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June 14, 2013

Huge Start to 2013 MBGFC Tournament Season

88 Boats Won $822,000 in Cash Awards at the MBGFC Memorial Day Tournament

Tournament season started with a bang at the Mobile Big Game Fishing Club's Memorial Day Tournament. You Never Know weighed in a 756-pound blue marlin, Tico Time won $144,000, and Double J swept the wahoo category for $85,000. Here are the full tournament results:

Blue Marlin 

1st Place  756.00 - You Never Know - Sydney Turner
2nd Place  499.70 - Summer Breeze II - John Reintjes 
3rd Place  361.20 - Tico Time - Dennis Wilkerson 

Dolphin 

1st Place 39.40 - Reel Worthless - Johnny Johnson
2nd Place 39.20 - Kelkat - Robert Crismon
3rd Place 37.60 - Reel Worthless - Johnny Johnson

Wahoo

1st Place 70.60  - Double J - Greg Gaubert
2nd Place 67.40  - Double J - Jay Leto
3rd Place 47.40  - Double J - Neal Foster

Tuna

1st Place 117.40 - Iona - Louise Deb Hebert
2nd Place 111.80  - First Choice - Dale Artigue
3rd Place 110.60 - High Cs - Dk Walker

Catch & Release

1st Place  625.00 - Dolphin IV - Tom Pace
2nd Place  625.00 - Breathe Reel Deep - Andy Yarborough
3rd Place  625.00 - Cotton Patch - Peter Martin Jr
4th Place  625.00 - Crikey - Andre Moore
5th Place  500.00 - Mollie - Chance Young
6th Place  500.00 - C-Ya - Jeff Landry
7th Place  500.00 - Donny D III - Will Kaelin

Top Junior Angler 

619.80 - Donny D III - Will Kaelin

Top Club Member 

625.00 - Crikey - Andre Moore

Top Male Angler

648.00 - Cotton Patch - Peter Martin Jr

Top Lady Angler

865.20 - You Never Know - Sydney Turner

Top Large Boat 

1037.80 You Never Know

Top Small Boat 

25.20 Miss Print

Tournament Champion

You Never Know  

Cash Awards

Trador's Hill $2,280

Summer Breeze II $26,190

Dolphin IV $3,195

Breathe Reel Deep $27,540
Kelkat $4,644 Mollie $28,080
Cotton Patch $9,270 First Choice $50,205
Sea Hunter $11,280 Iona Louise $68,625
Donny D III $13,905 Reel Worthless $70,956
Hot, Black & Sticky $19,080 You Never Know $78,480
A Work Of Art $22,500 Double J $85,050
High Cs $31,500

Tico Time $144,000 

Click here to see all the action from the weigh dock and the awards ceremony from archived live streaming of the 2013 Memorial Day Tournament.