Tag: White Marlin Open

Beach teams topped in the 11th hour

Beach teams topped in the 11th hour

It had been a long week of fishing and waiting, anxious to find out if their top fish would hold up in the 48th annual White Marlin Open out of Ocean City, Md. On the 444-team tournament’s first day, Mike Atkinson, fishing on the Fender Bender (both out of Virginia Beach), caught an 82.5-pound white marlin that stood to bring…

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Beach teams fishing for gold

Beach teams fishing for gold

A pair of Virginia Beach teams fishing in the 48th annual White Marlin Open out of Ocean City, Md., are trolling the water of the mid-Atlantic and they nothing shy of nervous. Both are sitting on pots of gold during this, the final day, of the biggest and richest billfish tournament in the world. Mike Atkinson caught an 82.5-pound white…

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