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GBR – 11th Grander of the Year

Cooktown, Australia – Capt. Tim Richardson on Tradition with deckhands Garrett Penley and Thompson Brown released an estimated 1,100 lbs. Black Marlin. Angler was Aaron Adkins. 

GBR – 10th Grander of the Year

Cooktown, Aus – The Great Barrier Reef has yielded another Grander Black Marlin. The Amokura released a Black Marlin they estimated at over 1,000 lbs. 

GBR – 9th Grander of the Year

Lizard Island, Australia – Zulu released a Black Marlin they estimated at over 1,000 lbs. 

GBR – 8th Grander of the Year

Great Barrier Reef, Australia –  Capt. Christian Chapman on Reel Cross along with Mates Shane Roger and Todd Goodwin weighed a 1,058 lbs. Black Marlin. Mathew Bergamo was the Angler. 

GBR – 7th Grander of the Year

Cooktown, Australia – Capt. Ross Finlayson on Bounty Hunter released an estimated 1,050 lbs. Black Marlin. 

Bermuda – 6th Grander of the Year

Bermuda – Capt. Bull Tolson and Caitlin Peele on Sea Toy weighed a 1,011 lbs. Blue Marlin. Angler was Dan Stephano. The fish had a 137″ Short Measurement and a

Cape Verde – 5th Grander of the Year

  Cape Verde Islands – Heiko Steinmetz on the Black Marlin, weighed a 1,037 lbs. Blue Marlin. The fish had a 146” Short Measurement and a 77” Girth Measurement. Heiko

Kauai, HI – 4th Grander of the Year

Kauai, Hawaii – Our 4th Grander of the Year comes from Capt. Steve Yamasaki on Taipan V weighing in at 1,074 lbs.  

Oahu, HI – 3rd Grander of the Year

  Oahu, Hawaii – Capt. Chris Rubin and Ricky Fairbanks on Ruckus weighed a 1,005 lbs. Blue Marlin. The fish ate a Moyes Sumo off their short corner. The fish

Richards Bay, SA – 2nd Grander of the Year

  Richards Bay, South Africa – Capt. Jacques van Wyk, Marius Botha and Michael Fourie on Rough Rider weighed a 1,066 lbs. Blue Marlin. This is the 3rd Grander ever

Exmouth, WA – 1st Grander of the Year

Exmouth, Western Australia – Capt. Eddy Lawler of Peak Sportfishing weighed a 1,089 lbs. Blue Marlin. This is the first Blue marlin weighed in Australia over 1,000 lbs.

Ivory Coast – 21st Grander of the Year

  Abidjan, Ivory Coast – Stephane Millez on Black Pearl weighed a 1,041 lbs. Blue Marlin. After angler Jean Paul Bonnin fought this fish for 40-Minutes. They tried to revive her