Biggest swordfish ever caught on a party boat

Discussion in 'Billfish' started by ksong, Feb 6, 2009.

  1. ksong

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    A 533 lbs swordfish was landed on an overnight trip on the Franes Fleet in RI last Oct. I think this is the biggest swordfish landed on any party boat.
    The fork length was over 8 ft with a 66 inch girth.

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  2. lordhell

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    OMG, that is a friggin' monster! :eek:
     

  3. rtran

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    OMG, that is a friggin' monster! :eek:

    yes indeed
     
  4. hstsw

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    Wow - wonder how long was the fight & what type of reel
     
  5. kidflex

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  6. thenewkid

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    I think they said it came up fast and if it was terry lyonns then it was caught with a penn 80w on a custom rod made by sgt major custom rods
     
  7. Snagged

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  8. Depraved

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    those are some big arse swordfish steaks
     
  9. jiggawhat

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    WOnder how deep that sucker was he looks like hes be staying under radar for a while.Catch of a lifetime for sure>
     
  10. baldurs390

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    the fight was only 30 mins on this fish.
     
  11. baldurs390

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  12. BFTMASTER

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    Man, that is one obese swordfish!!

    Can't think those steaks would taste good though!
     
  13. baldurs390

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    omg you are sooooooo wrong those were the best tasting steak i have ever had.... and i have had alot of swordfish
     
  14. williamsr40

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  15. auguste

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    Awesome batch of a lifetime !
     
  16. nico

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    Awesome batch of a lifetime !

    (lurker unlurking)

    I recently caught a 150lb swordfish in Kenya on a 50 Tiagra. Hooked it just before sunrise, and when it got light it dived and I spent 2 and a half hours fighting it. Hats of to the 30 minute fight! I reckon I need a dress and a handbag.

    (back to lurking)
     
  17. fedu

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    (lurker unlurking)

    I recently caught a 150lb swordfish in Kenya on a 50 Tiagra. Hooked it just before sunrise, and when it got light it dived and I spent 2 and a half hours fighting it. Hats of to the 30 minute fight! I reckon I need a dress and a handbag.

    (back to lurking)


    Nico,

    Wellcome aboard, leave the dress and handbag outside :)



    Congrats to the Angler on a catch of a lifetime, the stars were all aligned.
     
  18. DenisB

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    For many years the largest Broadbill caught in Oz waters was 560# ( no need to ask who .. He He )
    the largest is now a fish over 600# I believe.
     
  19. sharkfisher3300

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    Thats depressing, I had 3 overnighters scheduled on that boat last year between the end of september and october and they were all canceled due to weather. Then you see this...