2024 tournament will be held August 5th through 9th. The White Marlin Open is a 50-plus-year-old deep-sea fishing tournament held annually in Ocean City, Maryland. The tournament awards prize money for catches of white marlin, blue marlin, tuna, wahoo, dolphin and swordfish. When measured by both the amount of prize money and the number of participants, the White Marlin Open is not just the “World’s Largest and Richest Billfishing Tournament,” it is arguably the “World’s Largest and Richest Fishing Tournament” of any kind. Click here for full details and how to register your vessel.