• Home - The White Marlin Open, The World's Largest Billfish Tournament, located in Ocean City, Maryland every August. Enter to win or come to watch!
  • About Us - The White Marlin Open deep-sea fishing tournament in Ocean City, MD wards prize money for catches of white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and shark.
    • 2017 Tournament Summary - The Restless Lady from Ocean City, MD took $9,000 for the only shark weighed when Frank Snover from White Township, NJ caught a 126 mako shark.
    • Anyone May Fish and Win - An estimated $5 Million dollars will be awarded to anglers with diverse backgrounds and a wide range fishing experience during this year’s WMO.
    • Understanding Added Entry Levels - After a boat is registered in the tournament, the anglers have the option to customize their tournament experience by entering their boat into competitions.
    • Videos - Watch videos of past attendees of and the boats of the previous White Marlin Open contestants and their journey out on the open waters.
    • World's Largest Billfishing Tournament - There are very few fishing tournaments of any kind that draw the number of boats and competitors that the White Marlin Open attracts each year.
  • Conservation - Since white marlin have been listed as an endangered or threatened species, there have been policies in place to conserve the population. Learn more here.
    • 2001 Petition - The NMFS conducted the Atlantic White Marlin Status Review (AWMSR) that year and determined that the white marlin was neither threatened nor endangered.
    • Commercial Fisheries - We will focus on pelagic longline fishing practices of US and foreign commercial fleets to gage their impact on Atlantic billfish mortality.
    • Hook Types - New Federal regulation requires anglers fishing from HMS permitted vessels to use circle hooks when deploying natural baits.
    • ICCAT-SCRS - The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) is responsible for the conservation of tunas in the Atlantic Ocean.
    • Independent Research - Read about De. Graves' most knowledgeable on the science and politics involved with reducing Atlantic billfish mortality.
    • NOAA-NMFS - NOAA is the scientific US agency under the Department of Commerce responsible for monitoring and reporting conditions of the oceans.
    • Recreational Fishing - Saltwater fishing has a big impact on state economies from Maine to Florida and around the Gulf to Texas. Read more here.
    • RFA Summary of 2015 ICCAT Conference - Support the RFA who battle for recreational fishermen and instrumental in preserving our rights to continue to fish for Atlantic billfish.
    • Supporters - Read about supporters of the White marlin Open like The Billfish Foundation with a mission of conserving billfish worldwide.
  • Contact - Contact The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August for details on entry and spectators.
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  • Refund/Return Policy - Products you wish to return must be mailed to P.O. Box 737, Ocean City, MD 21843 no more than 30 days from the date you place your order.
  • Shipping Policy - All items purchased online will be shipped via USPS Priority Shipping. Shipping time is 2-3 business days.
  • Sponsors - View the sponsors of The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August like Under Armour and Seacrets.
    • Become a Sponsor - The White Marlin Open in Ocean City, Maryland is the World’s Largest Billfish Tournament. For the past 44 years, anglers from all-over
  • Tournament Info
    • Added Entry - See what added Entry Skill Levels are optional, independent of each other and awarded in the White Marlin Open Tournament.
    • Archives - View past results, reports and leaderboards for the The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August.
    • Dates - Join us for WMO! The 2019 White Marlin Open will be held from August 5th through 9th in Ocean City, Maryland for the largest Billfish Tournament!
    • Entry Info - Enter to be a part of The White Marlin Open fishing tournament in Ocean City, Maryland. Amateur and veteran fishermen or women welcome.
    • For Spectators - There is no parking available at Harbour Island, but there is ample parking within a few block walk of the weigh ins for The White Marlin.
    • Harbour Island Depths - View the Harbour Island Depths. Come watch or join the White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament this year in OCMD.
    • Marinas - Contact marinas in the Ocean City and West Ocean City MD area to book a charter boat or make a slip reservation Ocean City Inlet, MD
    • MarlinCam - Check out the live camera the Marlin Cam for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August.
    • News - Stay updated with everything The White Marlin Open Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
    • Online Registration - Register Online now for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
    • Permits - View the HMS permit and the national saltwater registry in regards to the White Marlin Open in Ocean City MD
    • Registration Payment - Pay for your registration to The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
  • Weather - Check inshore and offshore weather, weather alerts and tides for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City MD in August.