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Cap Cana International Billfish Shootout

Top Boat and winning team Casca Dura collect their prizes. Photo: GLEO

The spectacular catch and release of two blue marlin and four white marlin on the third and final day of fishing in the 23rd International Billfish Shootout in Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, is the come-from-behind feat which earned the sport …

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Never Enough Wins Barbados International Tournament

The winning team on Never Enough (from left): John Inniss, Jimmy White, Teddy Williams, Jeff Morris, Sir Charles Williams, Charlie Williams, Bizzy Williams, Robin Dash, Luke Maynard and John Maynard. (Bizzy Williams was not a member of the team, but was making a presentation on behalf of Williams industries, one of the event’s main sponsors). Credit: Carol-Ann Gollop

Three is certainly a lucky number for Sir Charles Williams, who with fellow anglers and crew aboard his 54ft Bertram, Never Enough, competed in the Barbados Game Fishing Association’s International Tournament, held April 19 – 23. The *Bim-based team, which …

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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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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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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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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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Ernest Hemingway International Billfish Tournament

Commodore Escrich (second right) and Dr. Moisés Hernández (far right) with first and third place competitors

The 64th ‘Ernest Hemingway’ International Billfish  Tournament, (EHIBFT) one of the oldest sport fishing events in the world, brought together 22 teams from the United States, Sweden, France, England, Italy, Canada, Mexico, Latvia, Spain, Russia and Cuba. During four days of fishing, …

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International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout 2014

Top Boat: Sandman with owner Sandra MacMillan. Photo: Richard Gibson

The scoreboard on the first day of fishing in the 20th International Cap Cana Billfish Shootout showed a surprising entry: a release credited to Scott Leon, captain of Sandman, a 63ft Spencer owned by Florida’s Sandra MacMillan. It’s anglers, not …

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Monster Fish Dominate Kayak Fishing Event

Photos Courtesy of Extreme Kayak Fishing, Inc.

Anglers competing for big fish and big prize money in Extreme Kayak Fishing’s two-day Battle in the Bahamas offshore tournament got more than they bargained for. On April 25, fishermen from Florida, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Virginia raced their kayaks …

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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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