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Maryland angler, boat wins record prize at White Marlin Open

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — An angler from suburban Washington, D.C., helped win a record prize at the annual White Marlin Open.

Jeremy Duffie of Bethesda, Maryland, reeled in a 77.5-pound (35.2-kilogram) white marlin on Friday’s final day of the open while fishing on the Ocean City boat Billfisher. In all they earned more than $4.5 million. There were several other contest categories, including the blue marlin and tuna divisions. Those winners each won over $1.2 million.

The top blue marlin was 511 pounds (232 kilograms) and the top tuna was 247.5 pounds (112 kilograms).

 

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