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Jeff Merrill

Early Action Encouraging for 2020 MidAtlantic! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Early Action Encouraging for 2020 MidAtlantic!

The big game fishing season is off to an exciting start in the mid-Atlantic region as eddies of beautiful Gulf Stream blue water carrying schools of forage species have blended…

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2019 MidAtlantic Gets Underway! Fishing Starts Tomorrow! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

2019 MidAtlantic Gets Underway! Fishing Starts Tomorrow!

Tournament Week for one of the most anticipated events on the summer schedule has arrived as the 2019 MidAtlantic got underway today. Though fishing doesn’t start until tomorrow, crews were…

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Sizzling Billfish Bite Sets the Stage for Another Exciting MidAtlantic! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

Sizzling Billfish Bite Sets the Stage for Another Exciting MidAtlantic!

Middle Canyons Hot and Cape May is Ideal Location! You could run out of adjectives describing the current billfish bite along the canyons off the mid-Atlantic coast but safe to…

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A Wide Range of Calcutta Options Produces Numerous Large Cash Prize Winners at The MidAtlantic! 150 150 the MidAtlantic

A Wide Range of Calcutta Options Produces Numerous Large Cash Prize Winners at The MidAtlantic!

Unlike some big game tournaments that strive to provide a large cash payout for one single species, thanks to a variety of calcutta options and generous prize structure for each,…

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2018 MidAtlantic Comes to a Close in Record Setting Fashion! 1024 768 the MidAtlantic

2018 MidAtlantic Comes to a Close in Record Setting Fashion!

The 2018 MidAtlantic, the 27th edition of sportfishing’s “Main Event,” came to an exciting close for the 157 participating boats and crews with award ceremonies featuring lavish buffet dinners and…

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For Immediate Release – Thursday, August 23 1024 683 the MidAtlantic

For Immediate Release – Thursday, August 23

Day Four dawned clear and breezy for the 124 boats heading offshore in the 2018 MidAtlantic tournament and crews were anxious to get back to the canyons. The back-end of…

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Status Quo after Day Three of the 2018 MidAtlantic as entire 157 boat fleet takes a day off 1024 683 the MidAtlantic

Status Quo after Day Three of the 2018 MidAtlantic as entire 157 boat fleet takes a day off

A brutal offshore weather forecast with 20-30 knot winds along the canyon region kept the entire 157 boat fleet entered in the 2018 MidAtlantic tournament tied to the dock on…

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Billfish and Big Eyes bite on Day Two of the MidAtlantic 1024 683 the MidAtlantic

Billfish and Big Eyes bite on Day Two of the MidAtlantic

It was a sprint to the canyons as Day Two dawned at the 2018 MidAtlantic tournament and 146 of the 157 boats in sportfishing’s “Main Event” including 61 from Cape…

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2018 MidAtlantic gets off to a fast start as White Marlin and Tuna highlight Day One 1024 683 the MidAtlantic

2018 MidAtlantic gets off to a fast start as White Marlin and Tuna highlight Day One

Day One of the 2018 MidAtlantic tournament dawned overcast and breezy though the inshore weather seemed to contradict the offshore forecast which was predicting much better conditions. The same weather…

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