Conger handlining

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Marty
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Conger handlining

Post by Marty » Sat Mar 12, 2016 6:07 pm

Hello folks I'm from Ireland and have been handlining conger eel for a few years now. Brilliant fight from them biggest 38lb. All eels weighed and returned to the sea.has anyone else tried it. Thanks,marty

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Re: Conger handlining

Post by Peace » Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:01 pm

Welcome to HLF Marty. :) We don't have Conger eels anywhere near 38lbs here sadly, a 6lbs Conger eel here is considered big. But then again, we're talking about different species. It must been pretty fun and challenging muscling such a big eel on handline!

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