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Babylon residents Cate Cassidy, 4, left, and her (Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Babylon residents Cate Cassidy, 4, left, and her sister Caroline, 7, enjoy ice cream by the water at the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament, held at the Babylon Village Municipal Dock. (July 29, 2012)

Babylon Tuna Club tournament

Winners and spectators alike enjoyed themselves at the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament.

Artie Baldwin, far left, of the Babylon Tuna
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Artie Baldwin, far left, of the Babylon Tuna Club, left, with the crew of My Girls, which caught the 43-pound tuna that won second place in the day boat tuna category of the club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament held Thursday through Sunday at the Babylon Village Municipal Dock. The crew consisted of Lauren Jers, front, and, from left, Jim Jers, next to Artie, Phil Jennette, Jim Flynn and Anthony Romano. (July 29, 2012)

Bob Hindenlang, on the boat Wasabi, caught a
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Bob Hindenlang, on the boat Wasabi, caught a 59.10 pound yellowfin tuna that won the overnight tuna category of the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament. But the fish had to share the spotlight with a 76-pound wahoo caught by another Wasabi crew member, Jim Meehan. The crew posed with the wahoo, a fish not often caught in this area, especially one of that size. From left: Hindenlang, boat captain Chris Gerhart, Meehan and Chris Bartlett. (July 29, 2012)

Babylon residents Cate Cassidy, 4, left, and her
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Babylon residents Cate Cassidy, 4, left, and her sister Caroline, 7, enjoy ice cream by the water at the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament, held at the Babylon Village Municipal Dock. (July 29, 2012)

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West Islip resident Jason Bernstein, 36, to the
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

West Islip resident Jason Bernstein, 36, to the right of the fish, caught the 44.4-pound tuna that won the day boat tuna category of the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament, held over the weekend at the Babylon Village Municipal Dock. He and teammates, from left, Englebert Jun, Jason Kim, Bobby Kane, Larry Robles and Adam Mieleszko fished aboard the boat Reel Magic, owned by Kim and captained by Kane. (July 29, 2012)

Chris Cannella, 36, of Babylon, goes to the
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Chris Cannella, 36, of Babylon, goes to the Babylon Tuna Club's annual Invitational Tuna Tournament every year. Here he is with his 4-year-old daughter, Sofia, whose favorite part of the event is seeing all the fish. (July 29, 2012)

Fishing boat Captain Deadly arrives at the Babylon
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Fishing boat Captain Deadly arrives at the Babylon Village Municipal Dock for one of the last weigh-ins of the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament. (July 29, 2012)

Sonja Rhoades, left, and Tracy Rogers, both from
(Credit: Amanda Ostuni)

Sonja Rhoades, left, and Tracy Rogers, both from California, heard about the Babylon Tuna Club's 56th Annual Invitational Tuna Tournament from relatives in the Babylon area and came to help the club sell tournament shirts to raise funds for future events. (July 29, 2012)

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