Last year's Pelican Yacht Club Invitational Billfish Tournament was one for the books. The fleet of 30 boats caught and released a tournament record 969 sailfish in three out of four fishing days. The event also set records for the daily total boat catch and daily fleet catch of 712.
The Old No. 7 may have been around for three years, but Capt. Jamie Ralph and many of the men on board have a tight-knit history that spans more than a decade. For starters, there Jamie brother and first mate Dane Ralph, who primarily mans the right kite. The Ralph
As told to Ric BurnleyCapt. Mike Brady is one of the most well-respected captains to come out of the Stuart, Florida area. Here his story.
Growing up in Stuart, my parents had a 23 SeaCraft called Sea Spray. We fished all the small boat tournaments. By the time I was 12
As told to Ric BurnleyFor Capt. Eddie Wheeler, winning InTheBite 2004 Captain of the Year title wasnt just the culmination of a great year of fishing but an acknowledgment of a lifetime of hard work and dedication. Here his story.My dad had a charter boat, the Quetzal, in Pompano Beach.
As told to Ric Burnley
After more 30 years on the water, Capt. Ronnie Woodruff still has the passion of a wide-eyed kid working the docks at Orange Beach Marina.
My family was always into fishing. I got my first job at eleven years old, pumping fuel at the Dog River Marina.
The leaderboard is stacked and heavy with notables. Yet a busy weekend has left us with a major shakeup in the Captain of the Year Cup leaderboard presented by Hatteras. Following a first place showing in the release division of the White Marlin Open, Capt. Russell Sinclair and crew aboard
Captain Alan Neiford is no stranger to fishing. Hailing from Leesburg, Florida, he grew up fishing in the Keys at his family home in Marathon. My nickname growing up was Fish, Alan says with a chuckle. After learning the ropes while charter fishing around Charleston, Neiford was introduced to the
White Marlin Open, Aug. 7, 2020”The white marlin arrived Thursday as 360 boats fished on Day 4 of the 2020 White Marlin Open. In a hectic day at the scales that lasted past 10 p.m., the billfish prize money pool was tapped at $3,000,000.Adam Fye from Pasadena, MD aboard the
1st Place Release: Sea Wolf, Capt. Donnie White2nd Place Release: Kilo Charlie, Capt.Howard Lynch3rd Place Release: J+T, Capt. Mark McDevittHeaviest Blue Marlin: Seacurity, Capt. Tim Hyde
Capt. Nick Carullo, Showtime
Final Sail, 1st Place, 500 Pts.
Quest for the Crest Champion, 250 Pts.
Dust ˜Em Off Sailfish Warmup, 1st Place, 500 Pts.
Like many of the South Florida tournament headliners, Captain Nick Carullo takes bait fishing and preparation nearly as seriously as he does catching sailfish. Leading a high powered team that