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2008 Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Results

Totals

Total number of anglers 93
Total number of Boats 30
Total number of hook ups 509
Releases Day One 145
Releases Day Two 111
Releases Day Three 150
Total number of releases 406
Total tagged fish 16
Total days fished 3

Sea Conditions

Day One (Dec. 5th, 2008) Seas 3' to 6' Winds ESE @ 15-20
Day Two (Dec. 6th, 2008) Seas 3' to 5' Winds NE @ 10-15
Day Three (Dec. 7th, 2008) Seas 2' to 4' Winds E @ 10

Sponsors

Major Sponsors
Caribee Boat Sales and Marina AdventrueOutfitting.com
Contender Boats TIB Bank
World Wide Sportsman VMC Hooks
Yamaha Outboards  
 
Contributing Sponsors
Abel's Tackle Box Caloosa Cove Resort and Marina
Coral Bay Marina Holiday Isle Resort and Marina
Mangrove Mikes Café The Print Shop
Cudjoe Sales Sun 103.1
Whale Harbor Restaurants and Marina

Trophy List

Overall Champion(s)
Trophy sponsored by Yamaha Outboards
Anglers: Fenton Langston (Key Largo), Jimmy Hendrix (Tavernier), Jimmy David (Ft. Lauderdale), Debbie David (Ft. Lauderdale)
Captain: Paul Ross (Tavernier)
Mates: Jimmy Hendrix and Jim David
Total Released Fish: 30
Boat: Relentless
 
High Point Captain
Trophy sponsored by Caribee Boat Sales
Captain: Paul Ross
Residence: Tavernier
Anglers: Fenton Langston (Key Largo), Jimmy Hendrix (Tavernier), Jimmy David (Ft. Lauderdale), Debbie David (Ft. Lauderdale)
Mates: Jimmy Hendrix and Jim David
Boat: Relentless
Total Released Fish: 30
 
High Point Mate
Trophy sponsored Contender Boats
Mate: Jimmy Hendrix
Residence: Tavernier
Anglers: Fenton Langston (Key Largo), Jimmy Hendrix (Tavernier), Jimmy David (Ft. Lauderdale), Debbie David (Ft. Lauderdale)
Captain: Paul Ross
Boat: Relentless
Total Released Fish: 30
 
Second Place
Trophy sponsored by World Wide Sportsman
Angler: Larry Amyotte (Silver Springs), Sean Smith (Pompano), John Watson (Plantation), Robert Collins (Islamorada)
Captain: George McElveen (Islamorada)
Mate: Ryan Rae, Jamie Allen, Kiki Ferrer
Boat: Reel McCoy
Total Released Fish: 26
 
Third Place
Trophy sponsored VMC Hooks
Angler: Max Tower (Miami), Reggie Rodriquez (Coral Gables), Fulton Ivy (Key Largo)
Captain: JC Cleare (Miami)
Mate: Greg Newell
Boat: XXX
Total Released Fish: 25
 
High Point Angler
Trophy sponsored TIB
Bill Hirni Memorial Trophy
Angler: Reggie Rodriquez
Residence: Coral Gables
Captain: JC Cleare
Mate: Greg Newell
Boat: XXX
Total Released Fish: 11 fish on time
 
First Place Junior Angler
Trophy sponsored Carey Chen
Angler: Ryan Southard (9 years old)
Residence: Hollywood
Captain: Brian Larosiere
Mate: N/A
Boat: Which Way
Total Released Fish: 6
 
Second Place Junior Anger
Trophy sponsored Cudjoe Sales
Angler: Shawn MacMullin (8 years old)
Residence: Key Largo
Captain: Michael Shawn MacMullin
Boat: Get the Gaff
Total Released Fish: 4
 
Third Place Junior Anger
Trophy sponsored Sponsored by Mangrove Mike's
Angler: Timmy Fricke
Residence: Big Pine Key
Captain: Derrek Doop
Boat: Squid Roe
Total Released Fish: 1
 
Most Tagged Fish
Trophy sponsored Holiday Isle
Anglers: Max Tower (Miami), Reggie Rodriquez (Coral Gables), Fulton Ivy (Key Largo)
Captain: JC Cleare
Mate: Greg Newell
Boat: XXX
Total Tagged Fish: 9
 
Most Outstanding Catch
Trophy sponsored Caloosa Cove Marina
Angler: Bill Danko
Residence: Miami
Captain: Robbie Ramierez
Mate: Brett Dudas
Boat: Wound Up
Species: African Pompano, 34.7
 
Largest Dolphin
Trophy sponsored AdventuresOutfitters.com
Angler: Ryan Southard (9 years old)
Residence: Hollywood
Captain: Brian Larosiere
Boat: Which Way
Weight: 17.0
 
Largest Tuna
Trophy sponsored Coral Bay Marina
Angler: Lewis Leight
Residence: Hollywood
Captain: Roy Lindback
Mate: Luke Hill
Boat: Tiki
Weight: 16.8
 
Largest Mackerel
Trophy sponsored Sun 103.1
Angler: Jonathan Weinstock
Residence: Hollywood
Captain: Roy Lindback
Mate: Luke Hill
Boat: Tiki
Weight: 19.6

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