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2014-07-02 16:23:09

PACIFIC BLUE MARLIN: Tag and Release Tournament [T.A.R.T.],Shows Competitive Yet Humane Side of Marlin Fishing, To be broadcast in over 200 Syndicated Markets BURBANK, Calif., July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corday Productions, Inc., in association with Farish Media, presents the Pacific Blue Marlin: Tag and Release Tournament (T.A.R.T.), a one hour television special to be broadcast on more than 200 stations across the U.S. during July and August, 2014. In its 23rd year of friendly...

2012-03-29 00:14:54

Anglers are required to use circle hooks in some fishing tournaments because they are less likely to cause lethal injuries in billfish, such as marlin. However, research from North Carolina State University shows that broadening circle hook requirements could adversely impact charter and recreational fishing, since they make it more difficult to catch non-billfish. “We wanted to know whether circle hooks are effective as conventional J hooks when angling for non-billfish — such...

2011-06-02 17:58:00

NEW YORK, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue marlin beware. The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board is pleased to announce the return of the BVI Billfish Tournament at the Bitter End Yacht Club from July 17-20, 2011. Whether in your own boat or a locally chartered one, competitors will enjoy fishing all day in the crystal clear water and relaxing in the evening with unforgettable social events. This catch and release contest will take place at the North Drop, in an area ranging just 13...

2009-12-10 11:38:04

New findings cast uncertainty on previous population size assessments for the severely overfished white marlin and call for reassessment of international recovery efforts The prized white marlin, sought by anglers in million dollar prize tournaments and captured incidentally in commercial fisheries, is among the most overfished marine species under international management and the subject of contentious debate on how to best achieve its recovery. Now a new study published today in the journal...

2008-09-28 12:00:21

By DAMON TATUMDAMON TATEM BEACH, PIER AND BRIDGE FISHING Corolla to Coquina Beach Surf fishing should get into high gear this week as inshore water temperatures drop along the Dare coast. Quite a few nice, big spot should be taken from deeper sloughs along the beach. Most of the spot, many of which will weigh more than 1/2 pound, will be caught on small number 4 to 6 hooks baited with bloodworms and fished on the bottom. Sea mullet also should provide bait-fishing surfcasters with...

2008-09-19 09:00:20

By DAMON TATUMDAMON TATEM BEACH, PIER AND BRIDGE FISHING Corolla to Coquina Beach Lots of mixed-sized spot, including some weighing considerably more than half a pound, should keep pier anglers busy along the northern beaches this week if winds are from a northerly direction. These very popular fish migrate south along the Outer Banks in large numbers in late summer and early fall. The best fishing is on the incoming and high tide when the water is a bit murky. Most of the spot should...

2008-09-12 09:00:24

By DAMON TATUMDAMON TATEM BEACH, PIER AND BRIDGE FISHING Corolla to Coquina Beach Surf fishing should be generally good this week along the northern beaches, provided the weather cooperates. Tropical storms and their compliment of high seas and strong winds can disrupt fishing for days at a time in the late summer and early fall. The passage of storms hundreds of miles offshore can produce large swells and strong currents that negatively impact all types of fishing along the Outer...

2008-08-29 09:00:37

By DAMON TATUMDAMON TATEM BEACH, PIER AND BRIDGE FISHING Corolla to Coquina Beach Surf fishing will be on the upswing along the northern beaches as fall approaches. Surfcasters should catch mixed sizes of spot, some nice sea mullet and scattered small croaker this week from deeper sloughs along the beach on the incoming and high tide. Bloodworms and fresh shrimp should be the most effective baits. Small No. 4 to 6 hooks are a must because of the small size of these fish. There is no...

2008-08-26 21:00:20

By Capt. Jim Johnson Nassau County anglers will have to contend this weekend with high seas, super high tides and extreme muddy water due to the after- effects of Tropical Storm Fay. Hopefully, you or your boat did not experience any wind damage due to Fay. For the offshore anglers, once the seas calm and the water clarity clears, you can expect excellent fishing. The water temperature should be back to normal for this time of year and the bait should return after a few days to enhance...

Latest Marlin fishing Reference Libraries

2005-06-02 12:09:48

The Marlin (also known as the spearfish) is a large game fish with an elongated body, a spearlike snout, and a long rigid dorsal fin, which extends forwards to form a crest. Measuring up to 2.5 m long, marlins are fast swimmers. They occur in all seas and hunt small fish. The larger species include the blue marlin (Makaira nigricans) which grows to 14.6 feet (4.6 m) long and around 992 pounds (450 kg). They are popular sporting fishes in certain tropical areas and are also commercially...

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