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Teen Lands Giant Tassie Sword Fishing Report - March 23, 2015

Date of trip: March 23, 2015
Posted March 24, 2015 by FishTrack Member
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16-year-old Kyle Longmore reeled in this 263.5-kg (580-pound) swordfish during the Coles Bay Classic tournament Saturday off Tasmania's East Coast. The massive sword, which could top the current Australian record by 88.5 kg, jumped 23 times during the six-hour fight.

The fish was caught on a 50 Peen VSW reel and Powercurve rod loaded with 24-kg Platypus line.

 
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