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Palometa
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No Breaking Point

Post by Palometa » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:04 pm




6feet of 130lb fluorocarbon, tied to a fly line with a 65lb core, connected to 400 yards of 65lb gel spun backing….you hope there is no breaking point. Because, the fish you have had dreams about for years is connected, and you hope he doesn’t destroy it all. But, most of us saw something give during the week. A fly rod, your fly line, your back, forearms or simply your will, something does eventually break.

After an overnight in Mahe, we jumped on a 1.5hr flight to Farquhar where we were met by the guides and transferred to our boat/home for the next 7days. We anchored up in 70ft of water, about a mile off the coast of Providence Atoll.

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leaving fish, to go find fish...
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First thing first….look at some maps and get the run down on how things are going to work. Then, find the breaking points before thye break. We pulled all of our gear out, fly lines were pulled off, knots checked, biminis re-tied, new backing & fly lines for some, drags checked, flys checked and then everything was put back together and flies were tied on for the next day.

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We all go for the Giant Trevally, but there are so many other species that make this trip a “trip of a lifetime”. 10lb Bones on the regular, shots at mustache and yellowmargin triggerfish, bumphead parrotfish, numerous snapper and grouper species, tuna, sails, permit, milkfish and others. I was lucky, and able to check my bucket list fish off on the first day. THe rest of the folks dove in and starteing catching fish too.

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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by Kfoxwyo » Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:08 pm

Holy Fuck.
Let your boat of life be light, packed with only what you need-a homely home and simple pleasures, one or two friends worth the name, someone to love and someone to love you, a cat, a dog and a pipe or two, enough to eat and enough to wear, and a little more than enough to drink; for thirst is a dangerous thing.
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by FredA » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:03 pm

So you did take pictures. I hope this lasts for weeks.

Outstanding. :cool

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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by gankadank » Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:25 pm

Please do stretch this out and take your time. It's the stuff of dreams
yeah; rumspringa came late.... :smile

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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by fatman » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:07 pm

pretty cool, but needs more fish :coffee
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by fishpimp » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:28 pm

This is gonna be good...
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by fly-chucker » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:13 am

I'm boney wienered already. Keep it coming :cheer
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by fly-chucker » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:14 am

Needs better pics of the chick wearing the thong in the second pic...just sayin
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by SOBF » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:34 am

Meh

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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by Adams » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:37 am

Damn.

Farquhar concerns me - This doesn’t have An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ending, does it?
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by Lurgee » Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:47 am

I want a bumpy real bad. Love those fish.
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Re: No Breaking Point

Post by fatman » Sat Apr 21, 2018 10:13 am

Adams wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:37 am
This doesn’t have An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ending, does it?
nice reference :cool
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