Word Record King Mackerel
Reports (and pictures) are surfacing around the internet with information that a new world record King Mackerel was caught. Captain JB & Troy – Topshot Sportfishing out of Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Two weights have been posted but Anglers Mike & Brook were on their Honeymoon and caught a 97.8 lb (also reported a 100.5 lb) King Mackerel on 40 lb test.
Both weights break the current record set by Steve Graulau of 93 lbs in 1999 out of San Juan, PR.
We will keep you posted on details as well get them.
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Fish Images Courtesy of King Sailfish Release Mounts
Current Record Details
|Weight of Fish||42.18 kg (93 lbs 0 oz)|
|Length of Fish||cm ( 62.5 in)|
|Girth of Fish||cm ( 30 in)|
|Location of Catch||San Juan|
|Date of Catch||4/18/1999|
|Type of Rod||Mako|
|Type of Reel||Penn 50|
|Type of Line|
|Method of Catch||trolling|
|Lure or Bait||ballyhoo|