Fish won...

August 14, 2015 by Victor Petric

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Just back after 10 hours at sea… Dead calm conditions. Scortching heat, 38c in shade.
Marked only 2 fish until 7 pm. Then hand fed a whopper estimated at 350-400lbs on the surface for 15 minutes. Would not take baited sardine on surface no matter what I tried. Fish went under and took bait that was 35m under. Fought for over an hour. Got to within 30m of boat. Either fc leader or crimp failed on spro wind on swivel. Hell of a battle.

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