Massive Blue Marlin Takes Flight

Mauritius - Local fishermen hooked into this massive Blue Marlin that put on quite a show. … [Read more...]

Singularis Fishing the Triple Crown

Los Suenos, CR - In Depth look at the Singularis fishing in the Triple Crown. Video by Tim Bidey. … [Read more...]

Kenya Remains Steady

Kenya - We are getting good reports up and down the coast from Malindi to Shimoni and have been for weeks now. Reports … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #1 Billfishery is Guatemala. Criteria … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Punta Cana

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #2 Billfishery is Punta Cana, … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cape Verdes

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #3 Billfishery are the Cape Verdes … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Jaco & Quepos

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #4 Billfishery is Jaco & Quepos, … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Cairns

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #5 Billfishery is Cairns, Australia. … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Exmouth

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #6 Billfishery is Exmouth, Western … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Canary Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #7 Billfishery is the Canary Islands. … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Kona

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #8 Billfishery is Kona, Hawaii. … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Cabo San Lucas

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #9 Billfishery is Cabo San Lucas, … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Casa de Campo

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #10 Billfishery is Casa de Campo, … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention South Florida

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year with an Honorable Mention to South Florida. … [Read more...]

2016 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention Ascension

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, with an Honorable Mention to Ascension … [Read more...]

2016 Big Billfish By The Numbers

We had another incredible year in terms of reports to the Billfish Report with over 12,000 Reports. That means we … [Read more...]

Historic Numbers in Cap Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Boats fishing out of Marina Cap Cana have had some of the best fishing this fishery has … [Read more...]

Black Marlin in the Atlantic

Ascension Island - For the first time ever, we have video footage of a Black Marlin swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. … [Read more...]

December 2016 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Ascension Island - Harmattan - 600 lbs. Ascension Island - Harmattan - 500 lbs. Ascension … [Read more...]

November 2016 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Ascension Island - Harmattan - 600 lbs. Ascension Island - Harmattan - 600 lbs. Ascension … [Read more...]

Quitena Wins Black & Blue

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Capt. Dave Lear) - There are countless ways to gauge success in today’s society. From … [Read more...]

Wild Hooker Wins Los Cabos

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Capt. Dave Lear) - Astute investors and financial planners know the benefits of compound … [Read more...]

Team Makaira Wins Masters del Golfo

Veracruz, Mexico - Sixty-Three (63) Teams competed in the 2nd Annual Masters de Golfo Tournament in Boca Del Rio. … [Read more...]

White Marlin Run Starts

U.S. Mid-Atlantic - The annual migration of White Marlin down the East Coast of the United States has begun. Double … [Read more...]

Uno Mas Wins Pirates Cove

Manteo, NC - (Capt. Dave Lear) The numbers just kept adding up. When the final lines out was called on Friday afternoon, … [Read more...]

Malibu Marlin Club Wins HIBT

Kona, Hawaii (Friday, August 5, 2016) – Malibu Marlin Club wins the 2016 Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament, a … [Read more...]

White Marlin Invade Mid-Atlantic

It is almost as if they have a Tournament Calendar. The White Marlin have shown in great numbers and the timing could … [Read more...]

You Never Know! Wins 2016 Grand Championship

Orange Beach, AL - (Capt. Dave Lear) You Never Know! settled the score once and for all at the 2016 Blue Marlin Grand … [Read more...]

Rise Up Wins Emerald Coast

Destin, FL (Capt. Dave Lear - Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic) LeBron James and the Cavaliers brought an NBA … [Read more...]

Ashley Lauren Wins 58th Big Rock

Morehead City, NC (Big Rock) - The Ashley Lauren fishing team completed an improbable double victory Saturday, winning … [Read more...]

Big Wave of Blues in Grand Canary

Grand Canary Island, Spain - After a good 2015, it appears the Blue Marlin have shown up in force already in 2016 and … [Read more...]

Madeira Starts Up

Madeira - Following one of the best season in years in 2015, it appears the Blue Marlin have decided to feed once again … [Read more...]

Blues Show in Cap Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - The Blue Marlin have started to make their presence felt out of Cap Cana Marina. White … [Read more...]

Abaco Slams at Shootout

Abaco, Bahamas - There has be some great action through two days of fishing of the Custom Shootout, including four (4) … [Read more...]

Big Girls Show in Cape Verde

Cape Verde Islands - While the prolific Blue Marlin bite has not started in earnest, the Big Girls have certainly made … [Read more...]

Insane Blue Marlin Jumps in Boat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-x87g82cco … [Read more...]

March Monster Swords

March of 2016 was one of the finest if the not the finest month for large Swordfish worldwide in over 10-Years. In a … [Read more...]

Guatemala’s Best Season?

Guatemala - It just simply can't be ignored any further. Report after report, now late into the season, is pointing … [Read more...]

Los Suenos Numbers “Numbing”

Los Suenos, Costa Rica - It is not as if this fishery needed anything "extra" to make it more prominent. We have named … [Read more...]

March 2016 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Los Suenos, CR - Sea Fly - 500 lbs. Kona, HI - Luna - 800 lbs. Kona, HI - Hooked Up - 802 … [Read more...]

Casa De Campo Starts Up

Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic - The Blue Marlin have started to show off the eastern tip of Hispanola. While most … [Read more...]

Kenyas Billfishin’

Watamu, Kenya - Boats from Watamu to Malindi are finding the Billfish and in good numbers and excellent variety. Boats … [Read more...]

Prolific Sailfishing in Guatemala

Guatemala - The Sailfish bite has been absolutely incredible over the last two weeks and really for almost a month now. … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Jaco & Quepos

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #1 Billfishery goes to the Jaco & … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verdes

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #2 Billfishery goes to the Cape … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Kona

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #3 Billfishery goes to Kona, Hawaii. … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #4 Billfishery goes to Guatemala. … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Cairns

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #5 Billfishery goes to Cairns - … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Exmouth

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #6 Billfishery goes to Exmouth, … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Oregon Inlet

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #8 Billfishery goes to Oregon Inlet, … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 South Florida & Keys

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #8 Billfishery goes to South Florida … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Madeira

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #9 Billfishery is Madeira. Criteria … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Dominican Republic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year and our #10 Billfishery is the Dominican … [Read more...]

2015 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention Cabo

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, with an Honorable Mention to Cabo San Lucas, … [Read more...]

Kenya’s Bite Begins

Kenya - We are getting excellent reports out of both Watamu and Malindi. One of the things Kenya has always been known … [Read more...]

Philipps Hits 30,000

Antigua, Guatemala - Capt. Brad Philipps has set yet another release record, this time crossing the 30,000 mark on … [Read more...]

November 500+ Club Roundup

We had a total of (117) Marlin reported to us over 500 lbs. From those there were (102) Black Marlin and (15) Blue … [Read more...]

December 2015 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Canavieiras, Brazil - Camargue - 850 lbs. Guatemala - Rum Line - 600 lbs. Raiatea, French … [Read more...]

Guatemala Sailin’

Puerto San Jose, Guatemala - It is almost as if a light switch was turned on. We went from a few scattered reports of … [Read more...]

Reef Erupts

Great Barrier Reef, Australia - After a unseasonably slow October for Black Marlin, November has absolutely erupted! … [Read more...]

November 2015 – 500+ Club

  BLUE MARLIN Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Zoom - 550 lbs. Lahaina, HI - Blue Nun Too - 512 lbs. Sunshine Coast, … [Read more...]

Tranquilo Scores in Bisbees

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico -  It takes confidence to bet heavily when the stakes are so high. Yet that’s exactly what Team … [Read more...]

Cap Cana’s Turn

  Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - It appears the Blue Marlin off the East Coast of the "DR" have shown up … [Read more...]

King of the Hill

  West Palm Beach, Florida - The King of the Hill winners in the Atlantic off the U.S. East Coast and the … [Read more...]

Big Girls Show on the Reef

Great Barrier Reef, Australia - It may be our favorite time of year. It is at the very least the most anticipated time … [Read more...]

Still Summer in Kona

Kona, Hawaii - This has been one of the best and one of the oddest summers the Big Island has seen in years. A fishery … [Read more...]

White Marlin Run Begins

East Coast, USA - It is one of the most anticipated bites of the season. As summer ends and fall begins, so does the … [Read more...]

August 500+ Club Round Up

After a dominant performance from Madeira in July, August proved to be a little more spread out geographically. We had a … [Read more...]

Texas Tea Top Prize at MidAtlantic

Ocean City, MD - Cape May, NJ -  (MidAtlantic) The 24th Annual MidAtlantic tournament concluded in true MidAtlantic … [Read more...]

Team Likeke Wins HIBT

Kona, HI - (HIBT) Team Likeke Club hit the leaderboard in second place on Day Two, grabbed the top spot on Day Three and … [Read more...]

Royal Slam of Royal Slams

In the Billfish world most of us are aware of the Billfish Royal Slam (catching all Billfish Species) but you may not be … [Read more...]

July 500+ Club Round-Up

July was an absolutely fantastic month for 500+ Marlin, with 117 Blue Marlin and 1 Black Marlin reported. It was also a … [Read more...]

Wave Paver Wins July Open

St. Thomas, USVI - (Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club) Making the most of every bite proved the key to success for the … [Read more...]

Triple Slams

Los Suenos, Costa Rica & Oregon Inlet, North Carolina - It feels like there is a bit of an "Ocean Duel" between the … [Read more...]

Sea Spud Reaches 1,000

Quepos, Costa Rica - Seems like July is a good month to reach major milestones on Blue Marlin. Angler Gray Ingram just … [Read more...]

Passing a 1,000!

There is absolutely no doubt that Billfishing takes quite a lot of dedication and patience. For traveling boats add on … [Read more...]

Welcome Back Madeira

Madeira, Portugal - What was no doubt the best place to catch a large Atlantic Blue Marlin in the 1990's has had its ups … [Read more...]

Pesca Grossa Wins World Cup

Madeira, Portugal (World Cup)  It was the crew of the Pesca Grossa that set the bar early in the 31st Annual Blue Marlin … [Read more...]

Summer in Kona

Kona, Hawaii - With such consistent summertime fishing off the Big Island, sometimes it takes a little more to get our … [Read more...]

Alina Wins Cap Cana Shootout

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic (International Billfish Shootout) It was the team from Aruba aboard Alina that took the … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Show in La Gomera

La Gomera, Canary Islands - Over the last week the Blue Marlin bite has materialized off La Gomera. Boats are getting … [Read more...]

Blues Show in North Carolina

North Carolina, USA - Boats from Hatteras to Oregon Inlet are getting plenty of shots at Blue Marlin. Boats are seeing … [Read more...]

VIKING 62 WINS 57TH BIG ROCK

Morehead City, NC - (TheBigRock.com) Even though the Viking 62 team enjoyed an enormous lead throughout the 57th annual … [Read more...]

Steady Bite in the Bahamas

  Bahamas - We never really know how to size up the Bahamas. Plenty of boats fishing there and plenty of … [Read more...]

Hawaii is Grander Country

Hawaii, USA - It has been an average year for Grander Marlin in 2015. While the first few months of the year are not … [Read more...]

Hatteras Adds Three to the 500+ Club

Hatteras, NC - The Hatteras Village Offshore Open did not start with a bang, but it sure ended with one. Through 2-Days … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin in the Surf

Blue Marlin in the Surf!  … [Read more...]

April 500+ Club Roundup

We had a total of forty (49) Billfish over 500 lbs reported to us in April. From those, forty-six (46) were Blue Marlin … [Read more...]

Spring Stripes in Cabo

  Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - The spring bite has officially begun off lower Baja. The Striped Marlin bite has been … [Read more...]

Team Fa La Me Wins OWC

  QUEPOS, Costa Rica (From OWC) — After setting a world record for most billfish released in a tournament, it … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Starts BIG

  Cape Verdes - The season is in full swing and while boats are not seeing the incredible numbers that CV is so … [Read more...]

Shoe Wins the Casa de Campo Classic

March 23rd, 2015 Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic – It was the team from Florida aboard the 62’ Spencer Shoe who … [Read more...]

Sails-A-Plenty off Los Suenos

  Jaco, Costa Rica - (Los Suenos Marina) It takes extraordinarily good fishing to get noticed these days when it … [Read more...]

Blues Invade the Gold Coast

  Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia - After a short pause from a great Black Marlin bite, the boats off the Gold … [Read more...]

Casa de Campo in February

La Romana, Dominican Republic - Whomever said February is not a a prime month off the DR needs to get their head … [Read more...]

Port Stephens Heats Up

  Port Stephens & Newcastle, NSW, Australia - The marlin have started to make their run off New South Wales … [Read more...]

Kenya’s Billin’

  Kenya - There has been a very reliable billfish bite across the entire coast from Lamu all the way down to the … [Read more...]

January 500+ Club Roundup

January is traditionally one of the slowest months for big marlin and 2015 was no different. We has twenty-six (26) Blue … [Read more...]

Captain Hook Reaches 30,000

  Iztapa, Guatemala - The Captain Hook made famous by Capt. Ron Hamlin has just passed a major milestone … [Read more...]

Great Start in Isla

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - After a couple slower seasons over the last two years, the Sailfish bite has come on strong. When … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Jaco & Quepos

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #1 Billfishery goes to Jaco & … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verdes

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #2 Billfishery goes to the Cape Verde … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cairns

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #3 Billfishery goes to Cairns, … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Exmouth

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #4 Billfishery goes to Exmouth, … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #5 Billfishery goes to Guatemala. … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Dominican Republic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #6 Billfishery goes to the Dominican … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Kona, Hawaii

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #7 Billfishery goes to Kona, Hawaii. … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 South Florida & Keys

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #8 Billfishery goes to South Florida … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 U.S. Mid-Atlantic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #9 Billfishery goes to the U.S. … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Canary Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #10 Billfishery goes to the Canary … [Read more...]

2014 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention Madeira

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, with an Honorable Mention to Madeira. … [Read more...]

Guatemala Sailin’

Guatemala - There has been a very consistent bite on Sailfish over the las few days, with most boats getting at least … [Read more...]

Another Epic Season in Los Suenos?

Jaco & Quepos, Costa Rica - After an absolutely incredible season last year, are boats out of Los Suenos and Quepos … [Read more...]

November 500+ Round Up

November is usually dominated by Black Marlin due to the incredible fishing off the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and … [Read more...]

Sails Show in South Florida

South Florida - While Sailfish can be caught year round in South Florida, it usually takes a couple nice cold fronts to … [Read more...]

Blacks in the Bay

Hervey Bay, Australia - We had always heard about the great fishing in Hervey Bay and Fraser Island, but it wasn't … [Read more...]

Great Barrier on the Rise

Cairns, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) After an incredible October, November started out a little slow for most boats … [Read more...]

Blue in the Boat!

Canavieiras, Brazil - Hot Blue Marlin jumps into the Casca Grossa. Luckily everyone was unharmed. Video from Mike … [Read more...]

Guatemala Goes Off!

Sailfish on DecisivePuerto San Jose, Guatemala - (Casa Vieja Lodge) Some of the finest Sailfishing in the World is going … [Read more...]

October 500+ Round Up

For those of you are who are more dedicated followers, you will remember that the October 2013 was one of the finest on … [Read more...]

Grander Hat Trick

Cairns, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) - This has been an unbelievable heavy tackle season in Northern Queensland for … [Read more...]

Sporty Game Wins Bisbees

Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur (By Capt. Dave Lear) - There are several possible reasons of explanation: … [Read more...]

Top Shot Wins Lizard Island

  Cooktown, Australia - It took a 15 Black Marlin effort from Team Top Shot to win the 7-Day Lizard Island Black … [Read more...]

Two Granders on Day 2 – Lizard Island Classic

Cooktown, Australia - It may not be the biggest money tournament on the planet, but it has the biggest fish and it is … [Read more...]

October Swords in South Florida

South Florida & Florida Keys - We are on record for saying many times over now, the most reliable Swordfishing in … [Read more...]

September 500+ Club Roundup

September tends to be a slower month in terms of large fish as the Northern Atlantic slows down and boats start to move … [Read more...]

Double Digit Blues in Cap Cana

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic - After a record breaking 2013, it would be tough for the 2014 season to measure up. We all … [Read more...]

Good Start in Cairns

Cairns, Australia - We are only a few days into Heavy Tackle season on the Great Barrier Reef and the fish are already … [Read more...]

White Marlin Invade Mid-Atlantic

Mid-Atlantic, USA - From New Jersey to Maryland to Virginia Beach the White Marlin are feeding in the Canyons and in big … [Read more...]

Reliable Exmouth

Exmouth, Australia - There is absolutely no doubt that this fishery is becoming one of the "must visit" Billfish … [Read more...]

Don’t Mess With Swordy!

Macae, Brazil - You have probably seen a couple videos floating around the internet of Swordfish attacking various … [Read more...]

August 500+ Club Roundup

  August was a good month for large Billfish with fifty-five (55) reported to us over 500 lbs including … [Read more...]

Grander on the Boca Raton

Azores - Incredible action video of a 1,075 lbs. Blue Marlin on the Boca … [Read more...]

White Hot Fishing

  Mid Atlantic, USA - It appears the White Marlin run has begun. From Ocean City, Maryland to Oregon Inlet, … [Read more...]

Nice run of Blues in Kona

Kona, Hawaii - There has been a nice run of Blue Marlin on this new moon out of Honokohau Harbor the last few days. Most … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin from the Dock?

  Bimini, Bahamas - We have now seen Swordfish in the surf of Texas, Sailfish in South Florida canals and … [Read more...]

Tournament Round Up

We were following three geographically diverse Tournaments over the past weekend including the Pirates Cove Billfish … [Read more...]

Nautahorse Wins Bisbee’s East Cape

East Cape, Mexico - (Capt. Dave Lear) Team Nautahorse, led by angler Hector Guijarro Tomayo, raced to the finish line on … [Read more...]

Sword in the Surf

Port Aransas, Texas - Seems like a fish story for sure, except the proof is in the pictures. What we gather from a link … [Read more...]

July 500+ Club Roundup

July proved to be a good month, but still a little slow when compared to 2013.  We don't want to blame one fishery, but … [Read more...]

Sailfish in the Canal

West Palm Beach, FL - Apparently these two Sailfish could not find what they wanted to eat offshore, so they came … [Read more...]

Bills Show in Punta Cana

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - The Blue Marlin run has begun off the East Coast of the Dominican Republic and the … [Read more...]

Fa La Me Wins Triple Crown

Bermuda - One of Billfishing's most coveted Trophies, the Bermuda Triple Crown was one by Team Fa La Me. Boats must … [Read more...]

Thunder on the North Drop

St. Thomas, USVI - The boys on the Thunder out of Texas are down fishing the North Drop and they brought their drone. … [Read more...]

New Texas Blue Marlin Record

  Rockport, Texas - Team Legacy has set a new pending Texas State Record for Blue Marlin, weighing a 972 … [Read more...]

Huntress Returns Cup to Kona

Kona, Hawaii - After a two year drought in the Blue Marlin World Cup, Team Huntress represented Kona on the world stage … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin on the Drone

Quepos, Costa Rica - Some great drone footage from Team Parranda. Post by Parranda Sport Fishing. … [Read more...]

June 500+ Club Roundup

  After a slightly disappointing May, June took over and reminded us it is summer. We had a total of sixty-seven … [Read more...]

Carol Libby Gets Blue Marlin Record

Los Suenos, Costa Rica - You have to love it when a plan comes together, especially when you are relying on Blue Marlin … [Read more...]

Bermuda Flips the Switch

Bermuda - And just like that, Bermuda fired up. No warning, no build up, no nothing. It is almost like they flip a … [Read more...]

Tasmania is Swordin’

Tasmania, Australia - When you think of great Swordfish grounds most think of South Florida or New Zealand, but a few … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Keeps Going

Cape Verde Islands - Just when we thought the 2014 season was started to slow, the Blue Marlin bite kicked back into … [Read more...]

June Heats Up in Kona

Kona, Hawaii - The Blue Marlin have officially declared the beginning of summer on the Big Island. It has been a nice … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Lunch

Morehead City, NC - There is absolutely nothing finer than catching a Blue Marlin, but being in awe of nature is right … [Read more...]

Is Madeira Back?

Madeira - After a few down seasons, it appears that Madeira may be on the rise again. Most boats are getting at least a … [Read more...]

May 500+ Club Roundup

  May turned out to be a good month for the 500+ Club, but after a fantastic April we thought May would be even … [Read more...]

Red Hot Blue Marlin off Golfito

  Golfito, Costa Rica - It really is not a secret, so don't act like we are giving away your spot. While we … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Run off Los Suenos

Jaco, Costa Rica - While most of the Blue Marlin world has been focusing on the Cape Verde Islands, boats fishing out of … [Read more...]

White Marlin Show in Cap Cana

Punta Cana, DR - With all the focus on the Blue Marlin fishing, some people forget how good the White Marlin fishing can … [Read more...]

May in the Carolinas

Carolina Coasts (USA) - The dolphin are here and so are the tuna, so guess who has started to make their presence felt? … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Rolling

Cape Verde Islands - We just finished up what was one of the finest months on large Blue Marlin this fishery has seen, … [Read more...]

April 500+ Club Round Up

  April was an absolutely phenomenal month with sixty-eight (68) Blue Marlin and one (1) Swordfish reported to … [Read more...]

Booby Trap Raises $400,000 for Vets

Surfside, Texas - Team Booby Trap took some time off from Swordfishing to raise money for Veterans through their Texas … [Read more...]

Reliable Dominican

La Romana, Dominican Republic - It is no fluke, year after year the Blue Marlin continue to show up off the DR. Most … [Read more...]

Los Suenos Keeps Going!

Jaco, Costa Rica - This has already been a banner of a season out of Los Suenos Marina. We have witnessed one of the … [Read more...]

Big Blues Invade Cape Verdes

Cape Verdes Islands - It is still very early in the season, but the numbers are undeniable. There have been twenty-two … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Starting Up

  Cape Verde Islands - What started off as a bit of a slow Blue Marlin bite, has quickly become what we expect … [Read more...]

Big Blues in Kona

Kona, Hawaii - It wasn't the full moon that brought them, but we will take it. The Big Island is experiencing a very … [Read more...]

World Records in Angola

Lobito, Angola - The 10th Annual Lobito Big Game Tournament was one for the record books. Not only was the fishing … [Read more...]

En Joy Wins Triple Crown

Los Suenos, Costa Rica -  It took an impressive 187 Sailfish to do it, but En Joy won the Signature Series Triple Crown. … [Read more...]

Albino Blue Marlin Video

Post by Carlos Pollo Espinoza Jimenez. … [Read more...]

Rare Albino Blue Marlin

Los Suenos, Costa Rica - Capt. Juan Carlos Zamora with Carlos Espinoza Jimenez and Roberto Salinas Hernandez on the … [Read more...]

Best Bite of the Season in Guatemala

Guatemala - It has been a good season as always for Sailfish off Iztapa. Plenty of 20+ Sailfish days, but a lot of boats … [Read more...]

Big Stripes in New Zealand

New Zealand - The North Island has had a very nice run of big Striped Marlin. Seeing that these waters are some of the … [Read more...]

Team Galati Wins Triple Crown Leg II

Los Suenos, CR - Team Galati racked up 45 Sailfish to win the second Leg of the Triple Crown Signature Series (that is a … [Read more...]

Kilifi’s Blue Marlin Bite

Kilifi, Kenya - The Kilifi Classic proved to have a good Blue Marlin bite. Almost all boats got into the action, with … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin & Dorado Dance!

Los Suenos, CR - The Crew from Kidcochiese Outdoors fishing on the Fishizzle, captured this video of nature at its best. … [Read more...]

Guatemala’s Turn

Guatemala - While the Billfishing world continues to marvel in the epic bite down in Los Suenos, Costa Rica the boats in … [Read more...]

Slow Sailfishing in Isla Mujeres?

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - One of the famed winter fisheries for Altantic Sailfish has been less than spectacular this year. … [Read more...]

Tournament for the Ages

Jaco, Costa Rica - The first leg of the Los Suenos Signature Series Triple Crown was indeed one for the ages. An … [Read more...]

Los Suenos Goes Off!

Jaco, Costa Rica - The boats fishing out of Los Suenos Marina experienced the best day of fishing they have seen this … [Read more...]

Bubba Carter hits 20,000 Billfish

We wanted to extend our congratulations to a legend in the Billfishing World. Capt. Bubba Carter who currently fishes on … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Dominican Republic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #1 Billfishery is the Dominican … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #2 Billfishery are the Cape Verde … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cairns, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #3 Billfishery is Cairns, … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #4 Kona, Hawaii

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #4 Billfishery is Kona, … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #5 Azores

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #5 Billfishery is the Azores  … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of The Year – #6 Los Suenos, Costa Rica

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #6 Billfishery is Los Suenos, … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #7 Billfishery is … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Bermuda

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #8 Billfishery is Bermuda.  Criteria … [Read more...]

Top 10 Billfisheries of 2013

The Billfish Report is counting down our TOP 10 BILLFISHERIES OF 2013 3. CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA 4. KONA, HAWAII 5. … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Exmouth, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #9 Billfishery is Exmouth, Australia. … [Read more...]

2013 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Mauritius

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our #10 Billfishery is Mauritius. … [Read more...]

South Florida Takes Off

South Florida - Winter is upon us, so Sailfish Season must be in full swing. Over the past week, the only warm spot in … [Read more...]

Exmouth on the Map

Exmouth, Western Australia - With so much focus in the East Coast of Australia, Western Australia does not get credit … [Read more...]

Los Suenos in Full Swing

Los Suenos, Costa Rica - Sailfish, Striped Marlin and Blue Marlin are all making themselves known offshore. While you … [Read more...]

The Reef Bounces Back

Cairns, Australia - After one of the best October's in the last 20-Years, it has been quiet on the Great Barrier Reef of … [Read more...]

Winter Bite in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico - The Billfish bite has been very steady from Rincon over to San Juan. Blue Marlin, White Marlin and … [Read more...]

La Bestia Wins In Manzanillo

Manzanillo, Mexico - 36 Billfish were caught in the 60th Annual Manzanillo Tournament, including 33 Sailfish and 3 Blue … [Read more...]

Guatemala Sailin’

Guatemala - And they are off! No need to ease into the season like many fisheries, Guatemala goes from nothing to 100! … [Read more...]

Great Start in Brazil

Brazil - We have been getting great reports from Sao Paulo to Canavieiras, with not only good size Blue Marlin, but a … [Read more...]

Cabo Striped Marlin Bite

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Really nice run of Striped Marlin at the moment, with plenty of double digit days. Both Go … [Read more...]

October 500+ Round Up

  October 2013 was a month of records here at the Billfish Report's 500+ Club. We are still trying to catch up and with … [Read more...]

Black Marlin Close Call

Cairns, Australia - While they may call it "funny" in the video, the crew of the Kalira probably did not find this funny … [Read more...]

Best Season Ever in Cairns?

Cairns, Australia - We just can't say enough about the bite on the Great Barrier Reef. The numbers of large Black Marlin … [Read more...]

Great Barrier Reef Going Off

Cairns, Australia - What has been thus far a phenomenal Big Fish season, has just taken it to the next level. Reports … [Read more...]

Extraction Wins Los Cabos Billfish

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Day One proved to be the best day for the big girls, with a 625 lbs. Blue Marlin for Extraction … [Read more...]

Bazaruto Starts Up

Bazaruto, Mozambique - The season is just beginning off Bazaruto with plenty of Black Marlin already being caught. … [Read more...]

Grander Time on the Reef

Cairns, Australia - The season has started in earnest off the Great Barrier Reef and while the numbers are not there … [Read more...]

September 500+ Round Up

September was a good month, but has not been a great month historically for the 500+ Club. We had reports of 33 Blue … [Read more...]

Bolita Wins the San Juan IBT

  San Juan, Puerto Rico - The blue marlin certainly showed up in mass to celebrate Club Nautico de San … [Read more...]

Blue Moon in St Thomas

St. Thomas, USVI - The moon always brings the Blue Marlin on the famed North Drop and this season is now different. What … [Read more...]

Oregon Inlet’s White Marlin Bite Continues

  Oregon Inlet, NC - Seems like we have already highlighted the great White Marlin bite off Oregon Inlet. … [Read more...]

Virginia is For White Marlin Lovers

Virginia Beach, VA - It is fall off the coast of Virginia, so we should not be shocked that the White Marlin have shown … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Invade Grand Canary

Grand Canary - We did not see the typical big run of Blue Marlin in the Spring this year, but over the last week they … [Read more...]

August 500+ Round Up

We thought July was a good month until we remembered the Azores may have a few fish to add. Turns out we had an … [Read more...]

White Marlin Party off Oregon Inlet

Oregon Inlet, NC - The White Marlin party has been going strong for a week now off Oregon Inlet. This is not abnormal by … [Read more...]

New Women’s Blue Marlin Record

Horta, Azores - Captains Olaf Grimkowski and Marty Bates on Xacara put Angler Sherrell Carter on the pending Women's 16 … [Read more...]

Wave Paver Takes Boy Scout

   Team Wave Paver L to R: Ryan House, Jason Parker, Jr. Davis, Scott Glasscock, Jerry Owens and Capt. Jason … [Read more...]

Hot Blue Bite on G-Rod

Los Suenos, CR - There has been an incredible Blue Marlin bite for those willing to go the distance this summer. Capt. … [Read more...]

Old South Marlin Club Takes HIBT

  KONA, HAWAII (From HIBT) – “Stop fishing, stop fishing, stop fishing” rang out at exactly 4:30 pm for the … [Read more...]

5 Year Old Girl Catches Grand Slam

Oregon Inlet, NC - As if catching a Grand Slam was not hard enough for a grown man, 5 year old Taylor Collins makes the … [Read more...]

Nice Start in the Azores

  Azores - The season is starting out nice with plenty of White Marlin and some nice Blue Marlin already … [Read more...]

July 500+ Round Up

July proved to be a very good month in terms of big marlin reported to us. We are the first to admit we don't get them … [Read more...]

68 Blue Marlin – 3 1/2 Days

Panama - Team Carol Libby consisting of Capt. Josh Temple, mates Andrea McQuade, Juan Andres Spragge, James Brown and … [Read more...]

Canyons Come Alive

Mid-Atlantic (VA,MD,NJ) - We were starting to wonder when the bite was going to begin in earnest off the Mid-Atlantic. … [Read more...]

Louisiana Billfish Bite

Louisiana - We know that plenty of billfish are caught in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana as many of the same places … [Read more...]

All Wound Up in Bermuda

Bermuda - If you want one of the most passionate billfish captains in the game, look no further than Capt. James … [Read more...]

Lightning Strikes Twice in Alabama

Gulf Shores, Alabama - The 24-Year Blue Marlin record fell this evening, not once but twice. While fishing in the Blue … [Read more...]

Bermuda on the Rise

Bermuda - One of the world's great big fisheries has come alive of late. While Bermuda has always been a great place to … [Read more...]

Blank Check Takes World Cup

Bermuda - It was the slimmest of margins, but Blank Check held on to win the 2013 Blue Marlin World Cup by just eight … [Read more...]

Summer Sails in Guatemala

  Guatemala – There is some excellent Sailfish action going on down at Casa Vieja Lodge. Over the last three … [Read more...]

Flags Flying off Hatteras

Hatteras, North Carolina - The billfish have been biting of the North Carolina coast. Blue Marlin, White Marlin and … [Read more...]

Texas Swords Dialed In on the Booby Trap

Freeport, TX - Team Booby Trap are just back from their 3 1/2 Day adventure and they certainly found the Swordfish. They … [Read more...]

500 lbs. Blue on Spinning

Exmouth, Australia - These beautiful shots were worth posting just by themselves, but when we heard the whole story, we … [Read more...]

Cabo Striped Marlin Run

Cabo, MX - Those of us in the U.S. often times take for the granted the great fishing in Cabo. Almost daily, there seems … [Read more...]

San Carlos Surprise

San Carlos (Sonora), Mexico - We'll give a second to get a map on this one. Not only had we not heard of this town until … [Read more...]

Bahamas Mixes It Up

Bahamas - There is a lot of geography to be covered in the Bahamas and a lot of water, but we have had some good to … [Read more...]

Lowcountry’s Blue Bite

Charleston, SC - There has been a big wave of Blue Marlin in South Carolina's Lowcountry and everybody is getting in on … [Read more...]

Clean Sweep Scores 16 Blue Marlin

Los Suenos, Costa Rica - It has been a surprisingly good May for Blue Marlin, with a number of boat getting shots at 2-3 … [Read more...]

Big Blues in the Canary Islands

Canary Islands - 2012 was a below average season for this great fishery. While there were some nice fish caught, the … [Read more...]

Blues Start in North Carolina

North Carolina - We are starting to get steady reports out of both Hatteras and Oregon Inlet, signaling the start of … [Read more...]

Royal Slam in 26-Days

As some of you will remember from a report we published a few weeks back, Kitt Toomey and Brett Cannon set out to set a … [Read more...]

April 500+ Club Round Up

April was an unusually slow month for the big girls. For that matter, 2013 has been fairly slow, especially on Granders … [Read more...]

Sailfish in a Canal?

Miami, FL - We were hoping this was real, but we do live in an Internet dominated world. We first saw this shot a couple … [Read more...]

Big Oh’s Blue Storm in Cape Verdes

Cape Verdes (Northwest Bank) - I guess we shouldn't be shocked anymore when we hear about ridiculous Blue Marlin … [Read more...]

Leave Them Swimming!

  There  is no debate about it, billfish (and for that matter all fish) that are left in the water are … [Read more...]

Blues & Blacks take the Throne in the Galapagos

Galapagos Islands - Sometimes you don't know how good your fishery is, until you are forced to try something new. While … [Read more...]

In Search of the Royal Slam (Pacific)

Pacific Ocean (Part I) - Kitt Toomey and Brett Cannon are on a mission! For some it is a lifetime goal, for these two … [Read more...]

Blue Time Wins World Sailfish

Key West, FL (From www.worldsailfish.com) – The final day of the World Sailfish Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Waking Up

Cape Verdes - After so many years of such off the charts Blue Marlin fishing, we sometimes remember this is in fact … [Read more...]

Big Swords in NZ Too

Whangaroa, New Zealand - What was a long stretch without any large Swordfish being reported to us, ended abruptly with … [Read more...]

Big Sword in Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico - The crew on the M&M got a helluva nice reward for their efforts on a nighttime swordfishing … [Read more...]

April 2013 – 500+ Club

BLUE MARLIN Lahaina, HI - Start Me Up Das It - 536 lbs. Chub Cay, Bahamas - CE - 500 lbs. Kona, HI - Nasty Habit - … [Read more...]

March 500+ Club Round Up

We added 45 Billfish over 500 lbs in the Month of March. As would be expected this time of year, Blue Marlin dominated … [Read more...]

March Moon in Kona

  Kona, HI - Don't tell us the moon does not matter! Well, at least in Kona for the big girls. The week … [Read more...]

Costa Wrap-Up

Carrillo, CR - We had a great time fishing with Capt. Jason Coffrin on Mr. Trigger. This was our fourth time fishing … [Read more...]

Costa Trip Update

  Carrillo, Costa Rica - We have been taking a break from the computer to do some "field research" with … [Read more...]

Sea Fix wins Billfish Series

Los Suenos, CR - The competition was fierce and the fishing was excellent for the 2nd leg of the Los Suenos Billfish … [Read more...]

State Record in the GAMEX

Exmouth, Australia - In an area not known for large Blue Marlin, a 780 lbs. fish will draw a lot of attention. During … [Read more...]

500+ Club Round-Up

February was a surprisingly good month for big marlin. We had 29 Marlin over 500 lbs reported to us including the very … [Read more...]

Cape Verde Starts!

  Cape Verdes - We know what time of year it is, but apparently the Blue Marlin don't care. We had an earlier … [Read more...]

Isla Sail Run

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - This has been an odd season for this usually very consistent winter Sailfish bite. The fish have … [Read more...]

Action Shots on Wahoo

Canavieiras, Brazil - Capt. Antonio "Tuba" Amaral, no stranger to the camera took these spectacular shots of this Blue … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Release

Quepos, CR - Capt. Roger Cascante on True Grit captured these great images of a Blue Marlin that he released as it … [Read more...]

Betsy Impressive in the DR

Casa De Campo, DR - Betsy has kept the pressure up on the Blue Marlin, moving from Cap Cana down to Casa De Campo. Based … [Read more...]

Port Stephen’s Strong Bite

Port Stephens, Australia - After the big reels are put up off the Great Barrier Reef, those who are lucky enough to keep … [Read more...]

Philipps Hits 25,000!

Guatemala - Congratulations to our friend Capt. Brad Philipps who released his 25,000th Billfish or his career,  23,000 … [Read more...]

Mauritius Marlin Wave

Mauritius - Mostly known for a big fish fishery, Mauritius can show up with numbers as well. What sets this fishery … [Read more...]

Boat Sinks While Fighting a Marlin

Panama - In what must have been a very scary moment off the coast of Panama for Captain and Crew, this small sportfish … [Read more...]

The Los Suenos Report!

Jaco, Costa Rica - The fishing is so good out of Los Suenos Marina right now, we are thinking about changing our name to … [Read more...]

Capt. Chris Sheeder releases his 20,000th Sailfish

Guatemala - Casa Vieja Lodge’s Capt. Chris Sheeder yesterday reached one of the most significant milestones to date in … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #1 Cape Verde Islands. … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Azores

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #2 Azores. Criteria for … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Pinas Bay, Panama

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #3 Pinas Bay, Panama. … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Cairns, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #4 Cairns, Australia. … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Punta Cana, Dominican

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #5 Punta Cana, Dominican … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #6 Guatemala. Criteria for … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Central Pacific, Costa Rica

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #7 Central Pacific, Costa … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Kona, Hawaii

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #8 Kona, Hawaii. Criteria … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 Canavieiras, Brazil

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #9 Canavieiras, Brazil. … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 South Florida & Keys

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #10 is South Florida and the … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention Isla Mujeres

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our third Honorable Mention goes to Isla … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention U.S. Mid-Atlantic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our second Honorable Mention goes to the … [Read more...]

2012 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mention Kenya

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and our first Honorable Mention goes to … [Read more...]

91 Sailfish for Decisive!

Guatemala - The bite has turned on in Guatemala with a number of boats getting 40+ Shots at Sailfish a day. The water is … [Read more...]

Guatemala Time

Guatemala - Does this fishery every have a slow season? Sure, they have slow days like the rest of us, but the Sailfish … [Read more...]

Advanced Roofing wins Operation Sailfish

  Palm Beach, FL - In what can only be described as spectacular fishing, Team Advanced Roofing managed to release 23 … [Read more...]

Big Blue – Small Boat

Ilhabela,Brazil - This beauty of a Blue Marlin, we are going to call 900+ was caught by Maneco Carrano in a 25' Center … [Read more...]

Brazil Starting to Heat Up!

Canavieiras, Brazil - The Season has just started to begin off the Royal Charlotte Bank and the fish have decided to … [Read more...]

Team Angel wins the WBS

Los Suenos, CR - Capt. Billy Chase Angel on the Sea Angel put angler Austin Angel on 17 Sailfish and a Blue Marlin to … [Read more...]

November 500+ Club Round-Up

500+ Club - We had a total of 47 Marlin reported to us weighing in excess of 500 lbs. during November. Of those 40 were … [Read more...]

Grander on the Tradition

Cairns, Australia -  We track all Granders over on Grander Watch, but we wanted to share this fish. Capt. Tim … [Read more...]

Dominican Blue Marlin

  Cap Cana, DR - What is supposed to be a spring and summer fishery on Blue Marlin, is proving to be more a … [Read more...]

Black Marlin on the Flats

Hervey Bay, Australia - We have to be honest, we never thought that we would ever be talking about flats fishing for any … [Read more...]

Two Granders in a Day!

Cairns, Australia - Hot Shot managed 2 Granders in one Day. More on this story over at Grander Watch! … [Read more...]

October 500+ Club Round Up

October 500+ Club - As is usual, this time of year, the Giant Black Marlin run of the Great Barrier Reef in Australia … [Read more...]

Massive Black Marlin on Release

Cairns, Australia (GBR) - We don't normally post just a single picture, but this one is worthy. This shot was captured … [Read more...]

Frantic Pace at the $2.4MM Bisbees

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico (Bisbees Press Release) -  Before this week, the biggest fish Dave Sanchez had ever caught was a … [Read more...]

Top Shot wins Lizard Island Classic

Lizard Island, Australia - Congratulations to Top Shot for winning the 26th Annual Lizard Island Classic. It took 14 … [Read more...]

Bisbees $1.4 Million Blue Marlin

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - With no qualifying fish weighed on Day One, the impressive purse of the Bisbees Black and Blue … [Read more...]

Los Cabos Offshore Tournament Results

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - In years past, the Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament has always been known casually as the … [Read more...]

Black Marlin in the Boat

Cairns, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) - The boys on the Little Audrey just came back from a 7-Day trip, going 6-7 on … [Read more...]

Two Granders for Viking II

Great Barrier Reef, Australia - We are not sure what Capt. Billy Billson eats for breakfast, but it must attract BIG … [Read more...]

GBR Starting off Well

Cairns, Australia (GBR) - Heavy Tackle Black Marlin Season is upon is and despite some awful conditions to start the … [Read more...]

September 500+ Club Round-Up

September 500+ Club - We had a another GREAT month for big fish thanks mostly to the warm Eastern Atlantic Ocean. We had … [Read more...]

Gaviota Wins the San Juan IBT

   102 BLUE MARLIN RELEASED AT CLUB NAUTICO DE SAN JUAN’S 59TH INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT San Juan, Puerto Rico … [Read more...]

Cap Cana Expectations

  Cap Cana, DR - There are only a handful of places in the world where a 2 Blue Marlin day is considered "sub-par", … [Read more...]

World Grander Club

The Billfish Report along with Grander Watch and MarlinStar Lures & Apparel are proud to announce the World Grander … [Read more...]

Flags Are Flying off Oregon Inlet

Oregon Inlet, NC - Double Digit Billfish and Grand Slams dominated today's reports out of Oregon Inlet. There is some … [Read more...]

Azores Amaze!

Azores - If you follow us on a day to day basis, you may be getting numb by all the incredible reports we have been … [Read more...]

Virginia’s Billfish Run

Virginia Beach, VA - You hear a lot about Maryland and North Carolina's great billfisheries, but for some reason you … [Read more...]

Peje Wins Boy Scout

PEJE WINS 40TH ANNIVERSARY USVI OPEN/ATLANTIC BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT, VALDES EARNS TOP ANGLER St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin … [Read more...]

Big Blue on the Leader

Kona, HI - Great video put together by Ryan O"Halloran (wire man) on the Monkey Biz II with Capt. Chip Van Mols. Those … [Read more...]

Kona Summer Blues

Kona, HI - The summer time bite seems to be a little later than expected this year. The best wave of fish seemed to … [Read more...]

Azores – Big Fish Factory!

Azores - No this is not a mis-print, we did just in fact report on the great fishery that is the Azores. The problem is … [Read more...]

Azores Slowly Racking Up Numbers

Azores - With only a few boats fishing the short season, the Azores may still not be on everyone's radar. Most people … [Read more...]

Bi-Op-Sea takes Pirates Cove

Pirates Cove, NC - In one of the better billfish numbers year for the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, Capt. Jesse … [Read more...]

Old South Marlin Club Wins HIBT

  NORTH CAROLINA’S OLD SOUTH MARLIN CLUB TEAM 4 WINS 53rd HAWAIIAN INTERNATIONAL BILLFISH TOURNAMENT JASON … [Read more...]

HIBT Day Four Results

OLD SOUTH MARLIN CLUB TEAM 4 HOLDS LEAD HEADING INTO FINAL DAY OF HIBT FISHING SCOREBOARD IN MOTION Kailua-Kona, … [Read more...]

HIBT Day Three Results

Kona, Hawaii (Day 3) – At the close of Day Three of the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT) 34 of the 40 … [Read more...]

HIBT Day Two Results

  Kona, Hawaii (Day 2) –On Day Two of the five-day 53rd Annual Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament the … [Read more...]

HIBT Day One Results

    Kona, Hawaii (Day 1) – Anglers gathered on Kailua Pier early Monday morning as the 53rd running of … [Read more...]

Blew Bayou Wins the WMO

Ocean City, MD - The 39th Annual White Marlin Open had impressive numbers with 962 White Marlin, 39 Blue Marlin, 6 … [Read more...]

Donaken Wins Texas Legends

Texas - Plenty of Billfish off the coast of Texas in August. It took 7 Sailfish a White Marlin and Blue Marlin for Capt. … [Read more...]

Great Numbers at the White Marlin Open

Ocean City, MD - With two days in the books there have been 719 White Marlin (357 & 362), 28 Blue Marlin (11 & … [Read more...]

Viking 70 Wins Overnight Billfish Tournament

Ocean City, MD - The 35th annual Overnight Billfish Tournament is complete and the event included 114 billfish caught … [Read more...]

TIFT Billfish Results

South Padre Island, TX - The 73rd TIFT is in the bag and though it was a bit windy during the two days of fishing a good … [Read more...]

White Out in Ocean City

Ocean City, MD - Great white marlin fishing and just in time for the start of the White Marlin Open next week. Usually … [Read more...]

July 500+ Club Round Up

500+ Club - July was a month to remember with seventy-two (72) 500+ Blue Marlin, 3 Black Marlin and 1 Swordfish reported … [Read more...]

Hot Bite off Texas

Port Aransas & Port O'Connor, Texas - The mid-coast of Texas has been on fire lately on the billfish. Tournament … [Read more...]

Triple Crown for Fa La Me

Bermuda - The Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship includes nine days of fishing during three major Bermuda-based … [Read more...]

Big Swords in Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - Mostly known for its incredible wintertime sailfishing, perhaps Isla has a swordfishery as well. … [Read more...]

Principe Comes Alive

Bom Bom, Principe - A once really well know blue marlin fishery is coming back to life. The fishery never really dropped … [Read more...]

Azores Starts off with a Bang!

Azores - It should be no surprise that the first day of fishing would bring a few bites for the boys in the Azores, but … [Read more...]

Fa La Me takes the Bermuda Big Game Classic

Bermuda - Team Fa-La-Me is the one to watch as they continue their hot streak wining Bermuda’s largest tournament, the … [Read more...]

Mattanza wins the Billfish Blast

Bermuda - It was fitting that the 8th Annual Billfish Blast kicked off on July 4th because the scoreboard was lit up … [Read more...]

Hot Bite in the Mid-Atlantic

North Carolina to Maryland - The bite this year could be best described as steady. We were getting good reports from one … [Read more...]

Blues on Fly in Cape Verdes

Cape Verdes - As if you needed any more of a challenge to catch a Blue Marlin, catching them on fly is becoming more … [Read more...]

Queen of Hearts Strikes Twice

QUEEN OF HEARTS TAKES WORLD CUP For the second time in five years, the Bermuda based team aboard QUEEN OF HEARTS … [Read more...]

Custom Billed wins the TBC

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Black Gold Takes Lead in July Open

  BLACK GOLD TAKES FIRST DAY LEAD AT 49TH JULY OPEN BILLFISH TOURNAMENT WITH TWO RELEASES St. … [Read more...]

June 500+ Club Round-Up

500+ Club - June proved to be an excellent month for large Marlin from around the World. Although, heavily dominated by … [Read more...]

Epic Blue Marlin Day for Dreamin On

Cape Verdes - This fishery never ceases to amaze us. Five Blue Marlin released in a day, seems about average  (yes, they … [Read more...]

Fa La Me wins the BBC!

Bahamas - After a four year absence from the Bahamas Billfish Championship, Frank Rodriguez returned to the competition … [Read more...]

Big Day in the Atlantic

Atlantic Ocean - If you were wondering if Big Blue Marlin season in the Atlantic had officially started, we would like … [Read more...]

The Hooker on a Roll in the Cape Verdes

Cape Verdes - Capt. Brad Philipps is running the Hooker for the summer season, taking a little break from Guatemala. It … [Read more...]

Marines Tackle Billfish on the Wildcatter

Port Aransas, Texas - We obviously get a lot of reports on billfish from around the world. While most reports stand-out … [Read more...]

Flybuoy Wins the 54th Big Rock

  Morehead City, NC - Flybuoy, captained by Robert Hollingsworth of Charleston, S.C., flew through the week atop … [Read more...]

Madeira on The Rise

Madeira - The famed waters off Madeira are starting to see consistent Blue Marlin now on a daily basis. We are getting … [Read more...]

BBC – Krazy Salt’s Takes Marsh Harbour

  Marsh Harbour, Bahamas - David Anderson’s team Krazy Salt’s wasted no time showing the twenty-seven teams … [Read more...]

Pelese Wins Papagayo Cup

                             Marina Papagayo, Costa Rica: Despite fielding a relatively new crew and boat, Marc Stanley … [Read more...]

Team Freedom Wins Cajun Classic

Venice, LA - The 2012 Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic is now in the record books. A total of 46 sportfishing yachts, … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Keep Us “Dreamin On”

Cape Verdes - I am not sure you can write too much and too often for this fishery. Unless you love White Marlin fishing, … [Read more...]

Grander for the Seafari in Bermuda

  Bermuda - The Seafari caught the largest fish (Blue Marlin) of the year, weighing in at an impressive 1,289 … [Read more...]

Shark Byte Wins Cap Cana

  A blue marlin release late on the final day of fishing in the Cap Cana International Billfish Shootout helped … [Read more...]

Canary Islands off to a Good Start

Canary Islands - After a disappointing year last year, 2012 proves that you can't keep a good fishery down. This is … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Blue Bite Continues

  Cape Verde Islands - The unofficial Blue Marlin Capital of the world continues to see great numbers. It is not … [Read more...]

“Frantic Pace” of Cabo Striped Marlin

Cabo, Mexico - Capt. Hercules Marsella on Frantic Pace  fishing with Capt. Josh Temple, proved up a very good Striped … [Read more...]

White Flags Flying in the DR

Cap Cana, DR - White Marlin Season is upon us in the Dominican and the numbers are starting to pile up. While nothing … [Read more...]

Historic Islamorada Sailfishing

Islamorada, FL - World Famous Bud N Mary's Marina has had its great days of fishing over the years, but they have NEVER … [Read more...]

Sandman Wins World Sailfish – Again!

Sandman Defends World Sailfish Championship! Defending champion fends off rough weather and competitors Key … [Read more...]

World Sailfish

Key West, FL - The World Sailfish Championship had a GREAT Day One. They boys and girls released 362 Sailfish. Sandman, … [Read more...]

World Record Swordfish

New Zealand - It did not take long for the 80 lbs. test World Record for Swordfish to be challenged. Capt. John Gregory … [Read more...]

April Guatemala Sails

Guatemala - The great year sailfish season appears to have no end. While plenty of fish are caught in April, the numbers … [Read more...]

The Fishing World Lost a Great One!

Key West, FL - It is with great sorrow we report the death of Capt. Jose Wejebe. His love and passion for fishing was … [Read more...]

Booby Trap releases 21 Swordfish

Freeport, Texas - The boys on the Booby Trap were at it again.These guys love to swordfish and the numbers don't lie. On … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes = En Fuego!

Cape Verde Islands - Without doubt this is one of the finest Blue Marin fisheries in the World, if not THE best. What … [Read more...]

Bandolera Wins at Los Suenos

Los Suenos, CR - Day One at the Los Suenos Billfish Series started out on fire, with 362 Billfish released. Fishing … [Read more...]

Los Suenos Billfish Day 2

Los Suenos, CR - The fishing slowed down after a very impressive Day 1, but the fishing was still good with 178 Sailfish … [Read more...]

Great Day One in Los Suenos!

Los Suenos, CR - The Second Leg of the Signature Billfish Series started out with a bang! 40 Boats participating … [Read more...]

Tobago on the Bite!

Tobago - We don't get a lot reports of Blue Marlin close to Tobago as it seems most boats are fishing other waters out … [Read more...]

The Shot – Black Marlin

Panama - You may remember the series of shots of a Blue Marlin taken by our friend Marc Montocchio down in St Thomas. We … [Read more...]

First Marlin in the Cape Verdes

Cape Verde Islands - One of the best fisheries in the World and one that always makes our Top 10, is off to a good … [Read more...]

Sailfish Insanity!

Guatemala -  There is a reason that this fishery always makes it in our Top 10 Billfisheries of the year and it is not … [Read more...]

Swords in Puerto Vallarta?

Puerto Vallarta, MX - There was a time when Mazatlan (just up the coast) was well known for its Swordfishery. In fact, … [Read more...]

New Zealand Comes Alive!

New Zealand - We were getting a few reports here and there from our Kiwi friends on an odd striped marlin or a blue … [Read more...]

Decisively Sailfishing

Guatemala - Always in our Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, Guatemala always seems to amaze. This year has been jammed … [Read more...]

Ascension’s Big Girls

Ascension Island - With only one boat patrolling the waters, we often wonder how good it can really be. Capt. Olaf … [Read more...]

Royal Blue Marlin

Canavieiras, Brazil (Royal Charlotte Bank) Capt. Antonio Amaral on the Wahoo Released 3 of 4 Blue Marlin. 600, 500 and … [Read more...]

Port Stephens is Showing Off

Port Stephens, Australia - We cover a lot of fisheries and we get a lot of reports, but someone forgot to tell us how … [Read more...]

Going “Wahoo” in Brazil

Canavieiras, Brazil  - This has been one of the best seasons we can remember for the boats fishing the Royal Charlotte … [Read more...]

2011 Top Billfishery of the Year – The Azores

For the last month The Billfish Report has been counting down its 2011 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #2 is Cape Verde … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Sails

Los Suenos & Quepos, Costa Rica - There has been a really steady bite going on down in the Central Costa Rica. Boats … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Kona

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #3 is Kona, HI.  Criteria … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #4 is Guatemala. Criteria … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 Panama

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #5 is Panama. Criteria … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Great Barrier Reef

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #6 is the Great Barrier … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Venezuela

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #7 is Venezuela.  Criteria … [Read more...]

Red Hot Sailfishing – Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - The Winter Sailfish bite is one, with most boats reporting 15+ fish a day, with as many as 48 … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Mozambique

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #8 is Mozambique.  Criteria … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) US Mid-Atlantic

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in tied at #9 is the US … [Read more...]

Guatemala Sailing

Guatemala - Sailfish season is upon us and as usual, the numbers are excellent. Well known Capt. Brad Philipps … [Read more...]

Epic Sailfishing in South Florida

South Florida - Cold fronts bring the sailfish down south and man they were thick. We were bombarded with 20+ fish days, … [Read more...]

2011 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 (Tie) South Florida & The Keys

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #9 (Tie) is South Florida … [Read more...]

Richards Bay Billfish Run

Richards Bay, South Africa - It appears that a very nice run of marlin is upon us. 58 Billfish were caught today from … [Read more...]

Grander in Brazil

43rd Gander of the Year, a 1,000 lbs Blue Marlin, was released by Capt. Antonio Amaral on the Wahoo. More on this fish … [Read more...]

Sodwana Variety!

Sodwana Bay, South Africa - We love big fish fisheries, but the truth is, a true great fishery has variety. Central … [Read more...]

Brazil’s Blues Still Biting

Canavieiras, Brazil - The famed Royal Charlotte Bank is living up to its reputation as great blue marlin grounds. We … [Read more...]

Tremendous Aruba Sailfishing

Marina Varadero, Aruba - We don't get a lot of reports out of Aruba, but the ones we do are usually pretty good. We got … [Read more...]

Kenya’s Sailfish Bite

Watamu, Kenya - It appears after a couple years absence, Kenya's sailfish bite has returned. We have been getting … [Read more...]

November 500+ Club Round Up

NOVEMBER 500+ CLUB We had some nice fish reported to us in November from all over the world. In total, we had 66 Marlin … [Read more...]

Royal Charlotte Bank Blues

  Canavieiras, Brazil - Capt. Antonio Amaral on the Wahoo  spends a lot of time trolling the Royal Charlotte … [Read more...]

Dragin Fly Wins Los Suenos

Los Suenos, CR - It went right down to the wire, with Dragin Fly releasing a last minute fish to take the lead and … [Read more...]

1,169 Sailfish Released in the ILTTA

Guatemala - If you were wondering were to catch a Pacific Sailfish, you may want to remember to add Guatemala to your … [Read more...]

ILTTA Guatemala – Day 2

Guatemala (ILTTA) Day 2 -  Thirty (30) Boats released 313 Sailfish to continue the great fishing from Day 1. Canazo … [Read more...]

ILTTA Guatemala – Day 1

Guatemala (ILTTA) Day 1 - We can only hope that fishing continues to be this good. Twenty-Nine (29) Boats released 382 … [Read more...]

Shaka Grander Shots

Cairns, Australia - We wish we could talk about something else, but come on! This late Grander Black Marlin run, is what … [Read more...]

Late Grander Run!

Cairns, Australia - We should not be shocked by the news of so many big fish off the Great Barrier Reef, but we have had … [Read more...]

Mag Bay Bite Continues!

Magdalena Bay, Mexico - The Striped Marlin bite continues to be impressive and we just can't get enough of it. The … [Read more...]

Top Shot = Top Shots!

Cairns, Australia - Capt. Ross Finlayson on Top Shot has had some good luck over the last few days, releasing a 900 lbs … [Read more...]

Royal Charlotte Bank Heating Up

Royal Charlotte Bank, Brazil - Capt. Antonio Amaral always keeps is informed of the fishing down in Brazil. He has had a … [Read more...]

Gold Coast Blacks?

Gold Coast, Australia - While most of the boys are up fishing for Black Marlin on the Great Barrier Reef, down south the … [Read more...]

Mag Bay Goes Off!

Magdalena Bay, Mexico - About 150 miles north of Cabo San Lucas lies one of the most fertile areas in the world for … [Read more...]

October 500+ Club Round Up

October 500+ Club After a September to remember in the Azores on Blue Marlin, we knew all eyes would be on Cairns, … [Read more...]

Three Granders on the Linden Bank

Cairns, Australia (GBR) - We added Three Grander Black Marlin to Grander Watch. Square Bear, Mistress and Shaka all … [Read more...]

Big Blacks for Square Bear

Cairns, Australia - Just when you though the bite was going to slow, the Great Barrier Reef produces. While the numbers … [Read more...]

South Florida Sails Have Arrived!

West Palm Beach, FL - We had heard a few good reports of 2-3 Sails being seen, but it was not until we got a report on … [Read more...]

Bad Medicine wins the Bisbees

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Bad Medicine's Day 1 Blue Marlin weighing 409 lbs held on to win the Bisbees Black and Blue. … [Read more...]

Bisbees Black & Blue – Day 2

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - Day 2 saw only one qualifying fish for Pegasus, a 329 lbs. Blue Marlin. 18 Blue Marlin caught … [Read more...]

Bisbees Black & Blue – Day 1

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico - 101 Teams competing this year for the Bisbees Black & Blue . 37 Billfish released, but only … [Read more...]

Los Cabos Billfish Tournament

Cabo, Mexico - Tournament season is in full throttle on the Baja Peninsula with first of three tournaments in the books. … [Read more...]

Bazaruto Starts out Right!

  Bazaruto, Mozambique - The "other" Black Marlin fishery has started out just how they like it. Capt. Duarte … [Read more...]

Askari wins the Lizard Island Classic

Cairns, Australia - Askari released 16 Black Marlin to win the 25th Annual Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic. Capt. … [Read more...]

Day 4 of Lizard Island Classic – Big Fish including a Grander

Cairns, Australia - Day 4 action heated up with 38 Black Marlin released by the 22 Boat Fleet. Askari had an incredible … [Read more...]

Big Fish on Day 3 of the Lizard Island Classic

Lizard Island, Australia - Day 3 brought more action for the Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic, with 19 Black Marlin … [Read more...]

Lizard Island – Day 2

Lizard Island, Australia - Some decent fishing today, with the highlights being a 950 on the Calypso and a 700 on the … [Read more...]

September 500+ Club Round-Up

It was a busy month for Big Fish in September. We saw the Azores continue to produce incredible numbers of 500+ Blue … [Read more...]

Late Season Blues in Bermuda

Bermuda - While most boats are out fishing for wahoo and tuna, a few boats are getting hung on some late blue marlin as … [Read more...]

Black Marlin on the Ribbon Reefs for “Gorilla”

Port Douglas, Australia - Capt. Brett Thomas on the Gorilla sent us this report and these great shots from his Go-Pro … [Read more...]

White Out in Ocean City

Ocean City, MD - The crews from Maryland to North Carolina wait every year to get into the fall White Marlin bite. This … [Read more...]

No Signs of Slowing in the Azores!

Azores - In what has to be one of the finest fishing seasons the Azores have ever seen, there does not appear to be a … [Read more...]

Virginia is White Hot…NC & MD Too!

Virginia Beach, VA - We have been getting a lot of great reports from as few as 3-4 to as many as 27 White Marlin (thus … [Read more...]

White Marlin Galore out of Pirates Cove, NC

Pirates Cove, NC - We should be used to it now, but we still love it. The Fall Run of White Marlin is definitely on off … [Read more...]

Two Early Season Blacks for Iona II

Cairns, Australia - We thought it was way too early to start talking about the Great Barrier Reef. Most boats have not … [Read more...]

San Juan IBT – Peje Leads After Day 2

September 8, 2011 San Juan, Puerto Rico. The blue marlin were certainly biting on this second day of fishing at Club … [Read more...]

San Juan IBT (Day 1) 31 Marlin Released

  September 7, 2011 San Juan, Puerto Rico. Fishing was red hot on the first day of the Club Nautico de … [Read more...]

Hot Keys Swording

Duck Key, FL - If you follow us on regular basis via our Twitter Feed, you have seen some impressive swordfish numbers … [Read more...]

Kona Trip Report

Kona, HI - The Big Island has become a home away from home for us at Billfish Report. We love everything about Kona, … [Read more...]

Hot fishing continues in Azores

  Azores - Some incredible fishing today. Brasilia caught an 800, 650, and 300 Blue Marlin; Xacara got a … [Read more...]

Hot August Kona Bite!

Kona, HI - The bite has been solid off of Kona the last few days. Boats fishing off the grounds are seeing anywhere from … [Read more...]

Lisa K Leads the Mid-Atlantic $500K – Day 2

  Cape May, NJ - The earthquake that shook the entire eastern seaboard from North Carolina to Canada also shook the … [Read more...]

XTASEA wins the Flor De Cana in Nicaragua

Puesta de Sol Marina, Nicaragua - A sometimes forgot about fishery proved to be an international contender, at least for … [Read more...]

Great Fishing in Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament

Pirates Cove, NC - 159 billfish were released yesterday by 48 boats for a 3 day total of 307 billfish released by 61 … [Read more...]

Revenge Wins the Boy Scout

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. For an unprecedented fourth time, the Revenge won Top Boat at the 39th Annual USVI … [Read more...]

August in the Azores

Azores - One of the premier big blue marlin fisheries is living up to its reputation thus far in August. Despite a short … [Read more...]

Chach Leads Day One at the Boy Scout

AMBT Press Release St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands - The release of four blue marlin put Chach, a … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open Days 1&2

Ocean City, MD - It took a couple days and a few weighed fish, but we finally got our first qualifying marlin from … [Read more...]

Swords-A-Plenty on the Booby Trap

  Surfside Beach, Texas - If you ask us the one place to go in the world to catch a sword, we would tell you … [Read more...]

Grander Blue in the Canaries

Grand Canary - We have our 9th Grander of the Year courtesy of the boat IBO. More information at www.granderwatch.com. … [Read more...]

Big Bermuda Blues Show Up!

  Bermuda - The Blue Marlin World and the Triple Crown had all ended, just in time for an epic big blue … [Read more...]

Port Vila Wins HIBT

HIBT Press Release KONA, HAWAII—“Stop fishing, stop fishing, stop fishing,” rang out at exactly 4:30pm for the final … [Read more...]

HIBT- Day 4

HIBT Press Release Kona, Hawaii (Thursday, July 28, 2011) – Two hours into Day Four of the 52nd Annual Hawaiian … [Read more...]

HIBT – Day 3

HIBT Day 3 Results - Kona, Hawaii - (2 Days Remaining) DAILY CATCH (Wednesday) 8          Pacific blue marlin tagged … [Read more...]

Fish On wins Bermuda Triple Crown

  Bermuda - Congratulations to Capt. Elliot Cline and crew of Fish On for winning the Bermuda Triple Crown. It … [Read more...]

Grander in Portugal

Algarve, Portugal - We have confirmation of a 1,000 lbs Blue Marlin for the Blue Shark. More details and pictures at … [Read more...]

Moppy Dick II Wins the Drambuie

Key West, FL - 44 Boats lined up again to try and find the elusive Blue Marlin for bragging rights in the Florida Keys. … [Read more...]

Drambuie – Day 1

Blue Marlin release for Capt. Gene Key West, FL - Two Blue Marlin released on Day One of the Drambuie. While that … [Read more...]

Nine Lives has Epic Week on Swords

  Duck Key, FL - Those who follow us, know that we call South Florida and the Florida Keys the best place in the … [Read more...]

Click Through Takes Big Game Classic

Bermuda - It was a tight finish to the 11th Annual Bermuda Big Game Classic, but Click Through held on to a 1 Blue … [Read more...]

Bite continues to be hot in Kona

Kona, HI - As if weighing the only three qualifying fish weren't enough - Kona has continued to both see and catch huge … [Read more...]

Jubilee lands a 500+ Sword

Jupiter, FL - The boat Jubilee landed this very nice 500+ lbs Swordfish while fishing off South Florida. This was a … [Read more...]

Cap Cana Summer Marlin

Cap Cana, Dominican Republic - The marlin bite has been wide open for the boys fishing down in the DR. Numerous 5+ White … [Read more...]

Madeira – Finally!

Madeira - One of the worlds premier big fish fisheries has not been able to produce and we are well into the season, … [Read more...]

Red Hot Bite in Tonga

Tonga - We have been told before what a great blue marlin bite they can get, but we really had no idea. Capt. Dave Shinn … [Read more...]

Kona the undebatable winner of Blue Marlin World Cup!

After a pretty extraordinary day of fishing all around the world - with some false alarms on qualifying fish on several … [Read more...]

Firecracker Open – Final

    Kona, HI - After a great start to Day One, with 28 blue marlin released, which included a 3 fish … [Read more...]

Firecracker Open – Day One

Kona, HI - A good bite was on for all the participants in this years Firecracker Open. 28 Blue Marlin were released with … [Read more...]

Bermuda on the Rise

Bermuda - After a a very slow start to the season (and late) the boys in Bermuda are finally on the fish. We typically … [Read more...]

Grander in the Bahamas!

One of the largest fish caught this year - the world's sixth grander - caught in the Bahamas, in the 2011 Bahamas … [Read more...]

Canary Islands Heating Up

    Canary Islands - We are getting consistent reports now out to the Canary Islands. Most recently, … [Read more...]

Good Start in Tonga

Tonga (South Pacific) - We don't get many reports from the small island of Tonga, but when we do, they are usually … [Read more...]

Double B Wins Big Rock

Morehead City, NC - Day One proved to be the money making day, with both 1st and 2nd Place fish weighed. Fishing was … [Read more...]

Getting the Shot – Costa Rica

Many of you will remember the VERY impressive video and eventually a shot that earned Marc Montocchio the cover of … [Read more...]

Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic – results

Some very good fishing ending this past weekend at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic.  Seven qualifying blue … [Read more...]

Big Rock Day 2: a slow one

After some pretty hefty excitement yesterday, with two 500+-pound blues weighed on Day 1 of the Big Rock, Day 2 saw much … [Read more...]

Big Rock – Day 1

Morehead City, NC - We did not have to wait long to know if the big fish are around. Day 1 brought three      fish over … [Read more...]

Bahamas Blues

  San Salvador, Bahamas - Fish Tales has been fishing the bluewater banks off San Sal and has had some … [Read more...]

Good Start in the Canaries

La Gomera, Canary Islands - We have been getting a number of reports out of the Canary Islands, with most of the fish … [Read more...]

Happy Hooker the best grander boat in the world?

Happy Hooker, this past week, captured a 1,065-pound blue marlin - the fourth grander caught in the world this year.  … [Read more...]

Happy Hooker’s Grander

Cape Verdes - Happy Hooker does it again. More at www.granderwatch.com. … [Read more...]

Cap Cana, DR – White Hot

    Cap Cana, Dominican Republic - Either we have not been getting the reports or the bite has been … [Read more...]

Mozambique Run on Blacks

Bazaruto, Mozambique - In a normal year you would not hear much our of Mozambique in the way of marlin at least this … [Read more...]

May Swords

  Mother Ocean -  May has not been a good month if you are a swordfish, but for the anglers and crews it has … [Read more...]

A Great Season on Tradition in Australia – Part 1

Cairns, Australia - Capt. Tim Richardson (traditioncharters.com) sent us this video from 2010. What a GREAT season for … [Read more...]

Hatteras Village Offshore Open – Day 3 results

36 boats participating in the HVOO this year, and results of this first tournament in the NC Governor's Cup series have … [Read more...]

Grander Black in Bazaruto

Bazaruto, Mozambique - Vamizi has released the 2nd Grander of the Year. More at GranderWatch.com   … [Read more...]

Marlin on the Hunt

Great video sent to us from Garrett Penley on Tuna Bite and Carolina Magic down in Los Suenos, … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes Keep Rolling

  Cape Verde Islands - Size, Numbers and a consistent bite on Blue Marlin. What else can you ask … [Read more...]

Marlin After Dinner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=G3p0BSe0G4U … [Read more...]

Not something you see every day…a beached marlin!

Justin Roper with Makaira Fishing Lures shares a report of a beached marlin in Lousiana - a stark reminder to what might … [Read more...]

Sandman Wins 2011 World Sailfish

  Key West, FL - Difficult Sailfish weather (flat calm) was to blame for lower than normal catches in … [Read more...]

Guatemala Blue Marlin

Guatemala - Most people's immediate reaction when you say Guatemala is sailfish and why not. However, Guatemala gets a … [Read more...]

World Sailfish Championship – Day 2

A great day on the water off Key West, as the 71 boats entered in the World Sailfish Championships doubled their tally … [Read more...]

Cape Verdes on Fire!

Cape Verde Islands - Living up to its reputation as one of the best blue marlin fisheries in the World, the boys on the … [Read more...]

World Sailfish Championships this week

Reporting will begin on April 12 from Key West, site of the World Sailfish Championships.  Last year saw 75 teams … [Read more...]

A March to Remember

  Los Suenos, CR - If you followed us on Facebook or got our Twitter feed in March, you probably got … [Read more...]

Puerto Rico Record Swordfish

Vieques, PR - We have a new potential Puerto Rican record Swordfish. Capt. Javier Berrios on the FishingHooker with … [Read more...]

Port Stephens Bills-A-Plenty

  Port Stephens, Australia - The boys got after the bills in both numbers and variety. We have heard of the good … [Read more...]

FishMonster trip report: Day 2, Sailfish Bay

Another incredible day of fishing out of Sailfish Bay today, where Capt Marlin Scott and Capt Seth Hopp fished on the … [Read more...]

FishMonster trip report: Day 1, Sailfish Bay

  FishMonster is on the scene in Guatemala...Captain Marlin Scott and Captain Seth Hopp of FishMonster … [Read more...]

Daily Reports from Sailfish Bay – Coming Up

FishMonster is on the scene in Guatemala this week, with reports from Capt Marlin Scott and Capt Seth.  They'll be … [Read more...]

Kona Grander for Monkey Biz II

  Kona, HI - Capt. Chip Van Mols on the Monkey Biz II has added another Grander to his collections. Capt. … [Read more...]

Mako eating a marlin

All we have is a grainy picture on this - but a picture of an estimated 400-pound blue being attacked by a mako...is … [Read more...]

10 Blue Marlin for Ambush

St Lucia - Yes, you read the headline correct. Australian Captain Tim Richardson, running the boat Ambush raised 14 Blue … [Read more...]

Awesome Daytime Video of Sword

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2n7Qg-x0TU0&feature=player_embedded#at=43 … [Read more...]

Underwater Footage for Tuna Bite

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWiokmcr0Yc&feature=player_embedded … [Read more...]

Hot Sailfishing in Los Suenos

Los Suenos, CR - The Salfishing has been on fire over the last week down in Los Suenos (Near Jaco). Boats are seeing 30+ … [Read more...]

Bermagui Stripes

Bermagui, Australia - Capt. Ian Ford on Hot Shot has been getting after the Striped Marlin down in New South Wales. A … [Read more...]

Beach Launch for Marlin

Sodwana Bay, South Africa - The next time you decide to complain about the condition of your marina or the current in … [Read more...]

Kona “Winter” Marlin

Kona, HI - After a below average year for Kona in 2010, the boys are experiencing a great "off-season" bite thus far in … [Read more...]

30+ Sails a Day for “Swordfish” in Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres, Mexico - It appears to be another great year for Isla Mujeres. The bait has been abundant and fishing … [Read more...]

January Blue Marlin for Hatteras

Hatteras, NC - Kenny Brown on the Fin Dawg released this blue marlin (Jan. 30th) while out looking for bluefin tuna. If … [Read more...]

Yasi devastates NE Australia

We, like the rest of the world, have obviously been charting closely the progress and impact of Yasi.  Fishing on the … [Read more...]

“Circle Hook” Raises 80+ Sailfish in Guatemala

Guatemala - Capt. Eddie Bairez on the Circle Hook had three tremendous days on sailfish. In three days fishing, they … [Read more...]

Kenya Records Multiple Slams!

Kenya - From the place that brought us the Billfish Fantasy Slam (5 Billfish Species in a Day), we got word of some very … [Read more...]

Tropic Star Nears Record

Panama - World renowned Tropic Star Lodge (www.tropicstar.com)has had yet another phenomenal week. The Fleet managed to … [Read more...]

Big Brazil Blues

Brazil - We have been getting some good reports from Capt. Antonio Amaral of Bahia Pesca down on the Royal Charlotte … [Read more...]

South African Slam

Richards Bay, South Africa - The first ever recorded Billfish Super Slam in South African water was just recently … [Read more...]

Pending blue marlin world record in New Zealand!

We've got reports of a pending 8kg blue marlin world record.  Fish was caught off Whangaroa, NZ, and went 215kg (474 … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #1 Panama

Over the course of the last month the Billfish Report has counted down its top 10 Billfisheries of 2010.  Last year we … [Read more...]

Republic of Panama, the billfish thank you!

In a huge victory for the thousands of billfish in Panamanian waters, the Republic of Panama has banned longliner … [Read more...]

Carrillo Mixed Bag

Carrillo, CR - We just got from fishing with our good friend Capt. Jason "Butterfly" Coffrin on the Mr. Trigger. Jason … [Read more...]

South Florida on fire!

No better place in the world to catch sailfish than South Florida right now - reports coming out of boats seeing 100+ … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #2 Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #2 is The Great Barrier Reef … [Read more...]

Don Tyson Dies of Cancer

Springdale, AR - It is with great sadness that we report that IGFA Trustee and Billfish Foundation Founder Don Tyson … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #3 Cape Verde Islands

The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #3 is Cape Verde.  Criteria … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #4 Venezuela

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #4 is Venezuela.  Criteria … [Read more...]

Largest marlin caught in 2010? We say so.

We have a late report from the great Australian Captain Brad Craft, who has sent us a photo of a fish he modestly called … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #5 St. Thomas

The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #5 is St. Thomas.  Criteria … [Read more...]

Kona, HI – 39th Grander of the Year

Kona, HI - We were hoping for this. After such a great run down in Australia, we really wanted to see just one more … [Read more...]

Brazil’s Big White Marlin

Vitoria, Brazil - It is not a surprise that large white marlin patrol the waters in Brazil.  If you know your IGFA … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #6 Kenya

The Billfish Report is counting down its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #6 is Kenya.  Criteria for … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #7 Mid-Atlantic USA

The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #7 is the Mid-Atlantic USA.  … [Read more...]

Black Marlin on Lures +

We get a lot of black marlin reports from Panama, Australia, Costa and Mexico, but we get more reports on lure caught … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #8 Guatemala

The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #8 is Guatemala. Criteria … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #9 South Florida

The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #9 is South Florida.  … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – #10 Galapagos

#10 - Galapagos The Billfish Report is counting down its top 10 Billfisheries of the Year, and coming in at #9 are … [Read more...]

2010 Billfisheries of the Year – Honorable Mentions

The Billfish Report is kicking off its second annual Billfisheries of the Year countdown.  Though we report on notable … [Read more...]

Flamingo’s Blacks Jump Too!

Flamingo, CR - While fishing with Capt. Richard Chellemi on the Gamefisher II (www.gamefisher2.com), traveling … [Read more...]

THE Shot

St Thomas, USVI - Billfish guys are constantly trying to get the best marlin shot possible. Usually though, that shot … [Read more...]

Getting the Shot

If you saw the new Marlin you may have noticed our new friend Marc Montocchio has the cover image. Marc spent countless … [Read more...]

Brazil White Marlin

Vitoria, Brazil - Big White Marlin are the name of the game for Capt. Bruno Larica (www.billfishbrazil.com) with many of … [Read more...]

Black Marlin in Flight!

Bazaruto, Mozambique - If you follow us on Facebook ("Marlin Billfish" or "Bill Fish") you have already seen these … [Read more...]

South Florida Sails

South Florida -  The weather is getting cold up north, pushing the sails along the reefs. We have been getting plenty of … [Read more...]

500+ Club – October 2010

Not surprisingly, the October Billfish Beast report is dominated by fish caught in Australia - in fact, of the 57 … [Read more...]

Samoa Blue Marlin

Samoa - Capt. Chris Donato on Southern Destiny has started the season and already has impressive results. In two days … [Read more...]

Epic season in St. Thomas

St Thomas,USVI - So with the passing of the moon this past week we've seen the last of the major fishing in St. Thomas … [Read more...]

Ascension season kicks off!

Ascension Island - Seems hard to believe that they're back to fishing in Ascension, but the season has kicked off - and … [Read more...]

Lizard Island Classic – Final Results

Lizard Island, Australia - The 24th Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic has ended, with frustrating fishing the last few … [Read more...]

Nine Minutes Too Late

Cabo San Lucas - Nine minutes may have cost Great Escape a win at the 2010 Bisbees. The fish was hooked before … [Read more...]

Bisbee’s Black and Blue – Day 1

Overall a slightly subpar day on the water for the boats participating in the world's richest billfish tournament - the … [Read more...]

Lizard Island tournament – Day 4 results

Fishing slowed down a bit on Day 3, with the 20 boats releasing eight black marlin.  All fish were caught on Ribbon Reef … [Read more...]

Lizard Island tournament – Day 2 results

Fishing's already started on Day 3, but fishing's still going strong at the Lizard Island.  Some highlights thus … [Read more...]

Sails are arriving in South Florida

Key West, FL - We received a report live on the radio airwaves from Captain Marlin Scott today...increasing numbers of … [Read more...]

Bisbee’s week begins Friday!

The richest fishing in the world begins on Friday, with Los Cabos kicking off on Saturday with the two-day tournament … [Read more...]

Yet another Australian honorable mention…

Captain Billy Billson on the Viking II today released a 950+ - certainly not the first time this fishery's seen a fish … [Read more...]

Bazaruto Black Marlin

Bazaruto, Mozambique - We got a good report to the start of the season for Capt. Duarte Rato. On six days fishing, they … [Read more...]

Mag Bay Striped Marlin on Fly

Mag Bay, Mexico - Captain Chip Shafer of the "Old Reliable", just got back from a week at Bahia Magdelana. They caught … [Read more...]

Great day on the GBR

Cairns, Australia - We are still waiting on the first Grander of the year for the boys on the Great Barrier Reef. Even … [Read more...]

500+ Club – September 2010

The month of September certainly wasn't far off the pace of August in terms of large billfish caught around the world - … [Read more...]

Cairns Honorable Mention III

Cairns, Aus - We knew it was coming, but we are still awaiting the first skipper to call the first Grander Black of the … [Read more...]

Multiple blacks behind the boat!

Not something you see very often - a couple of black marlin behind the boat.  This is from the back of the Tradition, … [Read more...]

Cabo bite consistent in runup to Bisbee’s

Boats are seeing a consistent and pretty decent bite in the runup to Bisbee's...for example, today the Picante fleet saw … [Read more...]

Top Shot nabs six black marlin – in a day – on the Reef…

Ross Finlayson's Top Shot saw about as great a day as you'll ever see on the Great Barrier Reef yesterday, with seven … [Read more...]

Azores season wrapping up…

A pretty terrific season in the Azores this year, with by our count some 23 blue marlin released over 500 pounds in the … [Read more...]

Cairns Honorable Mention II

Cairns, Aus - Well, the Great Barrier Reef has produced another monster Black Marlin. The Iona, coming off a 7-day trip, … [Read more...]

Australian Black on Tradition

Cairns, Aus - Capt. Tim Richardson on the Tradition has had some good fishing over the last two days, releasing 3 fish … [Read more...]

Awesome Blue Marlin Video

St Thomas, USVI - We got this video from a great underwater photographer named Marc Montoccohio. We have been posting a … [Read more...]

Hot Blue Marlin in St Thomas

- The bite continues to be excellent on the North Drop. Here is a great video off the boat Fa-La-Me St. Thomas, USVI … [Read more...]

St Thomas Blue Moon

St Thomas, USVI - We need to send an apology to St Thomas. We suck! We have become so numb to some of the best blue … [Read more...]

Billfisheries: BUY/SELL/HOLD

Some interesting times lately in the billfish world, with some fisheries seeing some unusually weak results, some seeing … [Read more...]

If you had to fish for marlin in one place in the world (not called Australia) right now…

...it'd have to be the Azores.  Huge fish in some numbers right now, with multiple reports of big blues on a daily … [Read more...]

Sporty Venezuela Blue Marlin

Puerto La Cruz, Venezuala - We were sent this video from our new friend Jose Alejandro Moreno. Blue Marlin are always … [Read more...]

JR's Hooker wins Kona September Challenge

As if Kona didn't have enough tournaments on its prolific summer calendar, this year it added another - the 1st Annual … [Read more...]

No Dorsal Fin on Blue Marlin

Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica - We got these shots from our friend Garrett Penley down in Costa. We are stumped. We have … [Read more...]

Cairns Honorable Mention

Cairns, Australia- Given how good the fishing can be on the Great Barrier Reef, we may not be able to post all the … [Read more...]

Reef off to a flyer!

Captain Billy Billson on the Viking II reports some fantastic fishing the first few days of the season - with seven … [Read more...]

Kona Blue Marlin

Kona, HI - We wanted to share some great shots by Tracy Epstein from out in Hawaii. There has been a pretty decent bite … [Read more...]

Kona Honorable Mention

Kona, HI - An impressive 953 lbs Blue Marlin for the Tara II. Capt. Scott Fuller at the helm and Brian Schumaker working … [Read more...]

Hot White Marlin Bite – Part II

North Carolina, Virginia & Maryland - The fall run of white marlin continues to impress even after the hurricane. … [Read more...]

Big Azores Blues

Azores - For any big blue marlin angler hunter, the Azores conjures up thoughts of big blue marlin. Like a lot of the … [Read more...]

Ocean City White Marlin Video

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The only thing that can stop that white marlin bite…

...is Hurricane Earl.  Fishing's gone quiet on the East Coast as ports recover from the storm, which thankfully has … [Read more...]

500+ Club – August 2010

A pretty phenomenal month, all things considered, for billfishing around the world.  Even though some of the August … [Read more...]

650+ lbs Black Marlin in Cabo

Cab0 San Lucas, MX - There have been an unusual number of large black marlin caught this year. The below video is just … [Read more...]

Ecuador's Blue Marlin

Manta, Ecuador - There has been an excellent Blue Marlin bite going on. Capt. Luis Gomez at the Blue Marlin Lodge … [Read more...]

Madeira Grander Honorable Mention

Madeira - The boat Hawk Eye with Capt. Miguel Gavina, weighed a 990 lbs Blue Marlin. Unfortunately the fish died in the … [Read more...]

Record Numbers on Whites

Ocean City, MD - There have been a number of reports of boats getting 20+ White Marlin. The report of all reports is … [Read more...]

Hot NC White Marlin Bite

North Carolina - There has been a GREAT white marlin bite up and down the coast. Boats are getting anywhere from 5-15 … [Read more...]

Show support for HR 5804 – the Billfish Conservation Act of 2010

The Billfish Report strongly urges readers to support a bill proposed in the US House of Representatives (HR 5804 - the … [Read more...]

New state record sword in Texas

We've got reports on a new state record caught right on the full moon.  The Loca Mia weighed a 442-pound sword off Port … [Read more...]

Sandman Edges Big Oh at the Boy Scout

St Thomas, USVI - (Unofficial) Therapy went into the last day with 8 Blue Marlin, which was a 2 Marlin lead over Big Oh. … [Read more...]

Boy Scout – Day 3 – USVI

St Thomas, USVI - 40 Blue Marlin caught today on the 3rd Day of the Boy Scout. Top Boat of the day was Therapy with 5 … [Read more...]

Big Cabo Marlin

Cabo San Lucas, MX - There has been  a flurry of activity down in Cabo over the last month with a number of blues and … [Read more...]

Mid-Atlantic $500K – FINAL

Cape May, NJ & Ocean City, MD - It took the final day, to finally produce a challenger to Billfisher's 88 lbs White … [Read more...]

Mid-Atlantic $500K – Day 4

Cape May, NJ & Ocean City, MD - 59 of the 134 Boats fished today. One weighed Blue Marlin, but it did not qualify. … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin Conservation with Legendary Capt. Peter Bristow

This Video was Edited and Produced by Paul Watson of Marlin World (www.marlinworld.tv) … [Read more...]

What's hot, and what we're watching…

As the Atlantic marlin season begins to wind down (but don't tell the fish), there are a number of billfisheries we're … [Read more...]

Mid-Atlantic $500K – Day 3

Cape May, NJ & Ocean City, MD - 76 of the 134 Boats fished today. Still no weighed Blue Marlin. Topless, who was in … [Read more...]

Mid-Atlantic $500K – Day 2

Cape May, NJ & Ocean City, MD - 79 of the 134 Boats fished today. No changes on the scales, but 3 Blue Marlin were … [Read more...]

Mid-Atlantic $500K – Day 1

Cape May, NJ & Ocean City, MD - 63 of the 134 Boats fished today and the White Marlin bite was very good. No other … [Read more...]

Big Portugal Blue Marlin

Vilamoura, Portugal - We got some absolutely beautiful shots of a nice 600 lbs  Blue Marlin for  Capt. Tiago Palma on … [Read more...]

Kona Big Island Marlin Tournament

Kona, HI - There have been some big blue marlin around, so going into the the last day, this is anybody's Tournament. … [Read more...]

500+ Club – July 2010

    July proved to be an incredible month for big fish around the world, with some 58 billfish over 500 … [Read more...]

Florida Keys to Freeport…not that one

Freeport, Texas - For a state with as much coastline as Texas, you would think we would hear more from the Lone Star … [Read more...]

Ocean City Billfish Slam

Ocean City, MD - White Marlin Open may be over, but nobody told the fish. There was some great Billfishing today, with … [Read more...]

HIBT – Final Results

Kona, HI - It was not a year of records, but rather some steady fishing for this year's HIBT. Kona Game Fishing Club … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Final results

Ocean City, MD - So a fantastic week of fishing has come to a close in Ocean City, MD, with an amazing 255 boats having … [Read more...]

HIBT update – Day 4

A decent day on the water in Kona yesterday, with less action and fewer fish of size.  One of the smaller striped marlin … [Read more...]

Bermuda Still Alive

Bermuda - After a good mid-summer bite that included 3 Grander Blue Marlin, Bermuda has been quiet. Today however, we … [Read more...]

Australia The Great

Cairns, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) - If you like Grander Marlin, there is no place in the world that comes close to … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Day 4

Ocean City, MD - A little slower fishing today for the whole fleet. No weighed fish moved, but who would expect them to … [Read more...]

HIBT update – Day 3

Another stellar day off the legendary Kona coast, where 17 billfish in all were caught by the fleet of 31 boats.  Four … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Day 3 (Update)

Ocean City, MD - A little slower fishing today for the whole fleet. No weighed fish moved, but who would expect them to … [Read more...]

HIBT update – Day 2

Some continuing good fishing from the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament Tuesday, with the fleet of 31 boats … [Read more...]

Legend Stewart Campbell Dies

We were very saddened to hear that one of the legends in our sport  has passed away. Probably most known in recent years … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Day 2 (Updated)

Ocean City, MD - Day 2 will most likely go down as one of the finest days in the White Marlin Open history. We saw  the … [Read more...]

HIBT Day 1 results

A good day for the 31 boats in the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.  All told 14 billfish were caught - 12 … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Day 1 Results

Ocean City, MD - One of the biggest tournaments on the East Coast, lived up to is reputation today. Not all of the 255 … [Read more...]

White Marlin Open – Day 1- 7:45 EST

Ocean City, MD - There are still some fish to be weighed, but it looks like the the fishing was good. As of 7:45 EST, … [Read more...]

2010 TIFT Billfish Results

Port Isabel, TX - The 71st Annual Texas International Fishing Tournament is the largest in Texas and includes both … [Read more...]

Big Puerto Rico Blues

San Juan, PR - There has been some really good action over the last week on blue marlin, just 5 miles off of San Juan. … [Read more...]

Billfish tournament calendar: a big next two weeks

A lot going on around the world on the billfish calendar, with a number of tournaments - some big-money ones - slated in … [Read more...]

Bisbee's East Cape: final results

Congratulations to the Dreamweaver, which saw its 581-pound black marlin from the tournament's first day hold up to win … [Read more...]

Bisbees East Cape Day 2 Results

Cabo San Lucas - Bisbees East Cape Tournament - Good numbers of billfish being caught and some nice fish. Good to see … [Read more...]

First Bisbee's tournament kicks off

A good day on the billfish calendar, as today witnessed the first day of the first of the Bisbee's tournaments this … [Read more...]

Maryland White Marlin

Ocean City, MD - With the upcoming White Marlin Open we felt it only appropriate that we post some recent video of what … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Black Marlin Video

Flamingo, CR- We got some great video of a small black marlin caught on the Mr. Trigger. Capt. Jason is making a real … [Read more...]

Something going on in the Canaries…

Canary Islands - Something going on in the Canaries...when a boat goes 2 for 16 on Spearfish.  But that's exactly what … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Trip Report 2010

Flamingo, Costa Rica - With all the great fishing destinations out there, I feel like Costa Rica has been forgotten … [Read more...]

Madeira 950+ Blue

Madeira- There have been a few nice fish around lately, with Grander releasing a 750 lbs blue marlin and Katherine B … [Read more...]

Bisbee’s to go all circle hooks this year

Press release as of yesterday... Bisbee's tournaments this year will require circle hooks when fishing with natural … [Read more...]

Midsummer: where's hot, and where's not

Right now's prime time for world billfishing - though some fisheries definitely have their better times of year, … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Day 4

Flamingo, CR - Day 4 with Mr. Trigger Sportfishing (www.flamingo-fishing.com) The bite was on today, but we could not … [Read more...]

World Cup – final results

Congratulations to the Happy Hooker, the first repeat winner of the Blue Marlin World Cup.  Captained by Berno Niebuhr, … [Read more...]

Blue Marlin World Cup update

Some headlines with about five hours to go in the World Cup... - Very few fish brought to the scales today, with only … [Read more...]

World Cup Update #2

Blue Marlin World Cup - Pacific anglers woke up to a helluva challenge this morning. The Happy Hooker has taken control … [Read more...]