91-Year-Old Angler Lands Marlin

William “Wally” Carmichael of Dargaville and Waihi Beach, New Zealand, was fishing with his son off of Doubtless Bay last week when he hooked and landed a 201-pound striped marlin. The 91-and-a-half-year-old was fishing with Captain Rob Obren of Opua about 135 miles off of Berghan Point when he hooked the marlin. Carmichael fought the […]

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Angolan Team Wins 2014 Offshore World Championship

Anglers participating in the 15th Annual Offshore World Championship (OWC) in Quepos, Costa Rica, this past week set a new world record for most billfish released in a tournament. By the final weigh in, anglers had logged 2,735 billfish releases. Participating anglers boated 2,724 sailfish, seven blue marlin, one black marlin, and one striped marlin. […]

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