You never know...

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by 46er, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. 46er

    46er Piney

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    what you'll find washed up on the beach. Maybe a BIG seagull dropped it, or....

    Measured around 80". Not my Jeep, used for size comparison.

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  3. MuckSavage

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    yup
     
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    Have to wonder if died of natural causes or was tossed back when a larger one was caught? The tuna fishery is strictly regulated similar to fluke but worse.
     
  5. 46er

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    Not natural and was very fresh. The gulls hadn't got to it yet. They are getting them at the '100 Square' and some reports have them 3 miles off. This may have been lost at the boat as there is what looks like a gaff hole in the lower jaw under the eye. Not a spot a hook would be unless it was foul hooked. Over 100 incher, worth BIG money. I used to carry a permit, but nothing ever this large ever came to the boat.
     
  6. The Wick

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    Nice fish, definitely worth some $ if it was fresh. A giant sea turtle once washed up on the beach in NJ. They estimated it to weigh over 500 lbs. They had to remove it with a back hoe
     
  7. Sue Gremlin

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    What a delicious looking carcass.
     
  8. bobpbx

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    Doesn't the fishing pole on the jeep look odd, like it's cutting into the canvas background of a painting?
     
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  11. Gerania

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    The fishing pole is fine, but the sky isn't.
     
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