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27 Sept 1967 – 1208 Australian Record

Angler Basil Mitchell
Fish Black Marlin
Weight 1208
Tackle 130lb
Date 27 Sept 1967

The only-recently-set Australian record was set on the 27th September 1967 for angler Basil Mitchell.

Trivia: Basil’s son Graham fished the reef in 2015 with Capt. Bill Bilson on Viking II and released his own grander class marlin that Bill put at 999lbs. See the report and pic on the Black Marlin Blog here.

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