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The Lateral Line: EP#26

July 1, 2021
The Lateral Line: EP#26

The boys are off on another land based fishing mission on a stunning part of New Zealand’s east coast. Three day's fishing off the rocks trying to get something to eat and hoping to do battle with some big King Fish. The boys are not disappointed, as snapper and kingfish are landed.

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