Marlin Weighing

Winners

Tournament Week 2017 will go down in history – and the talk on the dock will be all about our winners…Teams competed this year to win the Overall Top Boat, an Overall Jackpot, our fabulous Dailies, a Blue Marlin category and the heaviest meatfish overall. Read on to see how they did!

Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament 2017 Top Boats

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris Kubik20 fish / 2000 points$76,900.00
2ndPelican, Paul Mann 56Capt. Arch Bracher17 fish / 1700 points$46,140.00
3rdFin Planner, Buddy Harris 58Capt. Chris Gornell15 fish / 1500 points$30,760.00
4thChasin Tail, Bayliss 68Capt. Butch Davis14 fish / 1500 pointstrophy
5thRigged Up, Omie Tillet 54Capt. Charles Haywood13 fish / 1300 pointstrophy

First Fish - Day 1

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerPrize
1stTraveller, Ricky Scarborough 67Capt. Aldridge ForresCalvin Hunt$5,000.00

First Fish - Day 2

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerPrize
1stPlane Simple, Paul Spencer 70Capt. Jimmy WerlingRyan Cool$5,000.00

First Fish - Day 3

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerPrize
1stSea Toy, Paul Spencer 59Capt. Bull TolsonJimmy Bayne$5,000.00

First Fish - Day 4

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerPrize
1stFull Choke, Jarrett Bay 38Capt. Will RossJustin West$5,000.00

Overall Points

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris Kubik20 fish / 2000 points$60,720.00
2ndPelican, Paul Mann 56Capt. Arch Bracher17 fish / 1700 points$36,432.00
3rdFin Planner, Buddy Harris 58Capt. Chris Gornell15 fish / 1500 points$24,288.00

Billfish Daily - Day 1

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris Kubik11 fish / 1100 points$33,264.00
2ndWave Paver, Bayliss 77Capt. Russell Sinclair10 fish / 1050 points$14,256.00

Billfish Daily - Day 2

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPelican, Paul Mann 56Capt. Arch Bracher8 fish / 800 points$33,264.00
2ndPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris Kubik6 fish / 600 points$14,256.00

Billfish Daily - Day 3

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stSea I Sea, Viking 72Capt. Rob Mahoney7 fish / 750 points$33,264.00
2ndAnn Warrick, Paul Mann 76Capt. Brad Diaz6 fish / 600 points$14,256.00

Billfish Daily - Day 4

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stSea Hag, Blackwell 61Capt. Dave Ed Graham6 fish / 700 points$33,264.00
2ndBuilder's Choice, Jarrett Bay 64Capt. Harris Huddle6 fish / 650 points$14,256.00

Blue Marlin (Release Points)

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stSandra D, Hudson 58Capt. Mike Merritt3 fish / 450 points$87,472.00
2ndFull Choke, Jarrett Bay 38Capt. Will Ross3 fish / 450 points$37,488.00

Top Dolphin

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerWeightPrize
1stDesperado (VA), B&D Boatworks 60Capt. Bryan PeelRoss Darling50.70 lbs$10,853.33

Top Tuna

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerWeightPrize
1stPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris KubikMichael Lamb69.80 lbs$10,853.33

Top Wahoo

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerWeightPrize
1stTrophy Box, Paul Spencer 56Capt. Ronnie FieldsGray Ingram54.30 lbs$10,853.33

Daily Jackpot - Day 1

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPoint Runner, Guthrie 60Capt. Chris Kubik11 fish / 1100 points$35,200.00

Daily Jackpot - Day 2

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stPelican, Paul Mann 56Capt. Arch Bracher8 fish / 800 points$35,200.00

Daily Jackpot - Day 3

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stSea I Sea, Viking 72Capt. Rob Mahoney7 fish / 750 points$35,200.00

Daily Jackpot - Day 4

PlaceBoatCaptainFish/PointsPrize
1stSea Hag, Blackwell 61Capt. Dave Ed Graham6 fish / 700 points$35,200.00

Lay Day Tournament

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerPrize
1stWave Paver, Bayliss 77Capt. Russell Sinclair4 fish / 400 points$4,000.00

Top Overall Angler

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerFish/PointsPrize
1stPelican, Paul Mann 56Capt. Arch BracherJohn Bailey6 fish / 600 pointsTrophy

Top Lady Angler

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerFish/PointsPrize
1stHog Wild, Paul Mann 55Capt. Jim HorningBailey Petty9 fish / 900 pointsTrophy

Top Junior Angler

PlaceBoatCaptainAnglerFish/PointsPrize
1stShort People,, Ocean Yacht 48Capt. Jeff HaganE.J. Nettles5 fish / 500 pointsTrophy

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