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Fair Prospect Wins Port Antonio Billfish Tournament

The Red Stripe winning Team, Fair Prospect

Well-oiled teamwork and a little help from above earned the team aboard the 52ft Tiara, Fair Prospect, the Top Boat prize in the 53rd Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament, in Jamaica. The blow-through of Hurricane Matthew shortened the event from …

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USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament

blue marlin tournament

Determination – to win and have fun – proved the successful strategy for the top team in the 44th USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament (ABMT), fished out of IGY’s American Yacht Harbor marina, August 15 to 19. Rod Windley, of …

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Layla Wins Caicos Classic

Caicos Classic

Landing on the scoreboard early earned the US-based team aboard Layla the Top Boat trophy at the 21st Caicos Classic IGFA Billfish Release Tournament. Held July 7 to 11 and hosted out of the Blue Haven Marina, in Providenciales, Turks …

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Richards Top Angler, Emanuel Top Boat at Dolphin Derby

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The catch of a 29.4-pound dolphin fish (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas junior angler, Robbie Richards, Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 21st Annual Dolphin Derby, sponsored by …

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The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

The Billfish Foundation Celebrates 30 Years

A group of concerned sports fishermen united three decades ago over an alarming revelation. While boats were bigger, technology better and tackle trailblazing in its design, they were catching fewer and fewer billfish. One among them, Winthrop ‘Win’ Rockefeller, had the …

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28th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament Set for July 17

Thierry Williams (center) caught the tournament’s Largest Kingfish, a 31.55-pounder, aboard Oceanna. Fellow anglers James Williams (left) and Albert Brin (right). Credit: Dean Barnes

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. The Northside Sportfishing Club is pleased to announce that the 28th Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament – the inshore fishing tournament that offers the best prizes and attracts more participants than any other of its kind …

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