Record Setting Midatlantic Comes To A Close - The Fisherman

Record Setting Midatlantic Comes To A Close

More MidAtlantic tournament records were set in 2020, as a tournament record cash purse of $4,074,430 was up for grabs by a record field of 183 boats.  During the evening’s award presentation – held in compliance with all local, state and federal policies in place due to the current pandemic – 11 winners received checks of six figures or more including Mike Yocco’s MJ’s tournament record payout of $913,883.  Additionally, eight other winners received payouts of $20,000 or more.

White Marlin

1st – 91 lbs. – Blood Money – Bill Keller – Ellicott City, MD – $267,085

2nd – 77 lbs. – tie – Big Oil – Doug Allen – North Cape May, NJ – $538,557 and Fish On – Todd Willard – Greenville, DE – $523,987

Blue Marlin

1st – 815 lbs. – Griffin – John Adams – Ft. Lauderdale, FL- $692,764

2nd – 803 lbs. – Is That So – Ryan Putman – Doylestown, PA – $177,352

3rd – 489 lbs. – Salty Tiger – Joe Kelly – Holland, PA – $110,772

Tuna

1st – 195 lbs. – MJ’s – Mike Yocco – Jupiter FL – $655,986

2nd – 189 lbs. – MJ’s – Mike Yocco – Jupiter, FL – $257,896

3rd – 168 lbs. – Bob Hugin – Summit, NJ – $147,235

Wahoo

Heaviest Wahoo – 42 lbs. – Canyon Runner – Deane Lambros – Marlboro, NJ – $135,736

*No other wahoo was weighed so Canyon Runner also received 2nd and 3rd place money.

Dolphin

1st – 46 lbs. – Billfisher – Judith Duffie – Gaithersburg, Maryland – $100,345

2nd – 33 lbs. – tie – Christine Marie – Potomac, MD – $22,983 and Fishbone – Joe Ward – West Chester, PA – $22,983

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