N.J. fishermen reel in $767K pay day with 236- Bigeye pound tuna

20914471-mmmainA Trenton firefighter and police sergeant fishing from an Ocean County boat caught a 236.5-pound bigeye tuna this week at a tournament in Maryland. Two days later, after all the fish had been weighed, it netted them a $767,091 check. Brian Suschke, the police sergeant, and Rich Kosztyu, the firefighter, fish in tournaments often with friend Damien Romeo, who owns the boat, “Hubris” out of Forked River. And they’ve fished the White Marlin Open in Ocean City , Md. for years, but have never caught a fish this big or hauled in this much prize money. The fish’s weight and payout were records this year in the tournament’s tuna category. Read the story here 08:54

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