American angler Bruce Jackson boated what looks set to be a new All Tackle word record for Snoek (Thyrsites atun) with this 16lb 15oz fighter caught off the coast of Chile in South America. Jackson, fishing with a local guide out of the Puma Lodge, needed more than 30 minutes to land the fish after it […]
Costa Rican angler Christopher Hampl caught this 7.26 kg (16 lb) mullet snapper while fly fishing off Isla Montuosa, Panama that could earn him the new men’s 6 kg (12 lb) tippet class category. Hampl skillfully played the hard-fighting snapper for 35 minutes after the fish took the streamer pattern fly he was casting. If […]
Manuel Zambrano Dufau latched into this simply massive 58 lb 9 oz Pacific black while fishing Rio Bayano in Panama using a Spooltek Lures 9″ Stretch in Great Sardini pattern. If approved, the catch will be the second heaviest snook ever recorded by the IGFA, and will also earn Dufau the new men’s 15 kg (30lb) […]
Angler Adam Garcia has added another potential record cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki) to his resume, with this incredible 10.88 kg (24 lb) fish he pulled from Pyramid Lake, Nevada, USA on April 17th. Garcia caught the potential record cutthroat casting a Marabou jig from his light tackle spinning outfit. After a nice fight, Garcia managed […]
Angler Christine Ren Fielding, MD, of New York, USA caught and released this beautiful brown trout (Salmo trutta) while fly fishing the Rio Grand River in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina on March 29th. Fielding skillfully played the massive 13.6 kg (30 lb) brown for 20 minutes after the fish ate the green scud pattern fly […]
Jeremiah Michael caught and released this potential new IGFA all tackle world record freshwater snapper (Lutjanus fuscencens) while casting a lure along the shoreline of a jungle river in Sulawesi, Indonesia when the potential record snapper hit. After a short, but tough fight on heavy spinning gear, Malaysian angler Michael was able to land the snapper […]
South American adventure holiday specialists Amazon-Angler.com are inviting a select group of lucky anglers to join them to cash in on what they describe as the best top water lure fishing destination in the Amazon basin. The Rio Aripuana offers possibly the best current peacock bass fishing of all the Amazon tributaries. Host Steve Townson […]
Costa Rican angler Luis Monge Mata shows off a 35lb 13oz whitefin Corvina (Cynoscion albus) caught fishing off Negritos Island, Costa Rica that looks set to become the new IGFA All Tackle World Record for the species. Mata tempted the big corvina, which is some 6lb over the existing best, on a jig. FISH SOUTH […]
South American angling holiday specialist Amazon-Angler.com has has four spaces open for its yearly return trip to the Amazon Roosevelt Lodge, deep in the Amazon Jungle in Brazil. The lodge is situated at the confluence of the Rio Roosevelt (named after President Teddy Roosevelt – see the book ‘River of Doubt’) and the Rio Aripuanã and […]
David Aldana will be the envy of big fish anglers across Europe after banking this magnificent Comizo barbel weighing a massive 37lb (16.8kg). The mighty fish came at eight in the morning on the second day of a three day session on Lake Penarolla in Spain, David baiting with boilies and fishing boilies on a size […]
A girl angler has become a social media sensation after a selfie she took while on a fishing trip with her grandparents appeared to reveal the ghostly face and torso of a man who wasn’t there. Haley Ogletree was fishing with her brother Kolton who was preparing the fishing gear in the background of her […]
Watch as a young angler reels in a fine fish, only for it to be nicked by a big alligator!
Most European anglers won’t be familiar with this fish, known in the USA as the ‘white bass’. And this fish from Devil’s Lake in North Dakota USA, while not massive for bass in general, is a beauty. In fact at 18.5 inches long, with a 16-inch girth, and weighing in at 4.32lb, it’s being submitted […]
Nick Dulleck is claiming an IGFA all tackle record spotted bass (Micropterus punctulatus) with this beauty from New Bullard’s Bar Reservoir in California, USA. The fat bass, which took a jig, weighed in a 11lb 4oz, well over the existing all tackle record of 10lb 6oz.
THAILAND’s Mae Klong River has thrown up one of its giant freshwater stingrays in the shape of this colossus weighing some 530lb. The giant female, which measured some 2m x 2.4m, was boated by Wels catfish ace Yuri Grisendi, who took well over and hour to tire it out on big game outfits with Okuma […]