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Tranquilo Victorious in Nicaragua

Consistent fishing pays off for the team

Tranquilo wins Mukul International in Nicaragua

Tranquilo celebrates once their victory in the Mukul International is announced.

Courtesy Bill Pino / Marlin Magazine

Tranquilo, led by owners Ken and Amanda Cofer, continued their winning ways at the Mukul International Tournament, hosted by the ultra-luxurious Mukul Beach Resort on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast. They were the top boat for each day of the two-day tournament to add yet another trophy to their collection, tallying 3,400 points. The second place team, Gallo Pinto, scored 2,300 points, and Rum Runner was third with 1,900 points. Super Fly won the Gold level with 900 points. Frances Durman was the event’s top angler with 1,100 points. The 11 competing boats released a total of 102 sailfish and five marlin over the course of the two-day tournament.

Tranquilo blue marlin Nicaragua Mukul International

A blue marlin goes airborne for the Tranquilo team. It was one of two they released during the week in Nicaragua.

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Tranquilo winners 2016 Mukul International Tournament Nicaragua

Tranquilo keeps up their winning ways. Bill Pino, Amanda and Ken Cofer and Dwight Wolf with their check for $25,000.

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Mukul pool at night.

The pool at Mukul at night.

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Mukul International Tournament welcome party

The captain's meeting for the tournament.

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Mukul amphibious boats Nicaragua

The teams head out to the protected anchorage in one of the resort's amphibious boats.

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Mukul Resort evening Nicaragua

Mukul Beach Resort shines like a glittering gem in the evenings.

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Gallo Pinto second place Mukul tournament Nicaragua

Gallo Pinto finished in second place in the tournament.

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Mukul International Carlos Pellas founder

The Mukul International organizing committee, including Mukul founder Carlos Pellas, second from left, and tournament director Roberto Sandino, third from left.

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Super Fly gold division first place Mukul International Tournament

Super Fly won the Gold Division.

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