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THE SHORT REPORT - ST. THOMAS - REFRESH (F5) OFTEN
July 29, 2015 - Behind the ball a little bit because the internet went down. Today was a little better overall for the fleet - Wave Paver released three fish and so did Casca Dura. Many complaints about the sea weed and evidently it's heavy all over the Caribbean. We'll update when the press release and Capt. Joe's email comes through. Been watching all the MarlinFest raffle prizes? More are coming in every day and we still have a month left to collect more! Go: See Prize List
July 28, 2015 - Tough finding fish out there today! Day 1 Results - 52nd VIGFC 'July Open': Mistress (2), Never Say Never (1), Gulf Rascal (1), Wave Paver (1), Pescador (1).
July 28, 2015 - A fun time is going on here in the Virgin Islands! We are coming up on the full moon of July and that brings about added excitement for those fishing the 52nd. Annual 'July Open' Tournament. The boats started fishing the three day event this morning and you'll start seeing reports (Never Say Never caught 1st. fish!) both here and on the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club's website at: See VIGFC
July24, 2015 - We want to let friends of Capt. Richie "Beaver" Kirst know that on July 31st. from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. there will be a 'Celebration of Life' held in Richie's honor. The function will take place at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club (VIGFC) and everyone is asked to bring a dish.
July 23, 2015 - REEL TIGHT TODAY 2/6 + 5 ON BLUE MARLIN! Plenty going on here in St. Thomas. The marlin bite is expected to be good this moon, Capt. Jim's Black Pearl has been catching blue marlin on both the North and the South drops. The boys on the Reel Tight are out there today so look for Capt. Joe's report tonight on our Global Reports page at: See Report. The Virgin Island Game Fishing Club's 52 nd. July Open Tournament is coming up soon, fishing dates are July 27, 28, 29. Fun too will be the kids 'Handline Tournament' operated from the docks of AYH Marina this coming Saturday (26th.). Over 200 kids are expected and they'll catch everything that swims, crawls or walks past them! Then the tournament action switches to Bitter End Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda Sound for the BVI Open (Aug. 1-2-3). Stay tuned fishermen!
July 17, 2015 - Everyone check out our good news at See News We are busy getting ready for the upcoming tournaments, bags are in the process of UPS shipping, the reel prizes are on their way and the beautiful Ed Pang angler awards are being prepared at the foundry located in Loveland Colorado. Exciting raffle prizes are being donated daily and new boats are arriving one by one. Summer 2015 is looking good! Arriving boats thus far are Uno Mas, Mojito, A-1-A, Reel Tight, Cheeseburger, Never Say Never, Betsy, Casca Dura, Wave Paver, Sharky's Revenge, Black Out, Blue View and .
We are starting to hear from center console owners regarding our 2 day 'Wet N' Wild' center console tournament (Aug. 28-29). Bet on it being exciting! Many of the captains of these vessels were born and raised here in the Virgin Islands and they are really good fishermen! Let's see it they are challenged by the center console owners from the BVI, St. Croix, St. Martin and Puerto Rico. Call for info 340-775-9500 Go to Webpage: See Info
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