big south coast shark

big south coast shark

 big shark caught today near albany, was caught on a slid out salmon fillet and took 1 hour and 45 mins to get in on 24kg gear.

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Jeezarz!

Mon, 2012-04-09 20:39

Good work mate, that's a farken awesome catch!

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Huge LB capture!

Mon, 2012-04-09 20:44

subduing a fish like that on that rocky shore line is impressive!!

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Epic catch

Mon, 2012-04-09 20:44

POTM winner there for sure.

Nice going bro.

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 awesome catch!

Mon, 2012-04-09 20:54

 awesome catch!

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That's a beast mate, awesome

Mon, 2012-04-09 20:55

That's a beast mate, awesome effort, especially from that spot. 1hr and 45mins is a marathon!

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awesome angling well done

Mon, 2012-04-09 21:04

awesome angling well done

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What Variety

Mon, 2012-04-09 21:20

 Thats a bloody amazing effort. Btw do you know what species of shark it is?

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Epic alright, what a LB

Mon, 2012-04-09 21:53

Epic alright, what a LB capture

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 one fantastic effort. gotta

Mon, 2012-04-09 22:05

 one fantastic effort. gotta be aching after that effort. well done

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Awesome

Mon, 2012-04-09 22:42

Well done. I bet your arms and back are killing you!

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noice

Mon, 2012-04-09 22:47

decent shark there mate, 1 hour 45 is a top effort!!!

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Awesome

Tue, 2012-04-10 00:52

 Nice land based capture, another photo for the pool room. Definitely a contender for potm-well done brother. Two thumbs up for you

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cracker

Tue, 2012-04-10 03:00

well done

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Absolutely awesome good

Tue, 2012-04-10 04:29

Absolutely awesome good stuff!

 

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Awesome

Tue, 2012-04-10 05:20

Great fish from the beach. You'd have to be happy with that.

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Thanks a stonker bronzie!!!

Tue, 2012-04-10 05:48

Thats a stonker bronzie!!! good stuff mate!!

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Bloody awesome catch must

Tue, 2012-04-10 06:46

Bloody awesome catch must have been feeling good after that.

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Great catch chris

Tue, 2012-04-10 06:51

 That some fish Well done m8

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 cheers guys was so stoked to

Tue, 2012-04-10 08:45

 cheers guys was so stoked to finaly get a big one let alone 2 in a day!!! im hurting this morning but will be going down again today to try and get one of the 3m+ ones lurking around.

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 your crazy. why put yourself

Tue, 2012-04-10 08:51

 your crazy. why put yourself through more pain. no fish is worth a week of aching mussels. 

looking forward to seeing the big ones

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epic catch mate potm for sure

Tue, 2012-04-10 10:30

epic catch mate potm for sure

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faarrrkkk.....

Tue, 2012-04-10 11:53

faarrrkkk.....

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pure awesomeness!!

Tue, 2012-04-10 17:28

pure awesomeness!!

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Great catch and how I prefer

Tue, 2012-04-10 18:36

Great catch and how I prefer my sharks - on dry land!

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Dusky Whaler

Tue, 2012-04-10 18:52

Looks like a big dusky whaler, top catch anywhere especially off the shore. Well done

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AWESOME!!

Tue, 2012-04-10 19:04

must have used up your adrenaline reserves for the next 2 years for that effort, well done

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Good arm stretch. That is a

Tue, 2012-04-10 19:31

Good arm stretch. That is a top photo.

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Caught on slide, on braid

Tue, 2012-04-10 19:35

Caught on slide, on braid with no steel chris? Tell me you didn't catch this beastie on 2/0's! Top effort

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 200m of mono topshot with 1m

Tue, 2012-04-10 20:37

 200m of mono topshot with 1m of 400 lb wire off the slide and 2 11/0's snelled

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 H8 U CHRIS!

Tue, 2012-04-10 19:40

 H8 U CHRIS!

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 Just landed an even bigger

Tue, 2012-04-10 20:39

 Just landed an even bigger one, will post photos up later on. I am hurting so bad right now, spent 5 hours out of the last 24 hooked up to submarines

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 sounds like your going to

Wed, 2012-04-11 07:54

 sounds like your going to have to give your body and the sharks a rest for a while. must be great fun tho just to see who wins the tug of war.

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Love your work mate!  Pretty

Tue, 2012-04-10 21:56

Love your work mate!  Pretty certain youve got my vote next month.

You use a windon, how heavy? Thats a big dorsal fin drilling your line for a couple of hours

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 yeah 100- 200lb wind ons but

Wed, 2012-04-11 08:34

 yeah 100- 200lb wind ons but the 10m long ones. after 2 hours on full drag the slide, wind on and wire dosent look to good hahaha

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nice shark u bin following

Wed, 2012-04-11 05:36

nice shark u bin following the salmon school eh

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oh yer thats fishing, well

Wed, 2012-05-09 21:19

oh yer thats fishing, well done mate epic catch

 

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oh yer thats fishing, well

Wed, 2012-05-09 21:19

oh yer thats fishing, well done mate epic catch

 

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That is awesome mate, great

Sun, 2012-05-27 07:06

That is awesome mate, great keep sake there well done!

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Thats Awesome !!!!

Sun, 2012-05-27 07:32

Definite POTM Winnner - I reckon ! 

Well done mate .

 

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what outfit you using

Sun, 2012-05-27 21:36

what outfit you using there...50 torium and 15kg okuma xfactor rod...?

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Looks like a Torium??, I'd

Mon, 2012-05-28 08:27

Looks like a Torium??, I'd also like to know what you used.

Damn good effort!!!

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 Yep it's a torium 50 with

Mon, 2012-05-28 09:21

 Yep it's a torium 50 with 55lb on it, the rod is a shimano catana 6oz overhead

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 Nice catch looks like Salmon

Mon, 2012-07-02 21:44

 Nice catch looks like Salmon Holes Albany.... I take it you didnt carry it up the stairs