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Monster Bonefish Caught out of Deep Water Cay

 

Weighing in at 14.6 pounds, this monster fish was landed by guest Jim Easterling and the great Meko Glinton, a third generation guide at Deep Water Cay.

“In 18 years of angling off the East End of Grand Bahama, I’ve never tracked a bonefish that size,” shares Meko Glinton, a top fishing guide at Deep Water Cay. “It was a proud moment in my career as a guide and is a tremendous attribute to our healthy fishery.”

Guest: Jim Easterling / Guide: Meko Glinton
Official Weight: 14.6 lbs.
Fly pattern: Custom tied mantis shrimp
Rod: Sage
Line: 7 wt.
Tippett: 12 lb.
Conditions: Wind 10-15 knots – fish spotted cruising near shore on the flats

*The bonefish fish was weighed using a boca grip scale and safely released.