White Marlin Shootout – Day One Wrap Up

White Marlin Shootout – Day One Wrap Up

Well not a single boat came to the scales on day one, so day two will surely be a big one. All boats must stop fishing at 5 p.m. and be back at Palafox Pier and Yacht Harbor no later than 8 p.m. The weighin hours are 5 to 8, but we’ll be there well into the...
Chasin’ Tale takes win at BMGC

Chasin’ Tale takes win at BMGC

The chase turned into the catch of the week as Chasin’ Tail, an 80-foot Weaver owned by Ryan Engquist of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and his veteran team were crowned the winners of the 2017 Blue Marlin Grand Championship. Capt. Clayt James, mates Ruston Rood, Parker...
Done Deal wins World Cup

Done Deal wins World Cup

With a record payout on the line and redhot fishing worldwide, the story of this year’s Blue Marlin World Cup Championship centered on what some may consider an overlooked destination: the Gulf of Mexico. And yet with a fleet of 144 boats fishing in some of the...
Reel Addiction wins Pensacola International

Reel Addiction wins Pensacola International

Ben Arnold was holding the other line, somewhere out in the Gulf of Mexico at noon Friday when the unmistakable jolt struck. He’s caught big fish before. Nothing this size. After switching chairs with his fellow angler on Reel Addiction, it soon got real, all...