Fishing Cabo San Lucas: Anglers Land 987-pound Blue Marlin

Last Updated: February 5, 2013 by
Categories: Fishing, Mexico

0059_'Grander' Blue Marlin, (1000lb+)Fishing Cabo -- The most remarkable catch on Super Bowl weekend might have been made before the big game: That of a 987-pound blue marlin by four anglers who were at least in their 80s. (The anglers are not pictured in this post.)

Capt. Manuel Dominguez said he was led to believe that the youngest angler in his charter group, which embarked from the Mexican resort city Saturday morning on what it hoped would be a brief and relaxing tuna-fishing excursion, was 82.

The excursion lasted more than 16 hours.
While aboard the 32-foot cruiser, Ziggy, Arizona anglers Sergent and Sandy Snagirett, and John and Edie Rayno, had caught several tuna before deciding to call it quits.

It was 1:20 p.m.

But then something large and mighty struck the line attached to the right outrigger. At the end of the line was a lure resembling a flying fish...

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