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It's exciting when you land major clients, but that happens all the time. But you only haul in a 21-pound peacock bass once in a blue moon. (They are rarely looking for office space.) Site Selection Group SVP Jeff Patman (pictured with his friend, Stewart Hunter) landed this guy a few weeks ago while on a seven-day fishing trip on the Amazon River. This big fish was just seven pounds shy of a world record, Jeff tells us. His love of fishing started as a boy while bass fishing on Lake Fork with his dad, Pat Patman (a long time land broker).

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Macfarlan Capital Partners partner Mac Macfarlan shows off the roosterfish that he caught on his honeymoon in Costa Rica a few years ago. Right after his wife snapped this photo, he noticed she was turning green so they quickly headed for dry land. Now, three kiddos under the age of 3 later, she still fishes with him, though mostly just in calm water. Mac recently closed Campbell Glen II, a 205k SF office building in Richardson (fully leased to AT&T). Last year, the firm closed on Midtown I & II in Atlanta (also fully leased to AT&T). The two office buildings total 800k SF.