Catch of the day: Woman reels in half-ton marlin
Molly Palmer shares her fish tale
- Duration 3:45
- Date Aug 24, 2012
Molly Palmer shares her fish tale
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Fish in the sea -- our next guest.
May have caught the biggest one of them all 28 year old.
And also land at twelve flight 1000 pound marlin.
While taking part of fishing tournament in Hawaii but there's a catch.
Molly was able to take on the tournament's big grand prize because -- -- was so big her teammates had to lend a hand.
-- right now -- from Hawaii is.
Though when there Molly Palmer good morning -- you Molly.
Traffic I find thank you very much at what point did you realize that you had.
They are on the line in that fishing contest a twelve foot long Marlon -- 1022.
We only thought being -- why they had no idea how.
Big it really wasn't until we had it on the -- But which took about five hours five hours if -- if -- -- -- fish for five hours how do you feel in the chair after that time.
Oh well let -- get out yeah I think it -- -- battalion that is internally it would be a world record it isn't a world record.
If I had caught it myself it would've been elevated world record.
What how to help out at the time what -- they -- that would have a guy -- One.
Well after a couple hours of fighting the -- actually diet weight it down and so -- -- He called making up the fish where the vote drive forward it back down in.
Take a little little line at a time -- after -- -- that for an hour and a half.
I was not able to stop -- from faulting anybody have -- -- and the movement have all the guys held both the bull.
Ring no line in.
And so great and so technically that meant that you didn't do it on your own so not only did you not -- the world record that you did.
You weren't able to collect the prize money.
That's right yeah.
It will pay only gang logo out of touch Iraq the real the line any -- it.
-- -- so good you'll you lost that I'm 39000.
Dollars but it's it's simple physics is it and I mean you know you.
You only -- way a little more than what -- 150 pounds and I think weighs a thousand pounds.
You need help.
Well when I was actually fighting the -- I was doing really well and win and I product that that actually killed it.
But I hit it one instead then there's you know there's no fight left it just calling it up.
But he's got so so that -- so the fish quit on it cost you 40000 dollars.
Do you lease get eat out at the rest of the summer.
Yet they edit mode and shared.
And also we have bill in the tail mounted they get to enjoy the beauty of it.
Around that might ask you this how do you go from being a model.
Which you were before.
To an expert Fisher woman.
Well I've only beneficial to many it since before I -- the model.
But it -- -- working -- lot more fun.
You know kid and what what is it about the -- issue they seem bigger and closer to this sure.
And not a very ballot yet I just like do what I can they.
And and there was George Costanza had that woman's -- it was -- -- -- golly Molly were so close to the world record but you did get a little help what's the moral to this story if you're able to figure that out at this point.
Dorian in the Cuba and be able to count on people that you trust had been fishing but they're anxious in the eyes that that might be in court.
About a year now what is happening -- -- there before it together right now so you know.
Tomorrow historians don't do it for the money to -- for the love.
Exactly where initially said.
Congratulations to you Molly Palmer who caught that world record fish -- -- considered a world record for it this morning okay yeah but don't you think you up a -- hats off to yeah we've just changed it.