November 20, 2014
Off Kona island in Hawaii, Capt. Bomboy Llanes on board "Lana Kila" caught a giant size blue marlin, a fish of 1,041 lb - 471 kilos.
The fish took over eight hours to get to the boat and this is Capt. Llanes 2nd Grander in Kona island. This huge marlin is the 34 th greater caught this year in all the world.
While fishing with local guide Al Keller in Hopedale, Louisiana, USA on November 3rd, angler Meredith J. McCord caught and released the potential new women’s 6 kg (12 lb) tippet class record for black drum (Pogonias cromis). McCord coerced the drum to eat with a well-placed crab fly, and needed only 10 minutes to land the potential record. Once subdued, the fish was quickly documented, weighed and then released alive. The current IGFA record is 11.56 kg (25 lb 8 oz).
French angler Guillaume Fourrier may have potentially broken the men’s 4 kg (8 lb) line class record for European bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) – a record that has stood for 25 years! Fourrier was casting Daiwa swimbait off Boulogne-sur-Mer, France on September 21st when the 8.63 kg (19 lb) fish struck. After a 10 minute fight, and using no leader, Fourrier skillfully boated the fish. The current IGFA record stands at 7.41 kg (16 lb 5 oz).
While fishing Guntersville, in her home state of Alabama, USA angler Sjon A. Harless caught a 19.22 kg (42 lb 6 oz) flathead catfish (Pylodictis olivaris) that could potentially earn her the new women’s 15 kg (30 lb) line class record. Harless was fishing with local guide Mike Mitchell, and needed only 5 minutes to land the fish after it sucked up the cut bait she was fishing. After being properly documented and weighed, the fish was released alive. The current IGFA record is vacant.
November 18, 2014
Catching lake trout and salmon from the shore...? Yes, it is an easy way.
In this video top fishing guide Haataja show us how to fish with a three way rig and spin and glow for Lake trout and salmon at the Oak Creek Power Plant in Wisconsin.
This video was uploaded on Youtube this week and was filmed off Vancouver Island in Canada.
It shows the catch and release of a big size cow shark caught wile deep bottom fishing.
November 16, 2014
See the world's biggest barracuda ever caught in this Youtbe video. Featured the giant Great Barracuda (Sphyraena barracuda) and Guinean Barracuda (Sphyraena afra) plus some underwater movies.
November 14, 2014
The only thing better than catching a nice size bass is to catch two nice bass at the same time. The Alabama rig gives you that opportunity and if you fish it long enough, it will happen.
See all in this video published on Youtube by BamaBass channel.
November 12, 2014
Anglers Brad Ceo and Ross Berlin where fishing on Sacramento River, California and teamed up for this huge 56 pound Chinook last Monday, Nov. 10.
They caught the salmon while fishing a Flatfish on anchor near city of Verona. The interesting and strange thing is that fish had no milt sacks and could be sort of sterile mutant.
November 09, 2014
Fly angler Rickard Sjöberg managed to catch his first permit on the fly, the road to his first Grand Slam was paved.
A great high quality video by "Fly Fishing Nation" shot in San Lazaro flats in Cuba.
November 07, 2014
An huge dogtooth tuna of 215 lb - 97 kg caught on live baiting with a combo jigging reel and rod by angler Charles from France, while fishing with "Rod Fishing Club" aboard Black Marlin on Rodrigues Island , in South Indian Ocean.
While fishing Barra Do Kwanza, Angola with his father on August 3rd, angler Lucas Couto, age 9, caught a meagre (Argyrosomus spp.) that could potentially earn him the new Male-Smallfry world record. Couto was trolling a Storm diving plug when the fish hit, and needed 20 minutes to subdue the 18.5 kg (40 lb 12 oz) fish – which if approved, would smash the current record of 1.34 kg (2 lb 15 oz).
When it comes to catching world record barramundi (Lates calcarifer), Aussie angler Mark Hope has it figured out. Since 2008, Hope has submitted 17 world records on barra – the most recent being a 29 kg (63 lb 14 oz) fish that he pulled from Lake Tinaroo, Australia on September 2nd, while trolling a Z-Man Swimmerz lure from his kayak. Once the fish was subdued, Hope was able to quickly document the fish and then release it alive. If approved, this catch will replace the existing men’s 3 kg (6 lb) line class record, which Hope currently holds with a 25.1 kg (55 lb 5 oz) fish.
South African angler Jonathan Booysen may have potentially broken the men’s 1 kg (2 lb) line class record for leerfish (Garrick) (Lichia amia) with a 9.6 kg (21 lb 2 oz) fish he caught on October 12th while fishing Richard’s Bay in his home country of South Africa. Booysen skillfully played the fish for 40 minutes after it hit the live bait he was slow trolling. The current IGFA record is 8.5 kg (18 lb 11 oz).