Posted on August 26th, 2017
The 26th Annual MidAtlantic Tournament is all over and it was one for the record books with the largest payout to one boat in the tournament’s history. There were several fish weighed today including a new first place white marlin, but no one was able to take over the top tuna spot or the top blue marlin spot from the crew of the Goin’ In Deep who won both categories and two checks that total over $1.1 Million in prize money. The Goin’ In Deep had one of the better days that I’ve ever seen in tournament fishing when they caught a beautiful 184 pound yellowfin tuna AND a 680 pound blue marlin. Both of these fish piled on to the leaderboard yesterday and held on to win their respective categories and thanks to the side hustle, they both won checks for over $500,000! Congratulations to the crew of the Goin’ in Deep and all of the other winners in this year’s MidAtlantic Tournament.
Contrail 67 Pounds
Speculator 23 Pounds
3rd Place Tie Viking 62 The Caitlin 72 Pounds
2nd Place Big Dog 126 Pounds
1st Place Goin’ In Deep 184 Pounds
Heaviest Blue Marlin
2nd Place Let it Ride 677 Pounds
1st Place Goin’ In Deep 680 Pounds
Heaviest White Marlin
3rd Place Reel Rodeo 71 Pounds
2nd Place Taylor Jean 72 Pounds
1st Place Waste Knot 75 Pounds
Congratulations to all of the winners of the 26th Annual MidAtlantic!
Captain Luke Blume of the C Boys had a good day fishing the final day of the MidAtlantic releasing two white marlin and a barracuda in the Washington Canyon.
Captain Jeff Coats of Pitboss Fishing was fishing offshore with the crew of the Reel Estate today when he released his first ever white marlin. The Reel Estate caught and released three total whites on the trip.
A recent deep drop trip aboard the Lisa with Captain Stu Windsor produced this pile of fish. The largest blue line tilefish weighed in at 14.3 pounds.
Captain Chris Mizurak of the Angler reported a beautiful day with some good sea bass fishing today. Captain Chris saw some healthy knot heads come over the rail for happy anglers.
The Tortuga with Captain Drew Zerbe had a nice keeper for this morning’s fish pool and a rare spiny box puffer on this afternoon’s trip.
Captain Marc Spagnola of Dusk to Dawn Bowfishing had some good shooting for southern and cow nosedrays today in the south bay in some beautiful conditions.
Bear down at the Oceanic Pier sent in this photo of Nick and David from Syracuse, NY who caught this triggerfish from the seawall on cut bait.
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