1 post in this topic

Its tournament time in Ocean City and this weekend the biggest Tuna Tournament of the year, the Ocean City Tuna Tournament out of the OC Fishing Center. Participation is good with 126 boats, just three boats shy of 2007 which had 129. I see this as good news considering fuel prices and the economy. Maybe it is not as bad as the media tells us.

The bite really hasn't changed over the last several weeks with the Hambone, Hot Dog, Massey's Canyon and other inshore lumps producing loads of BFT, a decent amount of Mahi, and an occasional YFT. Yesterday, a 60# Cobia was caught on a blue white Ilander at the Hambone. I've heard of several other Cobias caught there as well. Most of the charters get their over and under BFT and a good number of the private boats are limiting out as well.

It looks like there is some warm water fingers entering the canyon areas which should equate to YFT, Wahoo and Marlin will enter the area and hopefully stick around for the rest of the season.

Here is the water temp shot for today:

clear.gif

Sunset Marina Report 07-11-08:

"Pumpin Hard" caught 2 bluefin and a dolphin at the Hambone. "Muff Diver" caught a bluefin at the Hambone. "Espadon" caught a bluefin at the Hotdog. "Cyntinory" released 3 bluefin at the Hambone. "Fin-Ness" released 5 bluefin and kept 1 at the Hotdog. "Pipe Dreamer" caught a bluefin at the Teacup. "Let it Ride" caught a bluefin at the Massey's. "Crystals's Caper" caught a bluefin and a dolphin at the Teacup. "Third Wish" caught a bluefin and a yellowfin at the Elephant's trunk. "The Zipper" released a bluefin and kept one just south of the sausages.

Sunset Marina Report 07-10-08:

"Sea Wolf" fished at the Hambone today and caught 1 yellowfin and 1 dolphin. "Cyntinory" also fished the Hambone and caught 2 lbuefins and 1 dolphin. "Marli" went to Masseys and caught 5 bluefins and kept 2 and 6 dolphins.

Here are the fist day results from the OC Tuna Tournament out of the OC Fishing Center:

Heaviest Total Stringer Weight

1st Place EVIL EYE CREW 281

2nd Place FISH WHISTLE CREW 276

3rd Place DRILLIN' & BILLIN' CREW 268

Single Heaviest Dolphin

1st Place PARKER 28' ANTHONY CLOSE 34

2nd Place EMPTY POCKETS LIZ MELLEN 24

3rd Place BILLS 4 BILLS LYNN WILKERSON 20

Single Heaviest Tuna

1st Place REEL CHAOS TIM STANLEY 113

2nd Place REEL NAUGHTY MARK SMITH 110

3rd Place THE ZIPPER GEORGE HNAT 99

3rd Place FISH BONZ CHRIS RIHN 99

Top Junior Angler

1st Place JO JO SEAN SUMMERS 92

2nd Place LET IT RIDE PETER KANE 48

Top Lady Angler

1st Place FIN CHASER KIM ZEAMER 91

2nd Place THIRD WISH LAURA JOHNSTON 91

Daily - Day 1

Daily Largest REEL CHAOS TIM STANLEY 113

Daily Heaviest EVIL EYE CREW 281

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0