Billy Pate

Total number of records:
19
Total number of current records:
3
Total number of species:
9
Total number of countries:
9
Date of first record catch:
10-Feb-1970
Date of last record catch:
04-Sep-1999
Heaviest record catch:
85.27 kg (188 lb 0 oz) Tarpon
Heaviest multiple to one:
155.0 lb Tarpon on 12 lb tippet
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Common Name
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
Marlin, black
20.97 kg (46 lb 4 oz)
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
14-Sep-1972
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
Sailfish, Pacific
35.61 kg (78 lb 8 oz)
Flamingo Beach, Costa Rica
13-Aug-1988
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
Shark, mako
16.98 kg (37 lb 7 oz)
Mt. Maunganui, New Zealand
25-Jan-1984
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
Tarpon
70.31 kg (155 lb 0 oz)
Homosassa Springs, Florida, USA
06-Jun-1980
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
Marlin, black
17.52 kg (38 lb 10 oz)
Cairns, Qld., Australia
10-Sep-1972
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Sailfish, Atlantic
39.00 kg (86 lb 0 oz)
Bom Bom Island Resort, São Tomé and Príncipe
06-Nov-1996
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Marlin, white
47.36 kg (104 lb 6 oz)
Mohammedia, Morocco
14-Sep-1996
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Shark, mako
29.50 kg (65 lb 0 oz)
Whakatane, New Zealand
21-Jan-1984
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Shark, mako
15.73 kg (34 lb 11 oz)
Whale Island, Whakatane, New Zealand
17-Jan-1984
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Tarpon
85.27 kg (188 lb 0 oz)
Homosassa, Florida, USA
13-May-1982
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Tarpon
82.55 kg (182 lb 0 oz)
Homosassa Springs, Florida, USA
11-May-1979
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Marlin, blue (Atlantic)
43.55 kg (96 lb 0 oz)
Havana, Cuba
21-Aug-1978
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Sailfish, Atlantic
34.02 kg (75 lb 0 oz)
La Guaira, Venezuela
18-Sep-1975
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Marlin, white
36.29 kg (80 lb 0 oz)
La Guaira, Venezuela
17-Sep-1975
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Marlin, black
19.22 kg (42 lb 6 oz)
Cairns, Qld., Australia
08-Sep-1972
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
Marlin, striped
66.23 kg (146 lb 0 oz)
Salinas, Ecuador
10-Feb-1970
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
Marlin, white
45.32 kg (99 lb 14 oz)
Mohammedia, Morocco
04-Sep-1999
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
Sailfish, Pacific
55.99 kg (123 lb 7 oz)
guanamar, Costa Rica
01-Feb-1992

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