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Blue Marlin Tournament Preview

The Carolina Billfish Classic awards a new truck for a S.C. state record dolphin. Photo by Jeff Dennis

Summer gets off to a fast start for offshore fishing season. Pelagic species begin their spring migrations with the arrival of warmer temperatures and ocean currents. The offshore angler scene is anchored by a love for saltwater fishing, but the …

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Wave Paver Wins 2014 Bahamas Billfish Championship

Smiles from Wave Paver – First Place Overall

Two months. Four tournaments. Twelve days of sports fishing. This is the Bahamas Billfish Championship (BBC), the oldest billfish tournament series in the world. Yet it came down to the final five minutes of fishing for the team aboard Wave …

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All Eyes on the Bahamas Billfish Championship

Blue marlin comes to the Blue Sky during the 2013 BBC competition. Credit: Greg Smith

After completing its 40th season of competitive billfishing in 2013, the Bahamas Billfish Championship (BBC) continues to evolve. The 2014 series will consist of four tournaments equally spread across the months of May and June, with each event focusing on …

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Cowpoke Wins Bahamas Billfish Championship

Cruiser Crews (third left), owner of Cowpoke, 61-Viking and winner of the 40th Bahamas Billfish Championship. Photo courtesy of the Bahamas Billfish Championship

Fishing all four tournaments of the 40th Bahamas Billfish Championship (BBC) proved a charm for Avon Park, Florida-based Cruiser Crews, owner/angler of the 61-Viking, Cowpoke, and his champion team. Though Crews and his wife Christy have fished one of the …

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Fa-La-Me Wins Bahamas Billfish Championship

There’s nothing like a brand new boat to put a champion shine on the competition. That’s just what Florida’s Frank Rodriguez and his team did by winning the highly competitive four-leg 2012 Bahamas Billfish Championship (BBC) aboard Rodriguez’ new 70ft …

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