Massive goliath grouper caught by SUP angler; said to be a first

Captain Ben Chancey admires his catch before the fish is released.

A Florida angler claims to have landed the “first-known giant goliath grouper” from a standup paddleboard.

Footage of this wild episode, which played out last Thursday, was uploaded to YouTube on Tuesday.

It shows the massive grouper, estimated to weigh 412 pounds, towing Capt. Ben Chancey and even capsizing his board. But the SUP angler climbs back aboard and continues the fight, and ultimately the 7-foot behemoth...


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