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

# WEIGHT ANGLER  CAPTAIN BOAT LOCATION DATE
1 1054  Barry Carr Dennis Barrett Sea Wolff Biloxi, MS. (S.R.)  6/8/02
2 1046 Conrad Hawkins  Tommy Browning Lucky II Panama City, FL (S.R.)

7/14/01

3  1038.2 Francisco Iniquez Juan Carlos La Valiente Veracruz, 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 

 12 851.9 Ginger Myers Scooter Porto  Fleur De Lis   Orange Beach, AL (S.R.) 7/5/20
 13 851 Victor E. Palma   Pursuit Veracruz, Mexico 9/18/11
 14  845.8 Chris Ferrara Mike Roberto Reel Fire  Orange Beach, AL (S.R.)  7/12/13
 15  843.7  Deb Hebert Larry McMillan Iona Louise Biloxi, MS   6/6/14
16  838.2 Scott Poppell Jason Hallmark Rise Up Destin. FL   6/25/16
 17 835.8 Chad Postle Patrick Ivie Breathe Easy Destin, FL  6/24/16
 18  828.4 Glenn Summers   Backdown II Pensacola, FL

 6/01

 19 809 Mauricio Moreno  Nicho  Kaiser Veracruz, Mexico 4/20/06
20 806.8  Josh Goodson Joey Birbeck You Never Know Orange Beach, AL  7/16/16
21  806 Robert Burroughs Shelby Johnson  Quick Time  Orange Beach, AL  5/29/16
22 805  Pepe Kuri    Moro Tampico, Mexico

  8/5/15

23 796.9 Chase Pete Scooter Porto Reel Addiction Biloxi, MS  6/9/18
 24 795.6 Austin Blakeney Marco Gaona Shock Wave   Orange Beach, AL  7/13/18
 25  789.8 Jeremy Powers Toby Berthelot Rising Sons Orange Beach, AL  7/12/13
 26 783.6 Travis Dorland Jason Buck Done Deal  Destin, FL  6/23/12
27 779.3 Marcus Kennedy   Kwazar Orange Beach, AL

 5/27/89

28 771.4 Ben Arnold Scooter Porto Reel Addiction Pensacola, FL   7/1/17
 29  771.2  Rusty Skalla   Jason Hallmark Rise Up  Qrange Beach, AL  5/21/16
 30 759.5 Phil Hurst   Sancha Port O’Connor, TX 7/16/95
 31 756  Sydney Turner  Joe Birbeck You Never Know Orange Beach, AL

5/26/13

 32  751.6  Keith English     Click Through  Pensacola, FL 6/30/07
 33  745 Manning McPhillips    Huntress Panama City, FL

 

 7/85

 34 744 Ryan Robichaux   Freedom Venice, LA  6/2/12

35

743.5 Steve Gasaway Greg Keffer Wild Thing Freeport, TX  6/17/95

36

740.6 Katie Gonsoulin Jason Buck Done Deal  Orange Beach, AL 5/18/18
37 740 Camilo Kuri    Moro Veracruz, Mexico 6/10/13
 38 739.1 Alex Krake Chase Lake Team Supreme Biloxi, MS  6/9/18
 39  738 Archie Lowery Roger Green Invader  South Pass, LA 7/4/80
 40 731.9 Pepe Torres   Jeromar Veracruz, Mexico  3/20/11
 41 730.2 Ken Mcilhenny   Kismet Pensacola, FL  8/88
 42  725 Jerry Pickett   Little Mako  Port Mansfield, TX  7/87
 43  723.8 Louis Gautreaux   C’est Tout Bon Grand Isle, LA  7/23/04
 44 722.8 Joel Broussard   C-Ya  Biloxi, MS

 6/10/06

 45  722.2 Laurie McVay Scooter Porto Reel Addiction Orange Beach, AL  7/13/13
 46 722 Terry Affolter   Freda B Port Mansfield,TX 7/82
47  721.7 Christopher Howat Russell Smith Birdie Time Biloxi, MS 6/9/12
48  720 Brad Goodrich Brian Phillips Smooth Move  Port O'Connor, TX  7/21/18
 49  716.6  J.J. Tabor    Double J  Orange Beach, AL 7/12/15
 50  714.7  Chip Temple    Jasper Time Destin, FL

 6/20/09

51 712 Brian Barnhill   High Risk South Pass, LA 6/5/98
 52 710.16 Antonio Kuri   Moro Veracruz, Mexico 8/22/15
 53 710 Travis Dorland  Johnny Dorland Cotton Patch Orange Beach, AL  5/24/14
 54 708.5  Chris Davis   Sea Mixer Venice, LA  5/31/14
 55 707.9 Dixie Snellgrove   Karma Pensacola, FL 7/99
 56  706.4  Christopher Albritton  Clayt James Lit Up Orange Beach, AL  5/29/11
 57 706.1  Bob Johnson  Justin Drummond Pipe Dream Venice, LA 5/31/14
58 706 Bob Byrd Clyde Watson Cajun Playboy Freeport, TX  6/20/92
59 705 Ben Bernard Chris Hood Whoo Dat Grand Isle, LA 7/27/13
 60 702.5 Cole Casady Joe Lyall Patron Biloxi, MS  6/10/11

 

CATCHES BY MONTH:

March – 1     April – 1     May – 9     June – 22     July – 21     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 caught in the Gulf of Mexico only. (S.R.) = State Record

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