A Striped Marlin

This fish is a Striped Marlin or "A`u" in Hawaiian. The all-tackle record is 455 pounds caught off New Zealand, however, the average size in Hawaii is 50 to 150 pounds. This one weighed 55 pounds and was taken by trolling a dead Opelu rigged behind a C&H Lil Stubby lure.

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