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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
 
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A fish story

Joe Hogle of Plantation, with some help from his neighbor Mike Strassel, recently caught the fish of a lifetime in his own backyard, a tarpon of nearly 200 pounds that took him and Strassel on a wild ride that lasted more than an hour.

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http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/cus...la-news-fringe
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 02:35 PM
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post #3 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-22-2005, 02:39 PM
 
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this just makes me miss my first home "Florida" more and more. can wait to go dwon again this year to visit my fater.
i think this happen within like a half an hour from where i lived.
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WOW!!! That's a huge ass tarpon!

Plantation is just down the road from my house
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I want to see a pic of this fish. Talk about some deep-frying tonight.
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WOW!!! That's a huge ass tarpon!

Plantation is just down the road from my house
your not to far from where i use to live. i lived in boynton beach.

and yes that is a hugh tarpon expecially being that its in a canal.
they arent talking about that canal that runs along side the turn bike are they???
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post #7 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-23-2005, 08:41 AM Thread Starter
 
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canal off the New River in Plantation Isles
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That's a Hugh fish... Hum I'm kind of hungry... what does it taste like... "is them good eats"?
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post #9 of 9 (permalink) Old 03-23-2005, 12:02 PM
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Man, screw that, imagine swimming and that big ol bastard rubbin up against ya... hehe, we need a emot for the willies, cuz that is what that would give me!!!

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