A “grander” marlin is a specific designation given to a blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) or black marlin (Istiompax indica) that weighs at least 1,000 pounds (453.59 kg) or more.
These massive fish are highly prized in the sport fishing world for their size, strength, and fighting ability, and catching a “grander” marlin is considered a significant achievement.
See also: The Top 5 Biggest Marlin Ever Caught.
While the term “grander” is most commonly used in reference to blue marlin, it can also be applied to black marlin that meet the weight threshold.
Where can you catch a Grander Marlin?
Grander Marlin can be caught in the Azores, Madeira, Australia, Cabo, The Bahamas, Cape Verde, and Panama.