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August 1, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Things are sure ramping up around the marina and the boats out fishing sure brought August in with a bang!  In the Baltimore,  “Osprey” released 3 white marlin,  “Fish Tricks” caught 9 dolphin,  “Makara” had a rigger full releasing 10 white marlin!  ”  Right behind them was the “Max Bet” who got a grand slam with 3 white marlin, 2 sailfish and 1 blue marlin release!  In the Poormans,  “Marli” had a box full returning with 31 dolphin,  “Buckshot” released 2 white marlin and caught 1 dolphin.  We also had a couple boats go down to the Washington and had some great days.  “Grande Pez” released 4 white marlin, 1 blue marlin and caught a dolphin!  “No Quarter” had two nice yellowfin along with a dolphin.

There will be a lot going on round the marina this coming week with it being jammed packed with beautiful custom boats so stop on by and see all the sights!

July 30, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Another exciting day here on the docks!  The day started off with the “Marli” returning from their overnight trip in the Washington canyon with a dozen gaffer dolphin and three nice bigeyes!  The “Blood Money” fished the Baltimore Canyon today and released 2 white marlin.  The “No Quarter” returned from the Poormans today with a white release and 7 dolphin.  We are continuing to fill up as more tournament boats arrive everyday in anticipation of the 42nd Annual White Marlin Open starting next week!  Make sure you stop by and see all of the excitement on the docks as the captains and crews prepare their boats for the tournament!

July 29, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

There was a good mix of action as anglers returned back to the docks from a day of fishing.  As most were out trying to gauge where the bait and marlin are hiding we saw many flags flying today!  Most of the action seemed to be down in the Washington where the following boats fished,  “Reel Chaos” released 1 white marlin and deep dropped bringing home 10 sea bass and 20 tilefish,  “Boss Hogg” had 23 tilefish, 15 sea bass and 1 dolphin,  “Absolute Pleasure” had an excellent day releasing 6 white marlin and bringing home 3 dolphin!  “Pumpin Hard” also released a white marlin out in the Washington.  In the Poormans,  “No Quarter” had a great trip releasing 3 white marlin while catching 2 dolphin,  “Osprey” also released 2 white marlin.  “Singularis” spent the night in the Baltimore and returned with a boat load of 6 bigeyes while also releasing 3 white marlin!

July 28, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

As the boats start spooling new line on their reels and fine tuning their tackle for next week we had our charter boats continue to have great success out in the canyons.  “White Lightning” returned late last night after sticking around for the bigeye bite and were rewarded with a pair of bigeyes weighing 189 & 155lbs along with a nice dolphin in the Washington!  Other boats fishing in the Washington today were the “Pumpin Hard” who got a rare grand slam, releasing 1 white marlin, 1 blue marlin and 2 spearfish!  They also picked up 2 nice 50lb plus yellowfin.  “Fish On” continued their success catching 17 dolphin and releasing 4 white marlin,  “Osprey” was able to bring home a wahoo and dolphin back to the docks.  All of our other boats fished the Rockpile with great success as well,  “Boss Hogg” came back with 4 dolphin and released 1 white marlin,  “Marli” released 2 white marlin and had 6 dolphin in the box,  “Griffen” had a box full of 17 dolphin while releasing 1 white marlin.

July 27, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Great charter fishing today with nice catches of marlin and dolphin as they returned back to the dock!  The Poormans seemed to be the idle spot with the following boats fishing their today.  “Osprey” hit the docks with 3 dolphin,  “Tighten Up” with Capt. Jason had a great day releasing 4 white marlin along with bringing home 5 dolphin!  “Boss Hogg” was right behind them with 3 white marlin releases, 20 tilefish and 11 sea bass,  “Grande Pez” also had a successful trip releasing 3 white marlin and bringing home 15 nice dolphin!  “Fish On” ventured to the Norfolk and came home with 35 dolphin in the box along with 2 white marlin releases.

Today marks 1 week until the White Marlin Open begins so our boats should be rigging and fine tuning their rods and reels so things are perfect next week!  Our tournament boats are slowly starting to arrive so come on by and check them out!

July 26, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Another exciting day on the docks with a mix of boats returning from various locations out on the ocean!  The Poormans seemed to be the most popular spot today.  Viva la Vida returned to the dock with 2 Wahoo and 3 dolphin.  The “My Cin” released a blue marlin and had 4 nice dolphin.  The “Poore Sport” released both a white and blue marlin.  The “Legasea” had 2 white releases and the “Griffin” who were fishing just south of the Poormans had a white release.  Fishing in the Norfolk today were the “Pumpin Hard” and the “Billfisher.”  The “Pumpin Hard” was on an overnight trip and had a 106 lb yellowfin, one 277 lb bigeye, and also a white release.  The “Billfisher” had 2 white releases.  The “Blood Money” was fishing in the Baltimore canyon and had 2 white releases.  Fishing along with them in the Baltimore was the “Osprey” who had a white release and also the “Marli” returning with 20 tilefish, 1 yellowfin, and 2 Mackerel.  The “Reel Chaos” came home from the Washington Canyon today with 15 tile fish, 12 dolphin, 17 seabass, and 1 white release.  Last but not least we had the “Boss Hogg” who returned from the Rockpile with 18 dolphin one weighing 41 lbs, 1 white marlin release, 2 yellowfin weighing 81 and 89 lbs, 49 tilefish, and 36 seabass!  Great job to all of our boats today and good luck to all of the anglers in the Big Fish Classic as the final results are still to be determined!

July 25, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Anticipation was awaiting on the docks for all of our boats who fished overnight for the Big Fish Classic.  The sleepy eyed Captains returned with some nice catches but no fish eligible for the weigh ins.  Coming back from their overnight trips were “Odinspear” who released 4 white marlin and 1 blue marlin,  “Absolute Pleasure” who released 2 blue marlin and 1 white marlin, both fishing in the Baltimore.  “Buckshot” came back to the docks with 10 dolphin in the Washington.  Having a normal charter was the “Marli” who picked up a nice catch of 24 blue line tilefish along with a nice 50lb yellowfin in the Baltimore.  Boats who went to the Poorman’s marlin fishing had great success as well with the “Susan’s Deal” releasing a blue marlin,  “Brenda Lou” releasing 3 white marlin,  “Billfisher” releasing 2 white marlin along with catching 3 dolphin,  “Fish On” racked them up again releasing 4 white marlin!  Traveling up to the Wilmington was the “Reel Chaos” who had a nice day releasing 1 white marlin and catching 3 dolphin,  “Boss Hogg” had a busy day reeling in 38 sea bass,  56 blue line tilefish and released 30 yellowfin in the Washington!

July 24, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

The white marlin bite was on today with boats getting multiple releases!  Most of our boats ventured back to the Baltimore where most of the action has been going on lately.  “Billfisher” released 4 white marlin and caught 9 dolphin!  “Poore Sport” caught a yellowfin,  “Tighten Up” released 2 white marlin and 1 blue marlin,  “Viva La Vida” released 2 white marlin,  “Legasea” had a great day releasing 3 white marlin!  The hot hand of the day was the “Fish On” who went to the Poormans who released 7 white marlin and 1 blue marlin!  Deep dropping in the Poormans was the “Boss Hogg” who returned with 56 tilefish, 37 sea bass, 5 dolphin.  In the Massey’s,  “Marli” had a good chunking trip returning with 2 yellowfin and 17 bluefish.

With many of our boats staying overnight fishing the Big Fish Classic we should see a lot of action tomorrow as they return from their trips.  It looked like the marlin bite was down in the Poormans with a couple boats who fished it had close to 15 bites a piece, so we should see some big fish and flags flying tomorrow afternoon!

July 23, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Our charter boats sure didn’t disappoint their customers today, with another incredible fishing day!  The Baltimore has continued to be the hot spot for marlin and nice gaffer dolphin with the following boats fishing their today.  “White Lightning”  had a great trip releasing 2 white marlin and catching 12 dolphin,  “Buckshot” with Capt. Gary Stamm got his charter some meat bringing home 7 dolphin in the box,  “Tighten Up” released 2 white marlin and caught a nice yellowfin,  “Boss Hogg” had their regular mix of fish catching 4 dolphin, 30 sea bass and 30 tilefish,  “Billfisher” with Capt. Jon Duffie continued their hot streak releasing 5 white marlin and catching 4 dolphin!  “Fin Razr” was able to pick up 2 20lb+ dolphin out there in the canyon.  Staying a little inshore was the “Marli” racking up 5 yellowfin tuna on the chunk while releasing several more.  Boats looking for good chunking bait should stop into Sunset Provisions where they have large spot in the tanks.

There was tons of rigging action all around the docks today with some boats gearing up for the 2nd annual Big Fish Classic hosted at Talbot Street Pier.  This looks to be a great tournament with a simple rule, the biggest fish wins!  Tomorrow and throughout the weekend looks like incredible weather so if you are in town you should stop by and check out the catches of the day and stay tuned for tomorrows report!

July 22, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Not many boats went out today but the ones who did had success! The “Marli” had a great day fishing in the Masseys Canyon and returned with 8 yellowfin and 3 dolphin.  The “Viva la Vida” went marlin fishing in the Baltimore and released 3 White Marlin.

While not many boats fished today the marina was still buzzing with activity as more of our tournament boats continue to come in for the season!  The docks were full and the crews were busy outfitting their boats and slips for the next few weeks of tournament fishing.  Lots of boats were fueling up today and it appears that tomorrow should be a good day out on the water!  Hopefully we get some good reports as this weekend marks the 2nd Annual Big Fish Classic tournament out of Talbot Street Pier!

July 21, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

We didn’t have many boats go out fishing today but the ones who did continued to have great success.  “Osprey” went chunking in the Massey’s and came home with 5 yellowfin in the box while releasing 10 others,  “Pumpin Hard” continued with the great marlin bite in the Baltimore releasing 4 white marlin and 1 blue marlin!  Brenda Lou had a great trip releasing 2 white marlin.  “Marli” was staying out a little later tonight to try for the late tuna bite, so stay tuned for tomorrows report to see what their catch was!

July 20, 2015

Posted 5 years ago

Fishing was almost as hot as the weather here today with boats having great success offshore!  Fishing in the Hambone today was the “My Cin” who picked up a nice catch of 10 yellowfin,  “Osprey” went out to the Poormans and brought back 8 dolphin to the dock,  “Reel Chaos” had a great catch of dolphin bringing home 15 in the box while fishing in the Washington!  “Marli” did a little deep dropping and caught 8 nice golden tilefish also in the Washington.  The marlin bite yet again was in the Baltimore with the following boats fishing there today,  “Espadon” released 1 white marlin and caught a nice yellowfin tuna,  “Billfisher” released 5 white marlin,  “Pumpin Hard” released 3 white marlin and caught 2 yellowfin,  “No Quarter” brought back a nice 38lb bull dolphin!

With the tuna bite being a little slow recently our boats are still able to weed through and pick up nice 50lb class fish.  Deep dropping for tilefish has also been great with them being excellent to eat and easy to fish for!  The amount of gaffer dolphin we are seeing brought in is unbelievable with a lot of boats bringing in nice dolphin 25lbs plus!  There are many species out there to fish for right now and have huge success, so if are thinking of booking a charter now is the time!  Call the marina office today at 410-213-9600 for a trip of a lifetime!