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Madeira’s Big Start

Madeira’s Big Start

Madeira, Portugal – As additional proof that Blue Marlin don’t use a calendar, Madeira has had a phenomenal June.  Fish started to show up early in May, leaving some to scratch their head on what the season would bring. The answer………twenty-seven (27) Blue Marlin over 500 lbs and the month is not over. We have always said catching a Blue…

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Run-Off Wins Big Rock

Run-Off Wins Big Rock

Morehead City, North Carolina (USA)- Big Rock Tournament  – Run-Off ran off with a record $1,161,450 prize Saturday as it scored a wire-to-wire victory at the 59th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.Run-Off weighed in a 533.8-pound blue marlin caught early Monday by angler Matt Hanley of Glen Allen, VA. Hanley’s catch stayed atop the standings the rest of the way.…

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Aries Wins MGCBC

Aries Wins MGCBC

By Capt. Dave Lear Biloxi, Mississippi – Aries is the first sign in zodiac astrology and is associated with energy and fire. Those traits also apply to Team Aries, which earned the top tournament award in the 2017 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic that finished Sunday morning. Owner/captain Russell Craft, angler Jeff Friedman and family members Jason, Matthew and Darin Friedman…

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Big Wave of Blue Marlin off NC

Big Wave of Blue Marlin off NC

  North Carolina (USA) – There has been a large wave of Blue Marlin concentrated from Wilmington to Hatteras. Boats are routinely seeing 2-3 Blue Marlin a day with a few White Marlin and Sailfish mixed in. Blue Eyes fishing out of Morehead City had one of the best days on Blue Marlin in these waters that we can remember…

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May 2017 – 500+ Club Recap

May 2017 – 500+ Club Recap

It was a good month if you were looking for large Billfish throughout the World. We had eighty-two (82) Billfish reported to us in May with seventy-six (76) Blue Marlin, five (5) Swordfish and a Black Marlin. The Cape Verdes lead all fisheries with thirty-one (31) Blue Marlin reported to us over 500 lbs. The Top Boat was Sambo with…

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June 2017 – 500+ Club

June 2017 – 500+ Club

BLUE MARLIN Madeira – Dream Catcher – 600 lbs. Cape Verdes – Mystic Blue – 750 lbs. Madeira – Grander – 900 lbs. Madeira – Dream Catcher – 800 lbs. Cape Verdes – Amelia – 700 lbs. Cape Verdes – Hooker – 700 lbs. Cape Verdes – Onda Mila – 650 lbs. Cape Verdes – Onda Mila – 700 lbs.…

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May 2017 – 500+ Club

May 2017 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Cape Verdes – Sambo – 600 lbs. Cape Verdes – Nha Cretcheu – 700 lbs. Cape Verdes – Amelia – 550 lbs. Cape Verdes – Smoker – 900 lbs. Cape Verdes – Hebe – 600 lbs. Cape Verdes – Boca Raton – 700 lbs. Cape Verdes – Mystic Blue – 800 lbs. Cape Verdes – Sambo –…

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April 2017 – 500+ Club

April 2017 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Lobito, Angola – Blue Sniffer – 550 lbs. Lobito, Angola – Blue Sniffer – 550 lbs. Lobito, Angola – Blue Sniffer – 750 lbs. Cape Verdes – Amelia – 500 lbs. Lobito, Angola – Blue Sniffer – 750 lbs. Kona, HI – Guy Terwilliger – 925 lbs. Cape Verdes – Sambo – 550 lbs. Cape Verdes –…

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