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November 19, 2012

JAPAN: world record size giant trevally

Which is the biggest giant trevally - GT - (Caranx ignoblis) ever caught with rod and reel from the shore? Keiki Hamasaki of Kagoshima, Japan caught this monster giant trevally of 75.50 kilo -160 pound not far from his hometown. Casting a popper from the shore on a 130 pound test line, it took him only a little more  than 30 minutes to hall the fish in. It beat the previous record, set by anlger Russel Mori, by over 25 pounds.

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