Capitan Olaf Grimkowski

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People like to talk about beginner's luck, and in Olaf "Grimml" Grimkowski's life, a double dose of this special kind of good fortune changed his life forever. In 1996 he caught his first marlin off the Azores. His girlfriend filmed...

Georg Blänich – The godfather of fishing in Jezera/Croatia

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Skipper Georg Blänich shrugs when someone uses his honorary title: professional and hobby anglers in the Croatian town of Jezera refer to him the "godfather of fishing." Those who know the Stuttgart native — the perfect blend of his Croatian...

IGFA representative Jörg-Dieter Haselhorst

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There are fishermen who always have their photo albums and all of their personal records with them wherever they go, and they proudly show off their trophies to anyone who will stand still long enough. At the other end of...

Skipper Les Gallagher

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You could get envious: big-game captains usually live in heavenly climates and are always nicely tanned. They stand at the helm of blindingly white yachts game boats, and during a drill the process of catching a fish, they steer their...

Skipper Olaf Grimkowski

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People like to talk about beginner's luck, and in Olaf "Grimml" Grimkowski's life, a double dose of this special kind of good fortune changed his life forever. In 1996 he caught his first marlin off the Azores. His girlfriend filmed...

Georg Blänich: The godfather of fishing in Jezera

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Skipper Georg Blänich shrugs when someone uses his honorary title: professional and hobby anglers in the Croatian town of Jezera refer to him the "godfather of fishing." Those who know the Stuttgart native — the perfect blend of his Croatian...