Omar Villenas' 1st Giant Trevally


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Common name: "Cuba" Talakitok
Other names: turrum, ulua, lowly trevally, lesser trevally, bumper, black trevally
Scientific name: Caranx ignoblis
Date caught: April 10, 1999
Place caught: Bolinao, Pangasinan, Philippines
Time of strike: 11:40: A.M.
Time boated: 12:15 P.M.
Weight: 8.5 kilograms or 18.7 lbs.
Length: 82 CMS.
Equipment used: 30 lb. line on a Penn GTi Level wind  trolling reel &
                           7  feet Fenwick trolling rod
Lure: Rapala Magnum Sinking Plongeant (CD 14 CG MAG) Pearl/Flourescent Orange

Omar's catch:

Skipjack Tuna   - 2.75 kilos or  5.94 lbs.
Talakitok - 8.5 kilos or 18.7 lbs.

Omar's total catch for the day: 11.2 kilos or 24.64 lbs.

John's catch:

Talakitok - 2.75 kilos or 6.05 lbs.

John's total catch for the day: 2.75 kilos or 6.05 lbs

Combined total catch weight for the day:

14 kilograms or 30.80 lbs