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August 2017 – 500+ Club

August 2017 – 500+ Club

BLUE MARLIN Madeira – Dream Catcher – 550 lbs. Madeira – Blue Makaira – 550 lbs. Madeira – Blue Makaira – 600 lbs. Madeira – Pesca Grossa – 800 lbs. Madeira – Blue Makaira – 600 lbs. Madeira – Endeavour – 900 lbs. Cape Verdes – Bibiotonic – 700 lbs. Madeira – Grander – 550 lbs. Madeira – Grander –…

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Fa La Me Wins Sea Horse

Fa La Me Wins Sea Horse

HAMILTON, Bermuda (July 25, 2017) — The 44th Annual Sea Horse Anglers Club Bermuda Billfish Tournament came to an exciting conclusion when Capt. Rob Moore’s Fa La Me roared to a second victory in this event, amassing an amazing total of 3,600 points over the course of the three days fishing. The haul consisted of three white marlin and six…

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Legasea Wins Bermuda Big Game Classic

Legasea Wins Bermuda Big Game Classic

HAMILTON, Bermuda (July 19, 2017) — To kick off the second leg of the 2017 Bermuda Triple Crown, 41 boats launched out of the marina on July 13—many of them decorated with flags flying—in the Bermuda Big Game Classic’s traditional boat parade. But after three days of fishing, the tides had turned toward the unexpected, as a team of local…

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Done Deal Wins the Cup

Done Deal Wins the Cup

Orange Beach, Alabama – If you are a betting man (which any tournament angler is) it is highly doubtful you had your money on the Gulf of Mexico to win the Blue Marlin World Cup in 2017. With the reports leading up to the annual July 4th Tournament, it appeared the winner would come from one of the more typical…

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July 2017 – 500+ Club

July 2017 – 500+ Club

BLUE MARLIN Grand Canary – Cavalier – 600 lbs. Kona, HI – Krista O – 533 lbs. Madeira – Balancal – 650 lbs. Madeira – Blue Makaira – 550 lbs. Madeira – Blue Makaira – 800 lbs. Cape Verdes – Hebe – 750 lbs. Cape Verdes – Mystic Blue – 650 lbs. Grand Canary – Dorado – 500 lbs. Madeira…

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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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