As many of you already know, Tropical Storm Norma has formed in the Eastern Pacific and is currently located approximately 1000 miles to our south-southeast. Norma is currently moving north-northwest at 9 knots.
While we are watching this system very closely, as of now, all tournament systems are a “GO” and the Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore tournament is expected to run as scheduled.
What a day!!! Personal best for both of us, Cameron and I! We hooked this beauty with a little skippy and man what a surprise, a monster 77-pound wahoo! You never know when you will catch a fish of a lifetime! Felipe Valdez is at BUENA VISTA Oceanfront & Hot Springs Resort.
Congratulations to the winners for their remarkable achievement under harsh conditions: Team Pelagic Gear, with Victor Julio Pizarro, Captain and Jeffrey Aaron, angler; Daniel Arieta, angler, mate, Tony Berkowitz, angler, Brandon Cotton, angler, Mario Cubillo, angler & mate, Joe Frizzelle, angler, Kevin Hibbard angler & mate, Ron Kawaja, angler, Chris Raya, angler for their 319-pound Black Marlin, the only qualifying billfish landed in the two days of fishing. The catch earned them an astonishing $863,480.
In the second event of the year, the Los Cabos Offshore marlin tournament shattered both attendance records and the total payout amount. The two-day event awarded eight of the 127 participating teams with its 769 anglers from around the world $1,457,000, breaking the enviable MILLION-DOLLAR mark for the second year in a row throughout its 20-year history.
The Bisbee’s LCO Tournament takes place each October in Cabo preceding the largest tournament held in Baja Sur each year – the Bisbee Black & Blue scheduled October 20 – 24, 2020.
The ongoing Pandemic has affected all activities including the Registration and the Weigh Station which were both moved to the API Cruise Ship Pier.