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June 15, 2016

AUSTRALIA: caught a record size giant swordfish

Female Aussie angler India Thompson, at only age 16, caught this giant 267.40 kg - 589 lb 8 oz  swordfish while fishing off St. Helens, Tasmania in south Australia.

Even more impressive is that  India needed only 45 minutes to best the massive swordfish on tackle. She was using a  Penn VS70W as reel on a Fenwick rods and with bait used a mackerel.

If approved, the catch will earn India the new Female Junior World Record, as well as some serious bragging rights.

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