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By Brooks Welsh, Special to The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2012
It has big boats, good food, cold drinks and oh yeah, it's the biggest bill fishing tournament of its kind. The 39th Annual White Marlin Open ends tomorrow and you will be beating yourself up if you don't stop by for this one. Taking place all week, with the official weigh-in scale located in Harbour Island on 14th Street and the Bay, spectators can watch the fisherman weigh-in their catch everyday between 4 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. while enjoying all...
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August 2, 2014
White Marlin Open Monday-Friday, Aug. 4-8: The 41st anniversary White Marlin Open will be held in Ocean City . Weigh-ins at Harbour Island, 14th Street bayside. Information: whitemarlinopen.com. Pro-Formance Fishing Tuesday, Aug. 5: Pro-Formance Fishing Team, affiliated with B.A.S.S. and Maryland Bass Nation, is seeking additional members and will hold an introductory meeting at 6 p.m. at The Greene Turtle in Edgewater. The club is primarily based in Glen Burnie but has membership throughout the region.
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By Sagar Chowdhury | July 31, 1997
Marlin tournamentThe 24th Annual White Marlin Open will begin on Monday. Sponsored by the Ocean City Department of Tourism, the five-day tournament gives anglers the chance to cast for the biggest billfish and win thousands of dollars in prize money. It has been called "the World's Largest Billfish Tournament," awarding millions in prize money over the past 23 years for catches of white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and shark. It also has the distinction of setting the world recordpayout for white marlin.
TRAVEL
By Rachael Pacella, For The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
This week $2.4 million in prize money is up for grabs during the 40th annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, one of the world's largest billfish tournaments. Even if you have no interest in fishing, the tournament is a sight to behold - from lines of boats headed out early in the morning to the giant fish weighed every evening. Registration for this year's open is over, but more than 260 boats have signed up for the five-day tournament that runs through Aug. 9. That's up from around 250 entries last year.
TRAVEL
August 5, 2007
HOT SPOTS: World's sexiest beaches Concierge.com is bringing sexy back to the beach. The Web site has posted its third annual list of the World's Sexiest Beaches. The spots are chosen for their beauty, buzz factor and overall steamy appeal, according to the Internet travel site. For descriptions and hotel recommendations, go to concierge.com. 1. Caprera Island, Sardinia, Italy 2. Salvador, Bahia, Brazil 3. Cousine Island, Seychelles 4. Playa de los Lances, Tarifa, Spain 5. Pink Sand Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas 6. Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia 7. South Beach, Miami, Florida 8. Pigeon Point Beach, Antigua 9. Bodrum, Turkey 10. Santa Maria Beach, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde 11. Laguna Beach, California 12. Ihuru Island, Maldives 13. Playa Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica 14. Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece 15. Grande Plage, Biarritz, France 16. Kaanapali Beach, Maui, Hawaii 17. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 18. The Similan Islands, Thailand 19. Motu Tane, French Polynesia What to do: This Week in Atlantic City 1. Shop the outlets -- Atlantic City Outlets, The Walk, celebrates the grand opening of its 40-store expansion today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with free entertainment, activities and prizes.
FEATURES
By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,Sun Art Critic | June 11, 1994
Barbara Young is a Baltimore psychiatrist with a second vocation: photography. One of her major projects since the late 1950s has been recording the people and sights of Harbour Island in the Bahamas, and her photographs have now become a book, "The Plop-a-Lop Tree." A selection of the Harbour Island photographs forms this month's exhibit at Galerie Francoise.There are differences, of course, between what one requires of a photograph in a book and what one requires of a photograph as an individual work.
NEWS
April 1, 2004
Joseph Pentz Martin Jr., a developer who managed the old Harundale Mall many years ago, died of congestive heart failure March 25 at the College Manor nursing home in Lutherville. The Riderwood resident was 68. Mr. Martin lived in Thorntonwood, a townhouse community he helped develop nearly 25 years ago. Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, he attended Friends School and was a 1953 graduate of St. Paul's School, where he played lacrosse. He attended the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Georgia, and was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.
TRAVEL
By Rachael Pacella, For The Baltimore Sun | August 6, 2013
This week $2.4 million in prize money is up for grabs during the 40th annual White Marlin Open in Ocean City, one of the world's largest billfish tournaments. Even if you have no interest in fishing, the tournament is a sight to behold - from lines of boats headed out early in the morning to the giant fish weighed every evening. Registration for this year's open is over, but more than 260 boats have signed up for the five-day tournament that runs through Aug. 9. That's up from around 250 entries last year.
SPORTS
August 2, 2014
White Marlin Open Monday-Friday, Aug. 4-8: The 41st anniversary White Marlin Open will be held in Ocean City . Weigh-ins at Harbour Island, 14th Street bayside. Information: whitemarlinopen.com. Pro-Formance Fishing Tuesday, Aug. 5: Pro-Formance Fishing Team, affiliated with B.A.S.S. and Maryland Bass Nation, is seeking additional members and will hold an introductory meeting at 6 p.m. at The Greene Turtle in Edgewater. The club is primarily based in Glen Burnie but has membership throughout the region.
TRAVEL
August 2, 2009
36th Annual White Marlin Open at Ocean City Where: : Harbour Island Marina in Ocean City When: : Aug. 3-7. Weigh-ins are nightly, from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. What: : The White Marlin Open is the world's largest billfish tournament and will feature fishing contests for white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, dolphin, wahoo and shark. Anglers compete to catch the "million dollar marlin," while food, drinks, jewelry and official gear will be available for spectators. How much: : Free for spectators; $1,050 per boat for participants.
TRAVEL
By Brooks Welsh, Special to The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2012
It has big boats, good food, cold drinks and oh yeah, it's the biggest bill fishing tournament of its kind. The 39th Annual White Marlin Open ends tomorrow and you will be beating yourself up if you don't stop by for this one. Taking place all week, with the official weigh-in scale located in Harbour Island on 14th Street and the Bay, spectators can watch the fisherman weigh-in their catch everyday between 4 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. while enjoying all...
TRAVEL
August 5, 2007
HOT SPOTS: World's sexiest beaches Concierge.com is bringing sexy back to the beach. The Web site has posted its third annual list of the World's Sexiest Beaches. The spots are chosen for their beauty, buzz factor and overall steamy appeal, according to the Internet travel site. For descriptions and hotel recommendations, go to concierge.com. 1. Caprera Island, Sardinia, Italy 2. Salvador, Bahia, Brazil 3. Cousine Island, Seychelles 4. Playa de los Lances, Tarifa, Spain 5. Pink Sand Beach, Harbour Island, Bahamas 6. Kuta Beach, Bali, Indonesia 7. South Beach, Miami, Florida 8. Pigeon Point Beach, Antigua 9. Bodrum, Turkey 10. Santa Maria Beach, Ilha do Sal, Cape Verde 11. Laguna Beach, California 12. Ihuru Island, Maldives 13. Playa Tamarindo, Guanacaste, Costa Rica 14. Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece 15. Grande Plage, Biarritz, France 16. Kaanapali Beach, Maui, Hawaii 17. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 18. The Similan Islands, Thailand 19. Motu Tane, French Polynesia What to do: This Week in Atlantic City 1. Shop the outlets -- Atlantic City Outlets, The Walk, celebrates the grand opening of its 40-store expansion today from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. with free entertainment, activities and prizes.
NEWS
April 1, 2004
Joseph Pentz Martin Jr., a developer who managed the old Harundale Mall many years ago, died of congestive heart failure March 25 at the College Manor nursing home in Lutherville. The Riderwood resident was 68. Mr. Martin lived in Thorntonwood, a townhouse community he helped develop nearly 25 years ago. Born in Baltimore and raised in Homeland, he attended Friends School and was a 1953 graduate of St. Paul's School, where he played lacrosse. He attended the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Georgia, and was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.
ENTERTAINMENT
By Sagar Chowdhury | July 31, 1997
Marlin tournamentThe 24th Annual White Marlin Open will begin on Monday. Sponsored by the Ocean City Department of Tourism, the five-day tournament gives anglers the chance to cast for the biggest billfish and win thousands of dollars in prize money. It has been called "the World's Largest Billfish Tournament," awarding millions in prize money over the past 23 years for catches of white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and shark. It also has the distinction of setting the world recordpayout for white marlin.
FEATURES
By John Dorsey and John Dorsey,Sun Art Critic | June 11, 1994
Barbara Young is a Baltimore psychiatrist with a second vocation: photography. One of her major projects since the late 1950s has been recording the people and sights of Harbour Island in the Bahamas, and her photographs have now become a book, "The Plop-a-Lop Tree." A selection of the Harbour Island photographs forms this month's exhibit at Galerie Francoise.There are differences, of course, between what one requires of a photograph in a book and what one requires of a photograph as an individual work.
SPORTS
By SPECIAL TO THE SUN | August 9, 1996
OCEAN CITY -- With one day left in the White Marlin Open, John Brown of Broad Run, Va., still leads the white marlin category with a 73 1/2 -pounder caught Monday, the first day of the competition.With only 48 boats eligible to fish today, tournament officials said yesterday that Brown's catch has a good chance of holding up.According to tournament organizer Chuck Motsko, Brown's catch would be worth $414,000, "the highest cash award for any fish ever caught in the world."Robert Ham, of Pennsylvania, still leads the blue marlin division with a 446-pounder caught Tuesday.
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