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Got Myself A Hoodlem

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Hey Guys and Girls...

Went out last friday out off south Sydney and had abit of a jig on a big school we found... had to work really hard, drifted over the spot about 3 or 4 times for nothing, one more try... drop the Jig to the bottom and 2 turns later bang, the rod absolutely loads up, drag is locked up to full on the shimano trinidad, the fish managed to take a little bit of line, but i quickly managed to click my body into winch mode and take control, 5 minutes and we were only 10m off the bottom, eventually i gained a little and backed off the drag to make sure i didnt pull the hooks.. i know this was going to be a big fish, the lunges were backbreaking, half way up the fish took control and with one great big lunge i lost my footing n slipped. eventually i got the fish up and she measured up at 128cm and 15.6KG, now thats what i call a Hood..

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mate. that is wicked. do you think it is ever possible to catch one like that of the rocks?

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Cracking King! :1yikes::thumbup:

Well done on a fine catch and just goes to show you can never fish to heavy even off Sydney.

Greg

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:thumbup: Great kingy mate a real tackle and forearm tester.

Congrats mate that's one for the wall of achievments.. :1yikes:

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Beaut Hoody mate! :thumbup:

Bet that one hurt a bit.

Well done.

Cheers,

Grant.

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wow awsome fish for sydney!! i know in rarotonga and nz they catch 15-30kg kings all the time but off sydney thats impressive they seem to be alot more elussive around australia.. congrats on a catch of a life time!!!!

ps: what lb line were u using on the beast?

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That's soo gd man... That is a bloody solid king...

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That's soo gd man... That is a bloody solid king...

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:1yikes::1yikes:

Congrats on a superb Kingy mate. Definitely a fish to remember :thumbup:

Hodgey

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Sensational fish mate! :1yikes:

Bet you'll remeber that fight for a very long time!

Well done!

:1fishing1: AJ

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What a catch, a real wall hanger :thumbup: .

Better start pumping some iron though cause youve got a new PB to beat ! :074:

Cheers, Copafisher

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That is def catch of a lifetime here in Sydney .

Well done.

There is alot of kings like this hooked lately but you won the bruising battle and got your trophy.

Cheers...steve......

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Great work mate. It is one thing hooking them but a totally different story landing them!

I think catches like this will become increasingly common off Sydney as long as they keep the commercial traps away!

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rippsnorter of a king mate,top effort.thats a world class king you landed there & it was in sydney.who said you gotta go to norfolk & lorde howe islands to get kings of that calibre. :yahoo:

cheers johnny. :beersmile::thumbup:

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woooooohooooooooooo, thats a KINGDALAPING!!!!

Well done

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That is one hellova king mate Well done.

And almost double the legal size!!!! :1yikes:

:thumbup::thumbup::yahoo:

SL,

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