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June 28, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report - 6/28/15

June 25, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Announces the Re-opening of the Commercial Sector for Atlantic Dolphin

June 24, 2015 - Indian River Marina Catch-All Kid's Tournament Cancelled

June 24, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife upgrades continue at Rosedale Beach boat ramp to install floating dock; intermittent closures expected

June 24, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Herring Section June 29 Days Out Conference Call Cancelled

June 16, 2015 - REMINDER: Blueline Tilefish Scoping Hearing set for June 18th in Ocean City, MD

June 10, 2015 - DE Tidal Finfish Advisory Council Meeting cancelled

June 9, 2015 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife to offer ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ program on June 14, 17 and 24

June 9, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 25-31

June 4, 2015 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing June 7, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Permits Now Required for Bluefline Tilefish

June 2, 2015 - White Marlin Open adds new Heaviest White Marlin Winnter Take All Calcutta

June 1, 2015 - Blueline Tilefish Scoping Hearings June 1–18, 2015

June 1, 2015 - Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 6 and 7

June 1, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMMENDMENTS TO 7 DE ADMIN CODE 3500 TIDAL FINFISH TO INCLUDE A NEW 3542 TILEFISH

June 1, 2015 - Commercial Striped Bass Meeting on June 3rd

June 1, 2015 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service 2015 Commercial Horseshoe Crab Fishery

May 29, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 26, 2015 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament on June 6

May 21, 2015 - ASMFC Begins Preparations for 2016 Black Sea Bass Benchmark Stock Assessment

May 21, 2015 - ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ dates announced by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife

May 18, 2015 - Stretch of beach at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to safeguard nesting piping plovers

May 15, 2015 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife seeking great shots of Delaware anglers for annual photo contest

May 14, 2015 - Ocean Pines Receives Clean Act Marina Certification

May 13, 2015 - NMFS Changes Bluefin Tuna Regulations

May 12, 2015 - BIG ROCK ANNOUNCES FREE CONCERT!

May 12, 2015 - MD will change fishing license from calendar year to 365 days effective Oct 1st

May 12, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 12, 2015 - New parking restrictions in place for vehicles at Delaware State Parks’ surf-fishing beaches Effective immediately, only single-file parking to be allowed on state surf-fishing beaches

May 8, 2015 - ASMFC Tautog Board Initiates Amendment to Establish Regional Stock Areas & Associated Reference Points

May 8, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 27-May 3

May 7, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds anglers: Recreational striped bass regulation change to take effect on May 11

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC American Lobster Board Approves Addendum XXIV

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Sets 2015 and 2016 TAC at 187,880 MT & Initiates Amendment to Establish Ecological Reference Points

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Herring Section Approves Draft Amendment 3 for Public Comment

May 3, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 2, 2015 - CCA Holding "Anglers Night Out" at Shenanigans

April 28, 2015 - Bill Introduced to Make Striped Bass National Fish

April 23, 2015 - ASMFC Spring Meeting Agenda Available

April 22, 2015 - Public Comment Period Open for Spiny Dogfish

April 17, 2015 - As Rockfish Season Opens, Maryland Anglers Urged to Track Their Catch to Improve Fisheries Management

April 16, 2015 - Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages boaters to prepare for season by taking a boating safety course NASBLA’s ‘Spring Aboard’ campaign: Great days on the water start with boating safety education

April 16, 2015 - DNREC to hold workshops on updates to Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches

April 16, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council Initiates Action to Manage Blueline Tilefish

April 15, 2015 - Chesapeake Bay Rockfish Season Opens April 18th

April 15, 2015 - Status of Stocks 2014 Report to Congress: Overfishing and Overfished Stocks Hit All-Time Lows

April 15, 2015 - MSSA Atlantic Chapter Meeting Slated for April 28th

April 14, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Office of Sustainable Fisheries is now accepting applications for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) - Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program (BREP).

April 14, 2015 - National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan Released

April 10, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: March 30-April 5

April 10, 2015 - Strictly Boaters Boat Show Set for May 1-3

April 9, 2015 - Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp to reopen April 18 following ramp improvements

April 9, 2015 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces new recreational striped bass regulation to take effect on May 11

April 7, 2015 - Another VA state record bluefin caught

April 6, 2015 - MD DNR looking for feedback on commercial striped bass proposal

April 6, 2015 - OC Reef Foundation Dinner Date Set

April 2, 2015 - New VA state record bluefin caught

April 2, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 23-29

April 2, 2015 - MD Striped Bass Angler Survey results available

April 1, 2015 - Court Rules Navy Training in Pacific Violates Laws Meant to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles Federal Judge Says Feds Wrongly Approved Plan Allowing Whales, Dolphins, Other Wildlife to be Harmed Nearly 10 Million Times

April 1, 2015 - Wicomico Bass Club Sponsors 5th Annual Tournament to Help USMC Toys for Tots and Get More Kids Fishing; Includes Two Free Bass-Fishing Clinics, Raffle Prizes, and a Post-Tournament BBQ

March 30, 2015 - 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Porbeagle Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

March 27, 2015 - Julie Ball Virginia Report

March 27, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 16-22

March 27, 2015 - New Campground opening at Indian River Inlet

March 27, 2015 - Assawoman Wildlife Area road closures announced due to boat ramp improvements

March 27, 2015 - MD Commercial Oyster Season Extended by 2 Weeks

March 25, 2015 - Volunteers sought for 24th annual Christina River Cleanup on April 18

March 23, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

March 23, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 9-15

March 23, 2015 - Chesapeake Bay and Tidal Tributaries Recreational and Charter Striped Bass Fishery Modifications

March 23, 2015 - Age Determined for World Record Tautog

March 19, 2015 - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Issues Annual Report

March 18, 2015 - Striped Bass Spring Trophy Season regulations set for Chesapeake Bay

March 17, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

March 16, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 2-8

March 12, 2015 - Local MSSA Chapter Meeting on 3/24

March 11, 2015 - A New National Campaign Asks Anglers to Pledge to Pitch It Recreational fishing industry is asking anglers to properly dispose of soft plastic baits

March 9, 2015 - MD DNR Seeking Public Input on changes to commercial striped bass fishery

March 9, 2015 - Scientists fight sound blasting to protect commercial fish stock

March 5, 2015 - Draft Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review

March 3, 2015 - 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Common Thresher Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

March 2, 2015 - Fisherman Gets Prison for Illegal Harvest of Almost 200,000 Striped Bass

March 2, 2015 - Council Recommends Emergency Action for Blueline Tilefish in the Mid-Atlantic

February 27, 2015 - 2015 Commercial Individual Transferable Quota Striped Bass Season Modification

February 27, 2015 - MD Sets 2015 Sea Bass Regulations

February 23, 2015 - REMINDER: DE Division of Fish & Wildlife to hold Feb. 23 public hearing on options to reduce recreational striped bass harvest All Atlantic states required to reduce harvest by 25 percent

February 23, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding blueline tilefish

February 20, 2015 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service Invitations for Bids

February 16, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 2-8

February 16, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Releases National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy

February 16, 2015 - ASMFC Tautog Board Accepts Benchmark Assessment & Peer Review Results for Management Use

February 9, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BLUE CRAB REGULATIONS

February 9, 2015 - Atlantic Menhaden Benchmark Assessment Finds Resource Not Overfished and Overfishing Not Occurring

February 6, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

February 6, 2015 - 2015 Delaware Fishing Guide is now available statewide and online

February 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves State Implementation Plans to Reduce Harvest

February 6, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BLUE CRAB REGULATIONS

February 5, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife seeks volunteers for 2015 frog monitoring Orientation set for Feb. 21 at Aquatic Resources Education Center

February 5, 2015 - Black Drum Benchmark Assessment Finds Resource Not Overfished and Overfishing Not Occurring

February 5, 2015 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Continues Summer Flounder Recreational Regional Management for 2015 & Approves State Plans for 2015 Recreational Black Sea Bass & Scup Fisheries

February 4, 2015 - ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Releases the Public Information Document for Draft Amendment 3 for Public Comment

February 4, 2015 - ASMFC American Lobster Board Approves Draft Addendum XXIV for Public Comment

January 29, 2015 - DE PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO TIDAL FINFISH REGULATION 3502, 3503, 3504, 3505 AND 3506 PERTAINING TO STRIPED BASS.

January 28, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council Accepting Applications for Advisory Panel Members

January 23, 2015 - ASMFC 2015 Winter Meeting Final Agenda and Meeting Materials Now Available

January 21, 2015 - MSSA Atlantic Coast Chapter Meeting on January 27th

January 5, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Hearings on Deep Sea Corals Amendment

January 3, 2015 - Striped Bass Creel Reduced to 1 per person

December 23, 2014 - MD closes sea bass fishery from January 1st to February 28th

December 23, 2014 - MD sets 2015 flounder regs

December 22, 2014 - MD Offers Discounts on Fishing Licenses

November 24, 2014 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to hold public workshops on proposed increases to hunting and trapping license fees

November 19, 2014 - Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife announces required reductions in 2015 striped bass recreational and commercial harvest Recreational options under review; public hearing to be scheduled in early 2015

November 18, 2014 - MD DNR to hold public input meeting on striped bass regulation chenges

November 6, 2014 - UPDATE ON 2015 STRIPED BASS REGULATION PROCESS

November 5, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body Seeks Public Input from Marylanders via Open Session in Ocean City, Maryland

November 3, 2014 - NMFS Requests Applications for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2015 Shark Research Fishery

October 31, 2014 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Addendum IV for Implementation in 2015

October 1, 2014 - Public hearing on summer flounder management set for Oct. 6

September 27, 2014 - ASMFC to hold meeting on summer flounder

September 11, 2014 - MD extends sea bass season

September 9, 2014 - MD Meeting set for striped bass regulation changes

August 29, 2014 - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing in Delaware on interstate striped bass management plan

August 25, 2014 - NMFS Maintains 4 fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2014

August 23, 2014 - Public Hearings set on Striped Bass Changes

August 19, 2014 - Atlantic Coastal States Schedule Public Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum IV

August 18, 2014 - ASMFC & MAFMC Maintain Specifications for 2015 Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Fisheries & Approve 2015 Bluefish Specifications

August 14, 2014 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 10-11, 2014

August 8, 2014 - ASMFC South Atlantic Board Approves Traffic Light Approach to Assess Stock Trends and Initiate Management Response for Spot & Atlantic Croaker

August 7, 2014 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Draft Addendum IV for Public Comment

August 7, 2014 - ASMFC Spiny Dogfish Board Approves Draft Addendum V for Public Comment

June 4, 2014 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Spot & Atlantic Croaker Draft Addendum

May 29, 2014 - CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE APPROVES 'FLEXIBILITY'

May 5, 2014 - Bluefin Tuna Regulations Updated

May 2, 2014 - Delaware changes summer flounder and sea bass regulations

April 22, 2014 - Ocean City Reef Foundation Dinner Set for May 4th at Marlin Club

April 16, 2014 - Council Adopts Golden Tilefish Management Measures for 2015 – 2017

April 14, 2014 - MSSA Reschedules Youth Fishing Program

April 8, 2014 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing April 11, 2014

April 3, 2014 - Salisbury University Fishing Club looking for Relay for Life donations and sponsors

April 3, 2014 - NOAA Fisheries Commits to Develop a National Recreational Fishing Policy

April 2, 2014 - NMFS Announces Proposed 2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas

March 31, 2014 - MSSA forms Youth Angler Club

March 26, 2014 - Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Calls on Congress to Revamp Marine Fisheries Management Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation

March 26, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Council Hosts Workshop on East Coast Fisheries and Climate Change

March 25, 2014 - 3 Rod Limit in MD Waived for 180 days

March 24, 2014 - Notice of Initiation of 5-year Essential Fish Habitat Review for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species and Request for Information

March 18, 2014 - NMFS Releases Final 2013 Bluefin Landings

March 17, 2014 - 2014 Summer Flounder Regulations Set

March 13, 2014 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting Set for April 3-4

March 11, 2014 - Entries Now Open for the REACTOR Watch & Bill Boyce Western Outdoor News Los Cabos 2014 Tuna Jackpot Sweepstakes

March 10, 2014 - Delaware to hold public hearings on summer flounder and sea bass

March 10, 2014 - Fish Habitat Legislation Introduced In U.S. Senate

March 10, 2014 - DNREC reminds anglers to purchase 2014 fishing licenses

March 10, 2014 - MD Sets 2014 Flounder Regulations

February 26, 2014 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Schedules Conference Call for March 13 (10 AM) to Consider Approval of State and Regional Management Proposals

February 20, 2014 - Public Listening Session on Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework set for Feb. 27 in Lewes

February 7, 2014 - ASMFC 2014 Winter Meeting Press Releases, Summaries and Motions

February 1, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic $500,000 makes major changes

January 24, 2014 - MD DNR Removes 3-rod limit

January 15, 2014 - MSSA - Atlantic Chapter's Next Meeting

January 8, 2014 - 5TH ANNUAL MSSA SALTWATER FISHING EXPO

January 8, 2014 - PUBLIC HEARING DATES SET FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER AND BLACK SEA BASS

January 6, 2014 - OCEAN CITY SHARK TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES CHANGE

January 1, 2014 - Delaware anglers reminded that recreational black sea bass season

December 20, 2013 - MD Sets 2014 Sea Bass Regulations in State Waters

December 13, 2013 - Addendum Proposes Management Options for the 2014 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Fisheries

December 5, 2013 - Highlights of 2013 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) Meeting

December 2, 2013 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for November - December 2013

November 27, 2013 - LOOK FOR NEXT COASTAL HUNTER

November 26, 2013 - 2014 Chesapeake Bay Striper Quotas Set

November 21, 2013 - Maryland looking for public comment on changes in speckled trout regulations

November 14, 2013 - RFA SAYS TIDE IS TURNING TOWARDS MAGNUSON REFORM

November 11, 2013 - International Assessment Shows Again North Atlantic Swordfish Stock Rebuilt

November 1, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Board Initiates Draft Addendum XXIV to Address 2014 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Fisheries

October 25, 2013 - Public Hearing on Proposed Blue Crab Regulations

October 25, 2013 - Reduced flounder quota could hurt recreational fishing industry

October 9, 2013 - Bahia Marina Rocktoberfest Striper Tournament Rescheduled

October 1, 2013 - Delaware Announces Special waterfowl and deer hunting days for youth, disabled hunters announced

September 30, 2013 - Indian River North Jetty repair to begin Oct. 2nd

September 25, 2013 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO 3500 TIDAL FINFISH TO INCLUDE A NEW §3588 ATLANTIC MENHADEN.

September 24, 2013 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO §3518 BLACK DRUM SIZE LIMIT; POSSESSION LIMIT; LANDING LIMIT; DEALER LIMIT.

July 31, 2013 - NOAA to hold meeting in Ocean Pines to discuss best handling practices

July 24, 2013 - Weigh-in location changed for Ocean Pines Flounder Tournament

July 3, 2013 - Changes made to shark regulations effective August 2nd

June 19, 2013 - NMFS Announces Final 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Closes Longline Category

June 14, 2013 - From the Annual OC Shark Tournament

June 7, 2013 - Delaware Adjust Minimum Size for Flounder

June 7, 2013 - Delaware recreational crabbers reminded of catch regulations, including turtle excluder

May 31, 2013 - National Fishing Week starts; anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 8 & 9

May 29, 2013 - New artificial bait could reduce number of horseshoe crabs used to catch eel and whelk

May 29, 2013 - ASMFC Approves Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Black Drum

May 28, 2013 - ASMFC Winter Flounder Board Approves Addendum III

May 20, 2013 - MARYLAND WITHDRAWLS FINAL PROPOSAL TO TAKE TAUTOG TO 15-INCHES

May 19, 2013 - MD & FEDS SET BLACK SEA BASS REGULATIONS

May 16, 2013 - NMFS ADJUSTS BLUEFIN TUNA REGULATIONS

May 2, 2013 - NMFS Proposes Rule on Shark Conservation Act of 2010

May 1, 2013 - NMFS Will Host a Public Conference Call to Discuss Updating the Atlantic HMS Recreational Fishing Action Agenda

May 1, 2013 - MD DNR looking to fill vacancies on the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission and Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission

April 25, 2013 - MSSA and Youth Angler Club Welcome Lenny Rudow

April 24, 2013 - MD Fisheries to hold meetings on blue crab regulations

April 24, 2013 - NMFS Preparing Statement for Shark Management

April 24, 2013 - DNR Sets a May 10 Striped Bass Commercial Control Date for Quota Allocation

April 24, 2013 - MAFMC Meeting Minutes

April 24, 2013 - 30th Annual Championship on the Bay

April 24, 2013 - Annual Reef Foundation Dinner - May 15th

April 24, 2013 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species News - Sharks

April 18, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Addendum XXIV New York & New Jersey May Modify Regulations to Access Additional Fish

April 10, 2013 - Strictly Boaters Boat Show, May 3rd, 4th & 5th

April 10, 2013 - NMFS Announces Proposed 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas

April 8, 2013 - No Striped Bass in Nanticoke River during Spawning Season

April 4, 2013 - NOAA seeks comments on Billfish Conservation Act

April 4, 2013 - DE Anglers reminded that harvesting river herring is prohibited

April 4, 2013 - NOAA seeks public input on placing scalloped hammerheads on Endangered Species list

April 3, 2013 - Public invited to listen in on meeting about Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP)

April 1, 2013 - NMFS Adjusts Bluefin Tuna Regulations

March 26, 2013 - Menhaden Management Update

March 25, 2013 - NOAA looking at alternatives to enhance swordfish fishery

March 25, 2013 - Maryland Sets 2013 Flounder Regulations

March 22, 2013 - Ocean City Fishing Community Mourns the Loss of a Legend

March 22, 2013 - States to Hold Hearings on Draft Black Drum FMP

March 20, 2013 - Delaware Schedules Hearing on Draft of Black Drum Fishery Management Plan

March 20, 2013 - Delaware Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries Agenda

March 15, 2013 - DNREC to hold March 21 public hearing on proposed summer flounder regulation changes; public comment period is open until April 5

March 15, 2013 - DNREC to hold public hearing March 21 on proposed invasive finfish regulations; public comment period open until April 5

March 14, 2013 - ASMFC Releases Summer Flounder Draft Addendum XXIV for Public Comment

March 13, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Schedules Conference Call for March 15 at 2 PM to Consider Approval of Northern Region Regulations for the 2013 Black Sea Bass Recreational Fishery

March 1, 2013 - LOOKING FOR A COPY OF THE COASTAL FISHERMAN WINTER EDITION?

February 23, 2013 - GOOD NEWS FOR SEA BASS FISHING IN DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA!!!

February 21, 2013 - MARYLAND PROPOSES 2013 FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

February 21, 2013 - DELAWARE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

February 21, 2013 - BILL TO BE VOTED ON TO INCREASE MARYLAND FISHING LICENSE FEES BY $10

February 20, 2013 - NMFS RECONSIDERING PROPOSED DUSKY SHARK MEASURES

VIDEO CATEGORY
Fishing Report

7.7.15 5:02 pm

by Larry Jock


TUESDAY, July 7, 2015

9:22 AM - The charter boat, "Restless Lady" returned from an overnight trip to the Washington Canyon where they caught 3 bigeyes, 16 golden tilefish, 2 grey tilefish and 4 dolphin. This morning, on the way home, they picked up a couple of bluefin tuna south of the Jackspot. The bigeyes were cored, so they were not weighed.

Charter boat, "White Lightning" left at 10:00 AM yesterday morning and returned at midnight last night with a couple of bigeye tuna and 2 dolphin from the Bigeye Hole. The largest bigeye weighed 251 lbs. Water temperature was 78-degrees.

12:00 PM - The charter boat, "Get Sum" had 3 keeper flounder, up to 22-inches, on white Gulp in the Middle Channel.

3:00 PM - Capt. Monty Hawkins on the headboat, "Morning Star" reported that his anglers caught some nice mahi today, with some weighing up to 10 lbs. One angler caught his limit of flounder with fish weighing up to 4 lbs. 8 oz. Everyone had sea bass and mahi to bring home for dinner.

6:27 PM - Adam Pattisall released his first white marlin and his group had another fun day on the charter boat, "Marli". Seas were rough but the group captured 2 bluefins at Massey's Canyon, 5 yellowfins, 2 mahi and a white marlin release near the Hot Dog.


MONDAY, July 6, 2015

Charter boat, "Get Sum" had 7 keeper flounder in the West Channel during their morning trip.

"Reel Loco" had a 79.5 lb. wahoo and a couple of dolphin inside Massey's Canyon.

"Get Reel" returned from an overnight trip to the Big Eye Hole with a 195 lb. bigeye and a white marlin release.

Andrew Jobes caught a pair of flounder in the Middle Channel. Fish measured 17 and 21-inches.

Charter boat "Boss Hogg" went to the Hot Dog and got 1 bluefin, 8 yellowfins and 2 mahi.

"Credence" returned with 2 gaffer dolphin from Massey's Canyon.


SUNDAY, July 5, 2015

Sounds like the flounder bite in the bay was a little slow today. A lot of throwbacks, but not many keepers in the morning.

Anglers on "Lew's Fly Angler" caught 10 flounder while fishing on an artificial reef 7 miles off the coast. Largest was 4 lbs. 11 oz.

Ashton Richardson caught a 28-inch, 7 lb. 11 oz. flounder in the East Channel, just north of 13th Street.

Chase Elsis on the "Miss Cheyenne" caught a 46 lb. in Massey's Canyon.

4:40 PM - Piper Rummage caught a 24-inch, 4 lb. flounder at the Bass Grounds.

Capt. Chris Mizurak on the headboat, "Angler" reported a great day of flounder fishing at a natural ocean reef today with some limits around the rail.

"My Cin" had 3 bluefins including a 113 pounder caught north of Massey's Canyon.

Charter boat "Boss Hogg" had 2 bluefin, 6 yellowfins and 2 mahi at the Hot Dog.

On the final day of the Canyon Kick-off, here is what we saw:

"Jezebel" weighed 35.8 lb. yellowfin caught in Massey's Canyon.

"Sell Fish" weighed 3 dolphin (12.2, 12.2, 15.8 lbs.) and a 45.6 lb. bluefin. The dolphin were caught at the Jackspot and the Chicken Bone. The bluefin was caught near the Chicken Bone.

"Gret's Three J's" weighed an 18.4 lb. dolphin caught at the Hot Dog.

"Canyon Hunter" weighed a 19.2 lb. dolphin and recorded 3 white marlin releases. This gave them 4 white marlin releases for the tournament. Today's were in the Wilmington Canyon.

"Streaker" reocrded 2 white marlin releases, giving them 4 for the tournament. Today's were in the Baltimore Canyon.

"Nontypical" had a white marlin release and weighed a pair of dolphin (14 & 17 lbs.) caught in 80 fathoms in the Wilmington.

"Shadowfax" weighed a 13 lb. dolphin.

"Carol's Teakettle" weighed a 41.4 lb. yellowfin and a 41.4 lb. bluefin caught at the Hot Dog.

"Tighten Up" had 2 white marlin releases and weighed a pair of dolphin (13 and 24.8 lbs.) caught in the Wilmington Canyon.

"First Light" weighed a 19 lb dolphin.

"Dawg Haus" weighed 3 dolphin (11, 13.2 and 14.2 lbs.)

"Amanda May-Hem" weighed a 49 lb. yellowfin.

"Grande Pez" had a white marlin release and a 18.8 lb. dolphin in the Wilmington.

"Get R Done" weighed a 40.4 lb. bluefin and a 11.4 lb. dolphin.

"Poore Sport" recorded a pair of white marlin releases in the Wilmington. This gave them 3 white marlin releases and a blue marlin release in the tournament.


SATURDAY, July 4, 2015

Happy Fourth of July to everyone! Seas were a little angry today. Some boats did venture out, but some also made it to the Sea Buoy and said, "No way!".

Had a few boats return this morning from overnight trips. Looks like the bigeye's were snapping!!

"Keep Er Wet" had a 154 lb. bigeye and a couple of dolphin at the Bigeye Hole. Bite was 7:00 last night on a trolled bally.

Bill Peterson on "It's Time" caught a 70-inch bigeye that weighed 256 1/2 lbs. while fishing at the Bigeye Hole last night at 8:30 PM. Fish had a 54-inch girth.

"Skattebol" continues to land nice size bigeyes, returning with a 65-inch, 190 lb. eyeball from 200 fathoms near the Bigeye Hole.

3:01 PM - Headboat, "Flounder Pounder" had 4 keeper flounder during their morning trip. Fish measured between 17 and 20-inches. All caught in the Inlet.

Tom Marble reported in that he had 2 keeper flounder while fishing off the 2nd Street Bulkhead. Largest was 19 1/4-inches.

Budd Heim and Kevin Welkner hooked 11 keeper size flounder on white Gulp. Larges was 19-inches.

4:12 PM - Tony Freiji on "My Special D" reported that they went to the Hot Dog today and caught 2 yellowfins, 2 mahi and a couple of skippies. They also lost a bluefin estimated at 100 lbs.

Connie Eshleman caught a 22 1/2 inch flounder on a shiner behind the OC Airport

The action at the scale on the 2nd day of the Canyon Kick-off was pretty slow. Here is what we saw:

"The Zipper" weighed 3 yellowfins (35.8, 47.6 & 47.8 lbs.). Caught at the Hambone.

"Reel Joy" weighed a 13.8 lb. dolphin.

"Buckshot" took the boat out on it's maiden voyage and released 3 white marlin and caught a 16.8 lb. dolphin at the Rockpile.

"Playin' Catch" caught 1 yellowfin and 3 mahi at the Hot Dog.

"Talkin' Trash" caught 2 bluefin (released 8) and 3 mahi in Massey's Canyon.

Charter boat, "Playmate" had an Billfish Grand Slam, catching a blue marlin, a white marlin and a spearfish in the Poor Man's Canyon.


FRIDAY, July 3, 2015

Looks like bluefins are still being caught 18-miles out, just north of the Twin Wrecks.

"Myra HT" returned with a bluefin and a mahi from near the Twin Wrecks.

11:45 PM - Headboat, "Happy Hooker" had 5 flounder up to 18 1/4-inches from the bay behind Harbour Island.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" had 9 flounder, up to 19-inches, from the East Channel. They also had a small weakfish.

Hunter Betz caught a 26 3/4-inch, 7 lb. 3 oz. flounder on a live minnow while fishing over the Thorofare flats.

Dave Beach, Sr. and Dave Beach, II caught their limit of 8 flounder while fishing with minnows off the 2nd Street Bulkhead. Their heaviest weighed 5 lbs. 7 oz.

2:55 PM - Charter boat, "Fish Bound" had 6 nice size flounder on ocean structure. Largest flounder measured 26-inches and weighed 6 lbs. 8 oz.

Ryder Kincaid caught a 23-inch flounder in the bay off 32nd Street.

Bubba Usavage caught a pair of flounder at the top of the tide in the East Channel near the Cement Plant. Largest measured 19-inches.

David D'Aurora caught a 23-inch flounder on a live minnow in the West Channel.

"Blackjack" fished from the Hambone to the Hot Dog and ended up with 4 gaffer mahi and a yellowfin. They also jumped off a white marlin at the Hot Dog.

"De-Bait-Able" had 2 white marlin releases and 4 mahi at the Rockpile.

"Quickdraw" had a 54-inch bluefin, a dolphin and went 1 for 2 on white marlin at the Hambone.

"Salt Shaker" had 2 dolphin and a 41-inch bluefin at Massey's Canyon. Both around 9AM.

Laila Pascucci caught a 24 1/4-inch, 5 lb. 8 oz. flounder in the West Channel behind Hooper's.

Bob Eff caught a 4 lb. 8 oz. flounder while fishing on the headboat, "Morning Star".

Budd Heim caught a 25-inch, 6 lb. 3 oz. flounder in the West Channel.

Jody Gessford and Jameson Melvin caught 7 flounder on white Gulp! in the East Channel. Largest measured 21-inches.

"D.A. Sea" released 5 white marlin in the Washington Canyon.

"Tighten Up" went to the Wilmington Canyon and released 2 white marlin and caught 8 dolphin.

"Pumpin Hard" had a wahoo and a dolphin in the Wilmington.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" had a bluefin, 37 dolphin, 56 tilefish and 40 sea bass in the Washington.

Charter boat, "Reel Chaos" had 2 bluefins, 4 dolphin and a wahoo at the Hot Dog.

"Fish Tricks" had 5 dolphin at the Jackspot.

Charter boat, "Marli" had 2 bluefin and 3 dolphin at the Hambone.

The first day of the Marlin Club Canyon Kick-off was today. Of the 59 boats entered, 48 fished today. Here's what we saw:

"Jezebel" weighed a 21 lb. dolphin.

"Gret's Three J's" weighed a 41 lb. bluefin caught near the Twin Wrecks.

"Jo Jo" weighed a pair of bluefins (42.8 and 43.2 lbs.) caught just shy of the Hambone.

Ethan Peterson on the "Nontypical" recorded a blue marlin release hooked in 90 fathoms in the Poor Man's Canyon.

"Double Trouble" weighed a 61 lb. yellowfin and a 10.4 lb. dolphin.

"Halcyon" weighed a 53.2 lb. yellowfin caught in the Poor Man's.

"Poore Sport" released a blue marlin (est 600#) and a white marlin in 700 fathoms in the Washington Canyon.

"Dawg Haus" weighed a 19.6 lb. dolphin caught in the Washington Canyon.

"Husevo" weighed a 15 lb. dolphin caught in the Washington.

"Second Chance" weighed 2 dolphin (12.4 and 13.6 lbs.) and released a white marlin at the Rockpile.


THURSDAY, July 2, 2014

Wicked storm blew through Ocean City mid-day. Worse further north.

12:00 PM - Charter boat, "Lucky Break" had 3 flounder up to 26 1/2-inches and 7 lbs. One was caught in the West Channel by Hooper's with the other 2 coming from the East Channel. All on white Gulp!

2:58 PM - Charter boat, "Restless Lady" returned from an overnight trip to the Bigeye Hole with 3 eyeballs weighing 117, 145 and 188 lbs. All caught at night between 7:30 PM and 11:00 PM.

5:28 PM - The "I-Cart-Er" returned with 2 bluefins and 6 mahi from 18 miles out near the Twin Wrecks.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" had 40 tilefish, 20 sea bass, a mahi and a 186 lb. bigeye in the Washington Canyon.

Charter boat, "Marli" had 2 bluefins and 3 mahi from the Hot Dog.

Charter boat, "Billfisher" had a white marlin release in the Norfolk.

"Espadon" had 2 bluefins, 2 mahi and a white marlin release from the Hot Dog.

Charter boat, "Reel Chaos" had 5 mahi from the Baltimore.


WEDNESDAY, July 1, 2015

12:08 PM - The charter boat, "Get Sum" had 4 keeper flounder during their morning trip. Two were caught in the middle channel and 2 in the East Channel, north of the Rt. 50 Bridge.

3:12 PM - The flounder headboat, "Flounder Pounder" just returned with 4 keeper flounder ranging from 16-inches up to 20 1/2-inches. Fish were caught behind Harbour Island on squid and shiners.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" went to the Poor Man's Canyon and had 25 tilefish, 19 dolphin and 9 sea bass.

"Viva la Vita" had 2 bluefins, 1 yellowfin and 4 mahi at th Hot Dog.

"Max Bet" had 2 bluefins at the Hot Dog.

"Marli" had 5 yellowfins, 2 bluefins and a pair of mahi at the Tea Cup.


TUESDAY, June 30, 2015

Anglers on the "Rev-Er-Up" had 14 flounder caught on minnows on the Thorofate flats. Their 2 largest measured 23" and 23 3/4" and both weighed 4 lbs. 12 oz.

Charter boat, "Pumpin' Hard" had a great catch today. They returned from an overnight trip with 4 bigeye tuna and 7 mahi. The largest weighed 296 lbs. Fish were caught on trolled ballyhoo in the Washington Canyon.

5:11 PM - Charter boat, "Rhonda's Osprey" went out to 700 fathoms in the Washington Canyon and caught a 45 lb. wahoo, 6 mahi (heaviest was 22 lbs.), 3 yellowfins (heaviest was 62 lbs) and Donna Haffer released a white marlin. Angler Nancy Kohl landed the wahoo and the heaviest yellowfin.


MONDAY, June 29, 2015

Looks like there are a lot of small yellowfins along the 30 fathoms line.

Charter boat, "Osprey" ventured out to the Hambone and ended up with 3 yellowfins and 4 mahi. They also released 25 short yellowfins.

Charter boat, "Marli" had 11 yellowfins and 3 dolphin at the Hot Dog.

Grande Pez had 5 yellowfins and dolphin at the Hot Dog.

Flounder headboat, "Flounder Pounder" had flounder from 17-24 inches, all caught in squid and shiner behind Harbor Island.

Charter boat, "Fish Bound" fished near the Old Grounds and returned with 32 flounder up to 24-inches, and 52 triggerfish.


SUNDAY, June 28, 2015

Too windy to fish offshore today.


SATURDAY, June 27, 2015

5:27 PM - Nasty day on Delmarva today. I only saw a couple of boats fishing in the bay, but the bad weather didn't keep the "Marli" and the "Reel Chaos" from heading to the Hot Dog.

The charter boat, "Marli" returned with 6 yellowfins, 4 mahi and a white marlin release for Mike Sumner. All were caught near the Hot Dog on trolled ballyhoo. They also released over a dozen yellowfins.

The charter boat, "Reel Chaos" ended up with 2 keeper yellowfins and a lot of throwbacks after trolling at the Hot Dog.


FRIDAY, June 26, 2015

Weather is definitely going to be a factor over at least the next 5 days. You can see it brewing in the skies over OC this morning.

Maisie Genthner of Berlin, MD stopped by the office this morning to have a picture taken with her very first flounder, caught last night in the East Channel while fishing with her parents, Jason and Jessica Genthner. Maisie's flounder measured 22-inches.

12:21 PM - Charter boat, "Lucky Break" had 4 flounder, measuring up to 24 1/4-inches, while fishing at the mouth of the Commercial Harbor with Gulp and minnows.

9:43 PM - It was definitely snotty offshore today, but a few boats did decide to venture out.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" had 4 yellowfins and 4 dolphin in 71-degree water at the Hot Dog.

The "Blackjack" had 4 yellowfins and 5 gaffer mahi in rough seas at the Hot Dog. They also jumped off a white marlin before heading home at 12:30 PM.


THURSDAY, June 25, 2015

12:50 PM - "Fish Whistle" returned from an overnight trip to the Bigeye Hole with 4 eyeballs in the box weighing 140, 148, 226 and 230 lbs. They also had a big yellowfin that weighed 68.8 lbs.

4:02 PM - Capt. Nick Clemente called in to report that the charter boat, "Get Sum" has 4 keeper flounder in the boat right now while drifting in the Thorofare. A lot of throwbacks, also.

4:56 PM - Charter boat, "Playmate" returned with 4 yellowfins and a 57-inch, 105 lb. bluefin tuna from the Hot Dog.

6:01 PM - Charter boat, "Spring Mix II" had 3 mahi from the Poor Man's Canyon and 6 yellowfins from the Hot Dog. All on ballyhoo and spreader bars.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" caught 36 mahi, 15 tilefish and 9 sea bass.


WEDNESDAY, June 24, 2015

Wicked storms blew through the area last night. Will be interesting to see how it affects fishing today.

2:58 PM - Capt. Chris Mizurak on the headboat, "Angler" reported slow sea bass fishing on ocean structure today. Brendan Hopkins did catch a 17 lb. mahi on a chunk of squid at an offshore wreck.

On the headboat, "Fish Bound", Lee Knomb caught a 4 lb. 11 oz. sea bass on a peeler crab at an artificial reef.

4:31 PM - Charter boat, "Get Sum" returned from their afternoon trip with 6 keeper flounder up to 18 1/2-inches after drifting off Martha's Landing during the incoming tide.

Big Bird Cropper stopped by the office with Shirl and Nick Candy to have their picture taken with the 5 bluefish they caught while fishing around the Rt. 50 Bridge. They also had 29 throwback stripers.

5:34 PM - Anglers on the charter boat, "Ivy Sea" had 5 flounder up to 23-inches and 4 lbs. 6 oz. after drifting Gulp! in the bay behind Assateague near Marker #3

Charter boat, "Marli" had 10 yellowfins from trolling near the Tea Cup.

Charter boat, "Moore Bills" returned with 9 yellowfins and a 46" bluefins from just north of the Tea Cup.

"Dawg Haus" had 10 yellowfin tuna at the Tea Cup. Fish were caught on skirted ballyhoo and green machines behind Squidnation Flippy Floppy's.

Flounder headboat, "Happy Hooker" had 7 keeper flounder during their afternoon trip in the bay behind the north end of Assateague. Fish were caught on shiners and squid. Largest measured 21-inches and was caught by Tina Conklin.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" had 3 keepers during their evening trip, measuring up to 19-inches, with 2 caught in the East Channel and 1 off Martha's Landing.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" had 12 yellowfins at the Hot Dog in 71-degree water.


TUESDAY, June 23, 2015

Hot as blazes in OC today. Inshore, it was rough. The further east you went, the better it became.

Charter boat, "That's Right" returned from an overnight trip with a 105 lb. bluefin, a smaller bluefin, 2 yellowfins and a bunch of dolphin. The tuna were caught near the Hot Dog and the dolphin in the Baltimore Canyon.

Kevin Twilley, mate on the charter boat, "Fish Bound" caught a pending MD state record, landing a 5 lb. 2 oz. winter flounder while fishing with clams on natural bottom, 20 miles off the coast. The previous MD state record was 4 lbs. 7 oz.

Charter boat, "Marli" had 2 bluefins (48" and 32"), 8 yellowfins and 2 dolphin, all from near the Tea Cup in 30 fathoms. They also released 9 other bluefins during their trip.


SUNDAY, June 21, 2015

A brutal storm blew through the area last night and into this morning keeping offshore anglers at the dock and bay anglers waiting for the sun to come out… which it eventually did late morning.

The charter boat, "Get Sum" had 4 keeper flounder during their afternoon trip to the South Bay near the duck blinds. The bite was on the east side of the channel today. Bites came on white Gulp!

The final day of the Small Boat Tournament was today. Offshore anglers stayed home but we did see a few come in from the bay:

"Myra HT" weighed a 2.8 lb. tog caught on a peeler crab by the Rt. 50 Bridge.

"Strickler Sea Hunt" weighed a 2.4 lb. flounder.


SATURDAY, June 20, 2015

12:58 PM - Charter boat, "Lucky Break" had 5 flounder during their morning trip to the West Channel. Largest measured 22-inches. Caught at the slack tide and during the incoming tide.

"Matetrix II" returned from an overnight trip with a 72-inch mako, 1 yellowfin, 2 mahi and a white marlin release. Fish were caught near the 000's on ballyhoo and Squidnation's Flippy Floppy.

6:00 PM - The offshore tuna bite was extremely slow today. A lot of dolphin were caught and some white marlin were released.

The "De-Bait-Able" released 2 white marlin and caught 5 mahi in 73.5-degree water in the Washington Canyon.

The flounder bite was good again down in the South Bay in the afternoon. The morning bite was slow in the bay behind Assateague. It looks like the better bite was in the West Channel.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" had 8 keepers in the afternoon. Largest was 22-inches. Caught on white Gulp! Swimming Mullet.

6:30 PM - The scales just closed on the 1st day of the Marlin Club Small Boat Tournament. Of the 49 boats entered, 41 fished today. Here is what we saw:

"Seacraft 23" caught 9 flounder and their 3 heaviest weighed 3.6, 3.8 and 5.0 lbs. (FIRST AND THIRD PLACE)

"Mim and Pop" weighed a 3 lb. 6 oz. flounder.

"Ready or Knot" weighed a 1.4 lb. bluefish.

"Reel Loco" weighed a pair of 2 lb. flounder.

"Jezebel" weighed 2 flounder (1.8 & 2.2 lbs.), 3 sea bass (2.0, 2.0 & 2.4 lbs.) and a 2.6 lb. tog.

"Mae-Rae" weighed a 2 lb. flounder

"Slaughterhouse" weighed 2 flounder (1.8 & 1.8 lbs.) and 3 sea bass (2.2, 2.2 & 3.2 lbs.)

"Oasis" caught 9 flounder and their 3 heaviest weighed 3.0, 3.4 and 4.0 lbs.(SECOND PLACE)

"Lisa" weighed 3 sea bass (2.4, 2.6 and 4.6 lbs.)(FIRST PLACE)

"Myra HT" caught 5 mahi and their 2 heaviest weighed 10.6 and 14.8 lbs.

"Canyon Hunter" weighed an 18.6 lb. dolphin.(SECOND PLACE)

"Bet-Sea" weighed 3 mahi (12.4, 12.6 and 16.2 lbs.)

"Nahtibot" weighed a 17.2 lb. dolphin.

"Family Tree" recorded 1 white marlin release.

"Incentive" recorded 1 white marlin release.

"A Salt Weapon II" weighed a 43 lb. yellowfin.(SECOND PLACE)

"Tide Up" weighed a 19.4 lb. dolphin.(FIRST PLACE)

"Oppor-Tuna-ty" weighed 2 dolphin (10.6, 11.8)

"Brenda Lou" caught 12 dolphin and their heaviest weighed 13.8 lbs. They also had a white marlin release.

"Four Eights" recorded 2 white marlin releases and weighed a 15.8 lb. dolphin.

"Pole Cat" weighed a 59.4 lb. yellowfin (FIRST PLACE). They also caught 4 dolphin.

"Ridin' Thirty" weighed 2 dolphin (12.2 and 18.2)(THIRD PLACE)



FRIDAY, June 19, 2015

10:12 AM - Don Douglas just stopped by the office iwth a 25 1/2-inch, 5 lb. 8 oz. flounder he caught last night around 10pm while casting a Gotcha plug off the Rt. 50 Bridge.

11:15 AM - Syd McKay on the "Uh Ooooo" caught 2 keeper flounder in the bay behind Snug Harbor. Fish measured 16 1/2 and 20-inches.

11:44 AM - Allen Baker, David Steen and Gerald Steen stopped by the office to have their picture taken with their limit of 12 flounder caught on shiners and squid at an ocean wreck. Largest fish measured 25-inches and weighed 4 lbs. 10 oz.

1:00 PM - "Skip's Charter & Guide Service" returned from the South Jetty with 2 keeper striped bass in the box. They also released 40 short stripers during the trip. All caught on live spot during the incoming tide.

1:59 PM - Jenn Pastorius on the "Jenny Poo" reeled in 7 yellowfin tuna while fishing with Bobby Pasorius and Traye Matthes at the 000's in 30 fathoms. All were caught on Puller Lures.

2:46 PM - Big Bird Cropper stopped by the office to report big bluefish roaming the waters around the Rt. 50 Bridge. The incoming tide was particularly productive. Big Bird and his fishing buddy ended up with a pair of keeper bluefish and threw back 6 short stripers and a short flounder.

4:00 PM - The "Slack Grab" caught 12 nice flounder at the African Queen on squid and 5-inch Gulp! Swimming Mullets.

5:12 PM - It looks like it was a super day of tuna fishing inshore of the Poor Man's Canyon near the 000's.

Charter boat, "Marli" returned with 20 yellowfins caught on spreader bars and ballyhoo near the 000's.

Charter boat, "That's Right" had 14 yellowfins and 2 gaffer dolphin near the 000's. Most of their bites were on spreader bars.

Charter boat, "White Lightning" had 12 yellowfins and 5 mahi near the 000's.

Capt. Chris Mizurak on the headboat, "Angler" reported a decent day of sea bass fishing with fish up to 3 lbs. They also had flounder up to 3 lbs. All at a natural reef.

Capt. Charlie Horning reported that his boat, the "Fish Whistle" out of the Indian River Marina arrived from an overnight trip to the Washington Canyon with 3 bigeye tuna weighing 161, 196 and 231 lbs. They had 8 bites during their trip.

5:52 PM - The charter boat, "Thrillseeker" arrived at the Sunset Marina scale with a 396 lb. blue marlin caught on a skirted ballyhoo in 70 fathoms in the Poor Man's Canyon. They also had a yellowfin and 4 mahi. The anglers fought the fish for 2 hours before the fish died and was brought onboard.

"Game Changer" went 5 for 9 on white marlin in the Baltimore Canyon.

Charter boat, "Pumpin' Hard 58 had 6 yellowfins, 6 mahi and a white marlin release in the Poor Man's.

"Rhonda's Osprey" had 2 white marlin releases, a blue marlin release and 10 dolphin at the Rockpile.

Charter boat, "Reel Chaos" had 8 yellowfins and 2 dolphin in the Washington Canyon.

9:00 PM - The scales closed at 8:00 PM on the first day of the MSSA Tuna-Ment and here is what we saw:

Will Bonilla and David Campos weighed a pair of mahi (5.9 and 14.5 lbs.)

"Murphy's Law" recorded a white marlin release and caught 10 mahi and a yellowfin. Largest mahi weighed 19.1 lbs. Yellowfin weighed 25 lbs.

"Blue Can" weighed a 51.5 lb. yellowfin and caught 3 mahi.

"For Pete's Sake" weighed 3 mahi (10, 11 and 15.2 lbs.)

"Fintimidator" caught a mahi.

"Fishin' Magician" weighed 2 yellowfins (20 and 37.9 lbs.) and 3 mahi (7.6, 11.7 and 12 lbs.)

"Mojo" recorded a white marlin release and weighed a pair of yellowfins (27.6 and 28.9 lbs.) and 3 mahi (6.3, 6.5 and 6.8 lbs.)

"Takin' Care of Business" weghed 3 mahi (3.1, 9.6 and 16.5 lbs.)

"Agitator" weighed a 200 lb. bigeye tuna and recorded a white marlin release.

We did hear that a 214 lb. bigeye was weighed at the tournament scale in Chincoteague.


THURSDAY, June 18, 2015

11:16 AM - David George of Marlin, PA stopped by the office to have his picture taken with the 20-inch flounder he caught off the dock behind his house on 24th Street. Caught on a bucktail tipped with a white Gulp!

6:14 PM - Overall, the yellowfin bite was on the slow side today for boats in the Baltimore Canyon. Better catches were in the Poor Man's.

Charter boat, "Moore Bills" had 7 yellowfins and 6 mahi in 40-50 fathoms in the Poor Man's.

Charter boat, "That's Right" had 2 yellowfins and some mahi in the Baltimore.

Charter boat, "Game On" had 2 yellowfins and some mahi in 45 fathoms in the Baltimore.

Charter boat, "Marli" went to the Baltimore Canyon and had 17 mahi in 74-degree water. They fished in 80 fathoms.

"Fish On" had 4 yellowfins, 4 mahi and a white marlin release in the Washington Canyon.

"Second Chance" had 3 yellowfin, 4 mahi and a white marlin release.

Charter boat, "Boss Hogg" had 2 yellowfins, 13 mahi and a white marlin release in the Washington Canyon.

In the bay, the morning flounder bite was slow but picked up in the afternoon.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" found a pocket of fish and had 7 flounder up to 21 3/4-inches in the bay near the duck blinds.


WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015

12:00 PM - The flounder bite in the bay behind Assateague Island near the duck blinds continues to run strong. The charter boat, "Lucky Break" returned with 13 flatties between 16 and 21-inches. All were caught on white Gulp! Swimming Mullets.

Flounder headboat, "Bay Bee" had 17 flounder during their morning trip. All were caught near the duck blinds on shiners and squid. Largest flounder measured 22 1/4-inches.

The Brubaker clan caught 6 flounder near the duck blinds on minnows. Largest measured 19 1/2-inches.

1:42 PM - Capt. Chris Mizurak on the headboat, "Angler" reported a slow sea bass bite on ocean structure today but they did have fish up to 2 lbs. 12 oz.

5:38 PM - The charter boat, "Lucky Break" had another good trip today, returning with 10 keeper flounder caught on white Gulp! by the duck blinds behind Assateague Island.

It sounds like the offshore bite was tough today. Some boats got a couple of fish while others got skunked. Mainly talking about in the Poor Man's. Boats were able to hook some dolphin.

Charter boat, "Restless Lady" returned from the Washington Canyon with 3 bigeyes (111, 168 & 201 lbs) along with 2 yellowfins and 6 mahi. Water temp was 71-degrees.

Charter boat, "Rhonda's Osprey" had 3 yellowfins, 6 dolphin and a white marlin release in the Poor Man's.

Charter boat, "White Lightning" had 20 mahi in the Baltimore.

Charter boat, "Marli" had a yellowfin, a dolphin and a white marlin release in the Baltimore.


TUESDAY, June 16, 2015

2:10 PM - The charter boat, "Restless Lady" returned from an overnight trip with 3 bigeye tuna from the Washington Canyon. They also had a pair of yellowfins and some dolphin.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" had 14 flounder after drifting in the bay behind Assateague near the Duck Blinds. Water temp was 72-73 degrees. Largest fish measured 20 1/4-inches.

Flounder headboat, "Bay Bee" had a good day by the Duck Blinds, returning with 11 keeper flounder caught on shiners and minnows.

Flounder headboat, "Happy Hooker" had 11 keeper flounder, all from the bay behind Assateague Island near the duck blinds.

6:01 PM - Charter boat, "That's Right" had a blue marlin release (est 300 lbs.), 4 yellowfins and 3 mahi from 70 fathoms in the north Poor Man's Canyon.

"Matetrix II" released 3 makos, 3 duskys, 1 blue shark and 1 hammerhead at the Fingers (20 fathoms). All before noon.


MONDAY, June 15, 2015

Another beautiful day in Ocean City.

Sounds like some of the offshore boats have headed to the Baltimore while others are heading towards the Washington Canyon.

12:00 PM - The charter boat, "Get Sum" absolutely smoked the flounder today, returning from their 4 hour trip with 16 keepers in the box. Fish measured between 17 and 20-inches. Six of the fish were caught on the outside of the South Jetty during the incoming tide and the remaining 10 keepers were caught down by the Duck Blinds at slack tide and the beginning of the outgoing tide. All on white Gulp!.

4:25 PM - Cade, Jack and Maddox Campbell on the "Reel Addiction" caught 3 keeper flounder on the outside of the South Jetty on white Gulp! and minnows.

5:42 PM - Reed Welton released his first white marlin while fishing on the "Time Off" in 35 fathoms between the Baltimore and Poor Man's Canyons. They also caught 2 yellowfins and 26 mahi.

Charter boat, "That's Right" had 7 yellowfins in 70 fathoms in the Baltimore Canyon.

"White Lightning" had 8 yellowfins and 2 mahi in 60 fathoms in the Baltimore Canyon.

Charter boat, "Spring Mix II" had a white marlin release, a 45 lb. yellowfin and a pair of dolphin in the Baltimore Canyon.


SUNDAY, June 14, 2015

Beautiful day in Ocean City.

12:28 PM - Jay Betz of York, PA stopped by the office today to have his picture taken with the pair of 26 1/2-inch flounder caught in the Thorofare this morning. Fish weighed 6 lbs. 9 oz. and 7 lbs. 4 oz.

12:30 PM - Ronnie and Barbara Spittle caught their limit of flounder while drifting in the East Channel. Fish measured between 18 and 18 1/2-inches. They also released 5 other keepers.

1:00 PM - Charter boat, "MR Ducks" returned from the Sausages with a 155 lb. mako shark. They also released another mako shark, a tiger shark and a dusky shark. Mako was caught on a whole mackerel.

1:46 PM - Sounds like there was a good bigeye bite in the Wilmington Canyon last night.

"Skattebol" went on an overnight trip to 200 fathoms in the Wilmington Canyon and returned with 2 bigeye tuna (140 lbs. and 177 lbs.) and 7 yellowfins.

2:21 PM - Chuck Wenzel caught his limit of 4 flounder while drifting Gulp! Mud Minnows just south of the OC Airport. Chuck's biggest flounder measured 22-inches and weighed 3 lbs. 12 oz. He had his trusty sidekick, Sinbad along for the ride.

3:21 PM - Capt. Chris Mizurak on the headboat, "Angler" reported a slow sea bass bite today but the flounder bite was good. Some limits were caught and fish weighed up to 4 lbs.

3:50 PM - The "Bonnie Lynn" took an overnight trip to the Baltimore Canyon and caught 1 mako and went 9 for 13 on yellowfins. Water temperature was 71-degrees.

5:11 PM - Katie Thatcher caught a pair of flounder while drifting flounder belly and white Gulp! Swimming Mullets near the Duck Blinds behind Assateague Island.

Charter boat, "Get Sum" set a boat record with 10 keeper flounder during a 2-hour trip this afternoon. The fish were caught on the outside of the South Jetty between 3pm and 5pm, all during the incoming tide on white Gulp! Swimming Mullets.

"Grande Pez" had 11 yellowfin and a dolphin from the Baltimore Canyon. Yellowfins were in the 50 lb. class.

"Quick Draw" had 4 yellowfins and a mahi from 45 fathoms just north of the Poor Man's

Dakota and Bridget Bittner caughta pair of flounder in the Thorofare on minnows. Fish meaured 17 and 18.5-inches.

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