34th Annual Ocean City Marlin Club Canyon Kick-Off Results

34th Annual Ocean City Marlin Club Canyon Kick-Off Results

By Scott Lenox

Scott Lenox

Scott is the owner of Fish in OC and host of Ocean City’s fishing television show Hooked on OC. He has worked in the fishing industry and fished the waters in and around Ocean City for over 25 years.

It was an exciting weekend for the Ocean City Marlin Club for the 34th Annual Canyon Kick-Off Tournament at Sunset Marina.  There were lots of nice fish weighed including the beautiful 125.8 pound yellowfin tuna by angler Brian Stempowski aboard Captain Frank Goodhart’s Brenda Lou.  There were 63 boats vying for $72,990.00 in prize money and here’s how it all shook out.

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3rd Place Dolphin – Tighten Up – 18.6 Lbs – $6,300.00


2nd Place Dolphin – Barbara Rose – 22.2 Lbs – $5481.00 (Total Dolphin and Tuna)


1st Place Dolphin – Second Chance – 25.4 Lbs – $9,967.50


3rd Place Bluefin Tuna – Triple S – 69 Lbs – $486.00


2nd Place Bluefin Tuna – Black Flag – 70 Lbs – $270.00


1st Place Bluefin Tuna – Jezebel – 73.2 Lbs – $1,764.00


3rd Place Tuna – A Salt Weapon III – 56.6 Lbs – $13,527.00


2nd Place Tuna – Barbara Rose – 68 Lbs – $5,481.00 (Total Dolphin and Tuna)


1st Place Tuna – Brenda Lou – 125.8 Lbs – $4,567.50


3rd Place Billfish Release – First Light – 200 Points – $2,340.00


2nd Place Billfish Release – Haulin’ n Ballin’ – 300 Points – $3,510.00

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1st Place Billfish Release – Streaker – 400 Points – $22,950.00


Thanks to Dave Messick of Hooked on OC and Amanda Shick of The Ocean City Marlin Club for the great shots.  You can see Hooked on OC’s entire album of the Canyon Kick-Off here  Canyon Kick-Off

Congratulations to all of the winners!!

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