Next Up... The Cape May Marlin Tournament

Once in a Blue Moon

The calendar reads August and as the final weeks of summer drift by, white marlin and blue marlin typically get frisky and in a hungry mood along the south Jersey coast. This year August has a “Blue Moon” where a full moon occurs twice in the same month and the days following the first full […]

Spreading the Wealth

Now in its 32nd year, the MidAtlantic enjoys the solid reputation of not only offering a multi-million dollar total purse year after year but also awarding large cash payouts to multiple winners thanks to its unique prize structure the various calcuttas offered for participants provide. The tournament’s $3000 entry fee includes all the dockside dining, […]

Offshore Action Heats Up – 32nd Annual MidAtlantic Preparation Underway!

It’s hard to believe we’re nearing the halfway point of 2023! The calendar has already turned to June and the mild winter has given way to a somewhat cooler spring. The official start to the summer season is right around the corner and although the thermometer has been struggling to reach typical June temperatures, the […]

A Dramatic Finish and a Tournament Record Highlight the Final Day

It was bound to happen. Day Five at the MidAtlantic has a history of dramatic finishes and 2022 would be no different. Many a crewmember has spent the night before the final day of the tournament tossing and turning as they nervously await the end of the final day of fishing. Way back in 1997 […]

Singing the Blues on Day Four

The beautiful conditions offshore continued on Day Four of the 2022 MidAtlantic and as expected a large portion of the fleet, 146 boats to be exact between Cape May and Ocean City, headed offshore. The billfish bite continued to improve and although white marlin were found in better numbers, breaking the 69” and 65-pound minimum […]

A Wild Day Three at the MidAtlantic!

As expected, the offshore weather changed dramatically on Day Three with light, variable winds and calm seas providing a refreshing change from the past 36 hours. On the day, 143 boats headed offshore including 95 from Ocean City and 48 from Cape May. The tuna bite continued but more importantly the billfish bite improved dramatically […]

A “Lay Day” for Most on Day Two

Day Two of the 2022 MidAtlantic dawned sunny and bright as the overcast sky and intermittent rain of Monday had moved out. The offshore forecast though was another story as a brisk breeze that kicked up yesterday afternoon was forecast to continue overnight leaving nearly all of the tournament’s participants tied to their slips and […]

Blue Marlin and Tuna Headline Day One of 2022 MidAtlantic

The first day of fishing at the 2022 MidAtlantic got off to a damp start as a weather system pushed in from the south and brought showers and breezy conditions for the 69 boats that gave it a go one Day One. It was a late night for tournament staff on Sunday at both venues […]

Tournament Week is Here!

The best week of the summer big game tournament season kicks off today as the 31st installment of sportfishing’s “Main Event” gets underway! The MidAtlantic typically draws the best boats from near and far and this year is no different as the tournament fleet has once again gathered to battle for another multi-million-dollar cash purse. […]

It’s Time to get Dialed In

It’s August and just like beach sand through an hourglass the summer is slipping by. Labor Day is still a few weeks away and with the month of August typically comes the some of the best offshore fishing along the entire mid-Atlantic coast as the canyons warm to desired levels for billfish, tuna, wahoo and […]