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#10923049 - 06/17/15 12:32 PM Brought in a nice bull shark in Rockport, Tx. Had the time of my life!
Bighorn69 Offline
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Registered: 06/02/14
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Caught it on a piece of cut skipjack, 10 ft 600 lb steel leader with 15/0 hook. Towards the end of the fight the reel broke loose from the rod handle (rust). We had to improvise so i wrapped all the line i could around the rod handle, and pumped him in to finish tiring him out! ps: im 6'6 320 pounds so the shark may not look it but it was a little over 6'.

here's a low quality video of the fight. reel comes off at end!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tKfauvYr2MU



literally had the time of my life catching that shark.. Guide Ryan Waggoner took us fishing for trout for 2 mornings but we caught our limit so fast i requested targeting sharks.

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#10924457 - 06/17/15 09:39 PM Re: Brought in a nice bull shark in Rockport, Tx. Had the time of my life! [Re: Bighorn69]
jdk1985 Offline
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Registered: 10/30/11
Posts: 185
nice catch!

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