TOO EASY Lands 1431 Pound Black Marlin – Queensland Australia

Massive marlin

A fisherman has reeled in a 649kg Black Marlin off the coast of Hervey Bay. It's the biggest fish brought into the Urangan Marina and came in only 30kg under the world record. www.7plus.com.au/news #7News

Posted by 7NEWS Central Queensland on Thursday, November 29, 2018

 

A 1431 lb Black Marlin has been caught off Lady Musgrave Island in Queensland, Australia by angler Rob Crane on board the 76ft Viking Too Easy II

The is the 2nd biggest ever caught in Australia. The biggest fish record is held by Peter B. Wright “Peter B” with a 1,442-pound Black Marlin from 1973 that remains the largest ever weighed in Australia.

Below is a social media post from the Pelagic Research Network on the suggested age of the fish.