Safety Protocols for Weigh-In Viewing
New safety protocols will be implemented for the upcoming 47th annual tournament to be held August 3 through August 7. A new family-friendly viewing experience will be located at the 3rd Street Bayside Ballpark. The general public will not be permitted at Harbour Island for the weigh-ins.
A new family-friendly outdoor viewing experience
A brand new event will be hosted at the ballfield located between 3rd and 4th Street Bayside in Ocean City. Beginning at 4 pm each day, families are invited to bring lawn chairs and blankets to spread out and enjoy views of the boats headed to the weigh-ins at nearby Harbour Island. Large LED screens will live stream the weigh-ins, allowing attendees to experience the excitement in real-time. Vendors will be onsite selling a variety of items including official White Marlin Open gear. Cold water, sodas and snacks...
***Urgent Update - Fishing Has Been Extended THROUGH SUNDAY AUGUST 9***
We are not going to let the insanity that is 2020 stop us from putting on the WORLD'S LARGEST BILLFISH TOURNAMENT! Due to a less than stellar offshore forecast for the biginning of next week, the White Marlin Open is going to be EXTENDED THROUGH SUNDAY AUGUST 9th. Boats will be allowed to fish 3 out of 7 days.
Come on everyone! Let's tell 2020 to stick it and make this the BEST WHITE MARLIN OPEN yet!
An announcement regarding polygraph testing and the trophy presentation will be forthcoming.