Saltwater 3100 HP to the rescue!

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Once you go Cat, you never go back
Sep 15, 2008
9,802
9,957
Olympia, WA
Name
laurence
Boat
2021 Allied WildCat 30
Damn. That rig was hauling ass. Rescued and having cocktails on the way in😂
 
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G-Spot

Captain
  • Mar 14, 2008
    5,405
    2,530
    Salem/OR/USA
    Name
    John
    Boat
    53’ Hatteras STEEL N TIME
    Lucky to rescue that far out!
    Pretty large tournament, so it would be a day when Coast Guard is more likely to be on standby…. But even better they got picked up by a limo!

    Just like our little tourneys…. Coasties are around.
     
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    liltrouble

    Member
    Jun 9, 2012
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    ShillCreek, WA USA
    Name
    Shari
    Boat
    Mr. Buttercup
    White Marlin Open is a phenomenal event. Richest tournament in the world.

    The boat that sank was backing down on a fish. The guys i fish with have mentioned they frequently check their double clamps on their exhaust pipes. Backing down into waves can put a lot of pressure on the hoses. Usually a flap covers the opening, but they can collapse in pretty easy.
     
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    G-Spot

    Captain
  • Mar 14, 2008
    5,405
    2,530
    Salem/OR/USA
    Name
    John
    Boat
    53’ Hatteras STEEL N TIME
    White Marlin Open is a phenomenal event. Richest tournament in the world.

    The boat that sank was backing down on a fish. The guys i fish with have mentioned they frequently check their double clamps on their exhaust pipes. Backing down into waves can put a lot of pressure on the hoses. Usually a flap covers the opening, but they can collapse in pretty easy.
    Not to many flaps on the exhaust of Marlin boats…. And even if there was it would be wide open when they throttle hard in reverse to gain ground…

    Just a big 10-12” hole spitting water and exhaust…
     
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    GregE

    Seeking Kodak Moments
  • May 17, 2011
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    Shelton, WA Mason
    www.sagecreekforums.com
    Name
    Greg Eastman
    Boat
    Kodak II - Arima SL 22
    I was watching the rod tips against the horizon- hardly any movement until they came off plane.
    Lucky they were close
     
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    Baby J

    Grady prick in training
  • Jul 28, 2017
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    Graham, WA
    Name
    Jeremy
    Boat
    Grady White 265 Express Walkaround
    Hats off to those guys. To just stop fishing in a high dollar tournament and rescue your brothers in need like that. Great representation of the high caliber people that share our passion for fishing.
     
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    liltrouble

    Member
    Jun 9, 2012
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    1,045
    ShillCreek, WA USA
    Name
    Shari
    Boat
    Mr. Buttercup
    That is a heck of a tournament. After day 1...

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