Nine-year-old sets new Australian fishing record

Nine-year-old to set new Australian fishing record
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A pint-sized fisherman has officially set a whopping new Australian game fish record after less than a month of competitive fishing. 

At 9-years-old Kai Ziebell, who only began fishing competitively this year, has officially set a new Queensland and Australian record for catching the largest wahoo in the competition.

The pint sized fisherman caught the 36kg wahoo in early September, less than a month after he began fishing competitively, and had been waiting for official confirmation on the record from the Game Fishing Association of Australia.

Last week, GFAA secretary Peter Cootes confirmed Kai had officially set the record for the for “Small Fry Male” after catching the record breaking wahoo, which came in at 1.77m and 36.7kg.

“GFAA received the claim for a record and is pleased to advise that it has been granted a “Small Fry Male” record. Small fry are under 11 years old.” Mr Cootes said.

Kai’s father, Ian, the youngster was super excited to hear the news. 

“His mum…

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