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2015 Big Tournament Season


Tournament Information

When it comes right down to it, almost every fishing tournament breaks down like this: give us an entry form, pay fees, learn the rules, play by the rules, go fishing, win money. Oh, if it were just that easy. You’ll find all the details at the following links.

2015 Black & Blue Schedule of Events
2:00pm-6:00pm Registration and distribution of team bags in front of Puerto Paraiso Mall.
6:00pm-7:00pm Captains Meeting, Puerto Paraiso Mall. One team member must attend.
7:00pm-9:00pm Opening Ceremonies begin: Flag Honors with Mexican Naval Escort, Mexican National Anthem, Pre-Colombian New Fire Dance, Lighting of the Tournament Torch, Japanese Taiko Drums, Music by Cabomax.

8:00am Shotgun Start.
8:00am-5:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 5:00pm.
2:00pm-9:00pm Weigh Station is open in front of the Puerto Paraiso Mall, boats inside the harbour entrance by 9:00pm can weigh.

7:00pm-8:30pm Awards Celebration starts off with cocktails followed by dinner and a big screen presentation of the tournament video. The awards presentation starts after viewing the tournament video followed by music by Cabomax. Open to tournament participants only.

2015 BIsbee’s Eastcape Offshore Fishing Tournament Results

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Hot Rod Roars Into Winner’s Circle

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John Peelman and Team Hot Rod know what it takes to win. The Fresno, California angler and his veteran crew adapted to difficult conditions and brought the winning fish to the scales Friday afternoon to earn top honors in the 2015 Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament. The 409-pound blue marlin, caught on a live skipjack bridled on the downrigger 70 feet below the hot surface, was worth $366,531. The total purse in this year’s 61-boat event, which was sponsored by Pelagic High Performance Offshore Gear, was nearly $508,000.

Ursula’s Weekly Fish Report August from the 3rd – 09, 2015 .

Overall Catch Success Rate All Species Combined 65%

AVERAGE CATCHES: Billfish 33%, Dorado 5%, Other 40%Billfish 64%, Tuna 13%, Dorado 3%, Other 9%.

Some days every boat spot marlin, some had a marlin, ather day caught nothing.The fish moved around. Mr. Harry Sparlow and family spent the day aboard our great 36′ Crystal Lyner “Ursula IV” with Captain Ricardo at the helm and Miguel as his loyalty First mate aboard the Ursula IV and was one fortunate, as on August 05 they managed to release 2 striped marlin, and a regular size dorado

WEATHER:Wow, is Warmer than usual, very clear skies, little windy on the Pacific..

LOCATION:20-32 miles out from the 180 spot, 95 spot, Punta Gorda, La Laguna, Golden Gate


BEST LURES:Caballito, green colors, guacamaya

Dorado winner at the 2015 San Jose Fishing Tournament

Brad Erickson, captain of the “EL BURROO III” fishing team, wons the 1st place of the Dorado division in the 2015 Fiestas Tradicionales de San Jose Fishing Tournament.

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When he shows up to the scales, by 3:33 pm, less than a half and hour prior the scales closes, there were a couple of qualifyings ones two;  but once the weight was anounced: 29 lbs, every one knows he will be the winner.