The IGFA has released another batch of potential world record catches. These catches are currently undergoing the review process, and as of yet cannot be considered official world records.
Note: unless otherwise stated, these catches are potential all-tackle (length) world records.
Patrick Sebile is a name that anglers will instantly recognize. He’s the creator and designer of some of the best lures on the market. In addition to that, he’s also a world-renowned angler. In the last year and a bit, he’s caught a number of potential world record catches. Here are four of his most impressive ones, in the order in which they were caught:
On April 19, 2011, Sebile landed this beautiful narrowbarred mackerel while fishing in Australia’s Coral Sea. It measured in at 127 cm and was caught using a Sebile Stick Shad.
Less than a week later, on April 25, 2011, Sebile caught this meagre that measured in at 44 cm. It was caught in Maclean, Australia, using a Sebile.
One day later, on April 26, he landed an Australian bass in Brisbane on a Sebile Crankster. It measured in at 28 cm.Finally, on May 6, 2012, Sebile landed this incredible largemouth bass while fishing in Florida’s Lake Okeechobee. It measured in at 61 cm and was caught using a Sebile Proppler Buzz.
Dr. Julie H. Ball was fishing in Chesapeake Bay when she landed this awesome cobia. It measured in at 139 cm and was caught using live eel.
Finally, Gregory S. Taite was fishing off of California’s Newport Beach when he landed this California corbina. It measured in at 42 cm and was caught using Inn Keeper Worms.