700-pound marlin caught at Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo


POSTED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 7:54am

UPDATED: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 8:37am

Some fishermen in Louisiana stole the show by reeling in a whopper.

Take a look at the largest catch this year at the oldest fishing tournament in the United States!

This giant blue marlin weighed in at a whopping 712 pounds.

But, that only makes it the fourth largest ever caught at the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo in Louisiana!

Hundreds of fishing fans gathered at the Marina weigh station to get a look.

The crew that caught the giant marlin says it took more than 13 hours to reel the big fish in!

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