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2010 Captain of the Year on Track for Another Record Year

Captain Ronnie Fields and the Big Oh team are back at it again in 2014 to break their 2013 blue marlin release record of 330 fishing off Cape Verde. This year's team includes two new deckhands Nick Bovell and Tyler Princinski. The Big Oh team is off to a great start as this picture shows Nick hanging on to a nice … [Read More...]


Abaco Blue Marlin Invitational

The Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Invitational tournament was a great success with $570,000 in the jackpots last year. The Bakers Bay Invitational is shaping up to be a great success with over 20 boats registered and the golf course ready for action too. The most interesting tournament of the year will be the Abaco … [Read More...]


A New Champion is Crowned

Sailsmen win Final Sail! Doing it All/Hardway wins the Jacket! April 12th concluded the last leg in the near 2 Million dollar Quest for the Crest Sailfish Series. In pursuit of the esteemed burgundy jacket, teams have been competing since December to claim the title of world’s best. With a total of 92 points, … [Read More...]

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Seven Marine Debuts Teak Finish on Outboards

Germantown, Wis. - Continuing on its path of inspired market-leading product design, Seven Marine has introduced the industry’s first Teak finish to the 557 hp outboard engines. To match the growing demand as larger boat owners seek more efficient and reliable horsepower, Seven Marine has lead the industry with … [Read More...]

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New All-Tackle Pacific Bluefin Tuna Record Pending

Kiwi angler Donna Pascoe may have set the new IGFA All-Tackle world record for Pacific bluefin tuna - a 411.6 kg (907 lb 6 oz) giant that exceeds the current IGFA record by nearly 60 kg (132 lb 2 oz)! Pascoe was fishing aboard the Gladiator with Capt. Scott Sutherland off Three Kings, New Zealand on February … [Read More...]

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Featured Tournament: Texas Billfish Championship

The TBC is Texas’ newest and fasting growing tournament.  Created by fisherman for fishermen, it has an atmosphere you’re sure to love.   In addition to the fishermen friendly rules, the tournament has paid out well over $500,000 in the first two years. The festivities kick off with a post-registration crawfish … [Read More...]


In The Yard: Slane Marine brings modern to vintage

Under the direction of Tom Slane since 1984, Slane Marine has been restoring and repairing older and damaged boats to bring them up to the "State of the Art" in yachting. Slane has specialized primarily in the reconstruction of Hatteras Yachts, which is a natural relationship as Tom is the son of the late Willis … [Read More...]

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Forecasting Services: Not Just for Weather Anymore

When not slinging flies at tailing redfish in Port O' Connor or teasing up black marlin in Panama, Monte Richardson writes a pretty mean article.  In his first installment in IntheBite, Monte provides his take on fishing forecasting services.   While you'll have to check out the magazine for the full version, here … [Read More...]


Captain of the Year Cup: Testimonials

The Industry's best share their thoughts on the new InTheBite Captain of the Year Cup: "The Captains Cup is a great idea and will be a win-win for tournaments and crews." Jennifer Dudas Bahamas Billfish Championship "It’s a great idea and I’m sure year after year it will grow to become the most … [Read More...]

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Largest Viking Yachts… Ever!

The Viking 92 Enclosed Bridge Convertible is moving down Line 1 on schedule for its mid-summer launch. Hull 92101 will be an enclosed bridge model, and late last week, the bridge was installed on the deckhouse. While the images provide a sense of this achievement, to truly appreciate the magnitude of this … [Read More...]

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2013 ITB Captain of the Year: Wink Doerzbacher

Raised in Montauk on Long Island, Capt. Wink Doerzbacher started fishing at the age of four and has never looked back. In a professional sportfishing career spanning over four decades, he's fished the waters around the world from Australia to Cabo San Lucas to the Outer Banks of North Carolina and most everywhere … [Read More...]

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Featured Tournament: Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic

The Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic is hosted by Cypress Cove Marina, located in Venice, Louisiana. The tournament runs from May 27-June 1, 2014 and features a modified-release format for billfish, along with BIG prize money for Blue Marlin, Tag or Release, Dolphin, Tuna, and Wahoo; something for everybody. The … [Read More...]

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Don’t Be That Guy

The March 2014 issue introduced what will become a classic, "Don't Be That Guy." From the guest whose i-phone chart plotter knows more than the captain, to the guy who tells you how they do it "back home" and the guy who never met a circle hook he couldn't set, professional sportfishing crews see it all. This … [Read More...]