Huge Black Marlin caught yesterday with Captain Scooby

la vida

Now I love our Prezzz!!!
Jun 28, 2006
5,566
946
El Cazonn
Name
Frank F
Boat
Boat-less (Sad)
Pig!
 

la vida

Now I love our Prezzz!!!
Jun 28, 2006
5,566
946
El Cazonn
Name
Frank F
Boat
Boat-less (Sad)
I’m not normally much of a poster on this forum, but after landing more than 100 Blacks and Blues I can say with certainty, that’s not a 500lb Black. At least 600, and probably a fair bit more
And I say that's lite.
So how te hell did they get it in the boat?
 

sixty

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Jul 12, 2005
558
177
Vegas & Ensenada
Name
Corey
Boat
Hatteras 36 "El Dorado", Hatteras 60 "Reel Action"
definitely over 500, even if the cameral is exaggerating. I would guess 800. Heck of a fish on a panga, those blacks are mean!
 
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mrhoneydo

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Dec 4, 2011
337
77
Tahoe City, Ca
Name
michael willson
Boat
Sea Ray 18" & Grady White 28 Marlin
Huge would be an understatement,
On another note, I would guess he swallowed the hook and had no chance of surviving the fight...………?
 

Psychomech

Newbie
Nov 8, 2019
1
2
42
UK
Name
Dave
Boat
Trusty
Hi, I'm very pleased to hear all these estimates of weight, as that was my fishing trip :) I have literally felt nothing like this fish in my entire life, my previous record was an 83lb Wels catfish caught in Spain on the river Ebro. And I think the size surprised everyone, Scooby kept telling me to wind, and I was saying its impossible as it's still stripping line! After a solid hour and a half of fight, the crew had to give me a lot of help to get it in, and we still steamed home in the dark. Still my fish though :)
And for la vida, here's a photo of the crew getting it on the boat. The fight took so long that a near by boat came along to watch, and took a few pictures, and even help boat the beast. Thanks guys :) I'm behind the canopy recovering and my dad is holding the rod.
 

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CartridgeCalls

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Apr 29, 2015
4,108
609
Palmdale, CA
www.ebay.com
Name
Curtis Wright
Boat
Duck Hunting Kayak
Congrats. That Marlin is definitely over 500. I just landed one in Kona that was 500+ and it was no where near that pig.
 
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seann

Puerto Vallarta fishing
Nov 6, 2006
189
36
Mexico/Puerto Vallarta
www.mymarlin.com
Name
Damon Martin
Boat
My Marlin
Hi, I'm very pleased to hear all these estimates of weight, as that was my fishing trip :) I have literally felt nothing like this fish in my entire life, my previous record was an 83lb Wels catfish caught in Spain on the river Ebro. And I think the size surprised everyone, Scooby kept telling me to wind, and I was saying its impossible as it's still stripping line! After a solid hour and a half of fight, the crew had to give me a lot of help to get it in, and we still steamed home in the dark. Still my fish though :)
And for la vida, here's a photo of the crew getting it on the boat. The fight took so long that a near by boat came along to watch, and took a few pictures, and even help boat the beast. Thanks guys :) I'm behind the canopy recovering and my dad is holding the rod.
 

woodfish330

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Aug 14, 2012
1,022
1,953
San Fransisco,CA USA
Name
John
Boat
Fishead
667 was my largest...And it was a blue marlin. That is a beast. Camera angles and different phones can make it hard to really tell. My guess.... around 700#. Great catch. Your once in a lifetime...I'm sure. Now back to catfishing....lol. if you used live bait..... it probably pulled harder than those catfish! Congrats.
 
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