The 6th annual “Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament” had 16 teams enter this big jackpot tournament hosted by the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour Marina, Bahamas on May 31-June 2, 2018. This year produced a catch of 40 billfish (20 blue marlin, 14 white marlin, and 6 sailfish) released …
Fifty six people on seventeen boats participated in the Pete’s Pub Thirty First Annual Dolphin Derby, a fishing tournament spread over four days, starting May 9. Preparing for the evening ceremony, Gregory Johnston and his wife Heather, the organizers of the event, were tallying up the results and deciding to …
The Custom Shootout Fishing Tournament, held at the Abaco Beach Resort and Boat Harbour annually and organized by Captain Skip Smith, made a donation to two local charities in Abaco on June 11.
The Marsh Harbour Championship, leg 3 of the 2016 Bahamas Billfish Championship, was held last week at Abaco Beach Resort. Leg 2 winner, team ‘Uno Mas,’ put another BBC tournament in the win column.
The 46th Annual Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament was held April 21-30 with the awards dinner and celebration at Hope Town Inn and Marina. This was the first year the Tournament was under the organization of Ashley Knowles.
The annual Harbourside Marine Bahamas Rotary Tuna Classic took place this year on June 5 & 6 with the usual five weighing stations located at the Green Parrot on New Providence, at Spanish Wells on Eleuthera, Clarence Town on Long Island, Freeport on Grand Bahama and Schooner Bay on Abaco.
The 45th Abaco Anglers Fishing Tournament was held on April 16-24. The Awards Banquet took place the evening of April 24 at the Hope Town Inn and Marina. The fun tournament has Men’s’, Women’s’ and Juniors’ divisions.
Southern Comfort clinched First Place for the second consecutive year at the 31st Annual Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament (TCBT), June 25-28 at Treasure Cay Beach, Marina & Golf Resort. Owned by Peter Angel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Southern Comfort caught the lead when they released their second blue marlin on the last day of the tournament. Big T's Too took Second Place with a blue marlin release the first day the tournament, earning owner Bob Wolsey, Sarasota, FL the Top Angler trophy based on time.
Wave Paver rolls over competition in last five minutes to win 2014 Bahamas Billfish Championship Series
With just five minutes remaining in the 2014 Bahamas Billfish Championship, Wave Paver hooked a blue marlin. A minute before that, Jr. Davis and his team were in second place for the overall championship title. This blue marlin release would earn Wave Paver 600 points and a second place finish for the Marsh Harbour Championship and 500 bonus points to go along with that. Those points combined pushed Wave Paver above then leader Marlin Darlin for the Championship win.
The Abaco Softball Association (ASA) held an All Abaco Tournament on June 20-21 at the Murphy Town Ball Field inviting teams out of New Providence and Spanish Wells to be a part of the softball action. Fans packed almost every bleacher at the park to support their respective teams.