Fisherman lands 1,368 pound Blue Marlin off Hawaii coast

Guy Kitaoka landed a 1,368 pound marlin.
Guy Kitaoka landed a 1,368 pound marlin.

KONA, HI – The big one didn’t get away from an angler off the Kona coast Wednesday.

Guy Kitaoka landed a 1,368 pound marlin.

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M4The 14-and-a-half foot marlin with an 84-inch girth was caught from a 20 foot Grady-White boat.

What makes the catch even more special for Kitaoka is that he turns 58 today.

His daughter, Kellie, says they hooked up to the marlin around 1:00 p.m. and boarded the fish at around 2:30 p.m.

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