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Big Permits cobias grouper

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Jun 9, 2004
me with my 2nd Permit of the trip (biggest fish ever speared)


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my 1st permit of the trip (a little smaller but very nice still)


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this cobe was taken the same day same spot as the above permit. He just did not want to die!


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my friends younger bro w/ a notable grouper taken the same day as the bigger permit. we also got about 10 smaller groups. 2 cudas and several hogs that day.


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my friend got these they day after i left home to miami. This was in progresso mexico. it is very fished out (specially grouper and snapper) b/c there are no laws or enforcers of them. and ppl use nets alot. but we still managed to do pretty good.

the fish were mostly taken in 40-50ft. we also got several spanish macks. hogs, snapper, triggers, and groupers.


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makes wish permit werent illegal to spear in Florida... Beautiful fish, good trip!
they are very excellent as table fare. They have a very light meat . My friend ate some permit sushi but i wasn't there to try. He said that was good too.
did you get yours with a single band gun and what setup where you using?
i was using an omer T20carbon 110cm with two bands for the bigger permit and one band on the other one (but with a stainless shaft which is lighter as opposed to my springsteel shaft which i usually use when i'm going for larger fish or shooting around rocks.)

I had the cheap omer reel on there which served the purpose but is a little slow at recovering line.
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