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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:04 am 
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Took my pro angler off the beach for the first time this past weekend!
First couple minutes out I got what appeared to be a tiny 14 inch long blacktip shark. He hit a tiny 3 inch of so mullet lol. So the bait was barely eaten so I figured eh leave it on. Then after pedaling around for an hour or so I set the rod down in the holder and WHAM. ZZZZZzZZZzzz that line started screaming! Then about 10 yds out in front of me a beautiful tarpon came blasting out of the 20ft depths! He jumped quite a few times and man o man was it just incredible! Now I fish for tarpon in the backwaters and creeks around where I live and they're awesome for a fight, but damn was that a fight I wasn't expecting. This being my biggest tarpon and my first time with one in the ocean. I fought em for 17 minutes and 26 seconds per what's recorded on the gopro! All in all that was the most fun I've had in my pro angler since I bought it.

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Capt. Tanny
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 4:07 am 
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And before I get asked why the tarpon is out.. We DNA sampled the mouth and that was the only way to get it successfully. In the water he was thrashing around I didn't want him to get hurt. He was released unharmed and swam off majestically! Oh and he was 85lbs!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 16, 2013 11:15 am 
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Where's the video?


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