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Jeff Merrill

Offshore Action Red Hot as 30th MidAtlantic Draws Near! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Offshore Action Red Hot as 30th MidAtlantic Draws Near!

Wow! The 2021 offshore fishing season at the canyons along the mid-Atlantic coast is off to an incredible start! The tuna bite has been off the charts with big numbers…

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30 and Counting! 851 315 the MidAtlantic

30 and Counting!

It’s hard to believe nearly 30 years have passed since the first MidAtlantic tournament. Back in 1992 the inaugural tournament, then known as the Mid-Atlantic $500,000, was founded as the…

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Huge Blue Marlin, Big Tuna Dominate Day Five Weigh-In as a Record Setting MidAtlantic Comes to a Close 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Huge Blue Marlin, Big Tuna Dominate Day Five Weigh-In as a Record Setting MidAtlantic Comes to a Close

The final day of the 2020 MidAtlantic dawned sunny though a light breeze kept temperatures cool as the 163 boats headed out on Day Five into calm seas offshore. With…

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Shark Bite Leaves the Crew of the Shark Byte with Disappointment and a Great Tale 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Shark Bite Leaves the Crew of the Shark Byte with Disappointment and a Great Tale

The highs and lows of big game tournament fishing are very common. Lost fish from broken lines, pulled hooks or angler and crew mistakes can keep you awake at night…

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Billfish Once Again Highlight Day Four at 2020 MidAtlantic! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Billfish Once Again Highlight Day Four at 2020 MidAtlantic!

Day Four dawned sunny and clear with a light breeze for the 124 boats that gave it a go in the 2020 MidAtlantic. Though the white marlin were scattered, several…

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Billfish Bite Bounces Back on Day Three of the 2020 MidAtlantic 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Billfish Bite Bounces Back on Day Three of the 2020 MidAtlantic

Though morning rain covered both tournament venues, by early afternoon a light breeze and mostly sunny skies were found along the coast. On the day, 114 boats gave it a…

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77-Pound White Marlin Takes Early Lead on Day Two of the 2020 MidAtlantic 150 150 the MidAtlantic

77-Pound White Marlin Takes Early Lead on Day Two of the 2020 MidAtlantic

A sunny sky and a light breeze were a welcome change for tournament participants on Day Two in the 2020 MidAtlantic and 143 boats headed out early this morning. Sea…

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Records Smashed! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Records Smashed!

Records Smashed For Participants and Cash Purse as Fishing Gets Underway at The MidAtlantic! Two tournament records were set before the first line was put in the water today as…

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August 16, 2020 | For Immediate Release 150 150 the MidAtlantic

August 16, 2020 | For Immediate Release

Billfish Bite Builds as 2020 MidAtlantic Gets Underway! Tournament week has arrived and it couldn’t happen at a better time! The 2020 MidAtlantic kicks off today at Canyon Club Resort…

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It’s Down to the Wire as 2020 MidAtlantic Nears! Final Preparations Underway! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

It’s Down to the Wire as 2020 MidAtlantic Nears! Final Preparations Underway!

With less than a week to go before the 2020 MidAtlantic tournament kicks off, crews at both host venues are putting the final touches on their marinas in preparation for…

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