The 2011 Yellowtail Shootout had 52 boats and 183 anglers compete for just under $14,000 in cash and $5,500 in prizes for a total prize purse just under $20,000. Fishing was scratchy at best but a few teams managed to find some fish.
1st Place – Profish – 23.3 lbs
Prize: $2,600 cash for 1st place. 4 days and 3 nights with 1 day of fishing at Hotel Buena Vista in East Cape, Accurate BX-400, Typhoon sunglasses, case, visor and t-shirt for each team member, a custom bloodydecks wrapped rod, a Get the Gaff gaff and bait net, a Woody Wax Kit, Montauk Tackle Co. shirts for each team member and a 1 Year Subscription to Fish Dope. Profish was also in the $100 and $300 dollar jackpots and took home an additional $8,460 in cash. At the end of the day, they walked away $11,260 in cash and $2,800 in prizes.
2nd/3rd Place (tie) – Team Bite This and Team Biteme – 23.2 lbs
Prize: Each team receives $910 cash, a rod/reel combo from Maximum Angler, Typhoon Visor and Woody Wax kit.
4th Place – Team Cheezburger – 22.6 lbs
Prize: $390 cash, Avet JX 2-speed and a Get the Gaff bait net.
5th Place – Team Biteme – 22.2 lbs
Prize: $260 cash, Woody Wax kit and Graftech rod.
6th Place – Profish – 21.8 lbs
Prize: $200 cash and a Avet MX.
7th Place – Megabyte – 21.6 lbs
Prize: $200 cash and an Avet SX
8th Place(Tie)– Cazador and Team Tigerblood – 21.3 lbs
Prize: Each team gets $50 cash. One team receives a Black Tip jig bag and Marlin Magazine hat and the other team receives a pair of Fishworks shorts.
Dash for Cash – 7 teams entered the Dash for Cash but none brought a fish back. Each team will receive a $200 gift card from Dana Landing Market and Fuel dock for participating.