In Photos: Capt. Peter Bristow

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“Although he’d seen his share of giant black marlin, Bristow still dreamed of catching a 1,000-pound blue, and he wanted to find a place that could afford a better shot at his fantasy fish.”
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Bristow chose the flat-calm waters of Madeira and the area’s legendary big blue marlin fishery as the home base for his Katherine B, a retired patrol boat he refurbished himself.
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“The giant blue inhaled a 16-inch Super Plunger like it was a jelly bean, and the 130 International reel screamed as the marlin tried to empty the spool.”
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