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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

Overproof Wins 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast

Overproof Wins 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast

Team Overproof — which is from Bermuda and led by Captain Peter Rans — won the 2022 Bermuda Billfish Blast, which is part of the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event. A statement from the organisers said, “Team Overproof, a 50’ Topaz based out of Bermuda led by owner and Captain Peter Rans with mate Morgan Outerbridge, came from behind... Read more of this article

682lb Blue Marlin Caught By ‘Lunatico’ Crew

682lb Blue Marlin Caught By ‘Lunatico’ Crew

A 682 pound marlin – the largest blue marlin caught so far during the tournament – was caught by Lunatico, one of the boats taking part in the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown. The organisers posted the image below and said, “Lunatico takes largest blue marlin of the tournament, weighing a 682 lbs fish.” Update | In announcing the results today,... Read more of this article

Dispose Of Fish Waste In Responsible Manner

Dispose Of Fish Waste In Responsible Manner

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the Department of Works and Engineering is reminding the public “that all fish waste – offal, wracks, fins and heads – must be disposed of in a conscientious and environmentally responsible manner.” A Government spokesperson said, “For locally caught fish, options include... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos & Video: Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The Bermuda Billfish Blast recently kicked off with 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world who are all “competing for over $300,000 in cash plus prizes.” The event is billed as “an angler’s dream, the pursuit of world record size blue and white marlin draw some of the finest sport-fishing vessels in the Atlantic, Gulf, and Caribbean... Read more of this article

Photos: Fragrant Harbor Catches 493lb Marlin

Photos: Fragrant Harbor Catches 493lb Marlin

A 493 pound marlin was caught today [July 5] by the crew on the ‘Fragrant Harbor,’ one of the boats taking part in the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown. According to the event website, another boat — ‘Krazy Salts’– caught one slightly larger, weighing in at 495lbs. ‘Fragrant Harbor’, which is based in Florida,... Read more of this article

35 Boats & 200 Angers/Crew In Billfish Blast

35 Boats & 200 Angers/Crew In Billfish Blast

The Bermuda Billfish Blast kicked off with 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world, who are all “competing for over $300,000 in cash plus prizes.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Billfish Blast kicked off with 35 game boats and over 200 anglers and crew from around the world. They are competing for over $300,000 in cash plus... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Boats

Photos: Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Boats

The sport fishing boats that will take part in the upcoming Bermuda Triple Crown Fishing Tournament have arrived on the Island, and a look at some of them as they arrived in the east end is below. The event is billed as “an angler’s dream, the pursuit of world record size blue and white marlin draw some of the finest sport-fishing vessels in the... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard To Assist Fisheries Enforcement

US Coast Guard To Assist Fisheries Enforcement

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Angela McShan is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda today [April 6] as “part of a multi-month fisheries enforcement operation in partnership with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Royal Bermuda Regiment and Coast Guard, and the Bermuda Police Service.” A spokesperson said, “The cutter will be... Read more of this article

354.6 Metric Tonnes Of Fish Landings In 2020

354.6 Metric Tonnes Of Fish Landings In 2020

In 2020 there were a total of 354.6 metric tonnes of fish landings — including bait and shellfish — which was a decrease from the 376.6 metric tonnes recorded in 2019. This is according to the recently released 2021 Environmental Statistics Compendium, which noted that “Fish landings, excluding bait and shellfish, totaled 289.7 metric... Read more of this article