Posted on August 10, 2019 Big money leaders survive in WMO There was some confusion with the Marlin Cam, but it appears all the big money leaders held their places while there was a massive turnover in dolphin and wahoo. I ll double check everything and add a blog in the morning.
Posted on August 9, 2019August 9, 2019 Kiss a million goodbye white marlin leader overturned After fighting off many challengers, Chasin Tail finally got caught as their quest for a million dollar plus payoff was detoured when Fish Whistle weighed a 79. 5-pound white marlin in the White Marlin Open at Ocean City, Md.
Posted on August 8, 2019 White Marlin Open ends tomorrow After two opening days of great weather and canyon fishing at the White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Maryland as most of the fleet sailed, there was a little turn in the weather Wednesday with boats taking a beating returning in the afternoon plus some rain during weigh-ins. There were 103 boats out today, and the rest of the fleet of 404 will be using their last day tomorrow.
Posted on August 7, 2019 WMO GETA A BIG BLUE MARLIN Though there wereseveral changes on Day 2 of the White Marlin Open at Ocean City, Md., all the leaders survived. The first blue marlin eligible for weighing was a 465.
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Capt. Rob Semkewyc also did well with keepers that day, but today it was back to shorts as one angler caught 27 without a keeper on the Sea Hunter. Bob Correll reported from Bay Head that the cocktail blues failed to hit metal in t he surf for the second day in a row.
The Golden Eagle had a good catch today which included chub mackerel, bluefish, sea bass, ling and fluke. Joe Blaze of Brielle fished Manasquan River from his Boston Whaler last evening, but only came up with short fluke on his fly rod before dusk when bluefish up to 8 pounds hit his 3-inch Lefty s Deceiver.
Capt. Dave De Gennaro has been into that fishing with his Hi Flier out of Barnegat, and will be running open to the Ridge tomorrow, He charges 150 with a limit of four on the 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. Ridge trips. Another open boat tuna possibility may be Saturday to Sunday on the Canyon Runner from Point Pleasant.
Unfortunately, his first two mornings with Vinny didn t produce a bass in Shark River or in the surf and he only had a few hours this morning to change his luck before returning to Florida. Vinny proved there were stripers there by catching a mini-bass on his Chug Bug, but there wasn t a hit on the crabs until the last minute when Casella s rod bent and another last shot striper was beached.