Bisbee Tournament Day 2 Update

Bisbee marlin - Bisbee Tournament

Seven belly-buster marlin were weighed in on Day Two [10/26/17] of the 37th Annual Bisbee Black & Blue tournament(Bisbee tournament) in this, the acknowledged Sportfishing Capital of the World.

Some 120 teams from around the globe are competing in the three-day piscatorial party in boats ranging from family-size cruisers to mega-yachts.

Day Two in the competition included:

·       Mark Hinkle aboard Pocket Aces with a 421-pound black marlin;

·       Ben Vincent on Go Deeper 60 with a 367-pound black marlin;

·       Benito Liera with Team Liquid Assets and a 363-pound blue marlin;

·       Carmine Galati with Team Galati, fishing on an 80-foot Viking, with a 355-pound blue marlin;

·       Bob Manroe, Team Cowboys, 310-pound blue marlin; and

·       Blake Stampler, Scottsdale, Ariz., and 84-year-old Don Logue from Payson, Ariz., on the sportfisher Chupacabra each had a qualifying fish – a blue and a black marlin – including a 326-pounder.

“Seven qualifiers in one day alone is electrifying; two on one boat and two different species is unusual plus a last minute hookup sure made the hump day of the richest Bisbee tournament on the planet one for the books,” Tournament Director Wayne Bisbee marveled.

That Baja Guy-Gary Graham, the BD Outdoors Baja Editor, has more than five decades fishing experience off of Southern California and the Baja Peninsula. From light tackle and fly up to offshore marlin fishing, Gary has experienced all facets of this fishery. He's set several fly-fishing world record...