Angola – 2nd Grander of the Year


Lobito, Angola – We have our 2nd Grander of the Year. Capt. Sergio Reis with Angler Jose Pires caught a 1,097 lbs. Blue Marlin. The fish was fought standup for 4-Hours on 50 lbs. line on a straight butt rod on a small outboard boat. The fish had a 146″ Short Measurement and a 76″ Girth. The fish was caught on a¬†Fronteira Leao.

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  1. Sergio Reis says

    the fish died during the figth, that’s the reason why we brougth the fish. Also because is not every day that you can reach a new record. This one is the new record of Angola. Regards.

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