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NrthFrk16 09-27-2001 11:37 PM

New World Record Humpy
This 14.49 pound pink was caught out of the Lower Sky over the weekend. Its big, its ugly but Hey...its a new world record.

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juro 09-27-2001 11:43 PM

This makes me think of Ray Troll's "Humpies from Hell" characterization!
Copyright Ray Troll, cool guy and great artist

jetsled 09-28-2001 12:18 PM

I can smell the slime from here.... yuk

andre 09-28-2001 01:40 PM

WR or not why kill it? i doubt they knew it was a WR and who really cares. Keep the genetic alive for the future. Who know what might have come from this thing spawning.

juro 09-28-2001 01:47 PM

There's definitely some positive salmon funk in the pacific this year. How many times has the WA coho state record been broken by 20+ pound fish this fall - at least 4?

Could be a strong herring population, any reduction in the usual commercial roe harvest this year? There has to be some reason.

NrthFrk16 10-01-2001 02:31 AM

Manhole covers with fins I tell 'ya!!!

I got a frantic call today at work from someone who had just weighed, on his scale, a 15.5 pound humpy and was desperate for a place to get it certified.

What is so amazing about all these recrods that are being broken-over and over again-is that its not by a couple ounces but by a couple pounds.

I guess that just goes and shows you what good ocean conditions will do...

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