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 Posted: Sun Dec 2nd, 2012 02:33 am
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Reel Magic Charters

Joined: Wed Dec 7th, 2011
Location: Richards Bay, South Africa
Posts: 371
Murphy has a strange sense of humour. Have been looking for SA record on 30 lb for some time now and wanted a "good" fish to put on the board. Well yesterday the wish was granted, only that it was in excess of 700 lb! Cant be done many will say, but yesterday we proved just how do able it is. A 3 hr 20 minute fight and we had her on the leader 5 times! Been tutoring youngster Dale Leenstra on the art of fighting fish on light tackle and he sure had an intense lesson yesterday, not to mention his first attempt at leadering a fish of this size. All did a great job on dad Mike Leenstra's boat Baluga. Unfortunately she got away and the sadness will prevail for a very long time.
Fish was hooked on Big T "Vanatu 50 Dorado skirt. Somewhere out there is a magnifacent fish sporting some Big T bling...till next time!
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