Must've been great Breakfast Burritos. Photo bomb
Red Rooster #3 underrated by many, and overlooked by few.
Still here. Make it a Holiday to remember!
Great info! :beerbang:
It's a Full Moon. :hali_olutta:
Bad Ass! This is November. :smash:
Boys with their Toys! Still give my Mom
a hard time for selling my G.I. Joe Hovercraft. :beerbang:
Bad Boys! Whatcha' going to do. :cheers:
It's all in good fun(I worked for him), unless you're one of those
sensitive types. Otherwise, you'll have at good laugh. :food-smil
Outstanding report! You got a lucky son working
on the most underrated Long Range Boat.
Good luck Alan! Swords are referred
to Elvis on here. btw :starwarskid5:
Pretty cool report. Think I spotted a Newell. :beerbang:
Lotrimin for the Bed Bugs.o_O
Hit the Nail on the Head. Thanks Jimm!:rockin:
22nd Street Landing has either an
Overnight/ Outrider/ 11 Anglers /$275
Nice job! Bucket list trip.
Also a helluva Fisherman? Mostly, They stay in the Wheelhouse
finding fish for us. However, which Captains come down on deck and slay? Have some...
Damn good report, you seem to have lost some
lbs.! Miss the worn out SC Hat. :drunk
Amazing Chef that pays attention to the little
Was Mike Postle playing poker in the Galley?:food-smiley-014:
Anyone have an update? Grandpa' in-town wants to
fish, but he gets Sea sick. TIA
You got a keeper, and Tucker rocks!:git:
Let's go Dodgers! :devil:
Relax, Don't do it. :_portable
The Galley Cooks/Chefs for the most part are a breed apart.
They have to listen to the Captain,Deckhands, and Customers
days on end trying their...
BIG POS. :food-smiley-014:
Capt. Markus might jump in the water. :hali_olutta:
Great Video! The Drone footage to the Tackle tips.:cheers:
Great job! Your worn down, old as you SC hat gives you that extra strength.LOL
Have been on 3 sponsored trips. Everyone got something
mainly Hats,Jigs, Pliers.etc Seems like the Long Range trips
have some nice giveaways. IMO
Great work Dan! Thanks for all you do getting Kids
and Adults involved in Fishing. :urno1:
Captain McCombs underrated IMO.:It__s_Outta_Here:
Freedom has been a LA/OC overnight operation
that gets "it", without much(any) competition now these days.
Jeff Jessop is underrated as a Captain...
That Kid looks-Stoked on Fishing. :lux:
God Bless the Coast Guard! :-)
Dennis Rodman cried! The Worm :food-smiley-014:
Look forward to more reports. Great start to posting, ignore
the Grammar Police. :Emoticon_Potty_Time
Thank you! To those Divers who searched and found the remaining victims, that is something in and of itself.:notworthy
"I'm just happy we are getting this on video." :daman:
Located in Garden Grove
Getting close to being like Copper Canyon in Lake Havasu City during Spring Break. :1041677399:
Looks like the Russian explosion near Nonoksa
missle testing facility. :Rambo_Throwing_KnivJay Culter Axe throw.
Size 13, Gray color, never used w/ tag attatched.
DM my inbox. TIA
Here comes ORCA
Just returned to find alot of my closest shoreline friends.
It's more then a pond,but have seen it in way,way better conditions.
Reminded me of...
Alot of my most epic offshore fishing has been
in the Fall or Free Fallin'. RIP Tom Petty:git:
Beast Mode! :hali_olutta:
what he said :hali_ruahahaha:
Well Done! Glad you got to fish with
both Mark and Paul on the same trip! Legends :shakin:
Lately can't find'em just the 15LW?
That Boat is know for doing that....:deadhorse
Recent 2-day Reported 8/10/: 22 Anglers-117 yellowtail/1 Dodo
Oh Gawd! :eek:
Thought it was the # for Pisano and Strasser cook when they ran the First String named Monday? hehe
Great work! Generation Z wearing a Def Leppard :rockin:
Apollo out of Seaforth on Aug. 17th 1.5 days
for $390 25 anglers leaving on a Saturday night!
That BFT had it coming! Nice job.:nutkick:
Hang Loose! :rockin:
Getting Double DD's right takes a lot of work. :_grope__NFU:
GL! fly liner follow thru on the cast.:food-smil
$/ tip what you feel the service was.
A Bedliner was for my Truck, not for BedBugs.:rolleyes:
Any Boat w/ Louvers is a fish killing machine.:Zombie_Ro
Still miss RIP -Turner's on Katella Ave. my 1st Job
working. Good times!:food-smiley-014:
Would out fish Mike Rice no doubt.:rockin:
Subs are cool.:)
Still rockin' the SC hat!;)
Even the best Poker Players bust out. Sorry
got WSOP on the brain. You'll get that fish.:food-smil
Great Report! Can't wait to book with you this Summer!
Waiting on my "claimer" Lottery Scratcher to be returned.:Pogo_Stic
57 year old Legend! Why again did I have to hide under my desk
in Grade School?:imdumb:
Pacifica 19 Anglers=5 Bluefin Tuna :Bathtime_emoticon:
Nice video! Great save at 11:24 would've torn my groin, ACL, or even gone overboard. :notworthy
It was going well until....barf
Get yourself a legendary Jed Welsh Halibut rig w/the red beads off amazon.no joke GL!:profile:
Been there done that. Somehow another Angler reeled up my set-up.:food-smiley-014:
Capt. Robert Gray has quickly become one of my favorite Captains. GL on your trip!:lux:
It's online for June 14th Friday
for a 1.5 day/30 anglers/350 leaving from Seaforth. Glad to see Pacifica back on the water. Good work
Great write-up! Glad your expectations were meet. Had the
same expectations, and experience on that Sportfisher.
Pac Dawn is usually booked for a...
Sport King -L.A. Harbor Sportfishing make the drive and make sure they're not charter.:beerbang:
New-Lo-an/ especially if the vacation days roll over & leaving
on Friday night even in Sept. is hard.GL either way :drunk
Had a recent Garage sale and put out all my rods(except her).
Too many memories and an ATFav!:_happytos
The 1.5 trip gives you more options as you know.
Book with the Islander with confidence,
and hope the fish bite.:beerbang:
Corky was in a class of his own.:rockin:
Glad you got out on the water. AA underrated-:_shopping
Nothing but Toads!:notworthy
Crew No. Landing Management Yes.:Fondle:
Thanks to Andrew the Pacifica is a go
soon! She needed a lot of work,
but Andrew put his Heart and Soul in this baby.
Had a stellar day on this...
Former longtime owner(Rip Jim Peterson) of the Sport King out of Ports' O Call/La.Harbor called me Little Brockman jr. when I started as 2nd deck...
So, you're that guy! What a great ending.:appl:
Has now suddenly returned to the LA/OC scene booking again
at 22nd Street Landing 35 pass/$165. fyi....:Burp:
That smile says he is Stoked on Fishing!:appl:
Nice job! Good info on the RockCod Rig and area fished.:rockin:
She moved down to Point Loma Sportfishing. Now taking reservations
starting Apr.27th for 1 1/2 day trips for $350. barf
Outer Limits- one of the most adapt name of a boat
ever! Rip Gary Nordbye.:urno1:
A lot of beautiful and good tasting Rattlesnakes there.:drool:
Thanks for the report w/pictures.Godspeed to Capt. Bruce Root!
Ali thanks for your dedicated drive for BD, & Local Knowledge videos.
Very cool! Brings back memories of my Dad and I making
the right turn out of Alamitos bay, and hitting up the THUMS
Islands in LBC.:appl:
Caught my one and only at Dawn. Although,
a couple years ago the Freedom was on 2-day, and pulled
into backside of Catalina around midnight....
Looks great! That is something I would never be able
to do. Nice craftsman! :hali_olutta:
Godspeed To the Legend of Sport King~ Bruce Root.
Taught me all that, and more being his 2nd deck 88-91.
With Cookie, Lloyd,and Jim Peterson as...
Glad to see the Boat that has come a long way from fishing
Catalina/SCI when it was first launched to do overnights at
L.A. Harbor Sportfishing.:git:
What is the cost for a 1 or 2 day Saltwater for 2019? TIA:jig:
1.5 trip Love those. Whoever invented 1 1/2 day
trips should be in the Fishing HOF. :D
Turner's Outdoorsman on Knott St. it got torn down for alot of Condo's.
At least the Burger joint is still on the corner.:food-smiley-014:
Somewhere between 7-10 rigs. The 30-60 lbs.
range, as always. Don't forget to mix in a Heavier/Lighter gear.
GL! Look forward to the report....
Halibut the peoples champ! Still can't believe not long ago on You Tube
The Mirage pulled 70 of those in one day.Gl with the rest of the...
xfer via a FFL.???
My Dad pasted away, and left a lot of Ammo behind. Where can I sell
it? It's most 45,22,32,35 and M1. TIA
Amazing report! Have been trying to fit it into my scheduling.:devil:God Bless the Fisherman sitting on the bench with the prosthetic leg.
Great job reporting! Capt. Pat Cavanaugh of the Pacific Dawn
is without a doubt one of those good guys for Sportfishing.:notworthy
Outer Limits back in the day. Capt. Gary Nordbye would push it to the limits
to make it out to Cortez Bank or San Juan Seamount on an...
That hat brought back memories, of having the checkered Vans at his age.
Early 80's(no trespassing)-Navy Golf course in Los Alamitos, Ca. Used an opening
in the fence to get in, went to catch Bluegill then flyline them,...
Capt. Bruce is Legendary. :beerbang:
Glad to see the Prowler is in good hands.:appl:
Nice Toad, and good info.:appl:
Glad to hear you thought twice about stopping on the
Paddy, in order to get home safely. :lux:
Nice head shot on the first one, not so much on
the second. Thanks for the video-:cheers:
Point Loma Sportfishing
Food Porn is still allowed.:food-smil
This post calls for the Hog being ridden by the Guy with the Beer. :food-smiley-014:
You are correct. GL!
It's like a Pool players Bridge stick. It helps with getting your line
away from obstructions i.e. prop, hull. etc. :-)
Sorry to hear. Any camera footage?
Years ago, was at the KFC on Rosecrans (now Starbucks). When a Dad,
and his two Sons saw I was going out fishing said he was on the Vagabond ....
Very nice you gotta....:720icon:
The Annie B barge and playing PacMan in the galley when things got slow.
Jumping onto the GW from the rising swells off of Seal Beach Pier ramp....
Bad Boy, Bad Boy watcha you goin' do. :shake:
Good read! We've all had days like that.:Emoticon_Potty_Time
To the point report, with pictures. Nice start to posting on BD:720icon:
Now that's a patty party!:rockin:
Could very well be the POY, Post of the year/ Sportboat edition.:_hot_:
TIA- As to what someone might know
about the boat accommodations, etc. Heard
it was a purchase of the Ultra/Freedom connections.?:elephant:
This post should include the Guy riding the Hog. :drunk
An Angler caught 2 Dodo's on 1 jig on the Prowler, so is that considered an
Ocean threesome in fish terms. :Burp:
Thanks for the write-up! Capt. Robert Gray/crew are beasts when
comes to getting on fish for customers.:D
Looks like on the Phone site they have over
20+ Yellowtail, and 30 legal Calicos in mid -morning report.:lux:
That smile is priceless, He's
hooked on the Pacific Ocean Lake.:lux:
Sport King built in 1946, and still getting it done with
Capt. Bruce in 2018! Thanks for the report:Zombie_Ro
Capt. Joe is underrated.:Smoke_Emoticon:
Albacore don't like fluorocarbon...Hence the lack of fish.:eyepoppin
Pacific Queen has been, and continues to be the best of the best.
Thanks for the update!:notworthy
More like staples. I'm not a Doctor, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn.:jig:
Good job! "Boat ran good." :)
:argue: Nice report, wrong forum.
Let us know how it goes. GL!:cheers:
-Truthfully-thanks for the answer:rolleyes:
How's the Bunkroom layout? Does it have A/C?:starwarskid5:
Bill had the best spot on the boat IMHO.:drunk WTG!
Good report, and way to get out on the Ocean.
This gloom makes me want to do the opposite,
just press the snooze. :daman:
The Double OO, Ocean Odyssey out of H&M Landing.
It was once the BlackJack out of Redondo Landing catching those
WSB at SBI in the mid-late 80's....
Looking to join- a trip with a group between Aug. 1-15th for an overnight or 1.5/2 day trip on a
six-pack going out of SD landings. PM me.
That's some good eats. Nice to see that he's wearing his PFD!
Dang! That Goat must be _ _ years old. Fill-in the blanks.
The winner gets a meet and greet with Stormy Daniels. :Pelvic_Thrust:
aka. James Comey :hali_blablalba:
Good Gawd! Nice haul on those shallow dwellers.:doh:
Great write-up as usual. Nice to see the Lucky hat back.
Could've used some food porn. :hali_olutta:
Grande is now out of H&M Landing picking up the First String Open party/charters.
It's a Long Boat(Ranger 85), Big bow(Jig throws), and very...
Still remember going with my Dad at 13, and going
straight to the Bongos Charter Girls booth!:drool:
Looks like a beautiful day on Lake Pacific! If
you ever need a boat ho', PM.
:appl:Glad to see this instead of that crazy kid from the internet this week on the airplane yelling and screaming for 8hrs. WTG Dad!
Freshwater:Cachuma Lake fishing lead core line and needlefish lure along
the buoy line. Then going into Solvang and looking at the Jugs on the...
Go with your gut, Sept./Nov. GL! :Zombie_Ro
Glad to see you found some quality time on
the water with your son.:cheers:
You" How do you feel."- Rosie"Good."- The Yellowtail "I'm gaffed."
Was checked last year in Feb. on a sporty for sculpin by the DFG zodiac boat....
Everything went fine until the dude smoking threw his cig in
Use the Jed Welsh Halibut Rig w/ the red bead.
Got a Jackpot Butt on the Enterprise using that rig if
you can find it.:evilimu:
Is Mark Larson still working behind the counter at that Landing?
Worked with him at L.A. Harbor and haven't seen him do any updates on that phone...
The Condor out of Fisherman's Landing has those
type of trips beginning around Memorial day
thru the summer months. It's comfy and fishy.:beerbang:
My Orange tabby lived about 16+years, and
owned her outdoor Yard. Great shot!:lux:
Anyone not surprised as me to see this 310lbs. BFT caught. Pic's on the phone line site.
Knew they were around, but wow deckhand jumps in to...
:hali_parkutuli:First String, my boyhood dream to work on it. Then she payed for
my 1st car.
Congrats to R85!:urno1: Capt. Robert Gray is one to keep your
eye on. Had a blast fishing with him on the Constitution before it was
DVOY! Drone video of the year....rockin' report!:rockin:
Great write-up :appl:! A little bias because Capt. Bruce keeps it as old
school as old school comes these days.
It's like this, and that....You put the smackdown!:food-smiley-014:
--------- Each year since my Dad passed away 5yrs. ago I take a trip, because he got me/taught fishing.
In year's past I've booked on to the...
Does anyone know where to rent a Large two-speed/rod,
besides at the Landings?
I'm sorry, but I'm a homer for this boat. Worked on it in early
90's paying for my 1st car in cash with the money I made off
There is a reason why the Success is so hard to book. This
is a prime example, great write-up! :urno1:
TPOY! This easily one of my candidates for The Post Of
Seems that the AA is always in the convo for best boat, when
I ask other more (long range) experienced anglers which has been their favorite. :urno1:
Yep, He still has contacts including his brother(Pacific Dawn) in that area.
Thinking he got some solid info in order to roll up that far up the...
First String....I use to work on that boat while
it was in San Pedro in the early 90's, so I'm kinda bias....LOL
Was built for fishing with...
Awesome Capt. and boat to bad I can't swing 3.5 days or
else I'd be all over it. I'll put my money on red(lots of blood), you're going
to kill it!...
Red Robin- Steak Fries
5 and diner- Baked fries
In and out- fresh cut
Dang you got it done! Congrats :drunk
How was the food? bunkrooms/staterooms?
Damn food porn! :lux:
Great! Need a 5XL tank top to show off
the guns.o_O If possible bring some Okuma reels for a try-out.
Mark Oronez-Pacific Voyager....constant updates thru-out the trip!
Cary Dodson-Success....Pt. Loma Sportfishing, fishy guy with humor.
Another month away on the Outrider....What kind of giveaways are the norm on these trips? Will there be rods/
reels to use besides the raffles...
Sad news....if true
Thee original 1/2 day captain, running rain or shine
passengers or not many. Always sitting atop his hilltop
It's up and running out H&M Landing this summer, with a 1.5 trip
leaving this Saturday. Hope they did some major work to that dingy,
The smiles says it all! Great job :rockin:
Elvis was sighted.:appl:
Prowler....very fishy, solid operation.
Me too..especially if he would launch out of Davies in Alamitos bay.
Now I'm done...Good job!
Great picture! Especially the little guy wearing his PLV.:appl:
Nice job! What's the make/model of that reel? TIA:)
fish the skiffs in spring/summer...Jump on a 1/2 day.IMO :xlbirthda
Fished it both when it was the OG-Shogun, and then again year's later when it turned into the Seeker. Very Fishy boat that is still in good hands.
Nice report! Love the taste of fresh:drool: Halibut......
I'd side with Billy, and play the "pass line" on booking your trip. IMHO
Thanks for the report. Just fishing with Capt. Bruce is in
itself an adventure.:appl:
That Captain called in saying tonights ride is YFT and the Bass/Bonito.no chasing BIG BFT.. because
the weather might be up...fyi :beerbang:
Nice going! Where's this Mahi Tackle shop you spoke of?
Glad to see that SC hat doing you favors, again!
Thanks for the report......:cheers:
What day's? Outrider out of 22nd Street Landing in San Pedro has
some dates upcoming available.:720icon:
There was a very short lived T.V. show my
Dad and I named his 16ft. Glasspar after.....wait for it
Congrats! Mean Joe Green does it.:lux:
Thanks for the report. Things could change again soon or not. :confused:
9/4 Freedom 36 anglers: 2 yellowtail, 13 red rockfish, 1 Lingcod,
2 calico bass, 42 bonito.
9/3 Sport King 29 anglers: 73...
Whoa! Thanks for the link....Glad everyone made it to safety.
I had my first disappointment in fishing around 12 yrs. old. My
Father, and I along with my best friend where scheduled on the Mascot VI
This should be in the running, for Report of the Year..ROY..IMO
Sport King out of L.A Waterfront Cruises. Easy Access to the Landing
and a fishy Captain.
WTG! Thanks for the pic's, and the detailed report after
the opening paragraph.:appl:
Had a 14ft. Glaspar w/ 40 Johnson for awhile, and fished mainly inside the breakwater, and along the Queen Mary area. Feel free to jump over the...
Just fished this boat...see report. Definite recommend, It
rarely has open tickets for good reason.:starwarskid5:
Sounds like you made the best of a rough & tough day.
Every year around this time I go fishing to honor my Father and his birthday(8/4) since
he passed away. I booked a 2-day aboard the Pacific Dawn...
Sorry to hear about your loss. Since
my father past away 3 years ago to a stroke,
I make it a point to go fishing around his birthday (8/4) every...
Outer Limits out of Seaforth Landing leaving Aug.8th
for a 2-day. Have fished it, good times only taking 20 anglers....:Pogo_Stic
Appears Keith is the new owner of the Constitution out of H&M Landing....
I fished this boat last year with great success (it just became even...
Truly blessed to fish and work with him at L.A. Harbor.....Still
cherish a picture of a young me with an Albacore caught on the Outer Limits
It's on!!!! Bring the heavy gear.:720icon:
That's a toad BFT! Great job- BD'ers!:notworthy
Glad to hear you settled on my recommendation from May
of the 1st String....too bad you didn't get that whopper. Sounds like
you enjoyed the trip...
Was working on the First String on a 2-day at the Cortez bank.
A rogue wave hit in the middle of the night, everyone got throw
out the bunks. The...
Thanks for the report! Please tell me those guides on your rod got twisted around or I've had too long a week at work. :imdumb:
Thanks for the report......A PB wearing a life vest all day long is my favorite
part of your pictures posted!:urno1:
The First String out of the same Landing has a similar trip that day
with about the same amount of Anglers. The
boat's layout is very...
WTG! What was your rod/reel set-up?
I might have missed that..:hali_olutta:
Try to see if the Sport King...L.A. Waterfront Cruises
laharborsportfishing.com is available. It might be too
short of notice especially on a...
"Should've been here yesterday."
You had that gut feeling, that's a true fisherman.:notworthy
Looks about right their 1st charter is 6/4/2016.....
Can't wait till the boat starts taking open party trips! :It__s_Outta_Here:
Looks like Tucker is down south in San Pedro
Outrider out of 22nd street landing. Sweet!:appl:
I've done well in my 16ft. Glasspar outside
Alamitos bay turn right to the 1st Oil rig inside the
breakwater, fish the open water side. A lot of...
Went on 1.5 trip in early Aug.2015, see my report...We slayed them
with young captain Alex at the helm! I had a middle bunk in the bow, and it was...
Many moons ago I worked both on the open party boats, and then inside the Landing office.
Those vouchers were quite common, some skippers...
Bruce the San Pedro legend that only can be experienced in person!:daman:
Thanks for the report! How's the Galley food on that boat these days?
Use have longtime cook Pattie on board years ago...
Capt. Bruce on the Sport King out of L.A. Waterfront
Cruises, found some of those yellowtail today.
Great info/pic's! Gotta' get on that boat this year.....:jig:
Thought you would go with Aerosmith- Back in the Saddle.
Ppperfect! Got that pepper on to your WSB.....:git:
It could be a BIG EYE TUNA...It's eye is bigger then the others.:gaygroup:
Nice Report! I've had my best (past) albacore days on the Prowler....That's sayin' alot,
knowing how long some trips to find albacore can be...
Your son and you got the same stoked on fishing smile!!:urno1:
First String is a fishy/roomy boat....Glad you caught some!
Congrats! Hit me up when you go out.I'm nearby..I fished with you, and
your boy this summer out of H&M.:beerbang:
Bad to the bone!:appl::appl:
Whitey....the feather master or so he claimed....:hali_ruahahaha:
Yep...and Capt. Bruce use to sing.....'Blueeee Velvetttt' when he was in a really good mood....:Smoke_Emoticon:
"Spot kings" :p: The landing is making him become more vocal, which isn't
his style except on his boat!!!! He's old school, but means it the a...
He's left his Phoenix station, but is still a fisherman with an eye on weather.
Gotta love an old pic' of the GW!:food-smil
Way to go! Always wanted to fish that boat, excellent report.
How long did it take to type it up?
I'd do the 5-5 nothing like sleeping in your own bed, even
if it's only for a few hours. Look beyond the Fury to the M/V Sum Fun- if your going...
Damn that 1st picture is beautiful!! :food-smiley-014:
Awesome report!!!! Wish more boats would use those shock mats on
the deck. My puppies are usually killin' me by Day 1.
I'm thinkin' the Searcher or Islander is the OG Red Rooster.....:Smoke_Emoticon:
That's Ms. Hannah Mullins an Arizona State :devil: alumni! bio says she likes to walk her bulldog......:Poop_and_Run:
Capt. Bruce is a heck of a captain, and quite the character once
you get to know him. Glad you, and your co-workers had a great day "on the water."
Someone had on their "Big Boy" pants today!:cool::720icon:
It's that Johnson that did the trick....:eyepoppin
It takes alot to go at this alone(RIP.... DAD), but the reward was awesome when
my Mom said "This is the some of the best fresh fish you've ever...
Never been on a boat that had a "slammer" til' yesterday on
the Constitution. It worked wonders as the dead bait was chunked out,
and the live...
I thought I indented the paragraphs....oops>:(
Just awoke from my nap after getting in this morning off the Constitution,anyhoo.....
Left the O.C. Wed- at 3:30 p.m didn't get to the Landing...
Classic, thanks for the Link....
Be careful what you wish for....Capt. Nordby fell asleep searching
for squid and ran aground the Outer Limits in the 90's, then made his
:appl: awesome CI offshore detail...:lux: anybody been out to the San Juan Seamount?
The weather has been up, and is coming back up...guessing not
Maximus out of Fisherman's Landing-San Diego- has a
1.5 trip (8/5) or the night before has an overnight(make sure it has enough signed up.) Good...
Fished this same boat last year just cause I wanted to fish with Capt. Tom Lee
before he disappeared(anyone know what he's up to)....We didn't...
That's fishing...How was the boat in general? fishable w/32 anglers?gallery food? bunk
room..etc anything you want to add Thanks
Thanks for report! I got no problem fishing on that boat(when it's open)
with that Capt. Corey.....glad you caught some fish
Nice report....that would be captain Bruce Root, he's a rare breed indeed.(in a good way)
He was the longtime lead deckhand on there back when Jim...
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