You may know a fisherman caught a record bluefin tuna in the Gulf weighing 870 pounds. It took almost nine hours for Troy Lancaster to fight it to the boat and get it aboard. It was ten feet long. 

But before grabbing your Snoopy Rod and Zebco 202 and calling Woody’s in Port Aransas, where Lancaster booked his 150-mile trip to fame and food, there’re some things you need to know.

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