IGFA Potential Record Catches - Tambaqui, Great Snakehead, Blacktip Shark
The IGFA has released a brand new batch of pending world record catches. It must be noted that, as of press time, these catches are still undergoing the review process, and as of yet are not considered to be world records.
On Feb. 23, Cory E. Nowakowski was fishing in Florida?s Coral Springs Canal when he landed this gargantuan great snakehead. It weighed 12 lbs, 5 oz, measured in at 82.55 cm, and was caught using a JD?s custom bait frog. It?s a potential all-tackle record.
Raymond Heredia Orosco landed this tambaqui while fishing in Caicedo, Columbia on March 12. It was caught using guyaba fruit, weighed in at 37 lbs, and measured in at 80.645 cm. It falls under the 03 kg (6 lb) line class.
On March 15, Rita L. Pierce was fishing in Key West when she landed this beautiful blacktip shark on 06 kg (12 lb) line. It weighed 86 lbs, measured in at 142.24 cm and was caught using jack as bait.
Joshua D. Lee was fishing on North Carolina?s Ocracoke Island on March 23 when he caught this potential all-tackle (length) world record red drum. It measured in at 110 cm and was caught using mullet chunk.
Finally, on March 24, Brielle Bennett caught two potential Smallfry category world records while fishing in Key West. She caught a black grouper that weighed 38 lbs and measured in at 102 cm. She then landed a red grouper that weighed 13 lbs 8 oz and measured in at 69 cm. Both fish were caught using a Goggle eye.