A Night with Action

Date: 15-06-2013    Time: 10.30pm     Rod: ATC premium surf 13.6ft     Reel: Daiwa Saltist 40     Line: 30lbs mono     Rig: Long snood bottom feeder      Bait: Fresh squid

Around 10.30pm…Tide was on the way up….Suddenly Kiong reel alarm go screaming….I was nearby…so natural pickup the rod to strike…Yes…fish on….Kiong come by….I told him I get the fish up from the sea bed before passing to him…so after some pumping…I passed the rod back to him…He continue the fight while I fixed up my gaff…After awhile…he surface it…then I gaff it up….A 6kg female ray…

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Sea Turtle

Rod: Daiwa M cast     Reel: Shimano Torium 20     Line: 30lbs braided with mono leader     Rig: long snood bottom feeder     Bait: fresh squid

An hour later….Seng who fish beside us the reel screech…It sound like his drag is loosen and was pull by rubbish that entangle his line….He strike….wow!!….heavy…must be big piece of rubbish…He pump n pump the rod…then the thing surface….Wow!!!! U just can’t believe…It was a big sea turtle….It took his bait…the hook was in the mouth….We want to release it….but must take the hook out first….It was too heavy to pull up by his main line…..I decide to use my gaff…I gaff it on the side of the body…with another person help…We pull it up…Unhook it…then release it back…Estimate around…15 to 18kg in weight…

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