fish caught on 1 kg line-world record set by Guy Jacobsen
16]NORTHLAND,New Zealand--Guy Jacobsen caught a 105 kilograms
striped marlin on a one kg line, setting a new world record
for the largest fish caught on 1kg line.
Guy Jacobsen says he had been preparing
for months for the big catch.
Onlookers gathered at Paihia Wharf as the striped
marlin was brought in and as word got round that a world record
Jacobsen was stunned to end up with a record
for the biggest "fish" on the light line, not just the biggest
Both Guy and his wife Eryn spend a lot of time
chasing records - Eryn won her own one last week and was there
to cheer on her husband for his big catch.
Most of the marlin the crew chases are
tagged and released but they will be mounting his world record
and displaying it either at home or in the Bay of Islands
The previous biggest striped marlin
caught on a 1kg line was just 59.6 kilos.