WINNERS and WHINERS

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:     

Yellowtail     

$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

Dorado

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!

Published by That Baja Guy - Gary Graham

That Baja Guy...Gary Graham Gary Graham turned his passion for all things fishing into a profession. Whether its boats, destination travel, adventure experiences, vehicles, tackle, methods or just the spinning of a good outdoors tale, Graham has evolved into the go-to guy.

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