HUGE SPOTFIN CROAKER!!!

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  1. samerica26

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    Caught this huge spotfin croaker near Robb Field Athletic Area near OB. 24.5 Inches!!!!

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    Dang, that's a toad! Well done.
     
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    Thank you thank you!!
     
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    Dam that is massive!
     
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    I was pretty shocked. I didn't even know spotfins grew this big!!
     
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    A friend recently caught one around 28 inches. So they’re bigger!
     
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    Damn
    Fine catch !!
     
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    Wow. 28?! Thats crazy. Gotta get that one someday!
     
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    The spotfin population seems to be up this year.

    If you ever get the chance to visit the Scripps Birch aquarium you can see just how massive these spotfins can get.

    Nice catch.
     
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    Awesome. Thank you! Will look to stop by!
     
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    Awesome job Congrats on the catch, that's one helluva fish
     
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    Right not they’re spawning. The females are the usually the bigger ones with bright yellow fins and the males have vertical lines going down their bodies kinda like juvenile white seabass. I’ve been letting them go since I found out they’re mating.
     
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    That is a beast! Well done!
     
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    That’s not a huge spotfin.
    That’s a freakin huge as$ spotfin!
    Nice job!
    Must of been a heck of a fight.
     
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    nice going!!
    Looking at that background you'd never think you are near a huge metropolitan area.
     
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    Nice catch! Keep em coming!
     
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    cool pic
     
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    As fluffy would say "DAAYUM"
     
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    Shhhh.... there's no fish in OB and the homeless will eat you
     
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    Almost full on spawn coloring too
     
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