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All Tackle World Record Giant Grouper



All Tackle World Record Giant Grouper

All Tackle World Record: Giant Grouper 179.50 kg on 130 lbs line
Angler: Nelson Shayne
Place: Latham Island ( 10 Mar 2004)
Boat: Shuwari (Capt. Jason Alexiou)
Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo (Mady)
Mate: Jason, Cosmas, Baraza

Congratulations to Nelson Keith Shayne for the great fight. Well done Jason Alexiou and Maddalena Martinengo for helping acheive another World Record. Thank you to Peter for allowing us the complete use of one of his boats. record, records, grouper, record grouper, record giant grouper,latham fishing, latham, deep sea, big game, sportfishing, fishing, tanzania, zanzibar, pemba, latham island, fish, jigging, jig, popper, popping, forum, marlin, sailfish, yellowfin, tuna, broadbill, world record, record, record fishing, fishing record, IGFA, giant grouper, giant trevally, bigeye, trevally, dogtooth, jason alexiou, maddalena martinengo, nelson shayne, kilwa, dar es salaam


Nelson Keith Shayne together with a group of friends decided to visit Jason and Mady and have some days fishing.
Unfortunately in that period, the boat usually used by Jason and Mady was out of the water for servicing, but, thanks to the ready assistance of Peter Ruysenaars of the Pemba Channel Fishing Club, Jason Alexiou with Maddalena as a skipper, and Baraza and Cosmas as mates, managed to satisfy the request of Nelson and his friends, and venture towards Latham Island, by using one of Peter's boat, Shuwari.

For the occasion, Jason re-fitted the boat with his tackle: rods, lures, rigs and electronics; the plan was to target dogtooth tuna, but there were too many Giant Trevallies around which were hooking up as soon as a lure was dropped in the water, without leaving a chance for anything else.
So Jason decided to drop a rainbow runner as a live bait, which was pulled around for almost 20 minutes before being taken.
The strike was really powerfull. Nelson picked up the rod.
We all knew that it was a big fish, but we could not recognize what from the fighting attitude: a massive take, several powerful short runs, broken by periods where it was almost impossible to gain a centimeter of line.
Just the last 10 meters the fish gave up, coming up on the surface with no resistance.
Only than we realised that it was a massive 179.5 kg Giant Grouper.
We thought and wanted to release it, unfortunately all our efforts were not successfull.

Congratulations to Nelson Keith Shayne for the great fight.
Well done Jason Alexiou and Maddalena Martinengo for helping acheive another World Record.
Thank you to Peter for allowing us the complete use of one of his boats.


Other World Records

ALL TACKLE WORLD RECORDS

All Tackle World Record:
Silver Tip Shark 186.50 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Andrea Pellegrini - Latham Island, 12 March 2004 - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo

All Tackle World Record:
Giant Grouper 179.50 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Nelson Shayne - Latham Island, 12 March 2004 - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo

All Tackle World Record:
Dogtooth Tuna 107,80 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Jon Patten - Latham Island, December 2015 - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo

All Tackle World Record:
Dogtooth Tuna 106,50 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Leopoldo Zapata - Latham Island, 12 November 2014 - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo



WORLD RECORD MEN

World Record Men:
Dogtooth Tuna 102, kg - 80 lbs line
Angler: Jason Alexiou - Dar es Salaam, November 2013

World Record Men:
Dogtooth Tuna 100.50 kg - 80 lbs line
Angler: Benuad Twalib - Dar es Salaam, December 2007
Boat: Kelly II - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo

World Record Men:
Dogtooth Tuna 84.00 kg - 30 lbs line
Angler: Jason Alexiou - Dar es Salaam, 15 December 2007

World Record Men:
Dogtooth Tuna 71.50 kg - 30 lbs line
Angler: Jason Alexiou - Latham Island, 25 March 2006
Boat: Kelly II - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo

World Record Men:
Giant Trevally 56.60 kg - 50 lbs line
Angler: Martin Larsson - Tanzania, 30 November 2011
Boat: Boomerang - Skipper: Maddalena Martinengo



WORLD RECORD WOMEN

World Record Women:
Dogtooth Tuna 91.79 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Maddalena Martinengo - Latham Island, 14 February 2004
Boat: Kelly II (Mady) - Skipper: Jason Alexiou - Mate: Jason, Bernard

World Record Women:
Dogtooth Tuna 71.50 kg - 80 lbs line
Angler: Maddalena Martinengo - Latham Island, 22 February 2004
Boat: Miss Linda (Luke Samaras) - Skipper: Jasper Samaras - Mate: Jason, Sven Liebchen

World Record Women:
Trevally Giant 41.30 kg - 130 lbs line
Angler: Maddalena Martinengo - Latham Island, 6 March 2004
Boat: Miss Linda (Luke Samaras) - Skipper: Jasper Samaras - Mate: Jason Alexiou, Ali

World Record Women:
Trevally Bigeye 5.70 kg - 80 lbs line
Angler: Maddalena Martinengo - Latham Island, 20 March 2004
Boat: Miss Linda (Luke Samaras) - Skipper: Jasper Samaras - Mate: Jason Alexiou, Ali latham fishing, latham, deep sea, big game, sportfishing, fishing, tanzania, zanzibar, pemba, latham island, fish, jigging, marlin, sailfish, yellowfin, tuna, broadbill, world record, record, IGFA, giant grouper, giant trevally, bigeye, trevally, dogtooth, jason alexiou, maddalena martinengo, nelson shayne, kilwa,

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