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Old 03-25-2005, 03:34 PM
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They call me "Mister Bones"!

Trophy & likely world record, caught by my friend Gord Kennedy from Calgary a few weeks ago, using a 7 Wt. , somewhere in Cuba.
Length 33 inches, girth 22 inches, estimated at 18.75 pounds, which is 4 pounds more than the current record bone caught on a fly and close to 2 pounds more than the all tackle record.
Way to go Gordie! I'm sure much more will be written about this one.
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Old 03-25-2005, 03:38 PM
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You do not often say this with bonefish but that is a piggy!!!!

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Nice Fish

Is that a Tip to fork or tip tail measurment?


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Old 03-25-2005, 05:42 PM
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Sweet!!!!

Make room in the IGFA Hall of Fame.....
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Fish tales...

Just thought I'd point out by way of comparison the fish on the cover of Bahamas Fly Fishing Guide. - a 15+ pound monster.

Draw your own conclusions.


(Above mentioned fish seen here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/1558219617/ref=sib_dp_pt/104-1120255-3128753#reader-link or go to amazon and do a search under that title)
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Measure your 4 fingers (less thumb). Avg length is 3 3/4 to oh say 4 inches. Apply this to the hands in the photo. I see girth as about 12 inches max. length about
(from "V") as abot 26-28 inches. Me think-em Gordie speak-um forked tounge to indian.....indian not believe fish that big......but I could be wrong...wouldnt be the 1st time.....
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Or the gentleman is 6'7 and weights 250 pounds (I am of course talking about the one on the right ). In any case, a fine looking trophy - especially with a seven weight.

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I agree....nice fish.
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That fish looks like about 6 pounds.

I have caught several bonefish that were over 36 inches and the biggest weighed
just over 13pounds.

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