1st Place "Fisherman": not only for their first day 713 lb black marlin but another 466 lb black marlin on day three -making their status as leaders undeniable and creating a new tournament record for most points earned.
Total winnings $204,764.00
2nd Place "Sneak Attack" for the largest blue marlin at 629 lbs on day one.
Total winnings $101,025.00
3rd Place went to "Rum Running" for first time marlin angler Jason Prudent for a 465 lb blue marlin.
Total winnings $18,500.00
Release Division ended up as follows:
1st Place "Game On" earning them $9250.00
2nd Place "Hang Em High" giving them $5550.00
3rd Place "Alure" who because of the different jackpots in , for releasing two blue marlin and a stripe ended up with $8897.00
In the smaller game divisions there was quite a bit of action:
1st day tuna prize went to "Retriever" for a 123 lb fish earning them $4247.00
2nd day tuna prize went to "Santi" the smallest boat in the tournament (22 ft panga) for a 209 lb fish giving them $4347.00
3rd day tuna went to "Blue Marlin" for a 125 lb fish, plus day 1 release jackpot giving them $9545.00
1st & 3rd went to "High Risk" for a 52.1 & 41 lb fish respectively, giving them $8695.00
2nd went to "Chupacabra" for a 50.90 fishi earning them $4247.00
Only one qualifying dorado was weighing in at 41.7 lbs for "Bullrider" giving them $13,043.00 (all three days).
The hook up rate was very good in this tournament at 79%.
The Bisbee Offshore is currently underway, a warm-up for the main event that starts on Wednesday.
"Bad Company" is the current leader with a 490 lb fish on day one, followed by "Shambala" with a 307 lb'er.