Midnight Sun Forums: Marlin Fever

  I've found that marlin fever is a tough fever to shake.  We had some great days on the ocean for the ten days we were at Va. Beach.  Caught a lot of white marlin, dolphin, and small tuna's.  Had a few pretty days, and a lot of rough days, but I just can't put…

Little Tangier reaps big rewards from ESPN

  For seven days in late July, film crews, copywriters and media executives descended on Tangier Island with the sole purpose of turning the small island in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay into the center of the sports world.     Richmond-based ad shop The Martin Agency brought the crews in to shoot commercials…

Southport Boats halts operations, will be sold

  Southport Boats suspended operations pending a sale of the company's assets by American Global Yacht Group, which purchased Southport's assets last June. See Related Articles Southport Boats unveils floorplan program Southport Boats joins Sea Tow membership program Operations were suspended last week, Southport's former CEO, Frank Longino, told Soundings Trade Only this morning. About…

Midnight Sun Charters Take Boy Scout Troop 36 from Washington, Virginia

  Really enjoyed fishing with troop 36 from Washington, Va.  Was a great group of kids; and father's, and I really enjoyed fishing with ya'll.  Hope ya'll had a great learning experience, and look forward to seeing  you again real soon. Pretty redfish kept the boys busy most of the morning. Congrats to Main Hutcheson…

White marlin biting in record numbers

  Terry Layton, left, and Jim Hughes of Ocean City are seen on Layton's boat, the Nontypical, with white marlin flags. They caught nine white marlin on the boat during a fishing trip last week and reeled in another 14 Tuesday aboard The Playmate. (Laura Emmons photo) During this year's White Marlin Open tournament, anglers…

Fishing Forecast: Week of Sept. 9 to 15

  Last year around this time, Capt. Steve Richardson and a crew of expert offshore anglers set the East Coast trolling record for white marlin releases in a day by catching and releasing 41 fish. On Richardson's big day, 16 Rudee Inlet boats combined to release 320 white marlin. A week before, nine boats in…

Despite Earl, anglers enjoy good fishing

  A busy week and weekend ahead for boaters and anglers. Though Hurricane Earl caused some issues with boats being sent inland from coastal marinas, other anglers indicated they still planned to fish the entire weekend regardless. Despite Earl, anglers enjoy good fishing | delmarvanow.com | The Daily Times