Though no white marlin, blue marlin or wahoo were weighed, Anthony Matarese, Sr. of Pennsville, New Jersey aboard his Reel Chaos weighed a 134-pound big eye tuna in Ocean City to take the early lead in the category. Andy Schlotter of Southampton, Pennsylvania weighed a 54-pound yellowfin from his My Time in Cape May and is in second place. Third place is vacant. Cort Hessler III's Nutmegger based in Mystic, Connecticut, weighed a 14-pound dolphin in Cape May to take the early lead in the category. In the release category, Irish Ayes with Capt. Brent Johnston released three white marlin and one blue marlin while Jerry Lanzerotti's Singularis based out of Brielle, New Jersey, Ken Hager's Taylor Jean from Tinton Falls, New Jersey, and Mark Becker's No Problem each released two white marlin today.The hard luck award for the day has to go to Randy Newcome's crew aboard Maverick from Edgewater, Maryland, who released four white marlin and hooked a big eye tuna which was fought and lost late in the afternoon which prevented them from reaching the scales in time for their releases to qualify.