IGFA Hot Catches for June

Micahel Eisele of Germany might have eclipsed the Atlantic cod world record that has stood since 1969. (Courtesy IGFA)

Cod, great barracuda marks could fall; family triples up

It’s been a busy month for record-seeking anglers! Almost 50 World Record applications were received at IGFA headquarters in May, and of those, these nine saltwater and four fresh water records – and an application for the new 50-pound Dolphinfish Trophy Club – stand out from the crowd.


Check out the highlights from anglers catching southern bluefin tuna, great barracuda, tarpon, musky and more in Angola, Australia, Brazil, Christmas Island, Norway, Mexico, and Florida, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Michigan in the June edition of the IGFA Hot Catches.


Click image to see the potential world records
Guilherme de Almeida joined in on the action with this 38-5 potential Junior record. Local guide Alejandro Differding led them to the records and each fish was released alive.


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