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A Successful Inaugural Mahi Mayhem Tournament

To the victor go the spoils … and the cash

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Captain Alvin and his crew aboard Emmanuel, from St Thomas, swept the board at the first annual Mahi Mayhem fishing tournament held in May. They scooped the $5,000 top prize for heaviest mahi at 33lb; …

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10 Sport Fishing Tournaments to Try Your Luck

American Yacht Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Sport fishing is a sport enjoyed around the globe. In the U.S., 46 million Americans or nearly 16 percent of the population ages 6 and older fishes for pleasure, according to the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s 2015 Special Report …

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Ladies Fish-Off Set for June 1-4, 2017

  Over 200 lady anglers are expected to compete in the 32nd Annual Ladies Fish-Off, where weigh-in will take place between 3-5 pm on Saturday June 3 at the Sands Harbor Resort & Marina in Pompano Beach, Florida. “The other …

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Dolphin Derby Winners

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The catch of a 34.06-pound dolphin fish (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas’, Angela Berry, Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 22nd Annual Dolphin Derby, sponsored by Budget Car …

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Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament

Day two and the boats head out at dawn. Photo: Gerard De Bruin

A new teaser system spelled success for the sport fisherman aboard the Bertram 31, Hard Play II. The Tobago-based team earned Top Boat at the 48th Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament, held January 21st to 25th out of the Grenada …

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St Martin Billfish Tournament Celebrates 20th Year

There’s more ways to win in this emerald anniversary event, set for June 21-24 off the waterfront in Marigot, St. Martin. New is the addition of ‘The Billfish Challenge’, a high-stakes, $5,000 optional buy-in where the winner takes all. “Onshore, our local …

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29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Set for July 16

L to R: Tamika Turbe (Third Largest Kingfish and Best Female), Captain Alvin Turbe (Best Captain), Gerald Greaux, Jr, Gilbert Laban (Largest Kingfish and Best Male Angler) and Joshua Laban. Credit: Dean Barnes

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Calling all fisherman! The 29th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament – the inshore fishing tournament that offers the best prizes and attracts more participants that any other of its kind in the U.S. Virgin Islands – …

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U.S. Senate Passage of Outdoor REC Act Positive for Florida

Outdoor REC Act

Sportfishing industry jobs and recreational fishing’s economic impact will now be accounted for as part of the U.S.’s gross domestic product, akin to other industries such as automobiles and pharmaceuticals, thanks to President Barak Obama’s signing the Outdoor Recreation Jobs …

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Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup

Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup

The sports fishing was slamming good at the Presidential Aruba Caribbean Cup, presented by the Aruba Airport Authority and hosted out of the Varadero Aruba Marina & Boatyard in Oranjestad. In fact, a first day Grand Slam – the catch …

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Islamorada: Purple Islands

Photo by Frank Saccente

Like clockwork, I begin to question my sanity the day we begin to get ready for the trip. In addition to taking what we need to transplant our lives from New Jersey to the Florida Keys for 10 weeks each …

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