White Marlin Open Kicks Off in Unprecedented Times
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White Marlin Open Kicks Off in Unprecedented Times

The 47th Annual White Marlin Open begins Monday and runs through August 9. With a raging pandemic and a tropical storm on its way, the world’s largest and richest…

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City Council Meeting Highlights: No Shuttle Service for White Marlin Open and Air Show; Fox Sun and Surf Theatre to Begin Offering Drive-In Movies
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City Council Meeting Highlights: No Shuttle Service for White Marlin Open and Air Show; Fox Sun and Surf Theatre to Begin Offering Drive-In Movies

No Shuttle Services for OC Air Show and White Marlin Open The Ocean City Council voted to not provide a shuttle to both the White Marlin Open (August…

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White Marlin Open Prepares for Exciting, but Safe Tournament
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White Marlin Open Prepares for Exciting, but Safe Tournament

The 47th Annual White Marlin Open will be held August 3rd – 7th. While organizers promise an enthusiastic tournament, they are indeed instituting numerous safety precautions to ensure the health…

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Many Ocean City Special Events Will Return in Summer 2020!
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Many Ocean City Special Events Will Return in Summer 2020!

    Town special events including Sundaes in the Park, Beach Dance Parties, and Sunset Park Party Nights are officially ON for this summer! This move comes after…

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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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