Fish Flags on Boats in the White Marlin Open
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Fish Flags on Boats in the White Marlin Open

In 2019, over 400 boats registered to fish in the White Marlin Open and over 1,000 white marlins were caught during the first three days of the tournament. …

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Is that White Marlin really a White Marlin?
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Is that White Marlin really a White Marlin?

The confusing history of the white marlin and blue marlin that earn anglers millions during Ocean City’s White Marlin Open in August each year. Every August, Ocean City…

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“Five Days in August” documentary shows another side of the White Marlin Open
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“Five Days in August” documentary shows another side of the White Marlin Open

At the White Marlin Open, Ocean City’s famous annual fishing tournament — the largest billfish tournament in the world, in fact — hundreds of fishermen compete for millions…

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Creature Feature: Ocean City, White Marlin Capital of the World
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Creature Feature: Ocean City, White Marlin Capital of the World

Get your rods, reels and tackles ready — The White Marlin Open returns for its 45th year August 6 – 10, with purse money expected to exceed $5…

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This week in OC: August 7-13, 2015
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This week in OC: August 7-13, 2015

Since Monday, the best anglers from across the globe have been in Ocean City, Md testing their skills on the high seas and trying to reel in a…

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Millions on the Line as the World’s Largest Billfish Tournament Returns
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Millions on the Line as the World’s Largest Billfish Tournament Returns

Since the great storm of 1933, Ocean City, Md has grown into the “White Marlin Capital of the World.” The storm severed the reef connecting Ocean City and Assateague,…

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Bayliss reels in top marlin, $1.29 million
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Bayliss reels in top marlin, $1.29 million

(Aug. 15, 2014) Several white marlin were brought to the Harbour Island Marina, but after five days of fishing, only one met the White Marlin Open weight and…

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Remembering first White Marlin Open
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Remembering first White Marlin Open

By Phil Jacobs Editor   Okay, so it’s not like I was there with the founding fathers or anything. But I do take a special interest in this…

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After three days, no qualifying blue or white marlin
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After three days, no qualifying blue or white marlin

(Aug. 8, 2014) After three days of weigh-ins, at the close of the Harbour Island Marina scale Wednesday night, no qualifying white or blue marlin had been boated…

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Inlet popular spot to watch boats
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Inlet popular spot to watch boats

(Aug. 1, 2014) Thousands of fishing enthusiasts and spectators are expected to stop by Harbour Island Marina on 14th Street for the daily weigh-ins of the 41st annual…

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