Pt. Douglas, AUS – Calypso Mango

Port Douglas, Australia - Capt. Simon Spurr was kind enough to send us an image of his Grander Black Marlin caught a … [Read more...]

GBR, Australia – 36th Grander of the Year

Great Barrier Reef, Australia – The boys from Amokura have now released their 2nd Gander Black for the season. This is … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef, Australia – Granders 34 & 35 of the Year

Great Barrier Reef, Australia - The last three weeks have been some of the most exciting we have seen, with so many 900+ … [Read more...]

Amokura’s Grander Picture – Great Barrier Reef, Australia

Great Barrier Reef, Australia - The boys from Amokura were kind enough to send us a picture of their Grander Black … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 33rd Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - Captain Billy Billson on the Viking II has caught yet another grander - this one on the same day the … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef, Australia – 32nd Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - Report in that the Square Bear released a fish they called 1,100 pounds - this coming after two … [Read more...]

Mozambique(Update) – 31st grander of the year

Mozambique - A report in from Captain Duarte Rato in Bazaruto - yesterday they caught a 1,098 black marlin on a lure.  … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 30th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - We have our 30th Grander Marlin of the Year. Capt. Tim Richardson on the Tradition released a … [Read more...]

Iona II’s Grander Photos – Cairns, Australia

Cairns, Australia - There have a been a lot of big fish off the Reef lately. A lot of times, the boys have to wait until … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 29th grander of the year

Cairns, Australia - We've got a report that Captain Ashley Wallis, on board the Kalira, released a beauty of a black … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 28th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia -  Capt. Tim Dean on the Calypso released a Black Marlin he called well past 1,100 lbs. That is the … [Read more...]

Ocean City, MD – 27th Grander of the Year

Ocean City, MD - We really try to get every single Grander Marlin that we can. How we missed this one, I have no idea. … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 26th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - We knew we must have missed one with ALL the big  black marlin being released. Capt. Billy Billson … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 25th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - On Nov. 2 Capt. Hayden Bell on the Release, weighed a 1,027 Black Marlin. This makes the 12th … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 24th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - We have our 24th Grander of the Year, courtesy of Mistress fishing on the No. 3 Ribbon Reef. Barry … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 22nd & 23rd Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - The big girls are biting, with a number of 900 lbs. fish being reported. But.....this is Grander … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef – 21st grander of the year

GBR, Australia - We've got reports from Australia that the 21st grander of 2010 - and eighth on the reef this season - … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 20th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - There have been some big girls on the Reefs over the last few days. At least 7 fish we are aware of … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 19th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - Our 19th Grander of the Year comes to us from the boat Fascination. Capt. Craig Newbold released a … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 18th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - I am not sure how you miss a Grander, but we did some how. Capt. Brett Thomas on the Gorilla … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 17th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - The Great Barrier Reef has yielded another Grander Black Marlin in 2010, the 17th for the world. The … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 16th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - We have our 16th Grander and counting for 2010. This one again was courtesy of the Great Barrier … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 15th Grander of the Year

We got a report just a few hours ago from Captain Tim Dean on board the Calypso.   Released a 1,000+ black marlin today … [Read more...]

Mag Bay Striped Marlin on Fly

Mag Bay, Mexico - Captain Chip Shafer of the "Old Reliable", just got back from a week at Bahia Magdelana. They caught … [Read more...]

Cairns, Australia – 14th Grander of the Year

Cairns, Australia - We have our 14th Grander of the year and the 1st reported Grander on the Great Barrier Reef. Capt. … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes – 13th Grander of the Year

Cape Verde Islands - We have our 13th Grander of the Year. A 1,024 lbs Blue Marlin for German Angler Heiko Steinmetz. … [Read more...]

Portugal – 12th Grander of the Year

Vialmoura, Portugal - We are a little late on this, but we have the 12th Grander caught of the year(a Blue Marlin), but … [Read more...]

Ocean City, MD – 11th Grander of the Year

Grander Blue at the WMO Ocean City, MD - Apparently lightning can strike twice. For the 2nd Year in a Row, a … [Read more...]

Bermuda – 10th Grander of the Year

Bermuda - Yes, you are reading this correctly. No, we are not drunk....yet. The Atlantic Ocean has decided to produce … [Read more...]

World’s best grander spots

Excellent article up at marlinmag.com covering the world's best locations for grander marlin.  The rankings they offer … [Read more...]

Bermuda – 9th Grander of the Year

Bermuda - 1,005 lbs Blue Marlin weighed by the crew of the C-Ya with Capt. Rene Bonneval(Formerly the Madam and the … [Read more...]

Madeira 950+ Blue

Madeira- There have been a few nice fish around lately, with Grander releasing a 750 lbs blue marlin and Katherine B … [Read more...]

Bermuda Grander – Additional Pictures

Bermuda - Here are some additional pictures sent to us by the angler John Andryszewski. Fight time was just over 2 … [Read more...]

Panama – 8th Grander of the Year

Panama - Fishing near the Tropic Star Lodge, the boat Picaflor released an estimated 1,150 lbs Black Marlin. Fish was … [Read more...]

Bermuda – 7th Grander of the Year

Bermuda - We just got word that Capt. Kevin Winter on the Playmate weighed in a 1,012 Blue Marlin. The fish … [Read more...]

Cape Verde Islands – 6th Grander of the Year

San Nicoloa, Cape Verde Islands - We have now confirmed a 1,200 lbs. Blue Marlin released on June 30th. While fishing … [Read more...]

World Cup – final results

Congratulations to the Happy Hooker, the first repeat winner of the Blue Marlin World Cup.  Captained by Berno Niebuhr, … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin World Cup update

Some headlines with about five hours to go in the World Cup... - Very few fish brought to the scales today, with only … [Read more...]

World Cup Update #2

Blue Marlin World Cup - Pacific anglers woke up to a helluva challenge this morning. The Happy Hooker has taken control … [Read more...]

Cape Verde Islands – 5th Grander of the Year

Cape Verde Islands - It did not take long between our 4th and 5th Grander of 2010 and what a day to do it on. While … [Read more...]

Cape Verde Islands – 4th Grander of the Year

San Nicoloa, Cape Verde Islands - We have now confirmed a 1,000 Blue Marlin released on June 30th. While fishing off of … [Read more...]

900+ Madeira Blue Marlin

Madeira - We absolutely love Madeira for a lot of reasons, but the number one reason is Large Blue Marlin. There have … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin World Cup update

An update as of three days ago on where the boats are for Blue Marlin World Cup - the most international of all fishing … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin World Cup

Blue Marlin World Cup Tournament (www.bluemarlinworldcup.com) - While there is a much larger World Cup going on right … [Read more...]

More on that Mexico grander…

Here's some first-hand writeup on that 1,038-pound blue caught off Veracruz, in the Gulf of Mexico...this year's third … [Read more...]

Mexico – 3rd Grander of the Year

Veracruz, Mexico (6/19/10) - We finally have our Third Grander Marlin of the year and like all of them, this one has a … [Read more...]

Not too early to talk about Australia!

Although this talk is a great recap extracted from Blue Water Magazine - posted on blackmarlinblog.com - a terrific … [Read more...]

Ivory Coast – 2nd Grander of 2010

Ivory Coast - We don't know all the details, but there was a 1,098 Blue Marlin landed off the Ivory Coast on May 4, … [Read more...]

First Grander of 2010!

Kona, HI - We have been saying all year that the first Grander was going to come from Kona. Sure enough, Kona proved … [Read more...]