Seb reels in 227kg “monster”
Seb Kohlhase reeled in a blue marlin weighing in at 500.97 lbs (227kg) which was caught 30 miles off Aleipata.
Samoa Roy Lee told the Samoa Observer that it took Mr Kohlhase some time to reel it in.
“Seb took two hours to reel in this monster in difficult situation with the weather conditions. However, his years of experience was an incredible effort given his age but his determination to land the last fish of the year was such an incredible moment.
“The fish was caught by Yellowfin crew on their way back from American Samoa,” he said.
Mr Lee further stated it was a difficult fish to land but Seb's effort together with the two deckhands made it possible.