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This isn’t your granddaddy’s day on the lake. Marine biologist Sam Friederichs fights 500-pound fish—but not for the reason you’d think.
Hoping for billfish, the team catches a sailfish, but in this situation, anglers can’t be choosers. Get the play-by-play.
Before you can attach a Crittercam camera to a marlin, you’ve got to catch the fish. Researcher Sam Friedrichs shows how its done.
The Crittercam expedition to Panama kicked off with blue marlin release as we made our way to Tropic Star Lodge.
Follow researchers to Panama where they’ll use Crittercam to help unlock the secret lives of marlin before it’s too late.
By Jean-Paul Polo From Sept 17th until October 1st 2012 the National Geographic Crittercam program joined marine biologist Sam Friedrichs and headed down to Club Nautico de San Juan on the Atlantic coast of Puerto Rico. Our mission is to try and deploy Crittecrams on Blue Marlin during the 59th International Billfish Tournament, a catch-and-release…