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Sea Hunter winsKingfish tourney

Thursday, September 21, 2017
Chad Chu Cheong on the boat Jupiter shows off his kingfish, which weighed in at 24.85 lbs, and won him the “Heaviest KingFish” prize on Saturday at the 11th annual Well Services King fish tournament hosted at the T&T Yacht Club in Glencoe. Photo by:Ronald Daniel

Team Sea Hunter captained by Robert Hadad tallied the most points to win the 11th annual Well Services Group of Companies Kingfish Tournament which was held on Saturday at the T&T Yacht Club in Glencoe.

Some 80 anglers battled it out on 20 boats all along the North Western coast of Trinidad in the and team “Sea Hunter” won convincingly with a total of 69.75 points.

Captain Anthony Maingot along with his team on Jupiter placed second with 45.75 points while team Cool Runnings captained by Brain Hamel-Smith placed third with 38.50.

There were two junior anglers who competed in the tournament. Alexander Hadad of team Sea Hunter got the better of them all and won the best junior angler prize. The best angler prize as well as the heaviest kingfish was won by Chad Chu Cheong of team Jupiter. The heaviest kingfish weighed 24.85 pounds.

Heaviest Cavali prize was given to Teddy Phillip of team Imagine and Heaviest Bonito was awarded to Jonathan Bernard on the team Ka Ching.

A total of 252.9 pounds of Kingfish and 66.05 pounds of Cavali, 31.15 pounds of Bonito and 17.35 pounds of Barracuda, made the scale (a total of 367.45 pounds).

All of the days catch was donated the same day to four charities including Christ Child Convalescent Home, St Jude’s Home, St Dominic’s Home and Lady Hochoy.