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Stay up to date with tournament news and standings. Our featured author, Capt. Dave Lear, has been covering big-game fishing for more than two decades, first as the editor of Marlin magazine and later as an award-winning freelance writer and tournament correspondent. The former executive director of The Billfish Foundation was also the 51st angler to gain membership in the IGFA's exclusive Royal Billfish Slam Club by catching and releasing all nine species of billfish. Learn more about Dave at www.captaindavelear.com.
25 Aug 2019

Underdog Win

By |2020-03-29T12:11:11-05:00August 25, 2019|

It was an improbable outcome for the week. Evelyn Kennedy, one of the smaller boats competing in the 16th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament, released three billfish on Saturday to [...]

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