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Jan

GO LONG

ANGLER: John Martinotti

TAG ID: GFR6039
SPECIES TAGGED: Blue Marlin (Makaira nigricans)
IF OTHER:
SEX: N/A
DATE: 12/23/2016

LOCATION:  Waters offshore of Playa Zancudo, Costa Rica.

RESEARCH CENTER: Zancudo Lodge  Zancudo Lodge Logo
BOAT NAME: Zancudo Lodge
CAPTAIN NAME: Javier
MATE 1 NAME:
MATE 2 NAME:

CATCH DATA

OCEAN: Pacific
LATITUDE:  7.86104
LONGITUDE:  -83.50390

MEASUREMENT INFORMATION:
OVERALL LENGTH: 72 in
MEASUREMENT TYPE: Estimated TL (Total Length)
ESTIMATED WEIGHT: 275 lbs
FIGHT TIME: 45 min
FISH CONDITION: Excellent
ADDITIONAL REMARKS:

My wife had a marlin on at the bow of the boat, while I was fighting mine in the stern. My fish almost spooled my reel and jumped several times at a great distance from the boat. So the name” GOLONG”. After 45 min. it tired as well as me, I started to gain on it, what a beautiful fish and experience. Oh and my wife tagged hers also. Great Captain and boat out of Zancudo Lodge Costa Rica. 7 total hook ups 5 brought to the boat on live bonita and tuna. 80 miles off shore from Zancudo.

BAIT USED: Tuna/Bonita
WAS THE FISH PREVIOUSLY TAGGED? No
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