The 12th annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament which took place August 19-22 at Southside Marina again proved itself to be the party of the season. Seventy-five boats with 498 anglers vied for $418,500.
Final registration, the Captain’s Meeting and the Kick-Off Party witnessed a mass influx of bodies as sponsors and participants swarmed the tournament tent and hit the new Marlin Bar while the Chick’s Oyster Bar crew put the final touches on the evening’s repast. Tournament site host Cheryl McLeskey and the Virginia Beach Fishing Center urged everyone to the outside cocktail area for a dusk photo shoot via helicopter and the drones flown by AerialView Innovations.Read More»
Apparently the word is out. Once the best kept secret in tournament fishing, the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament proved once again what local fishermen have known for years – the fishing off the Virginia coast is smokin’ hot!Read More»