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Ministry: Lobster Season Opens On Thursday

Ministry: Lobster Season Opens On Thursday

The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising the public that the 2022-23 lobster season opens on Thursday [Sept 1] and will run until March 31, 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “This season will see fewer participants in the commercial spiny lobster trap fishery and the recreational lobster diver fishery due to a decline in the numbers of the local... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BAC Junior Fishing Tournament

Photos & Video: BAC Junior Fishing Tournament

The Bermuda Anglers Club [BAC] Junior Fishing Tournament was held yesterday [Aug 14] with prizes up for grabs in several categories for boys and girls, which include fishing from the shore or from a boat. After a day of fishing, the young anglers made their way to the weigh-in at 3.00pm on Front Street, where their catches were weighed and recorded. Related... Read more of this article

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On August 14

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On August 14

The Bermuda Anglers Club annual Junior Fishing Tournament will be held on Sunday, August 14 and is open to boy and girls under the age of 17. A spokesperson said, “It’s free to enter. Fishing starts at 8.30am and every child who has entered the event and who comes to the weigh station west of the flagpole on Front Street will receive a free t-shirt. “Prizes... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear Admiral Shannon Gilreath, Commander of the United States Coast Guard’s Mid-Atlantic Region following the completion of a successful fisheries enforcement operation earlier this year. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos: 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown was recently held in Bermuda, with the fishing event involving some 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part. The organisers previously said, “Boats and participants competing in the Bermuda Billfish Blast from July 3-7, Bermuda Big Game Classic from July 14-18, or Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Look At Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos: 3D Look At Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The 3D pop up graphics below offer a unique look at the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown, with the fishing event involving some 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part. You can view all our coverage of 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event here, view past 3D photo galleries here, and view ‘virtual art’ themed videos here on Bernews.TV. Related... Read more of this article

Sea Horse Billfish Tournament Underway

Sea Horse Billfish Tournament Underway

The Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish Tournament is now underway, with the event marking the third and final leg of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown. After the first day, Sea Striker leads with 1600 points, while Game Changer caught a 610lb blue marlin. You can view all our coverage of the Bermuda Triple Crown here. Photos courtesy of the organisers Related... Read more of this article

Sea Toy Wins $113,600 In Triple Crown Events

Sea Toy Wins $113,600 In Triple Crown Events

Sea Toy — a fishing boat from North Carolina — won 2022 Bermuda Big Game Classic, Day Two Release Points Jackpot, Overall Release Points Jackpot and Marlin Magazine Manufacturer’s Cup for a total winnings of $113,600. The events were part of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown fishing tournament, which awarded $413,000 in purse plus prizes. A... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos & Video: Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown is currently underway in Bermuda, with the fishing event involving some 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part. The organisers previously said, “Boats and participants competing in the Bermuda Billfish Blast from July 3-7, Bermuda Big Game Classic from July 14-18, or Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish... Read more of this article

713lb Blue Marlin Caught By ‘Paradise One’ Crew

713lb Blue Marlin Caught By ‘Paradise One’ Crew

A 713 pound marlin was caught by Paradise One, one of the local boats taking part in the Bermuda Big Game Classic, which is part of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event. The Bermuda Triple Crown posted the photo below on social media and said, “Final leaderboard for the Bermuda Big Game Classic! Paradise One caught the largest blue marlin at 713 lbs!” Related... Read more of this article

Video: 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast Highlights

Video: 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast Highlights

Marlin Magazine has released a video highlighting the 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast, which is part of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event. Team Overproof — which is from Bermuda and led by Captain Peter Rans — won the event, while Lunatico caught the largest blue marlin of the tournament at 682 pounds. The video’s description says, “Amid perfect... Read more of this article

Aerial Video: Big Game Classic Fishing Boats

Aerial Video: Big Game Classic Fishing Boats

The 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event is being held this month – with 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part — and the Bermuda Big Game Classic portion is now underway, and a look at some of the boats heading out on Friday morning is below. The organisers previously said, “Boats and participants competing in the... Read more of this article

Team Uno Mas Wins Billfish Release Cup

Team Uno Mas Wins Billfish Release Cup

Team Uno Mas, a 77’ Willis Yacht with Captain Brooks Smith and mate Eric Rojas, won the Bermuda Billfish Release Cup, which is part of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Billfish Release Cup was postponed for a few days this year due to unsafe sea conditions with the tournament moving to a one day shootout on... Read more of this article