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What A Catch! Giant 90-year-old Fish Reeled In Off  
User currently offlineLuv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12341 posts, RR: 45
Posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 3247 times:
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That is one UGLY fish!

Do people actually eat this type of fish?


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User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 3181 times:


Another link from the Anchorage Daily News.

That is one ugly fish too . . . .

I suppose anything that's living in the ocean and is a hundred years old is gonna be ugly.

User currently offlineSearpqx From Netherlands, joined Jun 2000, 4349 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 3176 times:

Quoting Luv2fly (Thread starter):
That is one UGLY fish!

Do people actually eat this type of fish?

Oh yeah - I don't know about 100 year old, but 'normal' size Rock Fish (we called 'em Orange Snapper) are damn good. We'd catch them when we were halibut fishing, and I actually prefer them over halibut.

They're not much of a fight to land, just a dead weight from very deep. As they get closer to the surface, their eyes have a habit of popping out of their sockets though - change in pressure doesn't do them any favors in the beauty department! Big grin

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User currently offlineL-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30408 posts, RR: 57
Reply 3, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago) and read 3080 times:

Quoting Luv2fly (Thread starter):
Do people actually eat this type of fish?

It's just a rockfish

If you ever see fish labeled, "Snapper, Red Snapper" it is from the same family.

Size wise that is nothing, The record Halibut on rod and reel was a 459lb one caught off Dutch Harbor.

User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8744 posts, RR: 12
Reply 4, posted (9 years 1 month 3 weeks 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 3072 times:

Well that is one for the record books in terms of being old. It says her reproductive was potential, so maybe her kids are out there too.


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