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November 13, 2013

SEYCHELLES: monster Bumphead Parrotfish of over 90 lb caught on fly

A fishing group organized by Flycastway had a great fly fishing week in Farquhar island. Day one alone produced 15 GT’s. The next day 21 big ones!

On the other fishing days many other Giant Trevally on fly plus this impressive Bumphead Parrotfish. It was estimated over 90 lb and was caught with a 9 wt with 17 lb flouorocarbon leader and was landed by angler Mark Jensen.

This huge fish is one of the biggest ever caught in the world.

By the end of the week 81 Giant Trevally had been landed, 21 of which were on the flats. 13 of the total were over a meter, a few of them well over a meter.

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