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November 29, 2014

SENEGAL: monster 1173 lb blue marlin caught

During the annual "Marlin World Cup" Tournament held off Dakar in Sengal (West Africa) a monster size blue marlin was caught.

Fishing friends  Jean-Robin and Eric had fought the huge fish for more than  70 minute battle on 80 lb line.  This fish was weighed in at 1173 lbs - 531 kilos.

This was during a Catch and Release tournament however this fish sadly died during the fight.

During the tournament two more equally large fish were also lost !!

See more monster size blue marlin images at: Big Fishes of the World  web site.

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