New IGFA Pending World Records

Posted on August 24th, 2013 by Mike

HOT News from the IGFA

New Pending World Records

Each month the IGFA highlights documented fish catches from around the world. A number of applications have been submitted before the world records committee, among them these 10 new potential records which are included in the September Hot News provided by IGFA world records coordinator Rebecca Reynolds: 


Nine-year-old Bucky Dennis Jr., of Port Charlotte, Florida, U.S.A. landed a tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) weighing (21 lb 0 oz) 9.52 kg while trolling nearby Charlotte Harbor.  It took the youngster seven minutes to land. The current small fry record is 18 lb 8 oz caught at Port Canaveral, Fla., Sept. 13, 1998.  (Photo: tripletail