700-pound marlin caught at Louisiana fishing rodeo


A giant blue marlin stole the show at the Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo! Hundreds jammed the marina weigh station to get a glimpse of it!

Ben Bernard of Lafayette says it took him and his buddies more than 13 hours to reel it in. It weighs a whopping 712 pounds, the 4th biggest ever caught at the tarpon rodeo.

WGNO`s Johnnie Turnipseed takes shows us around the oldest fishing tournament in the U.S.!