LARGEST BLUE MARLIN CAUGHT IN THE GULF OF MEXICO OVER 700 LBS.

# WEIGHT ANGLER  CAPTAIN BOAT LOCATION DATE
1 1054.6 Barry Carr
 Dennis Barrett  Sea Wolff
Biloxi, Ms (S.R)
 6-8-02
2 1046 Conrad Hawkins  Tom Browning Lucky II
Panama City, FL (S.R)
7-14-01
3 1038.2 Francisco Iniquez Juan Carlos   La Valiente Veracruz, VER, Mexico (S.R) 6-19-10
4 1018.5 Linda Koerner   Earl Koerner Damifino South Pass, LA (S.R)
7-23-77
5 998.6 Barry Carr
Keith Quick   Sea Wolff
Panama City, FL
7-16-06
 6 980.7 Warren Culbertson
  Dixie Darling
Destin, FL 6-14-85
 7 972.7 Richard Richardson
  Kevin Deerman Legacy
Rockport. TX (S.R)
7-11-14
8 958.6 Cliff Stanich  John Teal  Last Stall Venice, LA  9-7-03
 9 917.4
David Pippin   Miss Orleans Gulfport, MS 6-13-97
10 899.6   Lance Hill  Johnny Dorland  Cotton Patch   Destin, FL 6-20-15 
 11 876.5 James Farrow   Defense Rests S. Padre Island, TX 8-20-88 
 12 851 Victor  E. Palma   Pursuit Veracruz, VER, Mexico 9-18-11
 13 845.8 Chris Ferrara  Mike Roberto  Reel Fire Orange Beach, AL(S.R.)  7-12-13
 14 843.7 Deb Hebert  Larry McMillan  Iona Louise Biloxi, MS 6-6-14
 15 838.2  Scott Poppell  Jason Hallmark Rise Up Destin, FL  6-25-16
16 835.8  Chad Postle  Patrick Ivie  Breathe Easy Destin, FL 6-24-16
 17 828.4 Glenn Summers   Backdown II Pensacola, FL 6-01
 18 809 Mauricio Moreno  Nicho   Kaiser Veracruz, VER, Mexico 4-20-06
 19 806.8  Josh Goodson  Joey Birbeck  You Never Know  Orange Beach, AL  7-16-16 
20 806 Robert Burroughs   Shelby Johnson Quick Time Orange Beach, AL 5-29-16
21 805  Pepe Kuri    Moro  Tampico, TM, Mexico (S.R.) 8-5-15
 22 789.8 Jeremy Powers  Toby Berthlot Rising Sons Orange Beach, AL 7-12-13
 23 783.6 Travis Dorland  Jason Buck Done Deal Destin, FL 6-23-12
 24 779.3  Marcus Kennedy   Kwazar Orange Beach, AL 5-27-89
25 771.2 Rusty Scalla  Jason Hallmark Rise Up Orange Beach, AL 5-21-16
 26 759.5 Phil Hurst   Sancha Port O’Connor, TX 7-16-95
 27 756 Sydney Turner Joey Birbeck  You Never Know Orange Beach, AL 5-26-13
 28 751.6 Keith English   Click Through Pensacola, FL 6-30-07
 29 745 Manning McPhillips   Huntress Panama City, FL 7-85
 30 744 Ryan Robichaux   Freedom Venice, LA 6-2-12
 31 743.5 Steve Gasaway Greg Keffer  Wild Thing Freeport, TX 6-17-95
32 740 Camilo Kuri   Moro  Veracruz, VER, Mexico 6-10-13
 33 738 Archie Lowery  Roger Green Invader South Pass, LA 7-4-80
 34 731.9 Pepe Torres   Jeromar Veracruz, VER, Mexico 3-20-11
 35 730.2 Ken Mcilhenny   Kismet Pensacola, FL   8-88
 36 725 Jerry Pickett   Little Mako Port Mansfield, TX  7-87
 37 723 Louis Gautreaux   C’est Tout Bon Grand Isle, LA 7-23-04
 38 722.8 Joel Broussard   C-Ya Biloxi, MS 6-10-06
 39 722.2 Laurie McVay Scooter Porto  Reel Addiction Orange Beach, AL 7-13-13
 40 722 Terry Affolter   Freda B Port Mansfield, TX 7-82
 41 721.7 Christopher Howat  Russell Smith Birdie Time Biloxi, MS 6-9-12
42  716.6  J.J. Tabor   Double J Orange Beach, AL 7-12-15
 43 714.7 Chip Temple   Jasper Time Destin, FL 6-20-09
 44 712 Brian Barnhill   High Risk South Pass, LA 6-5-98
45  710.16 Antonio Kuri   Moro Veracruz, VER, Mexico 8-22-15
 46 710 Travis Dorland  Johnny Dorland Cotton Patch Orange Beach, AL 5-24-14
 47 708.5 Chris Davis   Sea Mixer Venice, LA 5-31-14
 48 707.9 Dixie Snellgrove   Karma  Pensacola, FL   7-99
 49 706.4 Christopher Albritton   Lit Up Orange Beach, AL 5-29-11
 50 706.1 Bob Johnson  Justin Drummond Pipe Dream Venice, LA 5-31-14
 51 706 Bob Byrd  Clyde Watson Cajun Playboy Freeport, TX  6-20-92
52 705  Ben Bernard  Chris Hood Whoo Dat Grand Isle, LA 7/27/13
53 702.5 Cole Casady  Joe Lyall Patron Biloxi, MS 6-10-11
 54 700.5 Gary Middleton  Ben Heilker Mechanical Man Port O’Connor, TX 7-15-05

CATCHES BY MONTH:

March – 1     April – 1     May – 8     June – 20     July – 18     Aug. – 4     Sept. – 2

This is an unofficial list. I have compiled this information with my best intentions through limited research. If you have more information on these fish or a fish not listed weighing 700+  lbs.  please contact me @ 409-739-4817. This list is for documented weighed fish only. (S.R.) = State Record

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