An Overview Of All-Tackle IGFA World Records…

 

 

 ” While there have been bigger marlin landed commercially and by recreational anglers not in accordance with IGFA rules, pictured below are the leading big fish, officially speaking. These are the certified all-tackle world records for black, Atlantic and Pacific blue, striped and white marlin. They represent the ultimate benchmarks for anglers chasing the world’s biggest fish.”

 

 

Black Marlin

 

biggest black marlin

Weight: 1560 pounds

Angler: Alfred Glassell, Jr.

Location: Cabo Blanco, Peru

Date: August 4, 1953

Notes: Glassel, Jr. of Houston boated this behemoth after a one hour and forty-five minute fight. The 174-inch fish fell for a mackerel trolled in the once-legendary Black Marlin Boulevard off Cabo Blanco.

 

 

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