Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Fisherman falls short on record after catching a big tuna that is not Parcells

Ed Zieralski of the San Diego Union-Tribune writes about a fisherman who caught a 361.8 pound yellowfin tuna, but still fell short of breaking the world tuna record... "“Four hundred, 400, 400,” Ashford yelled, leading a crowd chant and holding four fingers aloft for the crowd to see. They chanted with him and cheered as Cates hoisted the yellowfin onto the digital scale. But as happens far too often with these big tuna, the catch didn't come close to expectations. Once up on the scale, it settled at 361.8 pounds, nearly 27 pounds shy of Wiesenhutter's all-tackle record." ...
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