Historic 30th MidAtlantic Wraps Up in Record Fashion! Potential State Record Blue Marlin Highlights Day Five!
It was indeed a tournament for the ages! The 30th MidAtlantic wrapped up last night and saying it was one for the record books would be an understatement! Records were set in several categories including two before the first day of fishing when a tournament record field of 203 were entered breaking the previous record […]
50-Pound Wahoo is Only Change as MidAtlantic Tournament Fleet Takes a Breather on Day Four
With all but 20 boats tied to the dock on Day Four of the 30th Annual MidAtlantic tournament there was little change in the leaderboard today. Lay Days give crews an opportunity to catch up on maintenance items, rig baits, plan strategy and get some much-needed rest. Tomorrow is the final day of the tournament […]
958-Pound Tournament Record Blue Marlin and a Brace of Big Eye Tuna Headline Day Three of 30th MidAtlantic
While the billfish bite slowed a bit on Day Three of the 30th Annual MidAtlantic for the majority of the 157 boats fishing today compared to yesterday which saw 132 white marlin and 11 blue marlin released, it was a very busy day for one particular boat that landed a memorable billfish. Rocky Hardison of […]
New White Marlin Leader After Day Two of 30th MidAtlantic!
As noted yesterday, the 2021 MidAtlantic is indeed off to a record-setting start. In addition to a record field of 203 boats the tournament’s total cash purse is now officially set at $5,939,050! Worthy of note is a significant portion of that cash pot this year comes from a special calcutta that was added to […]
Record Setting 30th MidAtlantic Off to a Fast Start
The first ballyhoo hadn’t hit the water on Day One of the 30th MidAtlantic and already two records were set at sportfishing’s “Main Event.” The tournament field is set at 203 boats, smashing the previous record of 183 set last year. Both tournament venues were busy prior to the Captain’s Meeting yesterday handling calcutta entries […]
30th MidAtlantic Kicks Off Today!
Let the party begin! The 2021 MidAtlantic gets underway today with final registration and captain’s meeting at Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May, New Jersey and Sunset Marina in Ocean City, Maryland and all indications are it’s going to be another one for the record books! Pre-registration has been very strong with 170 boats […]
Entries Pour In and Offshore Action is Red Hot as 30th MidAtlantic Approaches!
We’re less than a week away from the start of the 30th Annual MidAtlantic tournament and entries are flowing in at a steady pace! The tournament field is already way ahead of last year at this stage as well over 135 boats are signed up to battle it out in what has become sportfishing’s “gotta […]
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 of yellowfin tuna hitting the docks between Cape May, New Jersey and Ocean City, Maryland. Blasts of big eye tuna have often caught crews by […]
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 country was coming out of a brutal recession and the event played an important role in rejuvenating the offshore fishing community. It was a bold […]