500 Club – 2014

November 500+ Round Up

November 500+ Round Up

November is usually dominated by Black Marlin due to the incredible fishing off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and while November was a Black Marlin month with forty-three (43) reported to us, we had a surprising number of Blue Marlin with thirty-one (31). We had an impressive ten (10) Black Marlin Granders reported and two (2) Blue Marlin. Kekoa…

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December 2014 – 500+ Club

December 2014 – 500+ Club

December 2014 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinSeychellesTango 2550 lbs. Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCamargue700 lbs. Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCamargue800 lbs. Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCamargue550 lbs. Blue MarlinRio de Janeiro, BrazilZoom676 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIIhu Nui996 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HITopshape628 lbs. Blue MarlinGuadeloupe, FWIMano’lo650 lbs. Blue MarlinSodwana Bay, SAEmotion650 lbs. Blue MarlinLobito, AngolaTudo Fish1,100 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIIhu Nui741 lbs. Blue MarlinRichards Bay, SAReel Magic650 lbs. Blue…

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October 500+ Round Up

October 500+ Round Up

For those of you are who are more dedicated followers, you will remember that the October 2013 was one of the finest on record for large Marlin with 122 Marlin reported to us (103 Black Marlin, 19 Blue Marlin). While still a month to remember, October 2014 has taken the top spot with 136 –  500+ Marlin reported to us…

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November 2014 – 500+ Club

November 2014 – 500+ Club

November 2014 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinAbidjan, Ivory CoastBlack Pearl900 lbs. Blue MarlinAbidjan, Ivory CoastBlack Pearl800 lbs. Blue MarlinAbidjan, Ivory CoastBlack Pearl1,000 lbs. Blue MarlinAbidjan, Ivory CoastBlack Pearl650 lbs. Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCasca Grossa500 lbs. Blue MarlinCanavieiras, BrazilCamargue600 lbs. Blue MarlinCairns, AustraliaMoana III700 lbs. Blue MarlinLibreville, GabonAkewa500 lbs. Blue MarlinIlhabela, BrazilStrike600 lbs. Blue MarlinIlhabela, BrazilStrike500 lbs. Blue MarlinRio de Janeiro, BrazilPerfeita Star600 lbs.…

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September 500+ Club Roundup

September 500+ Club Roundup

September tends to be a slower month in terms of large fish as the Northern Atlantic slows down and boats start to move to new destinations worldwide. Despite that, we still had forty-seven (47) Marlin reported to us over 500 lbs. including thirty-five (35) Blue Marlin and twelve (12) Black Marlin. We got our 7th Grander of the year and…

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October 2014 – 500+ Club

October 2014 – 500+ Club

October 2014 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinKona, HIIhu Nui700 lbs. Blue MarlinLanzarote, Canary IslandsMizu800 lbs. Blue MarlinK0na, HIMarlin Magic II650 lbs. Blue MarlinCape May, NJSaltitude500 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryReel Time650 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIMarlin Magic II750 lbs. Blue MarlinSamoaLeilani500 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIMarlin Magic II575 lbs. Blue MarlinSan Juan, PRVacana500 lbs. Blue MarlinPinas Bay, PanamaStalker700 lbs. Blue MarlinPinas Bay, PanamaStalker500 lbs. Blue…

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August 500+ Club Roundup

August 500+ Club Roundup

  August was a good month for large Billfish with fifty-five (55) reported to us over 500 lbs including fifty-one (51) Blue Marlin, two (2) Black Marlin and two (2) Swordfish. The fish were spread out through a number of fisheries with Kona, Hawaii c0-leading with ten (10) Blue Marlin, largest of which was an 883 lbs. Blue Marlin on the…

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September 2014 – 500+ Club

September 2014 – 500+ Club

September 2014 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinAzoresNola863 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresMakaira700 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryCavalier600 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryCal Rei550 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresMakaira600 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryCavalier600 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryCal Rei650 lbs. Blue MarlinDakar, SenegalVinz Mika John950 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresMakaira550 lbs. Blue MarlinOcean City, MDMoore Bills800 lbs. Blue MarlinKona, HIMarlin Magic II550 lbs. Blue MarlinFuerte Ventura, Canary IslandsBlack Marlin700 lbs. Blue MarlinKona,…

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July 500+ Club Round Up

July 500+ Club Round Up

July proved to be a good month, but still a little slow when compared to 2013.  We don’t want to blame one fishery, but Bermuda was the culprit when comparing 2013 to 2014. We still managed sixty-three (63) Marlin reported to us over 500 lbs, with sixty-one (61) of those being Blue Marlin and two (2) of those were Black…

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August 2014 – 500+ Club

August 2014 – 500+ Club

August 2014 SpeciesLocationBoatWeight Blue MarlinBermudaChallenger900 lbs. Blue MarlinSouth Padre Island, TXNo Compromise685 lbs. Blue MarlinLanzarote, Canary IslandsMaynieves650 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresBoca Raton650 lbs. Blue MarlinHouma, LAShawzzed Up  648 lbs. Blue MarlinAzoresBrasilia900 lbs. Blue MarlinOcean City, MDHatterascal800 lbs. Blue MarlinSt Thomas, USVIThunder600 lbs. Blue MarlinOcean City, MDGratitude738 lbs. Blue MarlinOcean City, MDGeneration564 lbs. Blue MarlinGrand CanaryCal Rei500 lbs. Blue MarlinMadeiraBalancal650 lbs. Blue…

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