July 25, 2012
USA: Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo 2012
Three records were broken on the final day and Bennie Goldman Jr. claimed Master Angler honors at the conclusion of the 79 th "Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo" at Dauphin Island. Angler Goldman Jr's. first-place king mackerel (48,84 lb) and barracuda (30,12 lb) weighed Saturday held up through the onslaught of big fish at the scales Sunday to earn the most points among the regular categories.
Angler James Wink set the first record shortly before noon when the huge yellowfin tuna stressed the crane-hoisted digital scales to 182 pounds, breaking Doyle Taylor's record of 179.4 pounds set in far 2006.
Instead Ball Brycen , had caught more than 45 swordfish in his career, including a couple pushing up to 300 pounds. But the 197.6 pound fish new rodeo record he weighed Sunday was the biggest while fishing with lifelong fishing angler Joey Joffrion.
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