Madeira, Portugal – As additional proof that Blue Marlin don’t use a calendar, Madeira has had a phenomenal June. Fish started to show up early in May, leaving some to scratch their head on what the season would bring. The answer………twenty-seven (27) Blue Marlin over 500 lbs and the month is not over.
We have always said catching a Blue Marlin over 500 lbs. is special and we will stick to that. Could only imagine it is even better when you release two (2) five-hundred plus Blue Marlin in the same day. We saw the Grander, Blue Makaira and Lara Jade do just that.
Speaking of the Grander. Capt. Matt Bowman has the hot hand thus far this season, having released nine (9) Blue Marlin over 500 lbs. This includes weighing a 555 lbs. Blue Marlin, a pending Small Fry World Record for angler Fisher Melton.
July is typically peak season for Madeira, so hold on folks, this could be really good.