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  • 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 top Tournament Anglers who will receive the coveted Master Angler Rings are: Jack Owens off the Rebel, John Roberts on the Weldor's Ark, and Kevin Pento aboard the Singularis.
    • World’s Largest Billfishing Tournament - The White Marlin Open is committed to making this year's tournament our biggest and best event ever. You should expect nothing less from the “World’s Largest and Richest Billfish Tournament.”
    • Understanding Added Entry Levels - The 2017 White Marlin Open awarded $4.9 million dollars in prize money including two individual awards over $1.5 million.
    • Anyone May Fish and Win - One of the biggest misconceptions about the White Marlin Open is that only experienced offshore anglers have a chance to win the big money.
  • Tournament Info - View cams, leaderboards and reports on the White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City MD in August.
    • 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.
    • Dates - The 2018 White Marlin Open will be held from August 6th through 10th in Ocean City, Maryland. Enter to win or come to see this great event.
    • Added Entry - See Added Entry Skill Levels that are optional, independent of each other and awarded for the White Marlin Open in Ocean City MD.
    • Rules - Get the rules of the White Marlin Open Tournament
    • IGFA Rules - The following angling rules have been formulated by the International Game Fish Association to promote ethical and sporting angling practices, to establish uniform regulations for the compilation of world game fish records, and to provide basic angling gu
    • Permits - View the HMS permit and the national saltwater registry in regards to the White Marlin Open in Ocean City MD
    • 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.
    • Archives - View past results, reports and leaderboards for the 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.
  • 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.
    • NOAA-NMFS - NOAA is the scientific US agency under the Department of Commerce responsible for monitoring and reporting conditions of the oceans.
    • ICCAT-SCRS - ICCAT is responsible for the conservation of tunas and tuna-like species in the Atlantic Ocean and the surrounding adjacent oceans.
    • Independent Research - Read about De. Graves' most knowledgeable on the science and politics involved with reducing Atlantic billfish mortality.
    • Commercial Fisheries - We will focus on pelagic longline fishing practices of US and foreign commercial fleets to gage their impact on Atlantic billfish mortality.
    • Recreational Fishing - Saltwater fishing has a big impact on state economies from Maine to Florida and around the Gulf to Texas. Read more here.
    • Supporters - Read about supporters of the White marlin Open like The Billfish Foundation with a mission of conserving billfish worldwide.
    • Hook Types - New Federal regulation requires anglers fishing from HMS permitted vessels to use circle hooks when deploying natural baits.
  • Apparel - Shop White Marlin Open T-shirt, coozies, cups mugs and more at our online store!
  • Scoring - View the top scores for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August.
    • Registered Boats - Check out the great boats that are entered in The White Marlin Open fishing tournament in Ocean City, Maryland.
    • Leaderboard - View the daily leaderboard online to see who is aheadin The White Marlin Open fishing tournament in Ocean City, Maryland.
    • Small Boat Winners - See all the small boat winners at The White Marlin Open, the world's largest billfish tournament in Ocean City MD.
    • Top Boats - View the current top boats in the White Marlin Open, the world's largest billfish tournament in Ocean City MD.
    • Top Anglers - View a list of the Top Anglers in the White Marlin Open Billfish tournament in Ocean City MD once every end of summer.
    • Top Release Boats - The top release boats and their order of who is coming in at the top in the Ocean City MD White Marlin Tournament.
    • Daily Winners - The boats in the Daily Points leaders that are leading in billfish points at the end of each day for the White Marlin Open
    • Species Count - View the catch count for White Marlin, Blue Marlin, Tuna, Wahoo, Shark R, Sailfish, Spearfish and more for the White Marlin Open in OCMD.
  • MarlinCam - Check out the live camera the Marlin Cam for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August.
  • Sponsors - View the sponsors of The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August like Under Armour, Quiet Storm, 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
  • Weather - Check inshore and offshore weather, weather alerts and tides for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City MD in August.
  • Contact - Contact The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August for details on entry and spectators.
  • 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
  • Harbour Island Depths - View the Harbour Island Depths. Come watch or join the White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament this year in OCMD.
  • Online Registration - Register Online now for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
  • Capture Anglers - Check here often to view the Capture Anglers for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in August each year.
  • Daily Catch Reports - Daily Catch Reports for The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
  • Registration Payment - Pay for your registration to The White Marlin Open Billfish Tournament in Ocean City Maryland in late summer.
  • 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.