Marlin June/July 2011 Tournament Calendar

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BAHAMAS

June 8-11. Bahamas Billfish Championship, Guana Key. Contact Al Behrendt, 954-920-5577; www.bahamasbillfish.com.

June 22-25. Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament. Contact Sabine Kirchner, 954-525-7711; www.treasurecay.com.

BERMUDA

June 11-17. Bermuda Anglers Club Int'l Light Tackle Tournament. Contact Cindi Pearman, 441-292-2190; www.bermudaanglersclub.com.

June 24-26. Bermuda Billfish Release Cup. Contact Dan Jacobs, 407-571-4680; www.bermudareleasecup.com.

July 3-7. Bermuda Billfish Blast. Contact Dan Jacobs, 407-571-4680; www.bermudabillfishblast.com.

July 13-17. Bermuda Big Game Classic. Contact Dan Jacobs, 407-571-4680; www.bermudabiggameclassic.com.

July 20-18. Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish Tournament. Contact Dave Pantry, 441-292-7272; www.seahorseanglers.com.

CARIBBEAN

Dominican Republic

May 31-June 5th. Int'l Cap Cana Billfish Shootout. Contact Rick Alvarez, 305-213-5521; www.intlbillfishtourns.com.

June 1-6. Spanish Main Caribbean Series, Dominican Republic Open. Contact Jimmy Loveland, 340-775-9500; www.abmt.vi.

June 8-11. White Marlin Cap Cana Fishing Tournament. Contact Andrew New, 809-695-5539, ext. 4264; a.new@capcana.com.

July 21-23. XV Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament Santo Domingo Nautical Club. Contact Andrew New, 809-695-5539, ext. 4264; a.new@capcana.com.

St. Thomas

July 12-14. Virgin Islands July Open Marlin Tournament. Contact Jeffrey Kreiner, 340-775-9144; www.vigfc.com.

Turks and Caicos

July 8-13. Caicos Classic Release Tournament. Contact Art Pickering, 649-231-0278; www.caicosclassic.com.

EAST COAST

Florida

June 1-2. Islamorada Fishing Club Captain's Cup Dolphin Tournament. Contact Dianne Harbaugh, 305-664-4735; www.theislamoradafishingclub.com.

June 2-5. Ladies Fish-Off. Contact Mike Leach, 954-351-8849; www.ladiesfishoff.com

June 9-12. Saltwater Slam, Pompano Beach. Call 954-725-4010 or visit www.bluewatermovements.com.

June 17-19. Stuart Sailfish Club Small Boat Tournament. Call 772-286-9373 or visit www.stuartsailfishclub.com.

July 21-23. Horizons Fishing Tournament. Call 561-494-6888 or visit www.hpbcf.org/events/horizons-fishing.shtml.

July 20-23. Drambuie Key West Marlin Tournament. Contact Tim Greene, 305-292-2710; www.keywestmarlin.com.

Georgia

June 15-19. Savannah Sport Fishing Club Blue Water Tournament. Contact Buck Younger, 912-667-8595; www.ssfc.org.

North Carolina

June 2-4. Pirate's Cove Tuna Roundup. Contact Jim Tobin, 252-473-1015; www.pcbgt.com.

June 10. Keli Wagner Big Rock Lady Angler Tournament. Contact Crystal Watters, 252-247-3575; www.thebigrock.com.

June 10-18. The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. Contact Crystal Watters, 252-247-3575; www.thebigrock.com.

June 19-25. Hatteras Marlin Club Blue Marlin Release Tournament. Contact Homer Styron, 252-986-2454; www.hatterasmarlinclub.com.

June 22-25. Carolina Billfish Classic. Contact Deidre Menefee, 843-345-0369; www.fishcbc.com.

June 29-July 2. Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament. Call 910-256-6666, or visit www.capefearbluemarlintournament.com.

June 30-July 1. Pirate's Cove Small Fry Tournament. Contact Jim Tobin, 252-473-1015; www.pcbiggame.com.

July 14-16. Barta Boys & Girls Club Billfish Tournament. Contact Cynthia Barber, 252-808-2286; www.bartabillfish.com.

July 21-24. Carolina Boat Builders Tournament. Contact Jim Tobin, 252-473-1015; www.pcbiggame.com.

July 28-30. Duck's Unlimited Billfish Tag and Release. Call 252-237-3717 or visit www.bandthebillfish.com.

South Carolina

July 6-9. HMY-Viking Megadock Billfishing Tournament. Contact McKenzie Estes, 843-278-4920; www.megadocktournament.com.

July 27-30. Edisto Marina Billfish Tournament. Contact Becca Smith, 407-463-2082; www.edistomarinagovcup.com.

GULF COAST

Alabama

June 17-19. MBGFC Ladies Tournament. Contact Scott Delaney, 251-460-0910; www.mbgfc.org.

July 1-2. MBGFC Junior Angler Tournament. Contact Scott Delaney, 251-460-0910; www.mbgfc.org.

July 29-311. MBGFC Billfish Limited Tournament. Contact Scott Delaney, 251-460-0910; www.mbgfc.org.

Florida

June 21-26. Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. Contact Shawna Meisner, 866-505-4458; www.fishecbc.com.

June 30-July 3. Pensacola Int'l Billfish Tournament. Call 850-453-4638 or visit www.pbgfc.com.

July 6-10. Bay Point Invitational and 40/40 Shootout. Contact Scott Burt, 850-233-1633; www.baypointbillfish.com.

July 16-18. Destin Swordfish Shootout. Contact Erik Anderson, 850-974-5600; www.destinswordfishshootout.com.

**Louisiana **

June 1-6. Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic. Contact Steve Thomas, 985-732-7280; www.comefishla.com.

June 18-19. New Orleans Invitational Billfish Tournament. Contact Jacque Kuchta, 504-813-8309; www.nobgfc.com.

Mississippi

June 8-12. Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic. Contact Bobby Carter, 866-475-3847, ext. 7928; www.mgcbc.com.

Texas

June 21-26. Houston Big Game Fishing Club's Lonestar Shootout. Contact Randy Bright, 713-816-2165; www.hbgfc.com.

July 14-17. Poco Bueno Tournament. Contact Walter Fondren IV, 713-589-6013; wfondren@poco-bueno.com.

July 20-24. Rockport Offshore Challenge. Call 361-729 8264 or visit www.rockportoffshore.com.

August 4-7. Texas Int'l Fishing Tournament. Contact Betty Wells, 956-943-8438; www.tift.org.

HAWAII

June 5. Queen K Tesoro Dirty Dozen. Contact Al Gustavson, 808-283-1281; www.goosesedge.com.

June 25-26. Kona Classic. Contact Jody Bright, 808-557-0908; www.konatournaments.com.

July 2-3. Firecracker Open. Contact Jody Bright, 808-557-0908; www.konatournaments.com.

July 8-10. Skins Marlin Derby. Contact Jody Bright, 808-557-0908; www.konatournaments.com.

July 15-17. 2009 Maui Jim Series Championship. Contact Jody Bright, 808-557-0908; www.konatournaments.com.

July 30-31. Huggo's Wahine Billfish Tournament. Contact Sue Vermillion, 808-325-9896; hdc@aloha.net.

MADEIRA

June 10. Madeira Blue Marlin-III Trofeu Antonio Ribeiro. Contact Augusto Figueira, augusto.figueira@gmail.com; www.biggameclube-portugal.com.

MEXICO

June 5-9. TAA East Cape Billfish Tournament. Contact Keith Leimbach, kleimbach@service source.com; www.fishtaa.com.

July 14-16. Riviera Nayarit Int'l Marlin and Tuna Tournament. Contact Raul Serna, raulandreaserna@yahoo.com; www.rivieranayaritfishingtournament.com.

August 2-6. Bisbee's East Cape Offshore Tournament. Contact Wayne Bisbee, 714-393-6107; www.bisbees.com.

MID-ATLANTIC

Maryland

June 24-26. Ocean City Marlin Club Small Boat Tournament. Call 410-213-1613 or visit www.ocmarlinclub.com.

June 30-July 4. Ocean City Marlin Club Canyon Kickoff. Call 410-213-1613, or visit www.ocmarlinclub.com.

July 15-17. Ocean City Tuna Tournament. Call 800-322-3065, or visit www.oceancitytunatournament.com.

July 22-24. Ocean City Marlin Club Kid's Classic. Call 410-213-1613, or visit www.ocmarlinclub.com.

August 4-6. Ocean City Marlin Club Ladies Tournament. Call 410-213-1613 or visit www.ocmarlinclub.com.

New Jersey

July 13-17. Viking-Ocean Showdown. Contact Bob Glover, 609-884-2400; www.southjerseytournaments.com.

July 20-23. Mid-Atlantic Tuna Tourney. Contact Bob Glover, 609-884-2400; www.southjerseytournaments.com.

Virginia

July 6-9. Virginia Beach Tuna Tournament. Call 757-640-8500, or visit www.vbtuna.com.
July 28-31. Virginia Beach Invitational Marlin Tournament. Call 757-428-2111 or visit www.fishermanswharfmarina.com.

WORLDWIDE

July 4. World Cup Blue Marlin Championship. Contact Mike Leech, 954-561-9116; www.bluemarlinworldcup.com.