first ever SAMBO

first ever SAMBO

first ever sambo just over 50kg caught at north container


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Damn that's big... You gotta

Thu, 2007-01-04 20:44

Damn that's big...

You gotta be in it to win it

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did you catch the length of

Thu, 2007-01-04 20:56

did you catch the length of that one by any chance?

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length

Fri, 2007-01-05 11:09

didnt have a chance gave to a mates friend at a guess it was 150cm

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Big fish

Fri, 2007-01-05 01:15

How did it taste ??

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big fish,but that pic doesnt

Fri, 2007-01-05 07:18

big fish,but that pic doesnt do it justice if it was 50kg.

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got to agree

Fri, 2007-01-05 08:21

50kg.....who can arm curl 50kg.....Mr T????

Pity its a no no to hang em on some scales ;)

Hope the angler didnt have to use that Alvey to crank the fish in :0

well done to the angler

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alvey

Fri, 2007-01-05 12:53

yes Alvey was used, half was through fight the drag let go.Alvey has now retired.

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Nice Fish

Fri, 2007-01-05 11:34

Nice fish Grego. Did your mate say it tasted any good? I've only ever kept 1 small one and it wasn't too bad, never really bothered with the big ones so I'm interested to hear peoples opinions.

Just as a side note: If you plan to catch and release Sambo's in future, take care with handling them as holding them like that puts a lot of pressure on their internals and they don't release anywhere near as well as the cradle hold, or so I am told.

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taste

Fri, 2007-01-05 12:45

SORRY dont know about the taste of it, will ask and see how he cooks them . Thanks for the side note i will keep it in mind its the first fish over 2kg i have ever caught.Cant wait to get out there again i will have to pressure my mate to go.