Australia News

Teen breaks record after catching 29-year-old fish in Victoria


AND Victorian teenager is now within the historical past books after catching a record-breaking fish on the Mornington Peninsula final week.

Carrum teen, Ryan Gazzola caught the large 135 kilogram tuna fish off Gunnamatta seaside.

It took the 17-year-old greater than 4 hours to reel within the catch, which he stated was “unbelievable”.

A Victorian teenager is now within the historical past books, after catching a file breaking fish on the Mornington Peninsula final week. (9)

After getting again to land, Gazzola stated he contacted Fishing Tasmania and the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Analysis Group (CSIRO) and was informed the tagged fish was the “longest fish at liberty in Australian historical past”.

“I used to be it whereas they have been chopping up the meat. I lower the tag out to take a look at it and after that it was one thing unbelievable,” he informed 9News Melbourne.

He was informed the fish was first tagged off the coast of Western Australia practically 30 years in the past.

Mother nature takes over an abandoned fishing village in China

IN PICTURES: Mom nature takes over an deserted fishing village in China

CSIRO Senior Principal Analysis Scientist Campbell Davies stated no different tagged fish had been re-captured in Australia after such an extended time frame.

“Anyone that will get to catch a fish of that dimension and that age is a really fortunate bloke,” he stated.

“I used to be very stunned once I heard of the re-capture.”

Carrum teen, Ryan Gazzola caught the large 135 kilogram tuna fish off Gunnamatta seaside. (9)

The teenager now plans on placing his file breaking catch on show.

“I get the tail mounted to have it in my room so on a regular basis I can take a look at it and suppose, I can not consider this really occurred,” Gazzola stated.

“That is one thing that I might solely dream of.

“Every part that has occurred since that day, it is simply getting higher and higher, it is simply been exceptional.”

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button