Wahoo (Acanthocybium solandri)

(Cuvier, 1832); SCOMBRIDAE FAMILY; also called oahu fish, Pacific kingfish
Worldwide in tropical and warm temperate seas. Pelagic and seasonally migratory, it tends to be a loner or travel in small groups of 2 to 6 fish. There are indications of seasonal concentrations off the Pacific coasts of Panama, Costa Rica and Baja California in the summer, off Grand Cayman (Atlantic) in the winter and spring, and off the western Bahamas and Bermuda in the spring and fall.
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All-Tackle World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle
83.46 kg (184 lb 0 oz)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
29-Jul-2005
 

Line Class World Records (Conventional Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
M-01 kg (2 lb)
16.33 kg (36 lb 0 oz)
Minerva Reef, Tonga
31-Oct-2013
M-02 kg (4 lb)
27.22 kg (60 lb 0 oz)
Minerva Reef, Tonga
21-Oct-2014
M-03 kg (6 lb)
24.00 kg (52 lb 14 oz)
South Minerva Reef, Tonga
02-Nov-2013
M-04 kg (8 lb)
31.60 kg (69 lb 10 oz)
Kadavu Island, Fiji
17-Jun-2009
M-06 kg (12 lb)
36.93 kg (81 lb 7 oz)
North Rock, Bermuda
22-Dec-1984
M-08 kg (16 lb)
42.86 kg (94 lb 8 oz)
Gulf of Mexico, Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
30-May-1991
M-10 kg (20 lb)
52.16 kg (115 lb 0 oz)
Atlantic Ocean, Bermuda
02-Jul-1961
M-15 kg (30 lb)
57.60 kg (127 lb 0 oz)
Buena Vista, Baja California, Mexico
02-Jun-1994
M-24 kg (50 lb)
71.89 kg (158 lb 8 oz)
Loreto, Baja California, Mexico
10-Jun-1996
M-37 kg (80 lb)
70.53 kg (155 lb 8 oz)
San Salvador, Bahamas
03-Apr-1990
M-60 kg (130 lb)
67.58 kg (149 lb 0 oz)
Cat Cay, Bahamas
15-Jun-1962
W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
W-02 kg (4 lb)
9.79 kg (21 lb 9 oz)
Destin, Florida, USA
26-Aug-1997
W-03 kg (6 lb)
21.00 kg (46 lb 4 oz)
Kadauu Islands, Fiji
30-Aug-2010
W-04 kg (8 lb)
24.94 kg (55 lb 0 oz)
Miami, Florida, USA
20-Jun-1999
W-06 kg (12 lb)
37.19 kg (82 lb 0 oz)
Port Canaveral, Florida, USA
02-Jan-1989
W-08 kg (16 lb)
33.56 kg (74 lb 0 oz)
San Salvador, Bahamas
04-Apr-1996
W-10 kg (20 lb)
37.64 kg (83 lb 0 oz)
Sea Mount, U.S. Virgin Islands
05-Mar-1968
W-15 kg (30 lb)
49.24 kg (108 lb 9 oz)
Cape May, New Jersey, USA
17-Jul-1977
W-24 kg (50 lb)
69.62 kg (153 lb 8 oz)
San Salvador, Bahamas
01-Mar-1996
W-37 kg (80 lb)
83.46 kg (184 lb 0 oz)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
29-Jul-2005
W-60 kg (130 lb)
51.25 kg (113 lb 0 oz)
San Salvador, Bahamas
19-Feb-1996
 

Tippet Class World Records (Fly Tackle)

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
Tippet M-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet M-03 kg (6 lb)
7.99 kg (17 lb 10 oz)
Isla de Coiba, Panama
12-Oct-1975
Tippet M-04 kg (8 lb)
17.19 kg (37 lb 14 oz)
Thetis Bank, Baja California, Mexico
30-Nov-1994
Tippet M-06 kg (12 lb)
25.85 kg (57 lb 0 oz)
Gulf of Papagayo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
13-Jun-1995
Tippet M-08 kg (16 lb)
35.00 kg (77 lb 2 oz)
Banks Islands, Vanuatu
23-Feb-2006
Tippet M-10 kg (20 lb)
30.05 kg (66 lb 4 oz)
Alijos Rocks, Baja California, Mexico
02-Dec-1993
Tippet W-01 kg (2 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-02 kg (4 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-03 kg (6 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-04 kg (8 lb)
0.00 kg (0 lb 0 oz)
Vacant,
 
Vacant
Tippet W-06 kg (12 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Challenger Banks, Bermuda
27-Aug-2007
Tippet W-08 kg (16 lb)
9.07 kg (20 lb 0 oz)
Aldabra Chain, Seychelles
16-Jan-2007
Tippet W-10 kg (20 lb)
14.74 kg (32 lb 8 oz)
Cosmoledo Atoll, Seychelles
13-Oct-2004
 

Junior & Smallfry World Records

Line Class
Weight
Location
Catch Date
Angler
F-Junior
83.46 kg (184 lb 0 oz)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
29-Jul-2005
F-Smallfry
27.26 kg (60 lb 1 oz)
West Delta 133, Venice, Louisiana, USA
11-Oct-2006
M-Junior
51.70 kg (114 lb 0 oz)
Montauk, New York, USA
23-Sep-2007
M-Smallfry
48.30 kg (106 lb 8 oz)
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
25-Mar-2000

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