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July, 2018

  • 11 July

    48th Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament Adds Charity Recipients

    The Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament took place between April 19-28, 2018.  The tournament is open to all ages, including a juniors’ category, with proceeds going to local charities every year. This year was the tournament’s 48th annual. The tournament had a great turnout as anglers competed for top prizes. Despite …

June, 2018

  • 22 June

    Lo Que Sea Wins Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament

    The 6th annual “Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament” had 16 teams enter this big jackpot tournament hosted by the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina, Bahamas on May 31-June 2, 2018. This year produced a catch of 40 billfish (20 blue marlin, 14 white marlin, and 6 sailfish) released …

  • 1 June

    Dolphin Derby Draws Anglers to Pete’s Pub

    Fifty six people on seventeen boats participated in the Pete’s Pub Thirty First Annual Dolphin Derby, a fishing tournament spread over four days, starting May 9. Preparing for the evening ceremony, Gregory Johnston and his wife Heather, the organizers of the event, were tallying up the results and deciding to …

March, 2017

  • 3 March

    Unregulated Fishing Destroying Our Waters

    Here is something to think about other than election, corruption, missing VAT money, and unopened hospitals. As I live and work on the water this is something that I deal with every day.

November, 2016

  • 10 November

    From the Editor’s Desk // All the Fish

    Obviously the hottest topic right now is the revelation that the government has been flirting with the idea of doing something a little overblown, unnecessary and potentially quite damaging. Yes, this could be the opening paragraph dealing with quite a few of the government’s recent ideas and dealings. However, here …

July, 2016

  • 1 July

    BBC Comes to Exciting End

    Excellent fishing highlighted this year’s Bahamas Billfish Championship. The boats participating in the four leg series released a total of 105 billfish – 51 blue marlin, 34 white marlin and 20 sailfish. Of those releases the 2016 Championship winner, team ‘Uno Mas,’ released eleven blues, four whites and three sailfish.

June, 2016

  • 16 June

    Charity Tournament Donates to Local Causes

    The Custom Shootout Fishing Tournament, held at the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour annually and organized by Captain Skip Smith, made a donation to two local charities in Abaco on June 11.

  • 16 June

    Uno Mas Does It Again

    The Marsh Harbour Championship, leg 3 of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, was held last week at Abaco Beach Resort. Leg 2 winner, team ‘Uno Mas,’ put another BBC tournament in the win column.

May, 2016

  • 12 May

    Abaco Anglers Tournament Continues to Give Back

    The 46th Annual Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament was held April 21-30 with the awards dinner and celebration at Hope Town Inn and Marina. This was the first year the Tournament was under the organization of Ashley Knowles.

  • 12 May

    Bamboo Takes First Leg of Bahamas Billfish Championship: $1 Million Still Up For Grabs

    The Guana Cay leg of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship went off without a hitch last week, concluding with an exciting awards dinner at Sunsetters restaurant at Orchid Bay Marina where ‘Bamboo,’ owned by Bill Canida, took top honors. ‘Wave Paver’ (owned by Jr. Davis and captained by Russell Sinclair) and ‘Sandrita’ (owned by Kevin Fish and captained by Kyle Sherman) took second and third place, respectively.