Maryland Fishing Tournaments
The one that got away doesn't count in these great Maryland fishing tournaments. Also - check out Fish and Hunt Maryland.
1 Annual Ocean City Tuna Tournament, Ocean City
July 12-14, 2019
Fish for big cash prizes for largest tuna, most pounds caught and other entries. Enjoy a week of fun and competition. And you don't need to fish to join in on the fun. Come to the docks and watch the excitement as the fish come in and get weighed.
2 Annual Kid's Classic, Ocean City
July 19-21, 2019
The 15th Annual Kid's Classic features a Sunday carnival and awards along with a award for every participating Angler. Proceeds help to benefit the Wish-a-Fish Foundation.
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9659 Golf Course Road
Ocean City, MD 21842
3 HUK Big Fish Classic, Ocean City
July 26-28, 2019
Come see teams weigh-in huge Marlin and Tuna for major prize money. Teams fish for 32 hours and bring back their heaviest fish from the Atlantic Ocean. This event is free for spectators and great fun for the whole family; there will be live entertainment 4-10pm nightly.
4 Heels and Reels Ladies' Fishing Tournament, Ocean City
August 2-3, 2019
The 11th Annual OC Marlin Club (OCMC) Ladies' Fishing Tournament: "Heels and Reels" invites women anglers to participate in this amazing event which benefits the OCMC Scholarship Fund.
5 White Marlin Open, Ocean City
August 5-9, 2019
The White Marlin Open is the World’s Largest Billfish Tournament, attracting the biggest boats and the best blue water anglers from the mid-Atlantic in a week-long pursuit of millions of dollars in prize money.
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Harbour Island Marina
Ocean City, MD 21842
6 Annual Capt. Steve Harman's Poor Girls Open, Ocean City
August 15-17, 2019
The Poor Girls Open is a women-only billfish release tournament benefiting breast cancer research. There are also entry levels for tuna and dolphin. This tournament was started by Capt. Steve Harman as a way for local waitresses and bartenders to have an affordable and fun competition while raising money for a very important cause.
7 Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament, Ocean City
August 29 - September 1, 2019
The 61st Annual Labor Labor Day White Marlin Tournament hosted by the Ocean City Marlin Club is open to everyone, even those without a membership to the club.
8 Flounder Pounder, Ocean City
September 8, 2019
The Bahia Marina Flounder Pounder is a one-day fishing tournament for flounder. This tournament is a lot of fun and great for kids. You may fish from your own boat or rent a skiff, skimmer, or pontoon from the Bahia Marina.
9 Fish for a Cure, Annapolis
November 2, 2019
Fish for a Cure, wraps up the striped bass and white perch season with a worthy cause and a great party in Annapolis. Proceeds support the DeCesaris Cancer Institute at Anne Arundel Medical Center.
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80 Compromise Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
10 Youth Fishing Rodeos, statewide
Youth fishing rodeos are a great way to introduce a child to fishing - even if you have never been fishing yourself. Fishing rodeos are typically held at small ponds or lakes and help beginners successfully catch a fish. Each year, thousands of children get their first fishing experience at a rodeo event - a fun and exciting time. Most events orgainzers provide bait and/or fishing gear and have volunteers on hand to help the kids learn to fish.