372 Super Cow caught on lower banks.

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RichG

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Victoria Jones landed a 372 Super Cow on the Red Rooster III.

Congratulations. She is now a member of a very elite Super Cow Club.

Does anyone know who is keep the "top 10 list" that Bill Roecker had. The last one I saw was 2012. She might be number 10 on the list.
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Fish Report for 12-10-2012

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Bill Roecker updates his Top Ten Tuna list

12-10-2012
Bill Roecker

The 445-pound yellowfin weighed yesterday by the Excel at Fisherman's Landing was acceptable for the jackpot by boat rules. That makes it acceptable to me for the top tuna list, now modified to reflect John Petruescu's incredible catch (by a rookie, no less) of the biggest yellowfin tuna ever caught. Here it is. Bill Roecker's Top Ten Tuna:

1. John Petruescu, 445 pounds, Excel, Hurricane Bank, weighed at Fisherman's Landing December 9, 2012
2. Mike Livingston, 405.2 pounds, Vagabond, Southern Banks, weighed Pt. Loma Sportfishing December 6, 2010
3. Mark Gasich, 399.6 pounds, Polaris Supreme, Clarion Island, weighed Fisherman's Landing November 15, 1992
4. Dave Manella, 395.4 pounds, Royal Polaris, Clarion Island, weighed FL Feb 19, 1993
5. Curt Wiesenhutter, 388.75 pounds, Royal Polaris, San Benedicto Island, April 1, 1977
6. Dennis Williams, 381.1 pounds, Royal Star, Finger Bank, Baja, weighed FL November 26, 2008
7. Al Herzog, 380 pounds, Qualifier 105, San Benedicto Island, January 11, 1981
8. Greg Koonce, 379.8 pounds, Polaris Supreme, Southern Banks, weighed FL November 18, 2010
9. Corky Yokoe, 376.38 pounds, Royal Polaris, Clarion Island, weighed FL January 5, 1996
10. Joe Simmons, 370 pounds, Qualifier 105, Clarion Island, June 1989


It appears the lower banks are producing several cows and super cow. I saw the Intrepid report on a few. The Rooster appears to have another super cow and several cows as well. I know the Indy was there as well but haven't seen any recent reports.

Congratulation to all that have joined the 200 pound and 300 pound club.
 
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FishRock

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heading out on the shogun 14day jan2. sure hope the body of fish present on the lower banks now holds until then...

Heading out on the AA, January of 2021. Sure hope they hold until then. :-)

Beautiful fish, would like to know the story behind it.
 
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spongehead

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:cheers:Congrats!
 
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watersdeep

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Badass fisher Women are so hot!

I think I’m in LOVE!

Congratulations to her.
 
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Steve K

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Fortunate enough to be in the right place, right trip to see a 362 come through the gate on the Rooster. What a sight! June Heat, 2009.
 
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Steve K

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The tail is not clipped. Even more impressive if it's not a kite fish...….
No reason to clip the tail on a kite fish on the Rooster. It counts in the Jackpot.
 
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That's interesting. It often doesn't count unless the kite goes through one full rotation, thus the reason for clipping the tail. Either way, it's an impressive fish. Congratulations to the angler.
 
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5. Curt Wiesenhutter, 388.75 pounds, Royal Polaris, San Benedicto Island, April 1, 1977

Dang almost 400 lbs in 1977! I wonder what rod reel and line he was using
 
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Probably 2 or 3 of them.

One of my favorite LR stories ever. Curt was fishing a 50TW with 80# mono. He was lighting a cigarette up in the bow when the super ate the Cabillito.

Curt never knew he got bit.

The fish surfaced in the stern where Poole gaffed it first then all hell broke loose. Forgot how many gaffs they put in it.

Curt telling the story with a couple of Crown Royals in him is too funny.
 
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Steve K

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That Kamikaze Yellowfin comes to the boat without spending any energy. Pick the word to describe it, Green or Hot, but when the guys stick it, “All Hell broke loose” pretty well describes it.

We had a trip that saw two or three of them. Early morning, not fully staffed on deck yet, quite the experience.
 
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I fished with Curt on my 8 day and he's not bad for a "short fat guy" as he calls himself. He's the one who inspired my 16 day on the Excel....50 days and counting by the way. I even had a hoodie made to mark the occasion...

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