July 23, 2015Posted 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, 2015Posted 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, 2015Posted 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, 2015Posted 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!
July 19, 2015Posted 5 years ago
There was excellent fishing all around out of the marina today! Many of our boats were out marlin fishing and they had great success most going back out to the Baltimore. “Buckshot” released 4 white marlin, “Sea Slammer” released 4 white marlin, caught 2 yellowfin and 8 dolphin! “Reel Chaos” released 1 white marlin and caught 2 dolphin, “Second Chance” caught 13 dolphin with the largest weighing at 35lbs, “Grande Pez” released 4 white marlin, “Poore Sport” released 3 white marlin and 2 blue marlin! Boats venturing down to the Washington looking for tuna were the “Marli” who caught 3 golden tilefish, 4 dolphin and 1 yellowfin, “Boss Hogg” hit the docks with 40 tilefish, 10 dolphin, 2 yellowfin and 32 seabass! “No Quarter released 1 white marlin and caught 2 yellowfin and 3 dolphin. “Fish On” ventured a little farther south to the Norfolk and had a great day releasing 6 white marlin and 1 blue marlin! “Osprey” went to the Poormans and released 2 white marlin and caught 6 dolphin, “Fin Razr” did a little inshore trip and caught 15 flounder, 8 seabass and caught and released 6 sharks.
July 18, 2015Posted 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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!