The second grander was a 1,097-pound blue marlin caught on February 16, 2017, by Jose Pires, fishing out of Lobito, Angola. Capt. Sergio Reis on Rotian, a 25-foot, twin-outboard boat, led Pires to the catch the 146-inch fish. The marlin had a girth of 76 inches. He caught the fish on 50-pound-class tackle standing up for over four hours.