Not something you see every day…a beached marlin!

Justin Roper with Makaira Fishing Lures shares a report of a beached marlin in Lousiana – a stark reminder to what might be the aftereffects of the spill from last year.  Fish apparently weighed about 150 pounds, no trauma, apparently recently dead.

Marlin beached off Grand Isle, LA. Photo courtesy Justin Roper.

About John

John Harmeling is the co-founder of billfishreport.com and granderwatch.com. Having traveled to and fished the major billfisheries across the globe, he counts Kona and Cairns as his favorites, and the black marlin to be the ocean's supreme pelagic specimen. He believes the very best and most enjoyable place to find tuna is in a marlin's stomach.

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