Archives for August 2014

Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Offshore, it is billfish time. The Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament was held this past weekend. Seventy-five boats fished 2 days each. They caught a total of 433 billfish: 357 white marlin, 61 sailfish, and 15 blue marlin. Uno Mas with Capt. Tom Lynskey took first place honors by catching 12 white marlin and 3 sailfish. …

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Source: VBSF.net

Weekly Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

Labor Day weekend is already here, but don’t hang up your fishing gear just yet. This is a great time of year for Virginia fishing. Summer species are preparing to leave the area, and many cooler water residents are settling in. Most anglers are opting for cobia and flounder as they group up in the …

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Source: VBSF.net

Outer Banks Fishing Update

High wind and rough seas are making fishing difficult right now. Anticipating great surf action as Hurricane Cristobal passes between the Outer Banks and Bermuda, locals are trading in their rod and reel for their surfboard today. Forecasts are calling for the highest waves to occur today into Thursday morning, with winds moderating from a …

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11th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Rundown

SOLD OUT!!! …. That was the official statement from the directors of the 11th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament! With 443 registered anglers, the VBBT reached its capacity of 75 boats all vying for top honors and their share of the $424,000 cash purse. The Rudee Inlet marinas would be hanging out ‘No Vacancy” signs …

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Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Results

The 2014 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament featured a sold-out field of 75 boats, 443 anglers and a $424,000 purse. The three day event concluded Saturday night at the Awards Banquet sponsored by Desperado Sportfishing. The field caught and released a three-day total of 433 billfish – 15 blue marlin, 357 white marlin and 61 sailfish. …

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Source: VBSF.net