Congratulations to Eliseu Soares, Rogerio Andrade and Eurico Soares, the Day One leaders of the 2022 Costa Offshore World Championship. Representing Brazil’s Torneio de Peixes de Bico 2021, the trio released two blue marlin and 12 sailfish, and weighed a 29.6-pound dorado to earn 3,429.6 points.
They were followed by the 2002 OWC Champions in second place with 2,587.2 points (three blue marlin and five sailfish released, two dorado weighed including a 58.4-pounder) and the Slovenian National Championship team in third with 2,300 points (one blue marlin, nine sails).
In this year’s tournament there are 18 different nations represented, making this one of the strongest international contingents found anywhere in sport fishing. Three days remain in this year’s championship.
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