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Fly Fishing People: Martin Arostegui

Posted on May 20 2007

“His first world record fish was caught in the summer of 1994, a 10-pound triple tail on 4-pound tippet near Flamingo in the Everglades National Park. His 200th, also on fly, came nearly 14 years later with a mullet snapper caught in Costa Rica. ” Pete Johnson writes on noting the extraordinary accomplishments of retired emergency room physician Martin Arostegui. Arostegui is the first angler to catch 200 IGFA-certified record fish, including a 385-pound lemon shark, which the IGFA ranks as the largest fish caught on fly tackle. (Thanks to reader Graham Anderson for this link.)
More on Arostegui:
“Trump This: Arostegui vs. Ratner”

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