Marlin, Tuna, Mahi & Sharks and OCMC Labor Day White Marlin Tournament

By Scott Lenox

Marlin, Tuna, Mahi & Sharks and OCMC Labor Day White Marlin Tournament

Today was probably the last day for a couple that will be comfortable fishing offshore.  Tomorrow’s forecast is for E to NE winds 15-25 knots and seas of 5-7 feet, not nice, and Sunday it’s supposed to diminish to 10-20 knots and 4-6 feet but still blow out of the east so it will probably still be sporty.  The Ocean City Marlin Club made a good call and added an extra fishing day to the 57th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament because of that forecast so most of the boats will use today and Monday as their two fishing days out of the four.  There was some good fishing today down below the Norfolk canyon but it was a good 90 mile run.  If you decided to make the trip, it was worth it for some.  After one day of fishing the leader board looks like this.

Special thanks to Amanda Shick and The Ocean City Marlin Club.

Screenshot 2015-09-04 20.37.21 11949353_926101264113504_2289278509588256849_n

An awesome day on the Haulin’ N’ Ballin’ produced the first white marlin releases for junior anglers Grant Dickerson, Ronnie Bitner and Adam Leisner.11222948_926101247446839_701466333143397886_n 

Captain Joe Drosey on board Rhonda’s Osprey continued his fish slaying ways after a long trip fishing until 9 PM.  Captain Joe and crew returned with a white marlin release and two beautiful bigeye tuna weighing 181 and 196 pounds.

IMG_0538.JPG IMG_0544.JPG IMG_2747 IMG_2746

The White Lightning with Captain Luke Blume had a great day with the mahi once again today.  He put his crew on a box full and had some nice gaffer size fish in the mix.


I had an opportunity to take my son Ryan out on the Wrecker today with Captain Jeremy Blunt and his daughter Piper for some inshore shark action.  It was a real blast letting the kids catch a few sand sharks and a BUNCH of sharp nose sharks.  Those little rascals pull hard for their size.  Ryan (age 8) and Piper (age 3) were able to catch their first ever sharks, and Ryan was even brave enough to safely handle one and release it.  It was a good time and the kids really enjoyed themselves.

FullSizeRender-4 FullSizeRender-3 FullSizeRender-3 copy

Today's Daily Angle Brought to You By

Daily Angle

July 17, 2024
Awesome Day of Offshore Fishing
Awesome Day of Offshore Fishing

Hit the vid for the final, and most exciting day of the OC Tuna Tournament! Ocean was a little rough for much action today, but after this front moves through it looks pretty beautiful for a… READ MORE

Read More Archive

La Vida 'Local'

January 4, 2023
Delicious Crab Pie Recipe
Delicious Crab Pie Recipe

Crab Pie Ingredients 1 Pound jumbo lump crab meat 2 Deep Dish Pie Crusts (this recipe will make 2 pies) 1/4 cup of diced onion (or shallots) 8 oz of Swiss cheese 2 Tablespoons flour 3… READ MORE

Read More Archive



View More

Request a FREE OC Vacation Guide

Request a FREE Visitor's Guide

Today's Daily Angle Brought to You By


Your browser is out-of-date!

Update your browser to view this website correctly.

Get More Information