Mike Donohue

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OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) - A Maryland man appears to be the winner of the 44th annual White Marlin Open tournament in Ocean City.

Glen Frost, of Stevensville landed a white marlin weighing 95.5 pounds on Friday, a catch worth more than $1.6 million.

Mike Donohue of Wilmington, Delaware, landed an 86-pound marlin to claim more than $1.5 million.

Joe Andrews of Ocean City was third on the leaderboard with a 79.5-pound white marlin.

The awards ceremony was held Saturday afternoon.

White Marlin Open website

As we head into the final day of the White Marlin Open in Ocean City Chris Cusick brought in a white marlin weighing 72.5 pounds that put him in third place.

WBOC reports that Mike Donohue is still in first play with an 86-pounder.

That puts him in contention to win $2.6 million in prize money.

Meanwhile, Joe Sandler from Florida is in first place in the tuna category with a 68.5 pounder.            

Categories still open are for the blue marlin, shark and dolphin.

White Marlin Open website

Angler Mike Donohue caught an 86-pound white marlin yesterday coming in first at the annual Ocean City tournament this year.

WBOC reports that in second place is Michael Logan at 76 pounds.

For a white marlin to qualify it must be at least 67 inches long and weight 70 pounds.

First prize for the white marlin winner is $2.6 million with second place taking in $120-thouand.

The 44th Annual White Marlin Open got off to a slow start this year with the storm that kept many boats dockside on Monday.

The tournament runs through Friday with weigh-ins at 4 p.m.