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Blue Marlin Travels 5,089 NM To Win Race

Blue Marlin Travels 5,089 NM To Win Race

A blue marlin satellite-tagged in July 2017 during the Bermuda Triple Crown Billfish Championship has won the 2017-18 IGFA Great Marlin Race [IGMR] after swimming an estimated 5,089 nautical miles traveling from Bermuda to northeast of Brazil.The International Game Fish Association [IGFA] said, “The winning billfish swam an estimated 5,089... Read more of this article

Bobby Lambe’s 499.5lb Blue Marlin Catch

Bobby Lambe’s 499.5lb Blue Marlin Catch

After laying claim to a 431.1lb bluefin tuna earlier this month, Captain Bobby Lambe of the fishing vessel ‘Last Chance’ has outdone himself with his latest catch – a 499.5lb blue marlin. The blue marlin was brought to shore arriving at Robinson’s Marina dock this morning. The 499.5lb blue marlin: Related StoriesVideo:... Read more of this article

Photos: Fishermen Catch Large Blue Marlin

Photos: Fishermen Catch Large Blue Marlin

[Written by Don Burgess] “It’s a total shock!” - That was the reaction from brothers Allan and Delvin Bean when they caught a huge blue marlin earlier this week. The Beans were in the boat Nothing’s Easy in between Argus and Challenger Banks when they received a tug on their line. Delvin told Bernews, “We knew we had something special form... Read more of this article

Video: 625 Pound Marlin Earns Tournament Prize

Video: 625 Pound Marlin Earns Tournament Prize

American Stephanie Choate of Florida hooked a 625-pound marlin in the Bermuda Billfish Blast yesterday, taking home a jackpot prize purse on the 4th of July. Because Day 1 of the Bermuda Billfish Blast [July 4] coincides with the World Cup Blue Marlin Championship, Ms Choate was simultaneously competing with anglers from around the world. Her catch... Read more of this article

BUEI Talks Series To Screen ‘Ocean Vet’ Episode

BUEI Talks Series To Screen ‘Ocean Vet’ Episode

The Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI] and Gass Productions will present episode four of the ongoing “Ocean Vet” series at an installment of the BUEI Talks series on May 2 and May 5. The screening of the episode – titled “The Mighty Marlin” and narrated by actor Michael Douglas – will be held at 7.30pm... Read more of this article

Photos: Fishermen Catch 741 Pound Marlin

Photos: Fishermen Catch 741 Pound Marlin

Commercial fishermen on board the Shake Down reeled in a 741 pound marlin today [July 10], with fisherman Edward Barnes saying they were “out fishing and happened to get lucky.” Mr. Barnes told Bernews, “I was fishing on the Shake Down, a local Bermuda boat in the Bermuda Big Game Classic. We were out fishing for big marlin and we... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Blue Marlin Donated For Study

Photos & Video: Blue Marlin Donated For Study

A Blue Marlin donated by the Billfish Tournament to the Ocean Vet team for research was hoisted for delivery to the Spanish Point Boat Club on July 11, with the 573 pound fish requiring a team of workers and several pieces of equipment to get it loaded and moved. Once the fish arrived at its destination, the Ocean Vet team dissected the fish, with footage... Read more of this article

856lb Marlin Caught During Today’s Tournament

856lb Marlin Caught During Today’s Tournament

The Bermuda Big Game Classic got underway today [July 11], with the big catch of the day weighing in at 856lbs. Caught by Martin Estis on board Capt. Andrew Dias “Triple Play”, the fish was brought ashore at 5:30pm today and weighed in at Barrs Park.The Bermuda Big Game Classic is a three-day, big-fish team event with top-team honours... Read more of this article

668lb Marlin Caught In Bermuda Wins World Cup

668lb Marlin Caught In Bermuda Wins World Cup

Kevin Gaylord from North Carolina — aboard the “Blank Check” — reeled in a 668 lbs blue marlin which was the winning catch in this year’s Blue Marlin World Cup. The tournament allows anglers anywhere in the world to enter. Teams fish for 8 hours and the heaviest blue marlin over 500 pounds takes all the winnings, which this year... Read more of this article

Photos: 547lb, 641lb, 668lb Marlin Weighed In

Photos: 547lb, 641lb, 668lb Marlin Weighed In

[Updated with photos/info/video] With more than $300,000 prize money on the line, three marlins weighing over 500lbs were landed today [July 4], as the World Cup Blue Marlin Championship is underway with 46 teams in Bermuda competing with anglers around the world. The “Sea Toy” pulled into Albouy’s Point at around 10.30am with a 547lb... Read more of this article

July 4th: World Cup Blue Marlin Championship

July 4th: World Cup Blue Marlin Championship

The World Cup Blue Marlin Championship will be held on July 4th, with the competition unique in that it allows anglers anyplace in the world to enter the tournament. Teams fish for 8 hours in their time zones with the heaviest blue marlin over 500 pounds taking all the winnings. The winning team last year fished in Bermuda. Teams have already entered... Read more of this article

Queen Of Hearts 768lb Marlin Wins World Cup

Queen Of Hearts 768lb Marlin Wins World Cup

For the second time in five years, the Bermuda based team aboard Queen Of Hearts won in the world wide Blue Marlin World Cup Championship. Teams from around the globe compete annually each July 4 for eight hours in their time zone to see who can land the largest blue marlin, with hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake. It was the seventh win for... Read more of this article

Videos: Anglers Reel In 556lb & 768lb Blue Marlins

Videos: Anglers Reel In 556lb & 768lb Blue Marlins

The Bermuda Billfish Blast kicked off earlier this week, and yesterday [July 4] two massive blue marlins were reeled in. The Queen of Hearts 768lb blue marlin was the biggest catch of the day, with caught Paradise One bringing in the second largest at 556lbs – which is pictured below.The captain and crew of the Queen of Hearts currently leads... Read more of this article