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Mid-Atlantic Marlin Hotspot

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2011 | Add a Comment

Grander CountryThe waters off the mid-Atlantic are the new 1,000-pound marlin hotspot.Over the last three years, record-setting blue marlin of more than 1,000 pounds have been brought to tournament scales in the mid-Atlantic region three times. The White Marlin Open (WMO) in Ocean City, Maryland, hoisted two in consecutive years (1,062 pounds in 2009 and 1,010.5

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Reel Games

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2010 | Add a Comment

Technology has put major fish-stopping power in midsize reels.Thanks to enhancements in technology, such as extra-strong braided lines that have a thinner diameter than traditional monofilament but the same strength as conventional mono, we’ve entered a new era in reel design. New models have been downsized as line capacity has increased and now feature specially machined gears

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Virginia is for Sailfish?

By Scott Shane | Posted April 2010 | Add a Comment

An epic billfish bite (and great food) dominated the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament.The weather could’ve been better (damn hurricane), but the Virignia Beach Billfish Tournament saw one of its best billfish bites ever as the barometer dipped.The fish flags this rain-soaked crew is flying tell the story.Last

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