First place blue marlin.FINAL RESULTS
27TH ANNUAL WHITE MARLIN OPEN

Friday was by far the best day for offshore fishing during the tournament. The winds had dropped down to 5 to 10 knots and the seas were two to three feet. Three hundred and twenty five boats headed offshore with the dream of bringing back the first place white marlin.

 

OVERALL WINNERS

WHITE MARLIN
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
Don Wagner Telford, PA Reward 71 Spanish Mackerel with a Hawaiian Eye Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms $345,000
Marc Mosca Baltimore, MD Lisa 68.5 Ballyhoo with a J & J Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms $33,000
Jim Henry, Sr Newark, DE Always Late 66 Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon $592,000

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BLUE MARLIN
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
Joe Schwab New Gretna, NJ Viking 61 781.5 Homemade Green Lure Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms $303,000
Bill Masaro Cape May, NJ Reward 553.5 Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms $130,000
Kimberely Hag Kent Island, MD Marauder 532.5 Black Bart E of Poorman's Canyon $1,500

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TUNA
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
Milton Roberts Pasadena, MD Rusty Nail 109 Ballyhoo Hambone - 30 Fathoms $14,000
David Devine Minnesota Wild Goose 103.5 Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon - 500-1000 Fathoms $3,000
John Ball Philadelphia, PA Lady Lu 83 Ballyhoo 1500 Fathoms $2,000

WAHOO
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
Bruce Hall Ocean City, MD I-Cart-Er 76.5 Skirted Ballyhoo Washington Canyon $4,000
Andy Kontos Monmouth, NJ Let It Ride 70.5 Ballyhoo E of Norfolk Canyon $3,000
Ed Hoy Reel Joy 70 Ballyhoo with a Sea Witch Lower Lump of Poorman's Canyon $2,000

DOLPHIN
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
Brian Schaffler Bedminster, NJ Lady Elaine 48.5 Naked Ballyhoo Behind Poorman's Canyon $4,000
Kevin Hocker Oceanview C-Larke 41 Ballyhoo Inside Poorman's Canyon - 40 Fathoms $3,000
Rick Brown Hernon, VA Low Profile 40.5 Green Machine & Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms $1,000
Wayne Six Frederick, MD Ravenous 40.5 Ballyhoo with a Hawaiian Eye Norfolk Canyon $1,000

SHARK
Angler Angler Hometown Boat Name Weight (lbs) Bait Catch Location Prize
J.B. Jennings Fish Finder 158 $6,500
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