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July 31, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

As July is wrapping up we move onto August where it seems to be tournament central out of Ocean City, Maryland!  The Huk Big Fish Classic concludes today and we will start to migrate into the marlin tournaments with the White Marlin Open starting Monday, August 8th.  That soon will be followed by the Poor Girls Tournament the 18th-20th and then the Mid-Atlantic which starts the 22nd.  Mark your calendars because these will be action packed tournaments with lots of pretty boats!

As far as fishing goes it is not at its peak but still some steady action offshore.  Our boats who fished overnight last night had mixes of billfish releases, tuna and dolphin.  White and blue marlins are being caught here and there but the push from down south still hasn’t made its way up here.  Tunas are also starting to be few and far in between with the water temps being so hot but if you stick it out you can get some meat in the box.  The “Osprey” put a couple yellowfin and dolphin in the box while fishing the Hambone the past couple days.  “Reel Chaos” deep dropped in between the Washington and the Poormans snd picked up 10 dolphin, 15 tilefish and 10 seabass.  “Blood Money” fished the Poormans and released 2 white marlin and 1 blue marlin!

July 30, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

With Day 2 of the Big Fish Classic underway today we had a lot of our boats take advantage of the better weather and head out to fish their 32 hour timeslot.  Tomorrows report should be a good one when these boats will return and should have some mixes of fish in the box!  Boats who were normal charter fishing were the “My Cin” who released 1 sailfish and caught 30 tilefish / seabass in the Poormans!  We had technical difficulty the other night and we weren’t able to log in and post reports from July 28th.  On that date, Capt. Dave with the “My Cin” returned from an overnighter with 1 blue marlin release, 2 white marlin releases also fishing in the Poormans!  Fishing in the Massey’ s today was the “Boss Hogg” who put 2 yellowfin in the box and the “Espadon” went to the old 50 grounds and released 1 white marlin and caught 2 dolphin.

The word around the docks was that the boats fishing this tournament were heading to the bigeye hole to try and hook into a nice bigeye along with heading even further south into the Norfolk Canyon to catch a qualifying blue marlin.  Checking on the Big Fish Classic website earlier there was a blue marlin boated so make sure you check out their website at http://www.bigfishclassic.com/ for all the up to date tournament results!

July 29, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

With the start of the Huk Big Fish Classic today we had a couple boats head out overnight to fish their 32 hour span while others fished the day and returned back to port!  “C-Boys” fished the Poormans and returned with 23 dolphin in the fish box!  “Reel Chaos” went to the Baltimore and caught 5 dolphin and 6 tilefish.  It was a busy day on the docks with fueling and lots of ice deliveries for the boats who did not fish!  Tomorrow looks like there will be a lot of action in the afternoon with boats returning from fun fishing along with some boats returning from their overnight trips.

If you are looking for a spot to be either Saturday and Sunday night make Talbot Street Pier a priority!  They will have lots of actions at the scales and plenty of good drinks and live music!  If you don’t want to ride into town you can always stop on in at the marina and grab a drink up at Teasers where you can see the days catches!

July 26th, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

It was a slow day of fishing today at the Sunset Marina docks. Only two boats fished, both of which fished the Massey’s. The ‘Marli’ returned with 4 Yellowfin, and the ‘Boss Hogg’ returned with just 1 Yellowfin. With many boats expected to fish the upcoming White Marlin Open, there is much action on the docks as boats prepare for Ocean City’s biggest tournament!

July 24, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

We had a slight break in the heat today but the Massey’s is still the hot spot if you are in search for yellowfin tuna!  “Marli” chunked this honey hole and loaded the box with 17 yellowfin!  “Reel Chaos” brought back 1 yellowfin and 1 dolphin.  “My Cin” with Capt. Dave Black ventured out to the Baltimore and got into some dolphin bringing back 4 and also caught a wahoo!  Fishing south of the Baltimore was the “Theresa Jean” who released 2 white marlin and a blue marlin!  “Brenda Lou” was fishing the same spot and released a blue marlin!

July 23, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

With the wind laying down overnight we had a couple boats head out to the deep today!  It looked like a hit and miss kind of day for tunas but the “Osprey” got into them in the Chicken Bone bringing home 14 yellowfin!  “My Cin” chunked in the Massey’s and put 8 yellowfins in the box.  “Reel Chaos” fished the Lumpy Bottom and hit the docks with 7 yellowfin!  “Boss Hogg” went down to the Washington and got a mix of 1 yellowfin, 1 dolphin, 39 sea bass and 63 tilefish!

It looks like it will be a busy day out on the water tomorrow with a lot of boats gearing up to go fishing.  Make sure you check out the fishing report tomorrow night to see where the hot spots are!

July 22, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

Before the wind could pick up and blow out the weekend we had the “Marli” return from an overnighter catching 7 yellowfin in the Massey’s, 40 tilefish and 1 golden tile in the Baltimore!  “Reel Chaos” also returned from and overnighter fishing all over and came back with 2 white marlin releases, 21 tilefish, 2 dolphin and 3 streamer bass.  Chunking in the Massey’s was the “Osprey” returning with 2 yellowfin,  “C-Boys” put 7 yellowfin and 1 dolphin in the box and  “Zipper” came back with 4 yellowfin.  Fishing in the Baltimore was the “Billfisher” who released a white marlin.  The following boats fished in the Washington,  “Boss Hogg” caught 4 dolphin, 6 tilefish and 30 sea bass.  “No Quarter” returned to the docks with 1 Bluefin and 1 yellowfin.

July 21, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

With all the major marlin tournaments coming up in August the transition from tuna fishing to marlin fishing will start to take effect.  For the tail end of July, marlin fishing has been pretty good with boats being able to pick up multiple releases of both white marlins and blue marlins!  This was the case for the “Espadon” who fished a little bit everywhere out in the canyons and was able to go 2/2 on white marlins and 1/2 on blue marlins!  “DA Sea” stayed overnight in the Baltimore and went 4/6 on white marlins over the course of the two days and also put a couple tuna and mahi in the box for dinner!  The yellowfins still seem to be hiding in the Massey’s where Capt. Luke of the “C-Boys” kept his charter busy bringing home 13 yellowfins!  It looks like the weather for the weekend doesn’t look promising so hopefully tomorrow the fleet can have another successful day on the water!

July 19th, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

Not many boats chose to fish today, but from those that did, it was a great day!

The ‘My Cin’  caught 3 Bluefin, fishing alongside the ‘Fish Tricks’ who had 1 Bluefin tuna. And for the highlight of our evening, the ‘Marli’ returned with a mind blowing 18 Yellowfin and 1 Bluefin! The Masseys Canyon appeared to be the hotspot today, so grab your rods and get out there!

July 18th, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

Today, fishing was certainly hot!

The ‘Marli’ fished the Masseys Canyon, returning with 3 Yellowfin and 3 Bluefin. The ‘Billfisher’ crew returned with a whopping 8 White Marlin releases and 1 Blue Marlin release from the Norfolk! Bringing in an astounding 25 Dolphin was the ‘Sea Hag’, who fished the Poore Man’s.

July 17, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

Wrapping up the weekend we continue to see good catches of yellowfin and Bluefin more inshore on the chunk and then dolphin out in the canyons!  The tuna still seem to be hanging around the Massey’s where “Boss Hogg” put 3 yellowfin and 3 Bluefin in the box!  “White Lighting” also had a great day on the chunk catching 8 yellowfin.  “No Quarter” was also on the action hitting the docks with 4 yellowfin and 2 Bluefin!  If you are looking for dolphin it looks like the Poorman’s is the hot spot where  “C-Boys” filled the box with 25 dolphin and 1 yellowfin.  “Griffin” had some happy anglers catching 15 dolphin out there as well.  “Tighten Up” went a little further to the Washington where they picked up 10 dolphin.  Marlin fishing down in the Norfolk was fantastic again today where the “Max Bet” racked up 3 white marlin releases and 2 sailfish releases!  “Reel Toy” was high hook returning with 5 white marlin releases and a blue marlin release!

Today was also Day 2 of the Ocean City Marlin Clubs Kids Classic and as we speak they are hosting the awards ceremony over at the Marlin Club.  We want to again thank the Ocean City Marlin Club and Wish-A-Fish Foundation for making a lot of kids happy this weekend!

July 16, 2016

Posted 8 years ago

It was all smiles for the kids fishing Day 1 of the Ocean City Marlin Clubs Kids Classic!  Day 2 is tomorrow with weigh ins here at the marina between 3pm-6pm so we expect to see some more happy anglers!  We saw a mix of everything from spot and sea bass to big yellowfin tuna!  This is such a great tournament to get kids involved into fishing and a huge thank you to the Ocean City Marlin Club and all the fishing boats out of Ocean City for making it all happen!

Our boats fished all over the place today with all of them having success!  In the Baltimore the “Espadon” caught 4 dolphin with “Reel Fantasy” bringing home 10 dolphin and had a white marlin release!.  In the Poorman’s the “Griffin” got into some mahi as well putting 18 in the box!  “Fish Tricks” chunked in the Massey’s and put 2 yellowfin and 2 Bluefin in the box!  “Zipper” fished the Lumpy Bottom and was rewarded with a nice yellowfin and 5 dolphin.  In the Washington “Marli” picked up 1 yellowfin and 1 dolphin and the  “C-Boys” put a nice yellowfin in the box,  “White Lighting” picked up 2 yellowfin and 1 dolphin and the “Buckshot” caught 8 dolphin and a mix of sea bass and tilefish in the Rockpile.  Heading down to the Norfolk for marlin fishing was the “Tighten Up” releasing 2 white marlins.  “Billfisher” had a rigger full releasing 5 white marlin and a sailfish!  Lots of great fishing all around so make sure you get on the action by calling the marina office today at 410-213-9600 to book your next offshore adventure!