Mozambique(Update) – 31st grander of the year

Grander Black Marlin in Mozambique

Mozambique – A report in from Captain Duarte Rato in Bazaruto – yesterday they caught a 1,098 black marlin on a lure.  Fish got tailwrapped and died in the fight…quite an effort to plane the fish back up.

The particulars…

Angler – Carl Jankowitz

1.30pm hookup

2 hours 10 minutes fight

80s (Tiagra) with 130-pound line

Pink and purple pulsator Bonito smoker

Fish hit the long corner…and the rest was history.
This fishery just keeps producing – and not many boats out.

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