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Bam! Celebrity Chef, Emeril Lagasse among the attendees at 2019 White Marlin Open

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Posted at 2:39 PM, Aug 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-08 14:43:42-04

OCEAN CITY, Md. — Michael Jordan isn't the only celebrity that is at the White Marlin Open this year, celebrity chef and restaurateur Emeril Lagasse also touched down in Ocean City this week.

The chef shared a photo on Sunday of the marina as they prepared for the event.

Michael Jordan and his private jet landed at the Salisbury Airport on Tuesday and later in the day he was spotted on board his 80-foot yacht appropriately named "Catch 23".

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The fishing began on Monday and will culminate with an awards ceremony on Saturday at the Clarion Hotel.