July 13, 2016Posted 4 years ago
It was a weird weather day here at the docks with us having the regular charters go out to the canyons. Our boats have converted to both trolling and chunking and it seems you have to be at the right spot at the right time to really get on the fish. However, tuna fishing is still decent enough that you can still bring home some meat home for the freezer! Just ask the crew of the “White Lightning” who went to the Masseys and caught 1 Bluefin and then ran out to the Poormans and picked up 6 yellowfin! Fishing in the Washington was the “Marli” who brought home 3 yellowfin to the dock while the “Buckshot” caught 2 yellowfin and threw back over 20 undersized fish. The dolphin fishing from points down south seems to be picking up along with marlin fishing with us seeing two private boats one with 2 and the other with 3 releases!
Summer is flying by so don’t miss a chance to catch a fish of a lifetime! Call the marina office at 410-213-9600 or visit our charter directory on our website for more information on our fleet!
July 11th, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With the Tuna Tournament behind us, several boats decided to stay in and rest after an eventful weekend. However, a handful of boats fished and returned with some surprising catches!
The Griffin fished the Washington and returned with 5 Dolphin and 1 Yelllowfin Tuna. The ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’ fished the Parking Lot where they caught 2 Bluefin, one of which they released, 2 Yellowfin, and 4 Dolphin. The ‘Tighten Up’ also fished here, returning with 5 Yellowfin and 1 Dolphin. Also in the Parking Lot was the ‘Marli’ who brought 7 Yellowfin, 4 Seabass, and 1 Dolphin to the docks.
Fishing the Lumpy Bottom was the ‘Reel Chaos’ and the ‘Boss Hogg’, the ‘Reel Chaos’ crew caught 3 Yellowfin and the “Hogg” crew caught a whopping 20 Tilefish, 35 Seabass, 3 Yellowfin, and 1 Bluefin!
July 10, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With the last day of the Ocean City Tuna Tournament under wraps, everyone was out looking for the big one! There were some changes on the leaderboard but the full results can be seen later on this evening by visiting their website at www.octunatournament.com
With the tournament over the tuna fishermen will probably switch over to chunking and the few boats that have done it so far has had great success. Marlin fishing will steadily improve as the boats have seen a good amount over the weekend so fishing will still be very successful! Now is the time to get tuna, marlin, and mahi so make sure you call the marina office at 410-213-9600 or visit our charter page to see our fleet!
July 9, 2016Posted 4 years ago
It was another busy day here on the docks with lots of tuna and mahi coming back! Day 2 of the Ocean City Tuna Tournament has concluded so make sure you check out the results at http://www.octunatournament.com/
The final day of the tournament is tomorrow with all weigh-ins at the Ocean City Fishing Center. Day 3 has always been know to shake up the standings so make sure you swing by and check them out!
July 8, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With Day 1 in the books for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament, the scales were action packed with stringers weights and a couple big fish were weighed! Day 1 tournament results can be found on the Tuna Tournament website at http://www.octunatournament.com/
Here are the reports we got from our charter boats today. “My Cin” caught 1 Bluefin and 2 yellowfin in the Massey’s, The following boats fished in the Parking Lot, “Osprey” caught 2 Bluefin, 1 yellowfin and 1 dolphin, “Marli” caught 1 Bluefin and 1 dolphin, “Reel Chaos” caught 2 Bluefin and 1 dolphin. In the Lumpy Bottom “C-Boys” caught 3 dolphin and 1 yellowfin. “Fin Razr” fished in the Poorman’s and brought home 13 dolphin for fish tacos. “Fish Tricks” fished everywhere today and it worked out for them filling the box with 1 bigeye, 1 wahoo, 1 mako, and 12 dolphin!
It looks like the fleet is going to split there second fishing day up between tomorrow and Sunday so the scales should be action packed both days! Make sure you stop in at the Ocean City Fishing Center to see all the Weigh-Ins live!
July 7, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With day one of the Ocean City Tuna Tournament starting tomorrow the docks were busy with ice orders, fueling and rigging up with anticipation of catching the big one! We had a couple boats running out for normal charters today and it seems like the Bluefin bite is picking up along with finding some nice yellowfins! The “My Cin” stayed inshore to the Jackspot and caught a mix of bluefish & bonitas along with releasing a 250lb Tiger Shark. “C-Boys” picked up 2 Bluefin, 1 yellowfin, 1 dolphin and a cobia in the Parking Lot. “Buckshot” picked up there limit of Bluefin’s then ran out to the Poormans and caught 2 yellowfins! The “Zipper” had a terrific day catching 3 yellowfin, a mako shark, 2 dolphin, 1 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin release in the Hambone! In the Hot Dog the “Pumpin Hard” also picked up 2 Bluefin, 1 yellowfin and 3 dolphin. The “Boss Hogg” ventured to the Lumpy Bottom and returned with 1 Bluefin, 3 yellowfin and a boat load of Sea Bass and Blueline Tilefish. “Marli” was right behind them and had a great charter day returning with their limit of 3 Bluefin, 7 yellowfin and 2 dolphin!
Weigh-Ins for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament begin tomorrow at 4pm with stringers being able to be weighed in at Sunset Marina on Friday and Saturday only. This tournament always seems to bring a lot of action to the docks so make sure you stop by the Ocean City Fishing Center to grab a drink and watch the weigh-ins live! Good Luck to all the participants this weekend and tight lines!
July 4th, 2016Posted 4 years ago
From the Sunset Marina family, happy 4th of July!
Today was a much slower day at the docks than we have seen in recent weeks, but that isn’t without boats going out and bringing some meat back to the docks!
‘No Slack’ fished the Fingers, returning with 2 Dolphin, and the Buckshot also fished the ‘Lumpy Bottom’ and brought back 4 Dolphin and 1 Yellowfin. ‘My Cin’ returned back around 7:30, brining back 2 Golden Tilefish and 2 Dolphin from the Washington.
All of the boats are gearing up for the upcoming Tuna Tournament, and we wish all of our anglers the best of luck!
July 3, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With the last day of the OCMC Canyon Kick-Off wrapped up there was certainly some action at the scales! The highlight definitely had to be the 125lb yellowfin caught aboard the “Brenda Lou”! Full tournament results can be seen on the Marlin Club website later on this evening.
With the Bluefin bite slacking off inshore, our boats red out to the canyons in search for White Marlin and Yellowfin tuna! In the Poormans the “Blood Money” had a great day with a mix of 5 dolphin, 2 yellowfin, 1 wahoo and 2 white marlin releases! “Buckshot” caught 5 dolphin and the “C-Boys” released a white marlin and caught 1 yellowfin fishing in between the Poormans and Washington. Fishing in the Washington the “Tighten Up”brought back 8 dolphin to the docks. “Marli” went inshore and picked up a Bluefin and then ran out and caught 4 dolphin in the Washington. However you are spending your holiday tomorrow we here at Sunset hope you stay safe and enjoy!
July 2, 2016Posted 4 years ago
With day two of the OCMC Canyon Kick-Off today we had some boats on the hunt to place some quality fish! From what I saw it looked like there were a lot of fish being weighed in down at the scales so make sure you check out the Marlin Clubs website to see the tournament updates. For our boats fishing today the same story is being told, there are Bluefin’s inshore and you are still able to pick up some quality Yellowfin while releasing a ton and some White Marlin out in the Canyons. Fishing in the Hambone was the “Marli” picking up a quality Bluefin and the “No Quarter” picked up a Bluefin and ran out and released two White Marlins! “Osprey” stayed inshore at the Massey’s and caught 3 dolphin and 1 Yellowfin. Venturing out to the Washington was the “Absolute Pleasure” who managed to catch 2 Yellowfin and 1 Dolphin, “White Lighting” had a great day catching 2 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin and 2 White Marlin! The “Griffin” released a White Marlin in the Baltimore as well.
As you can see the White Marlin’s are starting to show and we are also seeing a good amount of Blue Marlin releases as well. As keeper Yellowfins are thin right now the boats are releasing a lot of undersized fish to keep the rods bent and picking up quality dolphin. Day 3 of the Canyon Kick-Off is tomorrow to wrap things up this holiday weekend so there is still tons of action going on around the marina! Make sure you come grab a drink at Teasers and see all the action live!
July 1, 2016Posted 4 years ago
As June has passed and July is upon us we now look forward to tournament time! Today kicked off the Ocean City Marlin Clubs Canyon Kick-Off and we had a lot of boats out on the hunt for tuna. Fishing definitely slowed down but we had two monster catches hit the scales. Early this afternoon we had a 94lb Cobia caught by an 9 year old angler! Cobia’s aren’t a real targeted species off these waters and to catch a monster like this is a real treat! With the fishing being slow, we caught whisper that the “Pumpin Hard” had a monster Wahoo coming in and no doubt it was weighing in at 102lbs! The crew caught this stud along with a White Marlin down in the Washington. “Boss Hogg” managed to find some Yellowfins down in the Washington bringing home 6 and the “Reel Chaos” did some deep dropping for 13 Tilefish and 7 Sea Bass.
Hopefully fishing picks up the next couple days but if you want to come see the Marlin Club weigh ins stop by between 5pm-7pm to catch some excitement!
June 29, 2016Posted 4 years ago
As the month of June starts coming to an end the fishing action continues here at the docks! The boats that went out today were in a mix of different fishing locations but they all had successful days. The “Boss Hogg” came in with 2 bluefin tuna, 5 yellowfin tuna and had a blue marlin release in the Poormans. Fishing with them in the Poormans was the “Espadon” returning with 4 yellowfin tuna, 1 bluefin tuna, and 2 dolphin. The “Fish Tricks” were fishing in the hot dog and had 4 Bluefin tuna, and 1 dolphin. “Marli” set out for the Chicken bone today and brought back 4 bluefin tuna, and a dolphin. Finally the “White Lightning” tried out the hambone and caught one bluefin tuna they then headed to the Washington Canyon where they caught 2 yellowfin tuna, and 2 dolphin. The holiday weekend is quickly approaching, don’t miss out on the fishing action! Call the marina office at 410-213-9600 to book your next charter!
June 27, 2016Posted 4 years ago
The Poor Man’s was the hot spot today, with several boats bringing back Bluefin, Dolphin, and even some marlin releases! The ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’ reported to release a 500+ pound Blue Marlin and even brought back 5 Yellowfin to the docks. The ‘Odinspear’, who also fished the Poor Man’s, caught 3 Yellowfin, 2 Dolphin, and Released a Blue Marlin and a White Marlin. In addition, the Espadon returned with 6 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin, and 2 White Releases from the Baltimore.
Mixing things up, the ‘Boss Hogg’ brought back 33 Tilefish, 14 Seabass, 3 Yellowfin, and released a White Marlin from the Rock Pile.