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Species Lbs-Oz Where Caught Date Angler
Albacore 88-2 Gran Canaria, Canary Islands Nov. 19, 1977 Siegfried Dickemann
Amberjack, greater 155-10 Challenger Bank, Bermuda June 24, 1981 Joseph Dawson
Amberjack, Pacific 104-0 Baja Calif., Mexico July 4, 1984 Richard Cresswell
Barracuda, Great 85-0 Christmas Is., Rep. of Kiribati Apr. 11, 1992 John W. Helfrich
Barracuda, Mexican 21-0 Phantom Island, Costa Rica Mar. 27, 1987 E. Greg Kent
Barracuda, Pickhandle 25-5 Scottburgh, South Africa July 3, 1996 D. Stamatis
Bass, Barred Sand 13-3 Huntington Beach, CA Aug. 29, 1988 Robert Halal
Bass, Black Sea 9-8 Virginia Beach, VA Jan. 9, 1987 Joe Mizelle Jr.
  9-8 Virginia Beach, VA Dec. 22, 1990 Jack G. Stallings Jr.
Bass, European 20-11 Stes Maries de la Mer, France May 6, 1986 Jean Baptiste Bayle
Bass, Giant Sea 563-8 Anacapa Island, CA Aug. 20, 1968 J.D. McAdam Jr.
Bass, Striped Photo 81-14 Long Island Sound, Westbrook, CT Aug. 4, 2011 Greg Myerson
Bluefish 31-12 Hatteras, NC Jan. 30, 1972 James M. Hussey
Bonefish 19-0 Zululand, South Africa May 26, 1962 Brian W. Batchelor
Bonito, Atlantic 18-4 Faial Island, Azores July 8, 1953 D. Gama Higgs
Bonito, Pacific 14-12 San Benitos Is., Baja Calif., MX Oct. 12, 1980 Jerome H. Rilling
Cabezon 23-0 Juan de Fuca Strait, WA Aug. 4, 1990 Wesley Hunter
Cobia 135-9 Shark Bay, W. Australia July 9, 1985 Peter W. Goulding
Cod, Atlantic 98-12 Isle of Shoals, NH June 8, 1969 Alphonse Bielevich
Cod, Pacific 32-0 Unalaska Bay, AK June 29, 1997 Donald Boston
Conger 133-4 South Devon, England June 5, 1995 Vic Evans
Dolphin 87-0 Papagallo Gulf, Costa Rica Sept. 25, 1976 Manuel Salazar
Drum, Black 113-1 Lewes, DE Sept. 15, 1975 Gerald M. Townsend
Drum, Red 94-2 Avon, NC Nov. 7, 1984 David G. Deuel
Eel, Marbled 36-1 Durban, S. Africa June 10, 1984 Ferdie van Nooten
Eel, American 9-4 Cape May, NJ Nov. 9, 1995 Jeff Pennick
Flounder, Southern 20-9 Nassau Sound, FL Dec. 23, 1983 Larenza Mungin
Flounder, Summer 22-7 Montauk, NY Sept. 15, 1975 Charles Nappi
Grouper, Warsaw 436-12 Gulf of Mexico, Destin, FL Dec. 22, 1985 Steve Haeusler
Haddock 14-15 Saltraumen, Germany Aug. 15, 1997 Heike Neblinger
Halibut, Atlantic 255-4 Gloucester, MA July 28, 1989 Sonny Manley
Halibut, California 53-4 Santa Rosa Island, CA July 7, 1988 Russell J. Harmon
Halibut, Pacific 459-0 Dutch Harbor, AK June 11, 1996 Jack Tragis
Jack, Almaco (Pacific) 132-0 La Paz, Baja Calif., Mexico July 21, 1964 Howard H. Hahn
Jack, Crevalle 57-14 Southwest Pass, LA Aug. 15, 1997 Leon D. Richard
Jack, Horse-eye 24-8 Miami, FL Dec. 20, 1982 Tito Schnau
Jewfish 680-0 Fernandina Beach, FL May 20, 1961 Lynn Joyner
Kawakawa 29-0 Clarion Island, Mexico Dec. 17, 1986 Ronald Nakamura
Lingcod 69-0 Langara Is., Brit. Columbia June 16, 1992 Murray M. Romer
Mackerel, Cero 17-2 Islamorada, FL Apr. 5, 1986 G. Michael Mills
Mackerel, King 90-0 Key West, FL Feb. 16, 1976 Norton I. Thomton
Mackerel, Spanish 13-0 Ocracoke Inlet, NC Nov. 4, 1987 Robert Cranton
Marlin, Atlantic Blue 1402-2 Vitoria, Brazil Feb. 29, 1992 Paulo R.A. Amorim
Marlin, Black 1560-0 Cabo Blanco, Peru Aug. 4, 1953 A.C. Glassell Jr.
Marlin, Pacific Blue 1376-0 Kaaiwi Point, Kona, HI May 31, 1982 Jay W. deBeaubien
Marlin, Striped 494-0 Tutakaka, New Zealand Jan. 16, 1986 Bill Boniface
Marlin, White 181-14 Vitoria, Brazil Dec. 8, 1979 Evandro Luiz Coser
Permit 56-2 Ft. Lauderdale, FL June 30, 1997 Thomas Sebestyen
Pollack 27-6 Salcombe, Devon, England Jan. 16, 1986 Robert S. Milkins
Pollock 50-0 Salstraumen, Norway Nov. 30, 1996 Thor-Magnus Ukang
Pompano, African 50-8 Daytona Beach, FL Apr. 21, 1990 Tom Sargent
Roosterfish 114-0 La Paz, Baja Calif., Mexico June 1, 1960 Abe Sackheim
Runner, Blue 11-2 Dauphin Island, AL June 28, 1997 Stacey M. Moiren
Runner, Rainbow 37-9 Clarion Island, Mexico Nov. 21, 1991 Tom Pfleger
Sailfish, Atlantic 141-1 Luanda, Angola Feb. 19, 1994 A. de Sousa Neves
Sailfish, Pacific 221-0 Santa Cruz Is., Ecuador Feb. 12, 1947 C.W. Stewart
Seabass, White 83-12 San Felipe, Mexico Mar. 31, 1953 L.C. Baumgardner
Seatrout, Spotted 17-7 Ft. Pierce, FL May 11, 1995 Craig F. Carson
Shark, Blue 454-0 Martha's Vineyard, MA July 19, 1996 Pete Bergin
Shark, Great White 2664-0 Ceduna, S. Australia Apr. 21, 1959 Alfred Dean
Shark, Greenland 1708-9 Trondheimsfjord, Norway Oct. 18, 1987 Terje Nordtvedt
Shark, Hammerhead 991-0 Sarasota, FL May 30, 1982 Allen Ogle
Shark, Shortfin Mako 1115-0 Black River, Mauritius Nov. 16, 1988 Patrick Guillanton
Shark, Porbeagle 507-0 Pentland Firth, Scotland Mar. 9, 1993 Christopher Bennet
Shark, Bigeye Thresher 802-0 Tutukaka, New Zealand Feb. 8, 1981 Dianne North
Shark, Tiger 1780-0 Cherry Grove, SC June 14, 1964 Walter Maxwell
Snapper, Cubera 121-8 Cameron, LA July 5, 1982 Mike Hebert
Snapper, Red 50-4 Gulf of Mexico, LA June 23, 1996 Capt. Doc Kennedy
Snook 53-10 Parismina Ranch, Costa Rica Oct. 18, 1978 Gilbert Ponzi
Spearfish, Mediterranean 90-13 Madeira Island, Portugal June 2, 1980 Joseph Larkin
Swordfish 1182-0 Iquique, Chile May 7, 1953 L. Marron
Tarpon 283-4 Sherbro ls., Sierra Leone Apr. 16, 1991 Yvon Victor Sebag
Tautog 24-0 Wachapreague, VA Aug. 25, 1987 Gregory R. Bell
Tuna, Atlantic Bigeye 392-6 Gran Canaria, Puerto Rico July 25, 1997 Dieter Vogel
Tuna, blackfin 45-8 Key West, FL May 4, 1996 Sam J. Burnett
Tuna, Bluefin 1496-0 Aulds Cove, Nova Scotia Oct. 26, 1979 Ken Fraser
Tuna, Longtail 79-2 Montague Is., NSW, Australia Apr. 12, 1982 Tim Simpson
Tuna, Pacific Bigeye 435-0 Cabo Blanco, Peru Apr. 17, 1957 Dr. Russell Lee
Tuna, Skipjack 45-4 Flathead Bank, Mexico Nov. 16, 1996 Brian Evans
Tuna, So. Bluefin 369-4 Tathra, Australia July 9, 2009 Phil Body
Tuna, Yellowfin 405-0 Magdalena Bay, Baja Sur, Meixico Nov. 30, 2010 Mike Livingston
Tunny, Little 36-0 Washington Canyon, NJ Nov. 5, 2006 Jess Lubert
Wahoo 184-10 Cabo San Lucaa., Mexico July 29, 2005 Sara Hayward
Weakfish 19-12 Staten Island, NY May 7, 2008 Dave Alu
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