can feel the pain.
gonna have a crack at catching one on a modified double plugger.hopfully will get some vid footage to go with it

always in it just the depth that varies