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July 22, 2020

Posted 4 months ago

It was a quiet day on the docks with most of our boats returning early in the day.  The ‘El Jefe’ was the first to return from an overnight trip in the Baltimore canyon with 1 white release and also a blue marlin release.  The ‘Cabana’ fished in the Baltimore as well and had 3 yellowfin and 2 dolphin.  The ‘Hallpass’ returned from the Hot dog with 6 yellowfin.  Looks like  a few boats are going to try again tomorrow and some will stay at the dock getting ready for this weekend’s 7th annual Big Fish Classic.  Registration begins tomorrow between 12 and 8 pm!

July 20, 2020

Posted 4 months ago

The tuna bite is hot again!! We had some boats venture out to the deep today in search of the epic tuna bite and the marlins that are still biting good for this early in the season.

Heading out to the Norfolk Canyon today was the ‘Cabana’ returning with 2 yellowfin tuna and 1 white marlin release and the ‘Special Situation’ releasing 2 white marlin.

Returning from the Hot Dog was the ‘Osprey’ with 18 yellowfin tuna, the ‘Marli’ with 18 yellowfin tuna, and the ‘Pumpin Hard’ with 10 yellowfin tuna. Good eating for those crews tonight!

July 19, 2020

Posted 4 months ago

Boats were rather spread out today as several boats ventured out for marlin, while the others were in search of yellowfin tuna. Fishing in the Poormans Canyon was the ‘Marli’ catching 4 yellowfin tuna, the ‘Roll Groove’ catching 2 mahi mahi and releasing 3 white marlin, and the ‘No Quarter’ returning with 6 yellowfin tuna.

Heading out to the Washington Canyon was the ‘Zipper’ catching 7 mahi mahi.

Venturing out to the Norfolk Canyon was the ‘Theresa Jean’ releasing 2 white marlin, the ‘Griffin’ catching 2 mahi mahi and releasing 2 blue marlin, the ‘Fish On’ releasing 4 white marlin, and lastly the ‘Big Stick’ releasing 1 white marlin.

July 18, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was an exciting day at the docks, with 54 boats registered, the energy was running high on this first day of the Kids classic tournament!  We also had a number of boats out fun fishing and they were scattered all around today.  The first group of boats headed to the hot dog and were able to find the fish.  The ‘Boss Hogg’ returned with 11 yellowfin, the ‘Primary Search’ had 5 yellowfin, the ‘Sea Hunt’ had 2 yellowfin, and the ‘No Quarter’ had 2 yellowfin.  The next set of boats headed out to the Norfolk canyon looking for the billfish bite.  Both the ‘Sea Hag’  and ‘DA Sea’ crews had a white marlin release and the ‘Not Again’ had 3 white marlin releases, 1 blue marlin release and a dolphin.  The ‘Tighten Up’ had 2 white releases and a blue release while the ‘Brenda Lou’ had a white release and also 3 mahi.  The ‘Fish On’ went to the Massey’s and had a blue release while the ‘White Lightning’ headed to the Poorman’s and had a yellowfin, a white release and 3 dolphin.  Fishing with them in the Poorman’s was the ‘Grande Pez’ catching 3 mahi, a yellowfin, and 2 white releases.  Finally the crew of the ‘Buckshot’ went to the Washington and caught tile fish and 50 sea bass.  Tomorrow marks the second and final day of the tournament so it should be another fun filled day at the docks!

July 17th, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was a very busy day down on the docks with a lot of transient boats coming in for the weekend as well as a number of boats fishing offshore.  The ‘Osprey’ were the first to return with 5 yellowfin tuna.  Fishing with them in the Massey’s Canyon was the ‘Marli’ with 7 yellowfin in the box.  The Washington Canyon was the choice for the crew of the ‘Lucky Duck’ returning with 2 mahi and a white marlin release.  The ‘Boss Hogg’ also ventured to the Washington and caught 4 yellowfin.  The ‘Fish On’ and the ‘Pumpin Hard’ both headed to the Poorman’s today.  The ‘Fish On’ had a white release while the ‘Pumpin Hard’ had 6 yellowfin, 1 blue marlin release and 1 swordfish.  The ‘No Quarter’ fished alone in the ‘Rockpile’ today catching 3 yellowfin and a mahi.  The ‘Griffin’ bunch headed out alone to the Norfolk and caught 2 mahi along with 4 white marlin releases.  Finally our last boat fishing by themselves in the Hot Dog today was the ‘Reel Chaos’ returning with 11 yellowfin and a white marlin release.  Our ice chests are nearly empty this evening which means a lot of boats are going to head out again tomorrow.  Registration for the Kids Classic is still going on so it should be a good day at the scales tomorrow, good luck to all our junior anglers!!

July 16, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was a beautiful day at the marina with mild temperatures and healthy number of boats out fishing.  The hot spot of the day was the Washington Canyon with all of our boats reporting from there.  The ‘Boss Hogg’  returned with 8 yellowfin and the ‘Cabana’ returned with 3 white marlin releases.  The crew of the ‘Buckshot’ had 2 yellowfin in the box along with 2 white releases.  Both the ‘Fish On’ and the ‘Big Stick’ had 1 blue marlin release each and the ‘Blood Money’ had 3 white releases.  Finally the ‘Roll Groove’ crew came back to the dock with 2 white releases and also a blue marlin release.  Looks like the weekend is shaping up to be a busy one with lots of traveling boats coming in for the weekend and also a number of our other boats planning to head offshore.  Also a reminder tomorrow registration for 16th annual Kids Classic Tournament will begin at 6:30 pm at the Marlin Club!

July 15, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was reported to have been a beautiful day offshore with several boats fishing today.

Returning from the Poormans Canyon this afternoon was the ‘Osprey’ catching 3 yellowfin tuna, the ‘Double J’ catching 5 mahi mahi, the ‘Marli’ catching 3 yellowfin, the ‘Tighten Up’ releasing 1 white marlin, and lastly the ‘Roll Groove’ catching 1 yellowfin tuna, 1 mahi mahi while also releasing 5 white marlins.

Heading out to the Washington Canyon this morning was the ‘Cabana’ catching 1 bigeye tuna, 3 mahi mahi, while releasing 1 white marlin, the ‘Sea Striker’ releasing 1 blue marlin and 2 white marlins, the ‘Pumpin Hard’ releasing 2 blue marlin while also bring back a nice swordfish to the dock, and lastly the ‘Absolute Pleasure’ releasing 2 blue marlin and 1 white marlin!

July 13,2020

Posted 5 months ago

Captains reported it was a beautiful day offshore today, as crews ventured out today in all different directions.

Heading to the Poormans Canyon was the ‘Osprey’ catching 9 yellowfin, the ‘Special Situation’ returning from an overnighter catching 1 swordfish and releasing 1 blue marlin and 2 white marlin, the ‘Gret’s 3 J’s’ also returned from an overnighter catching 12 yellowfin tuna, 6 mahi mahi and releasing 2 white marlin, the ‘Pumpin Hard’ catching 8 yellowfin, and lastly the ‘Fish On’ catching 3 mahi mahi.

Returning from the Washington Canyon was the ‘Marli’ catching 12 yellowfin and 1 wahoo.

Lastly, the ‘Hydrosphere’ headed out to the Baltimore Canyon and returned with 2 yellowfin tuna.

July 12, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was the final day of the 33rd Annual OC Tuna Tournament, as a lot of boats ventured out in search of the elusive yellowfin and bigeye tuna. After a long wait at the scales, the ‘Big Stick’ shocked the scales weighing in a 195 lb bigeye tuna, as well as a 428 lb stringer. Making the crew the winners of the 33rd Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament’s Heaviest Fish! Congrats to Capt. Ronnie Fields and the entire crew on a tremendous tournament win.

Returning from the Masseys Canyon today was the ‘Osprey’ catching their limit of 15 yellowfin.

Heading out the Poormans Canyon today was the ‘Primary Search’ catching 19 mahi mahi, the ‘Grande Pez’ catching 3 yellowfin and releasing 1 blue and 2 white marlin, the ‘C-Boys’ releasing 2 white marlin, and lastly the ‘Roll Groove’ catching 2 yellowfin and releasing 2 white marlin.

Venturing out to the Baltimore Canyon today was the ‘Sea Hag’ releasing 1 white marlin, the ‘Point Runner’ catching 15 yellowfin, 1 bigeye tuna, 3 mahi mahi and releasing 1 white marlin, and lastly the ‘Blood Money’ releasing 5 white and 1 blue marlin.

July 11, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

After a wild ride these past few days fighting the weather, our crews were finally able to get back out today in search of white marlin and yellowfin tuna.

Returning from the Baltimore today was the ‘Reel Chaos’ releasing 6 white marlin, the ‘Marli’ catching 12 yellowfin tuna, and lastly the ‘Bis Stick’ releasing 2 white marlin while also bringing one blue marlin back to the dock. Unfortunately, the marlin died during the fight so the crew  brought it back to salvage and not allow the meat to go to waste.

Heading to the Hot Dog today was the ‘New Release’ catching 5 yellowfin tuna

It looks as though plenty of crew will be going out tomorrow, both fishing there day of the Tuna Tournament and looking for that white marlin bite that’s been so hot recently!

July 9, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

There wasn’t many boats fishing out of the marina today, but the boats that did go certainly produced!

Heading out to the Wilmington all by themselves was the ‘Marli’ catching 6 yellowfin tuna.

The rest of the fleet headed out to the Baltimore Canyon in search of the white marlin bite that’s been on absolute fire these past few days! Returning back to the dock first was the ‘D.A. Sea’ releasing 9 white marlin and 1 blue marlin. Followed by the ‘Cookie Monster’ releasing 6 white marlin and catching 2 yellowfin tuna, the ‘Reel Chaos’ releasing 8 white marlin, the ‘Blood Money’ releasing 6 white marlin and 1 sailfish, and lastly the ‘Roll Groove’ releasing 12 white marlin.

The white marlin bite is hot in the Mid-Atlantic right now!

July 8, 2020

Posted 5 months ago

It was quite eventful down on the docks for a Wednesday afternoon in the middle of July. We had reports come in early this afternoon that the white marlin bite was going off offshore… and they were correct! There were also a few tunas caught, as well as an over bluefin caught by the crew of the ‘Reel Chaos’!

Returning from the Wilmington Canyon today was the ‘Double J’ catching 4 yellowfin tuna and the ‘White Lightning’ catching 3 yellowfin tuna.

The remainder of the fleet ventured to the Baltimore Canyon where the marlin were thick! Captain Eddie Wheeler and crew on the ‘Cabana’ returned with 10 white marlin releases, the ‘Lights Out’ returned with 15 white marlin releases, the ‘Fish On’ catching 3 yellowfin tuna, 1 mahi mahi, 6 white marlin releases, and 1 blue marlin release, the ‘C-Boys’ releasing 1 blue marlin, and lastly the ‘Reel Chaos’ releasing 8 white marlin, 1 sailfish, and one over bluefin tuna which they estimate was over 400 lbs!