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484 Pound Marlin Reeled in at Māʻalaea

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Photo courtesy Kevin J Olson.

Photo courtesy Kevin J Olson.

By Maui Now Staff

Guests and crew aboard the New Piper vessel brought in a 484 pound marlin, caught not too far out from Māʻalaea Harbor on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.

The catch was reeled in after a 30 minute fight by Allyson Rose (second from left) from San Francisco, Calif., along with Captain Jeff Kahl, crewman Chimo Shipp, and Rose’s friend.

The New Piper is a 47-foot Cabo sportfishing vessel that offers full and half-day excursions.

Captain Kahl founded and hosts The Halloween Shootout, one of Hawaiʻi’s biggest marlin tournaments.

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For information on this year’s tournament, scheduled to take place Oct. 31, 2014, contact Captain Kahl by phone at (808) 283-2628 or via email at [email protected]

*** Photo courtesy Kevin J. Olson.

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