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Wednesday, 03 April 2013 23:00

Monster Barracuda Caught Might be a Record

We at Shotem and Caughtem have had the opportunity to snorkle with a lot of different fish.  Some of which have made the hair on the back of our necks stand up.  One of these fish would have to be the barracuda.  You hear stories of how aggressive the can be and their sharp teeth and over all bad appereance doesn't help to calm ones nerves.  Most of the ones we have seen swimming through the water were around a 40 to 50 pound 3 feet long sized, but still commanded our attention.  So when we heard that 7ft 102 pound barracuda was caught we felt that this was one to report.  Gibson caught the huge barracuda while fishing for Tarpon on the Cuanza River in Angola, Africa.  It is currently under review as to whether it is in fact a new world all tackle record beating out the 101 pound barracuda also caught in Africa.  Share your big stories and catches on the Caughtem braggin wall and leave your comments in the section below.