White Marlin Open

August 8-12, 2016 in Ocean City, MD!

Congrats to all of the winners of the 2016 tournament! View the results here

And thank you to all of the participants. What an exciting week!


Join us for the 43rd Annual White Marlin Open from Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 12, 2016. The fish are spectacular and the prizes are huge —totaling more than $3 million. 

It's the World's Largest Billfish Tournament —held in the White Marlin Capital of the World. Every year, the stakes are high with over $1.18 million awarded in 2015 for the biggest white marlin. Prizes are also awarded for the largest blue marlin, tuna, mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), wahoo and shark. 

See if you have what it takes to catch the winning white marlin and register today.



Spectators are welcome to watch, as 300+ boats from Florida to New England take more than 1,500 of the world's best anglers out to pursue some of America's largest fish.

Then check out the spectacular weigh-ins every evening from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Harbour Island Marina, 14th Street and the bay.

NOTE: Parking is not available at Harbour Island. The Presbyterian Church on 14th Street, just a block away, offers parking for a small donation. You can also park free at the Ocean City Convention Center, then catch a shuttle to the weigh-ins.

PO BOX 737
PHONE: 410-289-9229
FAX: 410-289-4490