Hawaii fishermen reel in 1,073-pound blue marlin after hour-long struggle: It's like a 'sea monster' - World Truth

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Hawaii fishermen reel in 1,073-pound blue marlin after hour-long struggle: It's like a 'sea monster'

caught on a rod and reel was caught by Capt. Cornelius Choy and his daughter Gail on the COREENE-C in 1971. The fish weighed an astonishing 1,805 lbs," the fishing site states on its website.

Blue marlins can grow up to 12 feet long and weigh up to 2,000 pounds, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Females, which are typically the larger gender, can live up to 20 years — 10 years longer than males.

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