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Extended Play

2013 1st Place Blue Marlin | Photo by Alaric Lambert June 11, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear Mother Nature can be formidable at times, but even she couldn’t put a damper on the 2013 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic. A total of 52 boats competed in spite of the lingering effects [...]

By | June 11th, 2013|Blog, News|Comments Off on Extended Play

Pipe Dreamin’

June 10, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear For most people, a pipe dream is a daydream or fantasy that can’t be achieved. For Corbin Bass and his team aboard Pipe Dream, a 60-foot Spencer based in Port Mansfield, Texas, yesterday’s dream became a reality, however. It only took about 35 minutes for the mate/designated [...]

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First On Saturday

June 8, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear The 145th annual Belmont Stakes thoroughbred horse race ran earlier Saturday in New York with Palace Malice an upset winner by 3 1/4 lengths. But in Biloxi, Mississippi all eyes were trained on the transom of Mollie a little after 7 p.m. local time as the 66-foot G&S [...]

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Angling For More

June 7, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear Even though none of the 52 boats entered opted to return to the weigh scales Friday evening, the plaza behind the Golden Nugget was buzzing nonetheless. An enthusiastic crowd danced, screamed and clapped along with Rockin’ Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters, a legendary Nawlins band, as [...]

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Wild Blue Yonder

June 7, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear Bolstered by great expectations, 52 gleaming sportfishers motored away from the Point Cadet Marina this morning as the 2013 Classic got underway. Some will head south, others west. All will be searching for a giant blue marlin and other gamefish worth $1.1 million in prize money. [...]

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Party Crasher

June 5, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear All the guests are here, only nobody apparently told Andrea she wasn’t invited. The 2013 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic got underway Wednesday evening as planned with the captains’ meeting and kick-off festivities at the host Golden Nugget Casino. But lurking far offshore was the newly-formed [...]

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Top Honors

May 26, 2013, Biloxi, Mississippi: By Capt. Dave Lear It will be a title worthy of its namesake. When fishing ends and all the scores are finally tabulated, the top boat in the 2013 Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic will receive the Sonny Middleton Award. The new distinction was created in honor of Ralph “Sonny” [...]

By | May 26th, 2013|Blog, News|Comments Off on Top Honors

Don’t forget room reservations!

If your plans include fishing the tournament or just staying at the Isle during the tournament week, here is this year's room reservation form you will need to print, fill out and fax back to the Isle to reserve you room today. http://mgcbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/MGCBC_Room_Form_ISLE2012.pdf

By | May 23rd, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t forget room reservations!

City of Ocean Springs hosting Sponsor Village

The City of Ocean Springs will once again be our host for this year's version of the sponsor party and pub crawl. On June 7th, 2012 the downtown area of Ocean Springs, Mississippi becomes "Sponsor Village" as we provide an evening of southern hospitality for our loyal sponsors. Several downtown establishments have joined the growing [...]

By | May 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on City of Ocean Springs hosting Sponsor Village

Charter Boat Websites

Here are some links to Charter Boats in the area: www.zekeslanding.com/offshore www.orangebeachmarina.com/charters www.gulfcoast.org/fishing/

By | May 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Charter Boat Websites