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VB Tuna Tournament another success

VB Tuna Tournament another success

Good things sometimes come to those who wait. Team Marlin Maniac fished its one allowed day in the 18th annual Virginia Beach Tuna Tournament and made it count – capturing the lead in the 107-team event. Led by Capt. David Nova, the team decked a 258.3-pound bigeye tuna to take the top prize – bumping Team Lulu and Loriev down…

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Wine and women fish for charity

Wine and women fish for charity

The 19th annual Wine, Women and Fishing Ladies-Only Charity Billfish Tournament concluded Sunday at Southside Marina just inside the mouth of Rudee Inlet. The event is sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Wine Classic Foundation. All the fish caught, trophies and cash awards aside, it’s the weigh-in that signals just what a fun time this tournament is. Organizers have a division…

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Big money time on the water off Virginia Beach

Big money time on the water off Virginia Beach

The team on the Evelyn Kennedy – posing with the winner’s “big” check – won last year’s 16th annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament held out of Rudee Inlet. After tonight’s party, registration and captains’ meeting, teams in the 17th annual event will hit the water on Thursday for three days of fishing, as the big-money bluewater tournament fishing season arrives…

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