Bisbee Los Cabos Offshore Tournament Awards $1,274,150 in Prizes & Jackpots
A monumental $1,274,150 was distributed to the winning teams at the annual Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament Awards Dinner on Sun. (10/20/19).
The big winner during the annual tournament was angler Jarrod Smith, aboard the sportfisher, “Predator,” whose combined prize and jackpot winnings totaled $444,825.
A 371-pound black marlin boated by Nando Silvestri, Cabo San Lucas aboard the “Reel & Deal,” Newport Beach, Calif., was worth $213,360. The international team had members from Baja Sur, California, and Texas.
The largest fish of the tournament was a 468-pound black marlin landed by Aristeo Gutierrez Gonzalez, Los Cabos, B.C.S., aboard the sportfisher, “Marlini.” The massive billfish won the team $90,365.
“Some 120 teams consisting of 480 anglers plus boat captains and crews participated in the two-day tournament at the confluence of the Sea of Cortez and the Pacific Ocean,” said event director Wayne Bisbee.
There were 192 fish caught or released, including 10 dorado, but no qualifiers; 95 striped marlin, 61 blue marlin, 10 black marlin, 3 sailfish and a spearfish.
More than 2,400-pounds of fish were donated by the teams to “Feeding Los Cabos Kids,” whose staff and volunteers cleaned and delivered the fish that provided an estimated 7,557 meals for the kids and their families.
Tournament Team Payouts
“Reel & Deal” $213,360
“Captiva III” $66,850
“TAG Team” $61,880
“Tuna Killers” $41,650