The 2013 Yellowtail Shootout was a success, with great weather and good fishing.
Especially for our first place winners, team “Bucket List”. The crew of the“Bucket List” caught a three fish aggregate weight of 61.1 pounds of yellowtail. First place was presented by Costa Del Mar and included a check for 2,500 dollars, 4 pairs of Costa Del Mar sunglasses, 4 pairs of Aftco Bibs, 4 Aftco hats, a Salty Dawg Custom Rod, a Bubba Blade, 2 Pakula lures, an Avet MXJ and a FishDope certificate all stuffed into a giant West Marine dry bag.
Team “Paddy Wagon” took second place, presented by Berkely, with a bag weight of 53.9 pounds. That earned them a check for $1,250 dollars and a pair of Costa Del Mar sunglasses, 3 Aftco hats, 3 pair of Aftco boardshorts, an Avet SX, a Blacktip lure bag, a pair of Blacktip pliers, a Bubba Blade, a West Marine performance shirt, a West Marine cell phone dry bag, Pakula Lures, 1 year subscription to FishDope all stuffed into a West Marine tote bag. “Paddy Wagon” was also in the $100 dollar and $200 dollar jackpots and takes home an additional $4,320 dollars.
Third place winners were team “Keep it Kraken” with a bag weight of 47.2 pounds. Presented by Fishdope.com, they received a $500 dollar check and a pair of Costa Del Mar sunglasses, 3 Aftco hats, 3 aftco Sandals, an Avet SX, a $25 Gift Certificate to Bub’s Dive Bar and a 1 year subscription to FishDope.
Fourth Place and winner of biggest overall fish was team “Profish” with a bag weight of 36.9lbs. Fourth place earned them $375 dollars, an Aftco Performance Shirt, a pair of Aftco shorts, a pair of Aftco pants, 3 Aftco hats, some BD Swag, a $100 gift certificate to Dana landing, a $25 gift certificate to Bub’s Dive Bar and a 1 year subscription to FishDope. “Profish” was also the $300 dollar jackpot winner and collects an additional $4,050. In addition, the Big Fish winners received a 4-day, 3 night fishing package to Hotel Buena Vista down in East Cape. Congrats! Team “Profish” also won the Big Fish Jackpot and collected $2,070 dollars.
Fifth place was won by team “Simrad” with a total weight of 34.2 pounds and collected $250 dollars, an Aftco Performance shirt, 3 Aftco hats, a Bubba Blade, a $50 gift certificate to Dana Landing and a 1-year subscription to FishDope.
A wonderful meal was provided by Phil’s BBQ and lots of prizes were raffled off
Huge thanks go out to all of this year’s sponsors and to all of our fishing teams.
The 2013 Yellowtail Shootout was a great success. Congrats to our winners!