that fish is definitely at an angle and the guy is sitting on the rock, but still a very big GT nonetheless. and still an accomplishment
catching Gts(ulua) from the rocks in hawaii is a fairly normal occurence. they use whole octopus for bait. heres a cool link for the 100 lb club in hawaii. click on the persons name to see their catch. all off the beach or rocks. shimano ulua rods have a metal sleeve on the butt section just for placing them in the rocks for rod holders.