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Discussion in 'The Bucket' started by civiccars2003, Apr 22, 2014.

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  1. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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  3. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    oldfishkeeper Giant Squid

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    that is hilarious! that's impressive that was caught off a beach!
     
  5. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    What a waste of such a beautiful creature.
     
  6. Mr. Bill

    Mr. Bill Native Floridian

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    "Between all of us, there won't be a bit of it wasted".

    Man's gotta eat. :)
     
  7. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    It is a threatened species. They did, however, try and release it. They claim they always release them. This one was just in too poor of shape to release.
     
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  9. RoloSaez

    RoloSaez Millepora

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    10 dollars a pound! Nice catch
     
  10. CBSurfrider

    CBSurfrider Millepora

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    I didn't mean that in a hippy/pita type of way. Just reminded me of a time I caught a swordfish and it was 1/2" too short and we had to let it go and it ended up dying as we tried to revive it. In this case, that bad boy has been out there lurking for quite some time to end up on a hook for his last call.
     
  11. ingtar_shinowa

    ingtar_shinowa Giant Squid

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    Apex predator my left foot!!! Who's got two opposible thumbs and eats everything below him on the food chain?! Those guys. In all seriousness I'm glad they are stand up enough to eat it. I hate trophy hunting. Last spring I was fishing in the keys and they spotted a sailfin, I just wanted to keep flat-lineing for yellowtail because I eat those.
     
  12. Kevin_E

    Kevin_E Giant Squid

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    I believe Mako is thought of as a high quality meal.