Brian Schaeffler took over first place in the dolphin category with a 48.5 pounder.THURSDAY RESULTS
27TH ANNUAL WHITE MARLIN OPEN

Winds were still coming from the southwest at 15 knots and seas were slightly bigger at 3 to 5 feet. The forth largest blue marlin in the 27 year history was caught by angler Joe Schwab of New Gretna, NJ. It took Joe 40 minutes to reel in this monster marlin that was caught on a green homemade lure. Later in the evening angler Don Wagner aboard "Reward" upset Marc Mosca's first place white marlin. Don caught a 71 pound white marlin. Brian Schaeffler took over first place in the dolphin category with a 48.5 pounder.

 

 

 

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

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

TUNA
Angler
Angler Hometown
Boat Name
Weight (lbs)
Bait
Catch Location
Milton Roberts Pasadena, MD Rusty Nail 109 Ballyhoo Hambone - 30 Fathoms
David Devine Minnesota Wild Goose 103.5 Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon - 500-1000 Fathoms
Gary Ross Huntington, NY Mighty Maze 80.5 Green Machine Hot Dog

WAHOO
Angler
Angler Hometown
Boat Name
Weight (lbs)
Bait
Catch Location
Bruce Hall Ocean City, MD I-Cart-Er 76.5 Skirted Ballyhoo Washington Canyon
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James Hayes Spoiled 61.5 Squid 60-70 Fathoms

DOLPHIN
Angler
Angler Hometown
Boat Name
Weight (lbs)
Bait
Catch Location
Brian Schaffler Bedminster, NJ Lady Elaine 48.5 Naked Ballyhoo Behind Poorman's Canyon
Rick Brown Hernon, VA Low Profile 40.5 Green Machine & Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon - 1000 Fathoms
Sue Baldwin Baltimore, MD Hammer 38.5 Ballyhoo Poorman's Canyon

SHARK
Angler
Angler Hometown
Boat Name
Weight (lbs)
Bait
Catch Location
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