Throw Back – Big Drum

Fishing in the fall season on the Outer Banks produces citation type catches of Speckled trout, Sea Mullet, Pompano, puppy drum and huge Big Drum. Come make a memory.

From the IGFA web site

It was 36 years ago today –

Did you know that the IGFA’s two largest red drum records were both caught on November 7th? On this day in 1973, Elvin Hooper caught this 40.82-kilogram (90-pound) red drum to set the IGFA Men’s 15-kg (30 lb) Line Class World Record. He was casting cut mullet from Ocean Pier, Rodanthe, North Carolina, and landed the record redfish after a one hour fight. At the time it was the IGFA All-Tackle Record and Line Class Record, until exactly 11 years later when David Deuel broke that record. 47 years later, it still stands as the Men’s 15-kg (30 lb) Line Class World Record. #fishIGFA

Until Next Time – Tightlines – Capt. Tony

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