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2015 Brochure Now Available

The 2015 MidAtlantic brochure is now online and available for download. It includes the schedule, Calcutta information, rules and entry form. Find it on the General Info menu or via this link.
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Numerous Records Fall as 23rd MidAtlantic Tournament Comes to a Close

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August 23, 2014

The 2014 MidAtlantic tournament came to a close last night and the 23rd edition of sportfishing’s “Main Event” was just that and will indeed be talked about around the docks up and down the east coast and beyond for a long time! Tournament week saw nearly perfect weather conditions and the movement of a Gulf Stream warm water eddy spread nutrient-rich cobalt blue water and bait from the Wilmington to the Washington canyon and lit up the billfishing at a record-setting pace. Numerous tournament records were also set including a $2.4 million purse and a new blue marlin weight record!


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Tournament Record Blue Marlin Highlights Day Four of the 2014 MidAtlantic Tournament!

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August 21, 2014

Day Four of the 2014 MidAtlantic tournament dawned sunny and warm and a light breeze offered ideal conditions offshore for the 104 boats fishing today. The billfish bite continued at a very good pace as multiple releases were common and the leaderboard saw some major changes occur in several species categories. We urge you to please keep in mind numerous cash winners of each species category are possible so please check the tournament web site for the latest updates.

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2014 MidAtlantic - Wednesday, Fish Day Three

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August 20, 2014

Though the ocean remained a bit choppy early this morning when 20 boats headed offshore, as the day wore on sea conditions improved by late afternoon on Day Three of the 2014 MidAtlantic tournament. Much of the fleet, 107 boats to be exact, took a Lay Day today and with beautiful weather forecast for the remaining two fishing days the race to the finish could prove to be quite interesting. With a tournament record cash purse of well over $2.4 million up for grabs and several species categories yet to be filled there will no doubt be more than a few crews already on the leaderboard who will have difficulty sleeping! Once again please note numerous cash winners of each species category are possible so please check the tournament web site for the latest updates.

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2014 MidAtlantic - Tuesday, Fish Day Two

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August 19, 2014

Day Two brought scattered showers and breezy conditions offshore for the 40 boats which gave it a go today in the 2014 MidAtlantic tournament though the billfish didn’t seem to mind as several boats reported good action. After a very busy day yesterday many crews checked the weather and took a Lay Day (non fishing day) and spent time rigging baits and completing routine maintenance to tackle and their vessels. Several fish were weighed at both host marinas and some changes occurred in a few calcutta pools. Once again please note numerous cash winners of each species category are possible so please check the tournament web site for the latest updates.