TOURNAMENT QUICK BITES
GULF COAST TRIPLE CROWN CHAMPIONSHIP May-July, 2018
Done Deal won the Gulf Coast Championship for a record third time with a total of 921 points: first place with a tournament-record-breaking blue marlin in the Orange Beach Billfish Classic, second place in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic’s release division, third in the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic’s release division, second place in the Blue Marlin Grand Championship. Reel Addiction placed second with a total of 700 points: second-place blue marlin in the Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic, and first place blue marlin in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic. Wynsong placed third with a total of 610 points: first-place blue marlin and second in the release division of the Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic.
SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR’S CUP BILLFISHING SERIES May-July, 2018
Mister Pete scored 7,875 points: first place in the Bohicket Invitational Billfish Tournament, first place in the Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament and first place in the Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament. Sportin’ Life finished with 6,275 points: second in the Carolina Billfish Classic, and third in the Megadock Billfishing Tournament. Syked Out attained 5,175 points: third place in the Georgetown Blue Marlin Tournament, and second place in the Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament.
THE MIDATLANTIC August 19-24, 2018 Ocean City, Maryland/ Cape May, New Jersey
Billfisher placed first overall for releasing 18 white marlin and two blue marlin, as well as harvesting 594 pounds of tuna; Texas Tea placed second with 17 white marlin and one blue marlin released; Big Oil placed third, releasing 17 white marlin.