Monday, November 5, 2012

Huge Black Marlin Caught in FNQ

Monster marlin
Weighing more than half a tonne the large female black marline was caught and tagged by first-time marlin angler Kiwi tourist Douglas Perry, aboard the Moana III and skippered by Dan McCarthy. 

Monster marlin

Landed after a 15 minute fight, the 1200 lb monster black marlin, was taken off Opal Ridge, about 48 nautical miles north of Cairns.

Monster marlin

The official record for a marlin caught stands at 1560 pounds.

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