Tag Archive: World Record Fish


The History of Big Game Fishing

 

Big Game 1896–1978

The “good old times”, great moments of the pioneers – we have always to think about the fact that the Big Gamer hadn´t (useful) mono-lines or fiber-glass-rods until the end of the 50′s. They fished hickory-, bamboo or steel rods -,; the lines were twisted natural fibers (cotton, silk …)

 

 

 

The initial members of the Tuna club of Avalon 1896.







S. Kip Farrington mit 765 lb Blauflossenthun, 9-thread/100 lb Leine, North Carolina, August 1936.


 

 

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The 12 Biggest Fish Ever Caught

 

 

tuna, bluefin

 

#5: 1,496-Pound Bluefin Tuna

On October 26, 1979, Ken Fraser caught the record 1,496-pound bluefin tuna. He caught the fish in Aulds Cove off Nova Scotia, Canada, using a mackerel.
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