My first sailfish

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Common name: Susay
Other names: Sailfish
Scientific name: Istiophorus platypterus
Date caught: February 28, 1998
Place caught: Anda, Pangasinan, Philippines
Time of strike: 11:35 A.M.
Time boated: 11:53 A.M.
Weight: 7 kilograms or 15.4 lbs.
Length: 158 CMS.
Equipment used: 30 lb. line on a Shakespeare 400 Fulmar 2920 series  trolling reel & 7.25  
                       feet Shakespeare Chinook trolling rod
Lure: Home-made hookless Mop lure by Eddie Cacho