243 boats fished their first day of this year's White Marlin Open yesterday. The boats are competing for $2,300,000 in prize money. There were a series of ups and downs at the weigh in. At the end of the day the Canyon River came out on top with a 236--pound bigeye tuna, which is currently estimated to be worth $324,000.
Other notable catches were A-Lure's 202.5-pound bigeye, Canyon River's 70.5-pound wahoo and Krazy Salt's 27.5-pound dolphin. Also, the Reel Joy won the day's calcutta with 910 points for 13 white marlin releases.
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