Massive 832-pound Bluefin Tuna was caught off Destin, Florida, potential new state record

On the morning of Easter Sunday, an 832.2-pound Bluefin Tuna was brought back to the Destin Harbor by the No Name (boat).

Captain Jake Matneyalong with deck mates Jett Tolbert and Devin Sarver, had a 4.5 hour fight on their hands. The crew was 160 miles southwest of Destin-Fort Walton Beach. 

  • Also on the boat was Jennifer Matney, Jeremiah Matney, Jacob Matney.
SOURCE: April Sarver

The current state record for Bluefin Tuna is 826-pounds by Rick Whitley in May of 2017. That Bluefin Tuna was also caught off the Destin-Fort Walton Beach coast.

Congrats to the whole team!

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