The Carolina Billfish Classic, part of the South Carolina Governor's Cup, concluded June 25 with The Blue Sky winning first place. In second was the Showtime, followed by the Buddy Rowe in third.
These were just three of the 53 boats that participated in the tournament, which lasted from Wednesday June 22 to Saturday
Owning a boat is undoubtedly expensive and that last check you sign before driving your new boat home is just the tip of the iceberg. Budgets are in the eye of the beholder as operating costs can vary greatly depending on how many days, weeks or months the boat will
Miramar Beach, Florida” Angler Christian Fast, Capt. Jason Buck and the team aboard A Work of Art won the 20th anniversary Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic after weighing the largest blue marlin at 638.7 pounds. The team also released three blues. With tournament awards and optional entries, that effort was
When I was young, my father gave me some great advice: Let the tool do the work. I was probably yanking on a hook with my pliers or trying to hack up bait with scissors when Dad gripped my wrist, looked in my eyes, and told me to stop fighting
On May 31, 12-year-old Elizabeth Arn reeled in a 624-pound blue marlin off the coast of SÃ£o Vicente, Cape Verde. Her catch will mark the new pending world record for the Female IGFA Junior Angler category.Her angling was outstanding, says her father, Jonathan Arn. Upon getting a bite from the
Bayliss Boatworks recently announced the completion of Wave Paver, the latest 75 custom sportfishing yacht to hit the water. Now that the builder's work on the project is finished, Bayliss is looking back with pride to just over two years ago when they were approached by her owners to discuss
Purchasing a 2008 boat in need of updates has its advantages. During a 10-month search to find such a boat was exactly what Michael Yocco and his father Joe accomplished.
Our approach was to find a boat within a certain budget which included the purchase price and any upgrades we wanted.
Anytime I hear someone ask, How big was the fish? Im often reminded of my father and his classic dad joke. Taking his hands from about 12 inches apart and slowly moving them to almost full arms width apart, he would gaze at you with a serious face and say,
Years ago, back in the ˜80s, there was an old captain who used to tell me it all in the preparation. That is still true today. It took me a while to understand, but I learned there is a lot of wisdom in those words when it comes to our line of work. There
This year's first place title at the 2022 Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic went to Southern Charm, Capt. Landon Bell. Mon Chari, Capt. Matt Coppoletta, took second with Amigo, Capt. Brad Schoenfeld, taking third.Heaviest marlin went to Capt. Erik Chandler and the Crawgator team with their 492.6-pound blue marlin.
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