VIDEO: Battle weary angler fights another monster GT!

THE angler in this clip hooks a big GT at the Hallaniyat Islands off the coast of southern Oman on a Sebile Popper, OTI Tuna Sniper Rod and Saragosa reel.

The caption for the clip posted by NoBoundariesOman explains the angler doesn't appear to have the best fish fighting technique as it's the second big GT he's hooked two casts after landing the first!  

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Practical: Safe billfish handling techniques

Removing billfish like marlin from the water causes unneccessary harm to the fish, so if you're releasing your fish as most conservation minded game fishers do, leave it in the water! Image: Jim Harnwell

WITH summer almost upon us the thoughts of bluewater anglers will be turning to billfish. So having successfully caught a marlin or sail, do you know the safest way to handle it so it can be released in the best possible condition?