World Record Coordinator shares some of the latest lunkers to cross the application desk at IGFA headquarters. The bite turned on for anglers fishing in
Panama, Brazil, Chile, Pakistan, Guatemala, Cuba, and the in our March review of new potential world records! United States
Angler Martin Arostegui, of
recently returned from a fishing trip to the Amazon, where he fished with local guide Bene for light fly and All-Tackle Length record peacock bass. Coral Gables, Florida, USA Brazil’s and Bene did not disappoint and Arostegui landed multiple potential records, including this colorful speckled peacock (Cichla temensis) caught on February 8, 2011. The fish measured Xeriuni River 63 cm and was caught in four minutes using a jig. The current IGFA All-Tackle Length record is vacant.