July 5,2018Posted 12 months ago
HOT! HOT! HOT! Although this is an accurate way to describe the weather right now, it could also be said for the fishing out of Sunset Marina! We had a “boat” load of people fishing today, all bringing back an overabundance of fish! The Washington Canyon seemed to be the hot spot of the day for many of our boats including the Cabana (2 white releases, 1 blue release, 5 yellowfin, and 1 dolphin), No Quarter (1 white release, 1 Bigeye tuna, 2 yellowfins, and 1 dolphin), C-Boys (3 white releases and 10 dolphin), Brenda Lou (2 white releases and 12 dolphin), Poore Sport (3 white releases and 5 dolphin) and finally the Tighten up with an incredible day (9 white releases and 6 dolphin)!! Fishing the Baltimore Canyon today and back first to the docks was the Osprey with an extremely impressive catch of 4 Bigeye tuna (111 lbs, 109 lbs, 100 lbs, and 98 lbs) with almost all weighing over 100 lbs!! Venturing alone to the Poor Man’s Canyon was the Marli, catching 1 yellowfin, 2 dolphin, and also releasing a bluefin weighing over 400 lbs and measured 89 inches long, which is extremely impressive!! Lastly, the Buckshot ventured to the Norfolk Canyon today and had 1 white marlin release.
The white marlin bite is slowly, but surely picking up so be sure to come down and check out all the action happening down here on the docks!!
July 4, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Happy Fourth of July!!! The marina was a buzz of activity today as many chose to celebrate the holiday with us by enjoying the amenities as well as the action down on the dock. Many of our boats ventured out today to see what they could find and they were not disappointed. The Washington was the main hot spot today with most of the fleet fishing there. The first back to the dock was the Cabana who returned with 5 yellowfin and a white marlin release. Fish On was shortly behind them and also had a white marlin release as well as 10 dolphin. Whisky Kilo caught 19 dolphin and had two white release, while the crew of the No Quarter had 11 dolphin and 1 yellowfin. Our last boat to fish the Washington was the crew of the Tighten Up returning with a blue marlin release, 2 white releases and 12 dolphin. The Osprey and the Boss Hogg chose to fish at the Baltimore Canyon today. The Osprey had 6 yellowfin and 2 dolphin and the Boss Hogg caught 1 yellowfin, 1 dolphin, and they had a white marlin release. Our only boat to fish the Poor Mans today was the crew of the Marli, returning with 5 yellowfin and 3 dolphin. What better way to spend your holiday weekend then booking the charter of a lifetime. There is still time give us a call at 410-213-9600!
July 3, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Today was a busy day on the docks, between flat calm seas, the holiday weekend, and the marlin bite being back on a few boats in the fleet decided to head east to the canyons. The Osprey returned early with 3 yellowfin, 8 dolphin, and 1 white release in the Poormans. While the Whiskey Kilo heeded results in the Wilmington, catching 4 yellowfin and releasing 1 blue marlin. The Fish On reported 3 dolphin and 1 white release in the Washington. While the Buckshot got into 3 white marlin and a whopping 17 dolphin also in the Washington.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July tomorrow- tight lines!
July 2,2018Posted 12 months ago
It was a beautiful, but somewhat quite day here at Sunset Marina. To start off the week we had 2 of our charter boats venture out in search of the elusive yellowfin tuna. Traveling to the Washington Canyon today was the “Reel Chaos” catching 5 very decent sized yellowfin and 1 dolphin. The “Marli” headed out to the Poorman’s Canyon bringing back 8 yellowfin. Also fishing in the Poorman’s was the “Boss Hogg” bringing back 9 yellowfin to the docks. With the weather and fishing heating up its only a matter of time until our fleet ventures out again, so stay tuned!!
July 1st, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Happy July, folks! We are happy to ring in the new month with news of awesome fishing all across the board. While the tuna’s have slacked off from the epic bite we saw previously, the marlin bite makes up for it as numbers increase each day. The ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’ fished the Norfolk, throwing 4 Dolphin on the docks. The rest of the fleet fished the Washington, including the ‘Buckshot’ (1 White release and 4 Dolphin), ‘Poor Sport’ (2 White Releases), ‘Marli’ (7 Yellowfin), ‘Reel Chaos’ (2 Dolphin, 1 White Release), ‘Grande Pez’ (3 Dolphin, 1 White Release), and ‘Boss Hogg’ (1 White release).
Today also concludes the Canyon Kick-Off, who had record breaking participants and a massive payout to the winners. The Ocean City Tuna tournement, hosted by the Ocean City Fishing Center, is fast approaching and will run from July 13-15. Last years payout topped a massive $785,000, and this year we are hoping to top those numbers! Check out the link HERE to learn more about the tournament and how to register.
June 30th, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Day two of the Canyon Kick-Off was intense, with a good chunk of the marina fishing leaving some docks looking like its the White Marlin Open! The ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’ was back before the rest of the fleet with 22 Dolphin and 2 Yellowfin. In the Rock Pile was the ‘Fish Tricks’, who returned with 4 Yellowfin. The Washington was a hot spot for the day, with the ‘Buckshot'(1 White release and 2 Dolphin), and the Brenda Lou (3 White Marlin releases) returning with a happy crew. The ‘Roncito’ fished the Wilmington, releasing three white marlin throughout their day. The ‘Fish On’ chose to fish the Norfolk, releasing a whopping 4 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin. The ‘Boss Hogg’ traveled all over today, returning with 3 Dolphin and 2 White releases. Lastly, the ‘Special Situation’ released 1 White Marlin and 1 Blue Marlin, and did not provide a location on where they fished.
The third and final day of the Canyon Kick-OFf starts tomorrow, what better time to stop by Sunset Grille, grab a crush, and watch the weigh ins?
June 29th, 2018Posted 12 months ago
It’s day one of the Canyon Kickoff, hosted by the Ocean City Marlin Club, and we’ve seen more of the amazing fishing action that we’ve grown so accustomed to throughout 2018! Loads of tuna’s were caught marina-wide with plenty of marlin releases mixed it. In the Baltimore Canyons was the ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’, returning with 2 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin, and releasing 2 White Marlin. The ‘Tighten Up’ fished the Washington, and brought 2 Yellowfin and 5 Dolphin to the docks, releasing 1 White Marlin. The ‘Reel Chaos’ fished the Rock Pile, catching 8 nice Yellowfin from their day on the water. The ‘Fish On’ caught and released 2 White Marlin from the 800 Square. The rest of the fleet could have been found in the Poor Man’s, with the ‘C-Boys’ (6 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin, 1 White release, and 1 Blue release), ‘Marli’ (8 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin, and 1 White release), ‘Boss Hogg’ (6 Yellowfin and 2 White releases), and the ‘Blood Money’ (5 Yellowfins, 3 White releases, and 2 Dolphin, also fishing the Washington) all having great days on the water.
Stay tuned through the next couple days as we follow day 2 and 3 of the Canyon Kick-Off, which is sure to bring some excitement to the docks as we advance into the peak season.
June 28,2018Posted 12 months ago
It was a gorgeous day here at Sunset Marina, as well as offshore, allowing a few of our charter boats to sneak away into the deep. The hot spot today seemed to be the Wilmington Canyon, producing a plethora of yellowfin and dolphin. The Boss Hogg returned back to the dock ahead of the fleet with an impressive 16 yellowfin and 10 dolphin. The Reel Chaos with 6 yellowfin and 8 dolphin and the Marli with 9 yellowfin and 6 dolphin. Venturing away from the fleet was the Espadon, heading out to the Jackspot . There they were able to catch 3 yellowfin, 2 dolphin, and 1 white marlin release. With the tremendous weather rolling in and the Ocean City Marlin Club’s Canyon Kick Off tournament this weekend you can expect the fish to be biting and the docks to be busy!!
June 27, 2018Posted 12 months ago
The marina was a little quieter today with only a few of our boats heading offshore to see what they could find. The crew of the ‘Cabana’ returned from the Poor Man’s with 4 yellowfin tuna and 5 dolphin. Fishing with them in the Poor Man’s was the ‘Marli’ who caught 6 yellowfin tuna, 6 dolphin, and released a blue marlin estimated to be around 350lbs! Our only other boat that went out today was the ‘Boss Hogg’ who returned from the Baltimore Canyon releasing 1 white marlin, and catching 13 yellowfin. As you can see the fishing action remains hot so don’t forget to call the marina office to book your next trip at 410-213-9600!
June 26, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Happy Tuesday, everyone! Only a few boats chose to fish today, but returned with some promising numbers as we advance into the weekend. the ‘Rhonda’s Osprey’ was back early with 3 Bluefin and 1 Dolphin. Capt. Joe Drosey reported to be fishing in the Hambone. ‘Roncito’ fished the Baltimore, returning with 6 Yellowfin. Also in the Baltimore was the ‘Boss Hogg’ and ‘Marli’, with ‘Boss Hogg’ bringing back 12 Yellowfin Tunas and 5 Dolphin, and ‘Marli’ with 11 Yellowfin and 2 Dolphin. Both returned with a happy charter from their day on the water.
June 25, 2018Posted 12 months ago
Yet another busy day at the docks with several boats returning with large amounts of Yellowfin Tuna’s and a few white releases mixed into the bunch. The ‘Osprey’ was back early at 1:30pm with 16 Yellowfins from the Baltimore. The rest of the fleet fished in the Poor Mans, with the ‘Griffin’ (4 Yellowfin, 2 Dolphin), ‘C-Boys’ (6 Yellowfin, 2 Dolphin, 3 White Marlin releases), ‘Pumpin Hard’ (8 Yellowfin, 1 Dolphin), ‘Marli’ (6 Yellowfin), ‘Bar South’ (1 Blue Marlin release, 1 White Marlin release, 4 Yellowfin, and 4 Dolphin), ‘Grande Pez’ (3 Yellowfin), and ‘Boss Hogg’ (5 Yellowfin and 1 Dolphin) all returning with great days from that area.
It’s certainly been a busy couple of weeks out of Sunset Marina. We’ve gone from every boat catching their limit on Tuna to a nice mix of Yellowfins and White Marlin releases- just in time for tournament season! If you’re interested in booking a charter, check out our “Charter” page for contact information from the hottest charter fleet in Ocean City!
June 24,2018Posted 12 months ago
It was quite an eventful day here at Sunset Marina with plenty of boats fishing the fantastic tuna bite that’s going on currently! The majority of our charter boats fished the Poor Mans Canyon today with an incredible result. The Osprey was the first back to the docks catching 13 yellowfin, 3 dolphin, and 1 white release. The Reel Chaos captured 11 yellowfin and 12 decent sized dolphin. The Zipper caught 10 yellowfin. The Tighten Up caught 7 yellowfin, 5 dolphin, and white release and finally the Boss Hogg caught 12 yellowfin, 9 dolphin, as well as a Blue Marlin! 2 of our charter boats, the Marli and the Blood Money, ventured out by themselves today. The Marli fished the Hambone and caught an impressive 18 yellowfin, 2 bluefish, 3 dolphin, and 1 white release! The Blood Money also had a great day traveling to the Baltimore Canyon catching 18 yellowfin, 4 dolphin, and 1 white release.
As you can see with warmer water rapidly approaching the white marlin bite is slowly but surely picking up! Be sure to contact our marina office to take the trip of a lifetime!