Our 6th Grander of the Year is also the Bahamas Record Blue Marlin , weighing in at 1,119 lbs. While fishing the Treasure Cay Championship (BBC) Double Dog managed to hook this impressive fish for angler David Albury. The fish gave a worthy battle lasting over three hours.
Hooked on a Bart Miller Torpedo Taper trolling lure behind the BLACK BART, this marlin battled for 21/2 hours. It was caught on 130-lb test Cortland line and a bent butt unlimited class tuna stick. It was the second grander for Capt. Bart Miller.
Cooktown, Australia – Capt. Brett Goetze on Amokura caught a 1,032 lbs. Black Marlin. Angler was Stephan Kreupl.
Great Barrier Reef, Australia – We have the 5th Grander of the Year and the 1st of what we hope to be many for the Heavy Tackle season off Northern
Kona, HI – Capt. Marlin Parker, Angler Keith Hilton, Crew Ryan Thurner, Brian Rice and Carol Lynne on Marlin Magic II weighed a 1,035 lbs. This is Captain Parker’s 3rd
Azores – Captain Lukas Folk and Patrick Murphy on Habitat weighed a Blue Marlin (1,119 lbs.) The fish had a 141” Short, 78″ Girth and a 21” Tail. This was
Cape Verde Islands – Heiko Steinmetz has struck gold for the 5th time. Fishing on his boat, Black Marlin, he weighed a 1,177 lbs. Blue Marlin. This is now his