Madeira – 11th Grander of the Year


Madeira – Capt. Adrian de Silva on Tightline released his 1st Grander, a 1,000+ ¬†Blue Marlin. The fish took a custom lure made by the Angler Wayne Whippin. The fish took 35 Minutes to get to the boat and had a 146” Short Measurement.

It has been a great season for the De Silva’s with Adrian’s father Frothy also releasing a Grander Blue Marlin earlier this season.

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  1. Richard McIntyre says

    That is an absolutely ‘monster’ of a catch……Congrats to Captain da Silva..and all others !

    Great team work…………’ll never forget this one !!

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