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Ocean City angler catches record gray triggerfish

UPDATE: This record has been broken by a Pennsylvania man who was fishing near Ocean City. Original story below… —— OCEAN CITY, MD—Ocean City resident Mike Glyphis has set a new Maryland state record for gray triggerfish. Glyphis caught the 5.6-pound fish on Wednesday, October 30, while fishing 16 miles offshore in the Atlantic Ocean. Glyphis said at first he …


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State record set with triple tail caught in Atlantic Ocean

OCEAN CITY, MD—Angler Don Whittington of Bivalve reeled in the state’s first-ever record triple tail off the coast of Ocean City. The 11-pound, 25.25-inch long fish was caught on October 19 near Baltimore Canyon in the Atlantic Ocean. After about two hours fishing from his son’s boat for tuna and common dolphin, Whittington saw something unusual in the water. “We …


Nottingham man named first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has recognized its first FishMaryland Master Angler Award recipient. Gary Simpson, of Nottingham, caught a total of 10 different species meeting all the minimum set requirements of the department’s new recreational fishing award program. Simpson’s award-sized catches include: chain pickerel, largemouth bass, white perch, walleye, striped bass, crappie, smallmouth bass, blue crab, red …

Cambridge angler reels in record mahi mahi near Ocean City

UPDATE: That didn’t last long.  The record has been broken again. Original story below… —— CAMBRIDGE, MD – Jeff Wright of Cambridge has broken a 34-year-old Maryland state fishing record in the Atlantic Division for a common dolphinfish, or mahi mahi. Wright caught the 72.8-pound fish off the coast of Ocean City. Wright was aboard a boat above Poor Man’s …