On October 23-27, 2018 is the Bisbee’s Black & Blue Fishing Tournament in Orange, CA fishermen can register to enter online or by mail.  The entry fees vary the base entry is $5,000, the daily jackpot ranges from $1,500-$30,000.  All registered anglers must attend the Captain’s meeting on Tuesday, October 23 from 7-8pm then the next three days are fishing days from 8am until 5pm when all lines must be out of the water.  The weigh in station will be open until 9pm and is located in the harbor behind the Puerto Paraiso Mall.  On Saturday the 27th is the awards ceremony for all the winners along with dinner being served.  The eligible fish species for this contest are Blue Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish and Spearfish.  For the Blue & Black Marlin the minimum weight must be 300lbs. and anglers will receive one point per pound thereafter.  This is a catch and release tournament all caught fish should be reported in to radio control with per tenant information such as boat name, angler id number, species and grid area, to register and for more official rules visit bisbee.com

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