Tag: Latest Overseas Angling News

Big, beautiful, Bolivian golden dorado

This beautiful 29lb golden dorado looks set to be a new 8kg (16lb) world line class record for Colombian angler Alejandro Linares. He was fishing Bolivia’s Rio Torija with a popper lure when the big predator smashed into it. The fish was carefully unhook, photographed and released and a claim has been submitted to the IGFA. THE […]

Peacock bass world record claim

Brazilian angler Ednaldo Camacho Lazarin caught and released what could become the new All-Tackle Length world record for speckled peacock (Cichla temensis) on October 10th, while fishing near Santa Isabel in the Brazilian Amazon. Lazarin needed only several minutes to subdue the trophy peacock, after it crushed the top-water plug he was casting. The current […]

World record snook claim

Brazilian angler Maicon Soares Da Silva caught and released this huge snook (Centropomus spp.) while fishing off the coast of Ubatuba, Brazil. Da Silva needed nearly 20 minutes to land the 109 cm beast, after it hit the jig and soft plastic shrimp combo he was casting. If approved, Da Silva’s catch will actually beat […]

World record Papuan Black Snapper VIDEO

Australian angler Bluey Hellmuth has boated what could become the new All-Tackle world record for the must sought after Papuan black snapper (Lutjanus goldiei), while fishing Papua New Guinea’s Aramia River. Hellmuth was trolling a diving plug when the 21.32 kg (47 lb) beast hit and attempted to break off in the thick debris laden […]

Foster Rocks World Carp Record

Fosters Of Birmingham tackle shop boss Richard Foster came close to claiming the world’s biggest ever carp capture when he out-battled this 130lb Siamese carp at Gillhams Fishing Resort in Thailand.  The destination near Krabi already holds the record with Keith Williams’ 134lb 7oz capture in October 2013 (https://www.total-fishing.com/fishing-news/world-record-siamese-carp-birthday-boy-keith ), and owner Stu Gillham confirmed […]

Predatory Carp World Record

Angler Phillip W. Richmond, Jr., who is currently stationed in South Korea with the US Navy, has been exploring the different fishing opportunities in his temporary home.  While fishing the NakDong River from his kayak on October 4th, Richmond landed a 4.6 kg (10 lb 2 oz) predatory carp (Chanodichthys erythropterus) while casting a swimbait. […]