The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Reelax » Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:52 am

Here An 11 min video of a last day white marlin... still 7” short of weigh in at 60”....

https://youtu.be/rEkTKU6wac4

Still have 3 more videos of the long blue marlin fight coming...

Fish on!
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Gecha (Gerry) » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:02 pm

This year's winner of the White Marlin Open, estimated prize $2,584,260.00
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Gecha (Gerry) » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:04 pm

The winning blue marlin 881 lb was worth $924,936.00
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Gecha (Gerry) » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:08 pm

Winning Tuna worth $904,851.00
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Gecha (Gerry) » Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:22 pm

I took over 500 pictures during our 3-day fishing journeys aboard the Longfin.
Matt took a bunch of pics and videos too.
What an adventure.

Once the derby ended, we bottom fished for about 1 hour. We got some nice catches, but it was tiring. Fishing in 485 fow, with 14-16 ounces weight.
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby The River Rat » Sun Aug 12, 2018 4:09 pm

Wow... largest pay out of any fishing tournament ever! $5.45 million!!!! Largest one fish pay out ever $2.5 + million!!! Insane.
I'm in! :lol:
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Reelax » Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:23 pm

Ok here we go... should be 4 videos total about 30min if bluemarlin tugging action. Before we start rolling video we clear all rods. This fish has already been on for 5 min and done one spool ripping run. It had come in and slammed the teaser on the starboard side then we right to a white marlin ballyhoo running just behind it... at that point we knew we had a beast on. (Most all our fish hit within 30ft if boat and within sight!)

Lines cleared.

https://youtu.be/CyGQBRF_lkA

time to start the fight..
https://youtu.be/ZMje-zgbK_c

Wow this could be a winner..

Watch out he is running in front of boat! Lance take the wheel!

https://youtu.be/jMBKq6cNzMk

Ok... let’s get a look at this thing...
https://youtu.be/jcUXggzuk70

Wow... snap... 90lb white marlin leader blue marlin thought it was spaghetti.......but legal blue marlin release for the Longfin in the 2018 white marlin open!!

Final release tally for longfin. 2 white marlin, 1 blue marlin, 1 maco.... amazing time...

That’s it, I’ll be back!
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby Bulldogbish » Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:32 pm

Great stuff! Thats some exciting fishing and to add those dollar amounts, craziness!
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Re: The Longfin day 2 and final day marlin open 2018 ocean city Maryland.

Postby TUnamas » Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:14 pm

Gecha (Gerry) wrote:I took over 500 pictures during our 3-day fishing journeys aboard the Longfin.
Matt took a bunch of pics and videos too.
What an adventure.

Once the derby ended, we bottom fished for about 1 hour. We got some nice catches, but it was tiring. Fishing in 485 fow, with 14-16 ounces weight.


Finally a fish took Matt to his knees!

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