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5th Annual International Yellowtail Derby 2013 Results

Private Boaters Prevail, Good Angles Score in Two Divisions

The June 9 Awards party was at the Bali Hai Restaurant honored the best anglers. Marc Nunes of Point Loma was the overall Yellowtail (YT) winner with a 35# fish he caught off La Jolla on live bait.

He was rewarded with $5,000 in cash and prizes and his weight in Ballast Point Pale Ale, measured by the Scale-O-Ale and witnessed by anglers and friends.

Second place was Greg Trompas, with a 32# 5oz YT who also was in 3rd place in White Seabass (WSB) at 59# 4oz. Neil Barbour in 3rd place YT with a 31# and he Won the WSB div with 62# 8oz fish landed off of Point Loma.

James Shelby came in 2nd in WSB with a 58# 6oz fish he landed off of Imperial Beach.

Virtually all of the success came from and awards went to private boaters. The kayakers and the open party fleet only managed a few smaller fish. The Awards party was sponsored by the Bali Hai Restaurant and Ballast Point Brewery. John Cassidy was the MC, he had just arrived yesterday morning from the 1st 2 day trip on the new CHIEF (ex-Big Game 90) which limited out on Yellowtail for its 28 passengers.

The 2014 Intl Yellowtail Derby dates were announce by Derby Director, John Campbell. It will be again be a 35 day contest. May 4 to June 8, 2014 with the kick-off party set for May 1st at the Bali Hai Restaurant. Several anglers requested a change from Albacore to Halibut, which will be considered by the Derby committee.


The Port of San Diego, The Bali Hai, Everingham Bros, Ballast Point Brewing Co, Boyce Image, SportClips, Silverfish Press, Vessel Assist, West Marine, Chief Sportfishing, The Bay Club Hotel, IGFA, Fisherman’s Landing, H&M Landing, Point Loma Sportfishing, Fisherman’s Landing Tackle, Maritime Institute, Fusion Rods, Rod and Reel Radio, Angler’s Arsenal, Viejas Casino, UniButter, Sycuan Casino, De-Fishing Soap, Ramona Cafe, Angler’s Choice Tackle, Ballyhood “Top Gun” Int’l, Get the Gaff, P B Fish Shop, Sunroad San Diego Boat Show, Western Outdoor News, Arizona Boating & Watersports http://www.azbw.com, Steve Crouch Ins., BlueSkyNews.com, Lets Talk Hook UP radio, Shake Rattle & Troll Radio, Cosmopolitan Hotel and Restaurant.

The Derby Headquarters is located at the Outboard Boating Club at the Boat Ramp on Shelter Island Drive in San Diego. The Derby mailing address is 3960 W. Point Loma Blvd. Ste H347, San Diego 92110.

Enter online http://www.InternationalYellowtailDerby.com


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