Anglers Reel In over 5000 Citations in 2014

By Posted by Lynn Burke, Community Contributor Fishing Anglers registered 5,040 trophy-size fish for Citation awards during the 57th Annual Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament that ran from January 1st through December 31st 2014. This was slightly below the 10-year average (2004-2013) of 5,219 Citations and represents an 18% reduction in Citation number from 2013. As…

A mixed season for saltwater anglers; what next? – Outdoors – The News & Advance

  It was the best of times and the worst of times for saltwater anglers casting and trolling for trophy fish along the coast of Virginia the past season. Fishermen who targeted speckled trout, white marlin and red drum enjoyed record-breaking success, according to a recent tally of the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament. Bigeye tuna,…

Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament Leaderboard

    species weight angler address caught method captures releases AMBERJACK - - - - - - 33 BLACK DRUM 85 lbs Otis Ricks Jr. Virginia Beach Inner Middle Grounds Bait fishing 2 75 BLUE MARLIN - - - - - - 105 BLUEFISH - - - - - - 10 BLUELINE TILEFISH 20 lbs…

Citation Spanish Mackerel and good evening fishing Yesterday Aboard the Midnight Sun!!

  Congrats to Joy Holloway-Thomas on her 26" 4lb. 6oz. citation Spanish mackerel. These fish are as pretty as I've ever seen and even prettier on the grill or in the fry pan. After we put away the trolling gear we pulled out the light tackle rods and the bite was on, had some three…

Old men and the sea? Four seniors team to land 987-pound blue marlin

he most remarkable catch on Super Bowl weekend might have been made before the big game: That of a 987-pound blue marlin by four anglers who were at least in their 80s. Capt. Manuel Dominguez said the youngest angler in his charter group, which embarked from the Mexican resort city of Cabo San Lucas Saturday…

BIG BIG TUNA DAY at Virginia Beach, Virginia

12TH citations: Bluefin Tuna: 358 lbs caught by Robert J. Wiggins of Virginia Beach, VA Bluefin Tuna: 227 lbs caught by Damien Roberts of Chesapeake, VA Bluefin Tuna: 221 lbs caught by Duane E. Johnson of Hinesville, GA Bluefin Tuna:200 lbs caught by Jack McDaniels III of Man, WV on the Git-R-Done Bluefin Tuna: 217…

Delaware state record for striped bass now in Pennsylvanian hands

A Pennsylvanian now holds the Delaware state record for striped bass. View full size Ben Smith, of Bryn Mar, set the Delaware state record for striped bass with this 52-pound fish. DNREC Photo Ben Smith, of Bryn Mar, was fishing Dec. 8 in the surf at Delaware Seashore State Park when he hooked into a…

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