500 Club – 2015

November 500+ Club Roundup

November 500+ Club Roundup

We had a total of (117) Marlin reported to us over 500 lbs. From those there were (102) Black Marlin and (15) Blue Marlin. From those, we add (19) Grander Black Marlin and (1) Grander Blue Marlin including a 1,148 lbs. Black Marlin for Little Audrey in Cooktown, Australia and a 1,305 lbs. Blue Marlin for the Harmattan in Ascension…

December 2015 – 500+ Club

December 2015 – 500+ Club

December 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCamargue850 lbs. Blue MarlinGuatemalaRum Line600 lbs. Blue MarlinRaiatea, French Polynesia Tiare Tahiti600 lbs. Blue MarlinRaiatea, French PolynesiaMatahini615 lbs. Blue MarlinPuerto Vallarta, MXMaverick590 lbs. Blue MarlinWatamu, KenyaSimba800 lbs. Blue MarlinRio de Janeiro, BrazilPonta Negra800 lbs. Blue MarlinRichards Bay, SAWave Walker600 lbs. Blue MarlinExmouth, AusPoppa George500 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIMaverick500 lbs. Black MarlinLos Suenos, CRSea Fly600 lbs. Black…
November 2015 – 500+ Club

November 2015 – 500+ Club

November 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinRio de Janeiro, BrazilZoom550 lbs. Blue MarlinLahaina, HIBlue Nun Too512 lbs. Blue MarlinSunshine Coast, AusOld Salty Dog950 lbs. Blue MarlinRio de Janeiro, BrazilDagarana550 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIIhu Nui655 lbs. Blue MarlinVitoria, BrazilCamargue500 lbs. Blue MarlinExmouth, AusFreeballz700 lbs. Blue MarlinRaiatea, French PolynesiaHerenui 500 lbs. Blue MarlinSunshine Coast, AusChaos600 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HITopshape650 lbs. Blue MarlinCap Cana, DRContango600 lbs.…
October 2015 – 500+ Club

October 2015 – 500+ Club

October 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinTongaBlue Marlin Magic500 lbs. Blue MarlinLuanda, AngolaLive Bait600 lbs. Blue MarlinLuanda, AngolaTubaroes500 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiMatahina 3550 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIHigh Flier560 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiMagnum682 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiBaby 7550 lbs. Blue MarlinTahiti Lenglois750 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiMita Ura750 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiMiti Ura550 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiMaruiti660 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiCapt. Charlie550 lbs. Blue MarlinTahitiCapt. Joel770 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryReel Time900 lbs.…
August 500+ Club Round Up

August 500+ Club Round Up

After a dominant performance from Madeira in July, August proved to be a little more spread out geographically. We had a total of sixty (60) Blue Marlin over 500 lbs. but no Black Marlin or Swordfish reported to us. We added two Granders to our list courtesy of the Northern Lights Fleet in Kona, HI a 1,075 lbs. Blue Marlin…

September 2015 – 500+ Club

September 2015 – 500+ Club

September 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinMadeiraTightline1,000 lbs. Blue MarlinSt. Thomas, USVIStalker500 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIMaverick500 lbs. Blue MarlinWaianae, HITigger Kai875 lbs Blue MarlinPirates Cove, NCSea Toy600 lbs. Blue MarlinVeracruz, MXVita588 lbs. Blue MarlinSouth Padre Island, TXPoco Mas600 lbs. Blue MarlinOregon Inlet, NCSea Breeze800 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresPaty550 lbs. Blue MarlinFuerteventura, Canary IslandsResacca800 lbs. Blue MarlinFuerteventura, Canary IslandsResacca600 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraPesca Grossa500 lbs.…
July 500+ Club Round-Up

July 500+ Club Round-Up

July was an absolutely fantastic month for 500+ Marlin, with 117 Blue Marlin and 1 Black Marlin reported. It was also a “Grander” month with four (4) Blue Marlin over 1,000 lbs. including two historic fish with a 1,254 lbs. Blue Marlin for the Big Oh in the Cape Verdes and a 1,368 lbs. Blue Marlin for Dayna in Kona,…

August 2015 – 500+ Club

August 2015 – 500+ Club

August 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinMadeiraMargarita500 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresXacara650 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraOmega 1600 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIHooked Up500 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraOmega 1650 lbs. Blue MarlinLa GomeraMagic950 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresXacara700 lbs. Blue MarlinOcean City, MDGoin’ In Deep551 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresBrasilia550 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresMakaira500 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresPaty650 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraOmega 1950 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraGrander550 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresHabitat650 lbs. Blue MarlinTampico, MXMoro805 lbs. Blue…
July 2015 – 500+ Club

July 2015 – 500+ Club

July 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinMadeiraFlipper950 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraSorted975 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraPesca Grossa750 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraPesca Grossa600 lbs. Blue MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker900 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraPesca Grossa700 lbs. Blue MarlinCape VerdesMystic Blue900 lbs. Blue MarlinCape VerdesBig Oh1254 Blue MarlinLa GomeraNell Magic500 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraPesca Grossa652 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraOmega 1700 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraLara Jade650 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraOmega 1700 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIPursuit616 lbs.…
June 2015 – 500+ Club

June 2015 – 500+ Club

June 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinKona, HIFire Hatt685 lbs Blue MarlinMadeiraMargarita800 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryFish On600 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraGavito500 lbs. Blue MarlinBermudaMattanza600 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraTightline800 lbs. Blue MarlinBiloxi, MSDone Deal587 lbs. Blue MarlinBiloxi, MSBorn 2 Run575 lbs. Blue MarlinHonolulu, HICormorant848 lbs. Blue MarlinCape VerdesNha Cretcheu650 lbs. Blue MarlinMorehead City, NCViking 62680 lbs. Blue MarlinMorehead City, NCShenandoah503 lbs. Blue MarlinCape VerdesAmelia550 lbs.…
April 500+ Club Roundup

April 500+ Club Roundup

We had a total of forty (49) Billfish over 500 lbs reported to us in April. From those, forty-six (46) were Blue Marlin and three (3) were Swordfish. With the exception of heavy tackle off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, this is one of the most dominant months we have had from one fishery. The Cape Verdes produced thirty-seven…

May 2015 – 500+ Club

May 2015 – 500+ Club

May 2015 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Black MarlinCape VerdesCal Rei600 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker800 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker500 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesAndromeda500 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker600 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker600 lbs. Black MarlinHatteras, NCMarlin Gull500 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesHappy Hooker700 lbs. Black MarlinCape VerdesCal Rei500 lbs. Black MarlinGuadeloupeVeni Vidi Fishi500 lbs. Black MarlinLa GomeraHooker800 lbs. Black MarlinLa GomeraHooker700 lbs.…