Texas Triple Crown Billfish Series, Port Aransas, Texas”In its inaugural year, 52 teams participated in the newly created Texas Triple Crown Billfish Series. Team Smooth Move out of Port Aransas, Texas, took the title of Texas Grand Champion this summer.
A perpetual trophy was awarded to Smooth Move boat Captain Brian Phillips;
With an impressive 737 lb. blue marlin, Walk West, a Viking 55 with captained by Raleigh Morrison, became this year's Texas Legends Billfish Tournament winners. This was the largest blue ever weighed in Port Aransas.
Backlash, Capt. K.T. Scott, followed in second with Draggin' Up, Capt. Kevin Deerman, in third.
White Marlin Open August 8-12, 2016
329 Boats- Payout Over $4.4 Million
When the 2016 White Marlin Open ended at 9:15 Friday, August 12, there were some new WMO Tournament Records that blended together to create true milestones in 43-year-old the history of the event. The first (and arguably the most meaningful)
Congratulations to Bimini Babe for winning the 2015 Texas Legends.
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