The fish was sight cast to while rolling on the surface. As itturned and ate Graham's fly, Graham realized this was a hugetarpon. He radioed Ted Baker, a guide from Houston, who was nearbyon his own boat. Baker anchored and boarded Graham's vessel to helpas needed. After a battle that lasted one hour and twenty minutes,Graham landed the fish, and measured, photographed it. He alsoremoved scale, for research purposes, which was larger in diameterthan a soda can.