Incredible fish. The gut on that fish is almost as big as mine.
I heard Carolyn's story this morning on Cap'n Reece's morning fishing show and she mentioned they'd forgotten their net in their haste to get underway. As you mentioned, she had two fish on at once and after she brought the first 25 lb-er in, the boat captain had to go out onto the back of the boat's transom and pulled the fish in by grabbing it's lip while she held on to his belt to keep him from falling overboard.
You can view it at: www.tidalfish.com/home Look under the Virginia Angler Board for the thread entitled "New Virginia State Record"
Also: A guy last week caught two on one rig at around 57 and 49 pounds apiece 20 miles south of Rudee. (the weights I posted were probably off, cause I gave the article away) any way the combined total was around 105 pounds on a mojo w/ a spoon trailer. I was in the same school on a boat the same day, and I have to say it was awesome. there were probably 3,000 seagulls and ganetts, a knockdown every 7 minutes. My father-in-law hooked one so big he couldn't pull it off the bottom.
Anyway, I know this is a surf and pier board, but I think It's ok for me to talk about the rare times I get to go out on a boat. I do my time with frozen skunk at seagull.
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