FURUNO GULF COAST DIVISIONLone Star Shootout
Congratulations to InTheBite Magazine contributor Capt. Kevin Deerman for winning the Heaviest Blue Marlin with his 680.5-pound catch in the Lone Star Shootout held July 19-24 in Port OConnor, Texas.
1st Place Release: El Patron, Capt. Clayton Martignoni
2nd Place Release: Why Knot, Capt. Todd Penick
RELEASE MARINE INTERNATIONAL DIVISIONWorld Cup Blue Marlin Tournament
Winner: My Victoria, Capt. Marc Noakes, 950 pounds, based in Cape Verde
Bermuda Billfish Blast
1st Place: Overproof, Capt. Peter Rans
2nd Place: Sea Striker, Capt. Pete Zook
3rd Place: El Cazador, Capt. Paul Alderman
[caption id="attachment_76197" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The crew of the Overproof with their prize money
Furuno Gulf Coast Division
Capt. Jason Buck, Done Deal, 2100 Total Points
Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic, 2nd Place, 300 Pts.
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic, 2nd Place, 300 Pts.
Texas Billfish Classic, 1st Place, 500 Pts.
Lone Star Shootout, 1st Place, 500 Pts.
New Orleans Invitational, 1st Place, 500 Pts.
*This represents Buck 4th win in the Furuno