He has the world record striped marlin. Striped marlin tagged in 2019, colors corresponding to the approximate weight of the fish. It has an elongated body, a spear-like snout or bill, and a long, rigid dorsal fin which extends forward to form a crest. He caught it on Turtle Lake . The big blue they dropped can't count! The massive 494‑pound stripey was caught in the famed waters surrounding the Poor Knights Islands, located just offshore the northeastern coast of New Zealand's North Island near the small town of Tutukaka. By Sam White. To conserve the game fish and food fish resources of New South Wales waters for the recreational and economic use of present and future generations. I placed a perfect downward shot right at the spine just behind the gill plate. The striped marlin (Kajikia audax) is a species of marlin found in tropical to temperate Indo-Pacific oceans not far from the surface. After a few days the sea state eased and we found a bait-ball. No, this 4,500-pound blue marlin was not taken by rod and reel. A marlin is a fish from the family Istiophoridae, which includes about 10 species. However, one fish was tagged and recaptured off of Japan. George Pierson. According to the IGFA fishing records, the world-record Pacific blue marlin is 1,376 pounds taken off Hawaii; and the world-record Atlantic blue marlin is 1,402 pounds taken off Brazil. Of these over 11,000 new records in 2019, 2,536 were of striped marlin, including 6 striped marlin recaptures. Young Lily Sims has had an awesome few months of fishing off Cairns honing her skills and now has several potential records to show for it. Blue marlin are oftentimes confused as other billfish. Striped marlin releases followed the same general temporal trend as tags. The New World record 190 striped marlin was captured on the Reelaxe's 8 boat camera's,underwater camera's and by video of the tournament camera crew filming onboard Reelaxe on day two. Striped marlin released in Baja California (left) and lower Central America (right). Nice work lads - out there doin it and doin it well! It was the third trip to the NZ North Island for the veteran angler and one of many similar forays in Australian waters over the past decade in his quest of the elusive 10kg world fly record for striped marlin. With the measuring and weighing complete, the record books were consulted and if the claims are ratified, Lynda’s fish will be the world and New Zealand women’s 60kg record and the NZ Sport Fishing Council’s overall Pacific blue marlin all-tackle mark, as well as the heaviest billfish to be caught on rod and reel in New Zealand and the heaviest billfish to be caught on stand-up gear. These include outstanding all-tackle, line-class and tippet (fly-rod) records. We strive to get the most accurate data as possible and verify all records that are sent to us. This is the kill shot of Dave Mullins World record Striped Marlin of 156.6kg's shot at Three kings in NZ in Apprill 2004. No, this 4,500-pound blue marlin was not taken by rod and reel. There were blue, black and striped marlin smashing bait balls from up north of Sydney all the way down to the Victoria border and beyond. Of these 357, 332 were tagged off of the southern point of Baja California in Mexico. Well, as it turns out, Nat Davey landed a new spearfishing world record for striped marlin when he speared the 303.8 pound beast about 300 nautical miles off the shores of Australia in the South Pacific. He caught the world-record striped bass from an Atlantic City jetty during a Sept. 21, 1982, nor’easter. Search for the biggest fish in the International Game Fish Association's database of biggest fish for each species. Size ~ The striped Marlin can reach 14 feet in length and 450 pounds but most angler caught Striped Marlin are under 250 pounds. 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