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Blue Marlin

Makaira Nigricans
  • Aliases: n/a
  • Freshwater: No
  • Saltwater: Yes
    • Inshore: No
    • Offshore: Yes
  • Max Length (In Inches): 197
  • Max Weight (In Lbs.): 1500

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Ballyhoo 1
Little Tunny 1
Mackerel, Spanish 1
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Details

The pinnacle of sportfishing. The marlin is characterized by its giant size, jumping ability and of course the bill. The blue marlin usually has a darker blue back than most other marlin. It also usually has some vertical stripes down its back.

How to Catch:

Blue marlin can be caught trolling horse ballyhoo, Artifical trolling lures and slow trolling live buts such as Tuna and Bonita (little tunny)

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