Ecuador – 39th Grander of the Year

Salinas, Ecuador РRight in the middle of the GBR Grander bite, Salinas decided to remind us they have big fish as well.  Jorge Jurado  weighed an 1,102 lbs Blue Marlin, the largest ever in Ecuadorian waters.

Congratulations to Jorge Jurado for his catch of a lifetime!


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  1. For most it is the catch of a lifetime, for Jorge it was his second grander, breaking “his” and Ecuador’s Blue Marlin record. He also had one in the 900+ range in June of this year. Congrats Don Jorge.

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