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VAN WORMER RESORTS TOURNAMENT DATES AND EVENTS 2018

Van Wormer Resorts are located in the East Cape region of Baja California Sur, Mexico, and situated on Baja’s world renowned Sea of Cortez, this area is known worldwide as one of the premier vacation and big game fishing spots in the world. It consistently produces huge numbers of blue and striped marlin, sailfish, dorado, wahoo, yellowfin tuna, roosterfish and more. With over fifty boats, our resorts offer the largest sportfishing fleet in Mexico. A private dock located in front of each resort provides a quick and convenient way to board your vessel and embark on your fishing adventure. If phenomenal fishing, spectacular diving, kayaking, golfing or just relaxing poolside in the sunshine is for you, then you deserve the best the East Cape has to offer, Hotels Palmas de Cortez, Playa del Sol , Punta Colorada and Villas de Cortez.

Make room in your calendar to fish Van Wormer’s Resorts!

The Reel News “Amigos” Week at Palmas De Cortez – May 14th – May 19th (Palmas De Cortez)– Join the gang at The Reel News as they make their yearly visit to Hotel Palmas De Cortez.  Join Jim Goerg, Jim Tuggle and Terry Sheely on this fishing experience of a life time.  www.thereelnews.com.  For more information email Jim Tuggle at [email protected]

The Reel News “Heros” Week at Palmas De Cortez – May 19th– May 24th  (Palmas De Cortez) – Join the gang from the Reel News for the second annual “Heros” week.  Join Jim Goerg and Terry Sheely on this prime time fishing excursion.  For more information email Jim at [email protected]

Dark of the Moon Tournament by Fish With Me (Jerry Hall) – May 31st  – June 5th –  (Playa Del Sol).  26 PLUS YEARS IN THE EAST CAPE. These groups, which are limited to 45 Anglers and Guests which are open to all, and are organized to draw both the inexperienced as well as the knowledgeable anglers.  Join Jerry Hall of Fish With Me during these dark of the moon dates.  For more information, contact Jerry Hall at [email protected]  and ask about the grand prize (a return trip to Playa Del Sol) 

Baja’s Pro Anglers Tournament – May 31st – June 4th   (Palmas De Cortez) 

Roy Clark’s 17th Annual Billfish Tournament – June 8th  – June 12th   (Palmas De Cortez) – Join Roy Clark on his annual trip to Hotel Palmas De Cortez.  This is a fun tournament with cash and prizes given out at the end of the tournament.  Prizes will include Cold hard cash, Accurate reels, Eat Me lures and much more. This tournament is limited to no more than 40 people and sells out each year.  For more information email Roy at [email protected]

van wormer resorts tournamentThe Father, Son and Amigos Annual tournament – June 10th  – 17th  (Palmas De Cortez).-  Local legend Jack Richardson’s father, sons an friends tournament is a great opportunity for family and friends to get together each year to fish, drink and bond together.  Contact Jack at [email protected] for more information.  http://www.fathersonandbuddies.com

52nd Annual Roosterfish Tournament – June 13th – June 17th  (Playa Del Sol)Contact Karen Comstock email: karen[email protected] 

27th  Annual Tournament Anglers Association East Cape Tournament June 17th – June 21st  (Palmas De Cortez). Contact: Steven Davis – [email protected]. 

Keep’n It Reel Fishing and Poker Tournament June 20th – June 24th (Palmas De Cortez) Come join the gang from Keep’n It Reel for their 2018 tournament full of exciting a cash grand prize, several cash side pots, and a big prize pool of fishing products for the winners of the fishing and poker tournament.  And let’s not forget the now famous bikini contest!  For more info on the Fish and Chips Tournament, please contact Jason Wood at [email protected] or 714-962-0242 www.fishandchipstournament.com. To book your room please call Van Wormer Resorts and mention the KIR Tournament.

Southern California Tuna Club – June 23rd  – June 28th  (Playa Del Sol)

Baja Fly Fishing Co. and Dr. Z Fly Fishing’s 7th Annual Roosterfish FLY FISHING Tournament –     – July 10th  – July 15th  (Playa Del Sol) –Join Ramon Zabriskie and  Mike Riese on this one of a kind Fly Fishing Tournament in one of the best roosterfish grounds on earth.  There will be 3 action packed days of fishing with 2 persons per team/ per super panga.  After the last day of fishing on July 13th, we will have an awards ceremony at 5:00 p.m.  Contact: Mike Rieser (719) 775-3120 for more information on this fun Fly Fishing Tournament.

van wormer resorts tournament14th Annual Van Wormer Resorts Dorado Shootout – July 21st (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol). This is the grand daddy of them all!  With an average of 130 teams each year, the DSO is the biggest in Baja.  Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament offers some of the best fishing and prizes of any tournament in the East Cape.  One team will walk away with brand new 2018 Pick Up Truck.  This is a one day tournament.  Largest dorado wins!  There will be optional jackpots available of $200,$300, $500, and $1,000.  Don’t miss the biggest tournament in the East Cape.  For more information go to our Dorado Shoot Out page on this site at www.doradoshootout.com , or contact Kit McNear at [email protected].  To make reservations for the Dorado Shootout, please call 877-777-8862.

Father’s, Daughters and Buddies Tournament – Hotel Palmas De Cortez – July 28th – August 1st . This is the little sister to the Father’s, Sons and Buddies Tournament that takes place in June.  Contact John Kett for more information [email protected]

Fishers of Men West Coast – August 1st – 5th (Playa Del Sol)  Fishers of Men West Coast is a non-profit, Christian based, non-denominational group of men dedicated to the idea of fathers, sons, brothers, and friends spending quality time together. Because of these shared experiences, the members desire to give back through charitable activity in the fishing communities that have given them so much.  To join Fishers of Men West Coast on their yearly trip, please email them at [email protected].

Big Fish Roundup by Cass Tours – August10th  – August 14th (Palmas De Cortez).  This will be our 14th annual fishing tournament in conjunction with Cass Tours. This is a fun tournament with no IGFA rules to abide by except that you catch fish with a rod & reel.  For more information, please call 800-593-6510 or email us a [email protected] or visit our website at www.casstours.com

van wormer resorts tournament2nd Annual Van Wormer Resorts Wahoo Gold Cup – August 25th  – (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol).  Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament is the same format as the Dorado Shoot Out.  It is a one day tournament.  Heaviest wahoo wins!  $500 per team entry fee.  There will be over 100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs.  The grand prize for the heaviest wahoo will be a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV.  There will be optional jackpots available of $200, $300, $500, and $1,000.  More information will be available shortly.  Contact Kit McNear at [email protected].  To make reservations for the Wahoo Gold Cup, please call 877-777-8862. https://vanwormerresorts.com/tournaments-page/130/gold-cup-wahoo-jackpot

Casting4Soles give away and Tournament – October 3rd – October 7th   – (Palmas De Cortez)- When the fishing industry and the Shoe community join forces over 12 years ago, who could have imagined what this event would ultimately become?  Each year, Fishers of Men West Coast come to the small and humble town of Los Barriles to give back to a fishing community that has given anglers so much throughout the years.  Thanks to all the sponsors and volunteers, each year the community receives over five thousand pair of brand new shoes, clothing, eye glasses and much more.  This is a tremendous help to the great people living in this region of Baja California Sur. Come join us for some exciting fishing, fun in the sun with some great friends, and of course take part in a life changing experience.  You will return home knowing  you did something great for those less fortunate.  If you would like to be a part of this extraordinary event, please contact Jack at [email protected].   Donations, sponsors and volunteers are needed each year to make this event possible.  Thank you for your support!  www.fishersofmenwestcoast.org  SHOE GIVE AWAY WILL BE SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6TH FROM 7AM-1PM

van wormer resorts tournament24th Annual Let’s Talk Hookup Lou Duchene Memorial Palmas de Cortez Fall Spectacular– October 11th – October 15th (Palmas De Cortez).  Join Pete Gray (host of Let’s Talk Hookup XX1090AM on this exciting annual adventure during one of the best times for great weather and fantastic fishing on the East Cape.  This is a two day fishing tournament.  For more information and/or reservations please call the Palmas de Cortez booking office at 877-777-8862 or email Pete Gray [email protected]  www.hookup1090.com

East Cape Classic by Lynn Rose Tours – October 17th – October 21st – (Palmas De Cortez).  Welcome to the 28th East Cape Classic sponsored by Corona Beer.  Funds generated by this event go directly to help the children and families of Los Barriles.  Funds raised by this tournament have gone to help the East Cape community from individuals in need, school buses, learning centers, Casting 4 Soles shoe give away and much more.   For more information, contact Lynn Rose at 1-800-525-9527.  Also ask about the La Paz Classic in June.  www.lynnrosetours.com .

Dark of the Moon Tournament by Fish With Me (Jerry Hall) –October 25th  –30th  (Playa Del Sol).  20 PLUS YEARS IN THE EAST CAPE. These groups, which are limited to 45 Anglers and Guests which are open to all, and are organized to draw both the inexperienced as well as the knowledgeable anglers.  Join Jerry Hall of Fish With Me during these dark of the moon dates.  For more information, contact Jerry Hall at [email protected]  and ask about the grand prize (a return trip to Playa Del Sol)

van wormer resorts tournament6th Annual Van Wormer Resorts Tuna Shootout – October 27th – (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol).  Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament is the same format as the Dorado Shoot Out.  It is a one day tournament.  Largest Tuna wins!  $500 per team entry fee.  There will be over 100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs.  The grand prize will be cash (amount to be determined by the number of entries).  There will be optional jackpots available of 300, $500, $1,000, and $2,000.  For more information go to our Tuna Shoot Out page on this site https://vanwormerresorts.com/tournaments-page/63/tuna-shootout , or contact Kit McNear at [email protected].  To make reservations for the Tuna Shootout, please call 877-777-8862.

Salt Patrol Marlin Tournaments – November 1st – November 5th (Palmas De Cortez).  Join John Keizer and Paul Castillo on this fantastic tournament at Hotel Palmas De Cortez.  This will be a three day Marlin Tournament, with prizes for the biggest Tuna, Dorado, and Wahoo.  This year’s tournament promises to be bigger and better than ever before.  Winning team will win a return trip in 2018.  For more information visit the Salt Patrol website at www.saltpatrol.com or email [email protected]

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