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Tournament Contact Numbers

Here are a few important contact numbers: HMS Permits available at NMFS Permit Shop or phone (888) 872-8862. Make your Hotel reservations now at the Isle Casino Hotel Biloxi. Phone 866-475-3847 or 1-800-THE-ISLE. Fuel available at the newly refurbished marina along with tackle and ice. Call Danny or Laurie at Gorenflo's 228-432-7387. Biloxi Harbor Master [...]

By | May 15th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tournament Contact Numbers

Win a Celestron Monocular! MGCBC and HookBuzz.com

Enter to win a Celestron Monocular! MGCBC and HookBuzz.com have teamed up to giveaway a FREE Celestron Monocular for the best user submitted photo. To win this product click here for instructions. forum.hookbuzz.com http://youtu.be/ryHneAS3fNs

By | May 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Win a Celestron Monocular! MGCBC and HookBuzz.com

Seakeeper – fantastic tournament offer!

We welcome another new sponsor to the MGCBC in 2012 and they are making a splash with an exciting offer! Seakeeper is the world leader in active gyro stabilizer technology for the leisure yacht and commercial marine industry. For this year's event they are happy to pay the opening entry fee/fuel/dockage (up to $7500) for [...]

By | March 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Seakeeper – fantastic tournament offer!

2011 billfish tournament season going strong!

What a great year for gulf coast billfish tournaments! The action was hot and heavy early in the summer, let’s see, about 98 degrees and 706 lbs. heavy to be exact to start out with in the Mobile memorial day event. That was followed up with another outstanding tournament in Biloxi when 1.2 million dollars, [...]

By | July 28th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 2011 billfish tournament season going strong!

Release Summary for 2011

Our video review judges this year confirmed 28 billfish releases turned in during the tournament. 16 of these were blue marlin, 11 white marlin and 1 unidentified billfish. In addition to the confirmed releases, we had committee boat reports of other billfish releases not turned in for video verification. These do not count towards tournament [...]

By | June 18th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Release Summary for 2011

Earlier Departure Times

In the interest of safety and fuel conservation we are changing the departure time to 12 noon on Thursday, June 9th. So rule #3, Tournament Start, now reads as follows: Boats must depart from Biloxi anytime after 12:00 P.M. noon on Thursday. A boat parade will head west from Point Cadet Marina beginning promptly at [...]

By | June 3rd, 2011|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Count down to tournament fishing!

With the Memorial Day tournament in Orange Beach just one week away, it puts the MGCBC fishing dates in Biloxi closing fast at less than 20 days.  Things are coming together quite well as our boat count is up 20 percent over this time in 2009 (our last fishing year) and the marina reservations are up like pre-hurricane [...]

By | May 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Count down to tournament fishing!

Charter Services

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

By | May 5th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Charter Services

Federal waters in Gulf open for business

By AL JONES - afjones@sunherald.com When the word began to spread this week about the 12th and final reopening of the waters in Gulf of Mexico, the end of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill had arrived. There will be no more water and fishing closures on the Gulf. The reopened waters included 1,041 square miles [...]

By | April 26th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal waters in Gulf open for business