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Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Dolphin Derby

Backlash, Top Boat (L to R): Mark Blackburn, Kayne Santor, Kyle Santor, John Hiebert and Tom Fields

The catch of a 30lb dolphin (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas angler, Gilbert Laban, Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 20th Annual Dolphin Derby, sponsored by Budget Car & Truck Rental. Fishing aboard …

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Dolphin Strandings Bring Concern

A 204cm shark-bitten female bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) found dead stranded on the shore of Calico Creek, Morehead City, NC on 02 June 2014. Photo by Keith Rittmaster

Coastal residents have reported seeing an increase in the numbers of dolphins stranded on the beaches over the last year. A few survive; the majority are not so fortunate. Although this is not the first incidence of dolphins in trouble, …

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Big Fish Want Bigger Bait

The temperatures are still hot, but there is a subtle change that takes place in the month of September. All fish are basically put on notice that fall patterns are pending. Just a few minutes less of daylight makes all …

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