A Successful Inaugural Mahi Mayhem Tournament

To the victor go the spoils … and the cash

Tortola, British Virgin Islands – Captain Alvin and his crew aboard Emmanuel, from St Thomas, swept the board at the first annual Mahi Mayhem fishing tournament held in May. They scooped the $5,000 top prize for heaviest mahi at 33lb; $2,500 for second heaviest mahi; $1,000 for heaviest overall catch, and $1,000 for heaviest mahi caught from a boat with an outboard engine.

Jack Cadman on Venator won the heaviest tuna award for his 65lb yellowfin, which also won him Star Angler for heaviest fish of the tournament.

Heaviest wahoo went to E&S Team Nanny Cay BVI with their 39lb catch.  Eli James on 2 To Tango from St Thomas won heaviest kingfish with his 23-pounder. The Youngest Angler award was won by Max Reshetiloff, and Sue Durham was awarded Female Angler of the tournament.

The two-day event was presented by Caribbean Sustainable Fisheries (CSF) in partnership with Nanny Cay Marina.

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Graphics by Anouk Sylvestre

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