The woman reeled in a half-ton marlin, but required some help at the end so she won't get credit or the prize money
There is no way Molly Palmer can extend her arms wide enough when telling people about the size of fish she recently caught off Hawaii.
While fishing in The Big Island Invitational Marlin Tournament, Palmer, 28, reeled in a 12-foot long animal that weighed 1022.5 pounds, according to The Associated Press. It was well over the previous record of 950 pounds for a woman using a 130-pound line, but Palmer is never going to get the credit, the money or the record. She is too honest.
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Palmer, her captain and her crewmates put up about $9,000 to enter the tournament and are saying goodbye to potential winnings because Palmer didn't land the catch by herself. According to International Game Fishing Association rules, Palmer needed to reel it in without assistance for it to be counted as a validRead More »from Molly Palmer catches record fish, but won’t get record