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Fishing solo, Roland lands a keeper

A 227-pound swordfish is no match for the king of fishing

Updated: August 5, 2009, 6:09 PM ET
By Colin Moore | ESPNOutdoors.com

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — Roland Martin never met a fish he didn't want to catch, or couldn't catch, which explains his latest feat here in the "World Capital of Fishing."

The bass-fishing great, who retired from the tournament trail a couple of years ago, set dockside tongues wagging here this week when he boated a 227-pound swordfish. Besides its size, what was remarkable about the catch was that Martin landed it alone.

"I wouldn't recommend anybody trying to get a fish that big ...

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