Thirty Teams scoured the waters surrounding Marina Puerto Escondido in search of yellowtail, dorado, yellowfin tuna, and billfish (sailfish and striped marlin). Although not everyone was successful, they all had their chances and were determined to redeem themselves on Sunday.
The teams brought approximately 22 yellowtail and 5 dorado to the scale the first day, plus they released 19 billfish.
Day One winners included the following:
$500 Marmakos 31.1 pounds $6,000.00
$1.000 Canuks 31.1 pounds $9,000.00
$5.000 La Chingona 20.9 pounds $10,000.00
Total Payout $25,000.00
Reel Estate 19.5 pounds $4,500.00
Reel Estate 19.5 pounds $8,000.00
Tag Team 18.5 pounds $20,000.00
Total Payout $32,500.00
Catch and Release
Hooray 8 fish $1,000.00
Hooray 8 fish $2,000.00
Hooray 8 fish $10,000.00
Total Payout $13,000.00
Sunday, Day Two is well underway and the Weigh Station at Marina Puerto Escondido will open at 3-p.m….STAY TUNED!