Great catch Pete. My best is 5', which is a tadpole compared to yours.
Interested in the total length of the battle, the rod and reel combo, and the rig and bait you used. Certainly a battle of major proportions.
Whaler 1.5 m; Tailor 65 cm; Bream 43 cm; Snapper 85 cm; Flathead 98 cm; Estuary cod 55cm; Spotted mackeral 85 cm; Papuan trevally 100 cm & 20 kg; Barracuda 100 cm; Spanish 77 cm; Sting ray got me 175 cm
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