Tag Archives: Billfish

Sports Fishing Tournament Preview: June to December

Sports Fishing Tournament Preview: Action at the St. Martin Billfish Tournament. Photo courtesy of Stephan Petit/St. Martin Billfish Tournament

The sports fishing tournament year in the Caribbean kicks-off with the Budget Marine Spice Island Billfish Tournament in Grenada in January. After that, there’s a host of other events the first half of the year such as the Barbados International …

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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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Kayak Billfish Tournament

Kayak Billfish Tournament

The thrill of hooking, fighting and landing a billfish is something that ranks high on any angler’s bucket list. Doing it from a kayak and winning cash while doing so is something worth bragging about. Anglers can do just that …

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The Dominican Republic Fisherman: Eduardo Read

Eduardo releases a 1150lb Bluefin tuna

The Dominican Republic is the ‘new’ hot spot to billfish in the Caribbean. In fact, the Billfish Report named this Greater Antillean island number one in its Top 10 Billfisheries of the Year in 2013. Now, it’s Dominican Republic’s sport …

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South Carolina Governor’s Cup Kicks Off in May

The 24th season of the South Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfish Series kicks off this May and continues through July. The first event gives a nod toward history since the Georgetown Landing Marina Blue Marlin Tournament will celebrate its 45th anniversary. …

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