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Old 04-04-2012, 07:26 AM   #1
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Default My first sword - finally

After years of trying (although not that hard admittedly) I popped my sword cherry Friday evening in the Cayman Swordfish Tournament. Daydropping, second drop - 6.00pm, 2200' of water on the bottom with a barracuda strip. Just over an hour to get in - 122.2 lbs. Heaviest fish first day($2500) and Third overall($2500). Not a bad weekend seeing as we only went two miles from shore both days! Check out the stomach contents...a bunch of what looked like red prawns. Meat was just starting to go pumpkin...
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:29 AM   #2
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Oh yea. NO electrics allowed in tournament. All handcranked!
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:39 AM   #3
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:29 PM   #4
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great job brian, it was to meet you at the awards monday night
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:21 AM   #5
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No wonder they taste so good, I'm gonna start riggin some lobsters! Good Job Especially on rod and reel.
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Old 04-05-2012, 01:44 PM   #6
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TK, Congrats on 1st sword and placing in the $$ for the tournament. cheers, O
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Old 04-05-2012, 06:46 PM   #7
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Awesome. Congratulations on your first and being in the money for the tournament. I guess just like Flamingos, it is the red shrimp/prawns in their diet that make the Pumpkins.
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Congrats all the way around !!!! Capt. Ahab
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