An Auckland woman landed a potentially world-record size Pacific bluefin tuna this morning.
Donna Pascoe reeled in the 411.6kg tuna off the coast of the Far North following a four-hour battle with the monster fish.
She was part of a team fishing on the charter boat Gladiater, off Houhora.
Ms Pascoe - who has a history of catching big fish, after landing a 243.5kg blue marlin last year - used a 60kg line to reel in her catch today.
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The proud angler posed for a photograph with the huge tuna, which towers above her and the rest of her charter team, in the image posted on Facebook.
A large sign on the tuna claims it is a world record, as Ms Pascoe beams alongside it.
The catch will have to be certified by the International Game Fish Association before she can claim a world record.