Tag Archives: Blue Marlin

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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The Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic

Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic

The organizers of the annual Casa de Campo International Blue Marlin Classic, dubbed as “The Reel March Madness” because of the incredible blue marlin action that takes place offshore of Marina Casa de Campo from February to May officially announced …

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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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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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Puerto Rico International Billfish Tournament

AD/HD hooked up. Photos: Mark Smestad

The luck of fishing in Club Nautico de San Juan’s 63rd International Billfish Tournament (IBT) for the first time combined with skills gained billfishing in the waters off South Florida, the Florida Keys and the Bahamas, earned AD/HD and its …

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South Florida Angler Visits Caribbean in Pursuit of Record

On her way to a Billfish Royal Slam – Julie Crispin seen here with Ryan Thurner, mate of Marlin Magic in Kona, Hawaii

A Billfish Royal Slam is for most a lifetime sports fishing achievement. Julie Crispin, of Stuart, Florida, has set out to accomplish the International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) recognized feat of catching, tagging and releasing nine specific billfish species in 12 …

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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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