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 a 91-pound white marlin leading the category, admittedly everyone in the tournament acknowledged that number would be hard to beat. In the tournament’s 29-year history […]
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 for a long time. One of the largest blue marlin ever caught by Peter Cherasia of Rumson, New Jersey, not only in his many years […]
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 boats were able to get ‘em in a circle and racked up some impressive numbers of releases. Additionally, several billfish were also weighed and some […]
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 go today, Day Three, of the 2020 MidAtlantic tournament and participants found beautiful sea conditions offshore. The billfish bite turned back on and numerous white […]
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 conditions were reported to be a bit “sporty” and while the billfish bite seemed to have cooled off a bit from the red-hot action of […]
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 the 2020 MidAtlantic tournament got off to an incredible start. A tournament record 183 boats make up the field for this year’s event breaking the […]
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 Marina in Cape May, New Jersey and Sunset Marina in Ocean City, Maryland with final registration this afternoon followed by a captain’s meeting at both […]
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 what is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss! Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May, New Jersey and Sunset Marina in […]
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 into the canyons off the south Jersey coast. Thanks to this nutrient-rich water pods of white marlin have followed the baitfish along with numerous blue […]
2020 MidAtlantic is a go!
Different, unique, challenging, strange and uncertain are just a few of the words to describe 2020. However, with all that we’ve faced as a nation this year, one thing remains constant and brings us all together and that’s our love of big game fishing and the thrill of competition! Now in its 29th year, the […]