2020/2021 South Florida Billfish Tournaments

2020/2021 South Florida Billfish Tournaments

Here’s a list of the upcoming South Florida Billfish Tournaments, including some notable tournaments close by in the Bahamas. November 2020 Dust’em Off Sailfish WarmupDate: Nov. 5-8, 2020Location: Palm Beach/Jupiter, Florida December 2020 Islamorada Sailfish TournamentDate: Dec. 4-6, 2020Location: Islamorada, Florida Hope Town United Sailfish TournamentDate: Dec. 10-12, 2020Location: Islamorada, Florida January 2021 Silver Sailfish DerbyDate: Jan. 6-9, 2021Location: West Palm Beach, FloridaMarlin Madness Qualifying Event Fish for…

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International travel to Guatemala resumed September 18; Americans Welcomed Back to Casa Vieja Lodge

International travel to Guatemala resumed September 18; Americans Welcomed Back to Casa Vieja Lodge

International travelers, including U.S. citizens, are permitted into Guatemala as of September 18th, 2020. All persons entering Guatemala by air must present a negative COVID-19 PCR test result issued no earlier than 72 hours prior to arrival, and air carriers may request proof of negative test upon departure from the United States. U.S. citizens are not required to quarantine. One…

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NOAA Prohibits Retention of Atlantic Blue Marlin, White Marlin, and Roundscale Spearfish for Remainder of 2020

NOAA Prohibits Retention of Atlantic Blue Marlin, White Marlin, and Roundscale Spearfish for Remainder of 2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has determined that the recreational landings limit for Atlantic blue marlin, white marlin, and roundscale spearfish has been exceeded for 2020.  This year, Atlantic recreational anglers have kept 81 Atlantic blue marlin, 92 Atlantic white marlin, and 95 roundscale spearfish, totaling in 268 billfish (swordfish and sailfish excluded) and already exceeding the 250…

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Gamefisherman Brings Back 30′ Hull

Gamefisherman Brings Back 30′ Hull

To celebrate 35 years of boat building, we have decided to bring back our classic 30 in both express and walkaround versions. Like a lot of boat companies, Gamefisherman has grown to producing larger models, the interest in our 30 is as strong as ever. As a testament to our founder Mike Matlack, the 30 is a tribute to his…

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Matlack Hands Over Helm

Matlack Hands Over Helm

Mike Matlack, owner of Gamefisherman, Inc. has recently announced the sale of his company to Erwin Gerards and Scott Dunnuck.  Matlack has been at the helm of Gamefisherman since it was formed in 1985 and has built many legendary sport fishing boats; many of these boats are currently traveling the world over.  Matlack is currently in the process of finishing…

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