July 18, 2015Posted 4 years ago
There was a lot of action happening around the docks today with us seeing young happy anglers coming back with their catches. With the Ocean City Marlin Clubs Kid Classic starting today we saw a mix of inshore fishing with seabass and tilefish and offshore fishing with tuna and marlin. As it was yesterday, most of the marlin action was in the Baltimore with the yellowfin tuna bite down in the Washington. We had the following boats fish in the Baltimore today, “Osprey” returned with 4 white marlin releases, “Zipper” returned with 1 yellowfin and 1 dolphin, “DA Sea” released 1 blue marlin and caught 20 tilefish and 10 mahi! “Fish On” released 2 white marlin and caught 2 yellowfin, “Billfisher” released 1 white and 1 blue marlin along with 1 dolphin, “Reel Joy” released 2 white marlin as well as the “Absolute Pleasure”, “Sea Hunt” caught 3 dolphin and 1 wahoo. Tuna fishing in the Washington was the “Fish Tricks” with 2 yellowfin and 1 dolphin, “Marli” did a little deep dropping action and brought back 18 golden tilefish and 1 yellowfin, “White Lightning” was chunking and picked up 3 nice yellowfin along with a bigeye! In the Poormans, “Buckshot” came back with 2 dolphin, 23 tilefish and 9 seabass, “No Quarter” brought back 2 yellowfin and 6 dolphin at the Rockpile. Traveling up top the Wilmington was the “My Cin” who had a mix of 2 yellowfin, 1 dolphin, 1 wahoo and 1 swordfish!
It looks like boats are starting to resort to chunking and using the greenstick for tuna but like yesterday they were a nice class of fish with some weighing into the 60lb range! Fishing is great right now so get the rods ready or call the marina office today at 410-213-9600 to let us fix you up with a charter!
July 17, 2015Posted 4 years ago
After a blowout yesterday the fish were certainly biting on this beautiful Friday! We finally saw a nice class of yellowfin ‘s again in the 40-50lb range with boats who ventured down in the Washington. We saw a lot of chunks taken out of some fish from the sharks looking for a quick meal so they are an inconvenience to deal with once some fish are hooked. “Marli” was able to pick up 3 nice yellowfins along with “Reel Chaos” who caught 4 yellowfin and 3 dolphin. “Boss Hogg” also fought off the sharks but was able to come home with 3 yellowfin, 2 dolphin, 10 tilefish and 30 seabass. The hot spot for marlin today was the Baltimore with boats having multiple releases while seeing a decent amount of fish. “Osprey” released 1 blue marlin while seeing 2 others and caught 5 dolphin, “Griffin” racked up 4 white marlin while catching 3 dolphin, “Billfisher” had a great day with 3 white marlin releases, “Lights Out” had the hot hand today releasing 5 white marlins! “White Lightening” also returned with having an awesome day releasing 2 white marlin, 1 blue marlin and 14 nice gaffer dolphin! “No Quarter” stayed a little more inshore and picked up 2 yellowfin while “Grande Pez” went up to the Wilmington and caught 1 dolphin and released a white marlin.
Lots of boats are gearing up for tomorrow with the Ocean City Marlin Club’s Kids tournament happening this weekend. It is a great event, putting smiles on a lot of young anglers faces! Stop on by the marina this weekend to see what the crews bring back and see all the happy anglers!
July 14, 2015Posted 4 years ago
We only had a couple boats go fishing today but they returned with happy charters! “White Lightning” returned from an overnight trip in the Washington with a 220lb bigeye, 4 dolphin and 1 white marlin release! “Marli” ventured to the Washington and released 8 yellowfin and caught 4 dolphin, “Osprey” ran to the Hotdog and picked up 2 Bluefin (releasing 1) and 1 dolphin.
July 13, 2015Posted 4 years ago
It was a great fishing day for our boats with most of them releasing some marlins while getting some meat for their charters. “Osprey” hit the docks with 1 white marlin release, 2 Bluefin, 2 dolphin and a nice wahoo in the Hambone! Fishing in the Poormans were the “Boss Hogg” returning to the dock with 15 dolphin, 20 seabass and 35 tilefish, “Marli” had a nice yellowfin and Bluefin along with a white marlin release, “No Quarter” had a happy charter releasing 2 white marlin and catching 32 dolphin!
Charters will start to transition to more marlin fishing starting this time of year so if you haven’t ever been, now is the time to book! Marlin fishing is a great time with the fish putting on a show while you are reeling. You are able to catch some meat via tuna and mahi while releasing a couple marlin so you get an well rounded trip! Call the marina office today at 410-213-9600 to book your trip of a lifetime!
July 12, 2015Posted 4 years ago
As Day 3 is in the books for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament it was certainly another great one put on by the Ocean City Fishing Center! As fishing wasn’t the greatest all weekend it still was exciting seeing some great fish come back to the scales! We do not have the final results for the tournament as of right now so make sure you check out the Tuna Tournament website at www.octunatournament.com to see the final results!
We did get some fishing reports today from some of our boats both in the tournament and some fun fishing. “My Cin” ventured up to the Wilmington on a overnight trip and came back with a 209lb bigeye, 7 tilefish and 2 dolphin. “Skattebol” also took a overnight trip in the Poormans and were rewarded with 189 & 167lb bigeyes! “Osprey” was able to catch a bigeye down in the Washington. A couple boats were on the hunt for marlin and had great days, “Blood Money” fished in the Wilmington and released 4 white marlin and caught a swordfish, “No Slack” had a great trip in the Poormans and released 3 white marlins, 1 spearfish and caught 3 dolphin!
Now our boats will start to gear more towards billfish and with what we are seeing so far it should be a great rest of the fishing season!
July 11, 2015Posted 4 years ago
We had a lot of boats fishing Day 2 of the Ocean City Tuna Tournament but fishing seemed to slack off. Boats noted there were plenty of fish marked but just not biting so hopefully they are saving their appetite for tomorrow! With the majority of boats registered still having their final fishing day tomorrow, Day 3 is gearing up to be a good one at the scales! The leaderboard has changed after day 2 so here are the results so far for single heaviest tuna and stringer weight.
Single Heaviest Tuna:
1st: Sea Slammer- 182lbs
2nd: Blue Runner- 157lbs
1st: Espadon- 398lbs
Tie for 2nd & 3rd place:
Foolish Pleasures & Sea Slamner-182lbs
All official results can be seen on the Ocean City Tuna Tournament website at www.octunatournament.com
July 10, 2015Posted 4 years ago
Wow, what an exciting first day of the Ocean City Tuna Tournament!! The scales stayed busy with bigeyes and stringer fish being weighed!! Most of the action happened down in the Washington for our boats trying to land a bigeye. “Reel Chaos” came back to the docks with 3 bigeyes and are holding the 3rd top stringer weight at the current moment! “Grande Pez” caught a Bluefin a dolphin and released a white marlin, “Espadon” also had a nice bigeye and 4 solid yellowfin to be in second place for single heaviest tuna and 1st place stringer! “No Quarter” didn’t get on the tuna but managed to release 2 white marlin. “Pumpin Hard” ventured up to the Wilmington and caught 1 yellowfin and released a white marlin. Boats noted that there were a lot of bites today so the next couple days should be very interesting!
As it stands right now here are the official leaders for the tournament:
Single Largest Tuna:
1st: Blue Runner- 157lbs
2nd: Espadon- 147lbs
3rd: Moore Bills- 133lbs
2nd: Blue Runner-157lbs
3rd: Reel Chaos-154lbs
Most our boats will be fishing tomorrow so stay tuned for tomorrows report, it should be a good one!
July 9, 2015Posted 4 years ago
The docks were a flurry of activity today! Our Captains and Mates were definitely in tournament mode getting their boats ready and strategizing for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament! Many new boats also ventured in for the weekend to fish the tournament as well and with 94 boats fishing and a pot of over $650,000 dollars it is sure to be one exciting weekend! Be sure to stop by the Ocean City Fishing Center and watch the weigh-ins live or via their new fish cam at www.ocfishing.com!
Only a few of our charter boats went out today as most of them stayed in getting ready for the tournament. The White Lightning went to the Fingers and had 2 Bluefin and 3 Dolphin. The Marli and the Boss Hogg both fished at the Hot Dog today. Marli returned with 2 Bluefin, 5 Yellowfin, and 1 Dolphin. Boss Hogg had 2 Bluefin, 1 dolphin, and 5 Yellowfin. Reel Chaos journeyed to the Masseys Canyon today and was able to catch 2 Bluefin, 3 dolphin, and 1 Skipjack. The Pumpin Hard went to the Poormans today and they had 6 dolphin. Stayed tuned for tomorrow’s report for all of the latest leaderboard updates!
July 8, 2015Posted 4 years ago
Another day of oil changes and prepping the boats to make sure they are tournament ready for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament this weekend! Registration starts tomorrow from 3-7 pm under the tent at the Ocean City Fishing Center. Only a few of our Charter boats went out today and they all had a great day out on the water! The Reel Chaos fished the Hambone and returned with 2 Bluefin and 1 yellowfin. The Marli went to the Hotdog and had 2 Bluefin, 12 yellowfin (released 15 yellowfin) and also had 2 gaffer dolphin. The White Lightning also fishing the hotdog returned with 2 Bluefin and 3 yellowfin. Get your crew together and sign up for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament tomorrow, it could be your shot at a big payday with last year’s payout totaling $530, 000!
July 7, 2015Posted 4 years ago
Today on the docks consisted of oil changes, rigging and spooling reels, all in preparation for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament this upcoming weekend. We did have some boats take advantage of this beautiful day and go fishing! All returning from the Massey’s were “Osprey” with 2 Bluefin and 2 dolphin in the box, “Reel Chaos” had 2 Bluefin and 3 dolphin, “Absolute Pleasure” caught 1 Bluefin and 6 dolphin, “Fin Razr” came back with 1 yellowfin and 3 dolphin. Venturing to the Hotdog was “Marli” mixing it up with 5 yellowfin (releasing 12) 2 dolphin, 2 Bluefin and 1 white marlin release! “Boss Hogg” also had a great day in the Hotdog with 4 dolphin, 7 yellowfin (releasing 30) and 2 white marlin releases! “Poore Sport” went out to the Washington looking for some marlins and were rewarded with releasing 1 white and 1 blue.
July 6, 2015Posted 4 years ago
Today most of the action happened in the Baltimore Canyon with “Boss Hogg” coming back with 8 yellowfin, 1 bluefin and 1 dolphin in the box, “Billfisher” had some happy anglers with 3 white marlin releases and 12 dolphin! “Reel Toy” bounced between the Baltimore and Wilmington and picked up 5 nice dolphin. Down in the Washington, “No Quarter” wrestled in a nice bigeye along with picking up 2 bluefin inshore. Fishing inshore in the Hotdog, “Marli” picked up 2 bluefin and 2 yellowfin, while “Griffin” came back with 5 dolphin and 1 bluefin in the Teacup.
We have a couple boats staying out overnight looking for some bigeye’s so stay tuned for tomorrows report to see if they had any success!
July 5, 2015Posted 4 years ago
It was an incredible ending to this holiday weekend, with a lot of action going on and around the docks! Boats looking for tuna stayed inshore while boats fishing for marlin ventured out in the canyons. Fishing in the Massey’s were “Osprey” with 2 Bluefin (releasing 9) and one dolphin, “My Cin” with 3 Bluefin, one weighing in at 123lbs and 1 dolphin! In the Hotdog, “Zipper” came back with 1 yellowfin, 1 dolphin and 1 white marlin release! “Boss Hogg” kept his crew on their heels with 2 Bluefin (releasing 4), 6 yellowfin (releasing 10) and 2 dolphin. The following boats fished in the Wilmington and had some luck, “Poore Sport” released 2 white marlin, “Grande Pez” released 1 white marlin and had 10 dolphin, “Brenda Lou” also released 2 white marlin an came back with 6 dolphin! In the Baltimore “Pumpin Hard” had a great day releasing 3 white marlins and capturing 2 Bluefin. In the Washington, “Magic Moment” had a wonderful trip hitting the docks with 18 dolphin, 1 bigeye and 1 white marlin release!
It was wonderful holiday weekend and we thoroughly enjoyed seeing everyone cooking out and having a great time with friends and family! Now it is time to gear up for the Ocean City Tuna Tournament starting next Friday 7/10-7/12!