Fishing & Boating News
Hosted by the nonprofit organization, the tournament included a class on offshore fishing conducted by Capt. Skip Bradeen at Whale Harbor and a speech by Nichole Kalil from ACR Electronics, followed by a day of fishing and friendly competition on Saturday. Prizes were presented upon the return of boats on Saturday. Participants fished from charter boats or their own boats. Open to women, men and teens, this tournament was designed for novice anglers with drawings for catches, releases and a hard luck award.
Vera Vita: 32 mahi 4-7 lbs.
Costa Morada: 38 mahi 3-5 lbs, the largest measuring 28 inches caught by Mary Metcalf, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dawna Young, Ft. Myers, FL caught a mahi with a Gummy Bear candy.
Blue Chip Too: 27 mahi 3-5 lbs.
LegaSea: 28 mahi averaging 3-7 lbs and a triple tail. The largest was a 15.5 lb. mahi caught by the winner, Sienna Megna.
Fandango: 12 mahi 5-7 lbs.
Fishn & Wishn: 5 mahi averaging 5 lbs. One tuna 4 lbs.
Featured on national network television and more, the series is supported by major partners including ACR Electronics, Recreational Fishing and Boating Foundation, Mercury, Ranger Boats, Magic Tilt trailers, Penn, and Fish Florida. Annual sponsors are Humminbird, Minn Kota, Freedom Boat Club, Coastal Conservation Association, Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Savage Gear/Okuma, Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort, Sunrise Resort & Marina, AFTCO/Guy Harvey, Future Angler Foundation, Seaguar and Power-Pole.
Other LLGF events include:
July 29-30 Homosassa Scalloping
Sept. 9-10 Northeast Florida Seminar weekend St. Augustine
Oct. 20-22 Keys Seminar Weekend/Islamorada
Nov. 17-19 Everglades/Chokoloskee Adventure
Sept. 14-18 Havana Varadero
Oct 12-16 Havana-Santiago
Oct. 19-23 Havana-Vinales
Nov. 9-13 All Santiago
Nov. 30-Dec. 4 Havana Varadero
Contact: LLGF, phone 954-475-9068, fax 954-474-7299, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, website: www.ladiesletsgofishing.com
Phone:903-882-8877 or 903-882-8878 — Fax: 972-619-8776