White Marlin Open

August 5-9, 2019 in Ocean City, MD!

Congrats to the winners! 

The 45th Annual White Marlin Open was held from Monday, August 6 through Friday, August 10, 2018. 382 boats competed over the course of the week resulting in a very exciting and close competition with the top prize of $2.5 million for an 83-pound white marlin. Check out the full list of winners here!

The tournament is the World's Largest Billfish Tournament–held in the White Marlin Capital of the World. Every year, the stakes are high with large cash prizes for the biggest white marlin. Prizes are also awarded for the largest blue marlin, tuna, mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), wahoo and shark. 

Mark your calendars for the 46th annual tournament, August 5-9, 2019!


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