How did you catch that?

Spearfishing Black Marlin

While most would consider catching a Billfish from a more traditional sportsfishing boat, an accomplishment, there are always the thrill seekers out there. Some will call them crazy, we just call them “brave”. While we are not promoting ANY killing of any Billfish, you still have to be impressed with some of these catches. From a KayakJet Ski or just some open water Spearfishing, these guys are wearing “parachute pants” when back on land.

Probably the most common offshore place we know of is off of Baja in Mexico. These guys routinely catch tuna, dorado and wahoo and of course Striped Marlin.

Baja Striped Marlin from Kayak

We know this is not the only Jet Ski caught Blue Marlin, but this Kona caught fish was over 400 lbs. This is not the first Blue Marlin for this Hawaii native either.

Kona Blue Marlin from Jet Ski

Still, despite all of the other ways we have seen guys fishing marlin, our favorite comes out of New Zealand. This is one of the few places in the world where marlin can be caught from shore. They routinely catch both black and striped marlin on live bait.

New Zealand shore caught Black Marlin

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Hook Harmeling is the Co-Founder of Billfishreport.com and Granderwatch.com, the only daily international fishing report on all billfish species. Hook travels the world in search of the best fishing areas and is recognized as a billfish expert. Follow him on Facebook under "Marlin Billfish", Twitter @billfishreport or email hook@billfishreport.com

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  1. that is the coolest jet ski ever!!! haha the kayak’s are nuts…at least the jet skit can get outta the way if the billfish decided to breach close by.

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