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Thursday, 02 May 2013 00:00

Largest grouper ever caught from a kayak

Sometime last year, Jim VanPelt and I were shark fishing on Bonita Beach and talking about fishing. We were discussing kayak fishing and all the different species of big fish we had caught. At some point, we began talking about the fish we wanted to try from a kayak. I will never forget his reaction when I brought up goliath grouper: “Can’t be done,” he said without hesitation. The conversation moved on, but I kept thinking about the possibilities. So did Jim.

Published in Spotlight
Friday, 09 September 2011 08:02

World Record 2649 Fish In 24 Hours

A night kayak fishing op a few weeks ago lead to catching 30 trout on 34 casts on one dock light. At the time I thought, wow that was a pretty epic day. For some anglers 30 fish off one spot would be child’s play, not 2,649 fish, that’s more like it!

Published in Fishing Gear
Wednesday, 19 January 2011 10:18

IGFA to finally recognize C&R practices

With the conservation efforts surrounding the fishing industry today, there was always one hold out.  Despite the conservation efforts the International Game Fish Association, their rules for recording world record fish usually resulted in the fish's death.  That has finally changed.

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Monday, 03 January 2011 17:39

World Record Barramundi

“I didn't realize it was a world record barra, but I knew it was a snodger.”

I’m not exactly sure what this quote from Denis Harrold means but as he exclaimed it after reeling in what will be the new world record barramundi, I’m sure it conveys excitement.

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Thursday, 10 December 2009 09:59

World Record Tandem Kayak Waterfall Descent

I found this video the other day on YouTube, Anton Immler and Steve Fisher took a 70 ft. plunge recently setting the world record for tandem kayak waterfall drop. These guys have some serious "stones", check it out!

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