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Temptation tops in Wahoo tournament
Captain Douglas Skinner with team Temptation was the best boat in the Beacon Insurance Wahoo Tournament hosted by the Trinidad and Tobago Game Fishing Association (T&TGFA) in a two day tournament, that concluded on Sunday at the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club (T&TYC), Bayshore.
The tournament regarded as a huge success by chairman Alan Sheppard was competed by 107 anglers on 27 boats. Best Junior Female angler for the tournament, Lizzy Lloyd was on the winning boat as well as crew members, Jessica Mount, Gordon Rooks, Nicholai Ellis, Chris Cabral and Timothy Skinner.
Skipper Bruce Hutton with Katalyst and team, Stuart Hutton, Anthony Farfan, Jeffrey De Montbrun, Ryan Maingot and Jean-Paul Rostant were the second place trophy recipients. The crew struggled through the first day but made up for it with an outstanding second day. Michael Sabga’s Rocket Man was third with a team comprising of juniors, Nicholas Bernard, John-Michael Sabga and Glenn Brennan reeling in four wahoos on the second day. Fancy Man 11, Machapure, Done Diggin,’ The Remedy, Baby Girl, Discovery and Charge Up, placed from fourth to tenth overall.
The heaviest wahoo of the weekend at 58.8lbs was caught by Mark Telfer of The Remedy. Barry Baboolal of Discovery and Kent Lee of Baby Girl were second and third with wahoos weighing 58.8 lbs and 47.6 lbs respectively. Amanda George and Jean Paul Rostant caught the fourth and fifth heaviest wahoos. Ivan Ayong caught the heaviest King Fish weighing 21.2 lbs. The Best Junior Male Angler award was taken by Nicholas Bernard while the Best Female Angler award went to Amanda George of the boat No Flyers.
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