John Hattig and Mike James are among a team that reeled in what is considered to be the largest marlin caught off Saipan waters during the Saipan Fishing Derby. (courtesy photo)

According to KUAM News, Captain Mike James, George Arriola, John Hattig and Frank James of crew “Emmanuel” successfully caught and reeled in a 942-lb Blue Pacific Marlin at the 2012 Saipan International Fishing Derby, breaking the record for Saipan waters.

Mike James is a long-time slow pitch softball pitcher while John Hattig is a baseball legend and considered the best fastpitch softball pitcher in the Pacific of all-time.

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