The PRI (fuel treatment) Game Fishing Team from Trinidad and Tobago, comprising Captain Stuart Dalgliesh, Gordon Dalgliesh, Alan Sheppard, Brett Kenny and Mark Lazzari, fishing on Finesse, was successful in winning several top prizes and placing second overall in the 2009 Martinique Billfish Tournament.
The Tournament was won by Team Navigator from Martinique. Third place went to Crazy Horse from Grenada.
The PRI (fuel treatment) Game Fishing Team won the following prizes: Second best boat overall, angler with most releases, boat with most releases, best southern boat. The team also won best angler, Gordon Dalgliesh and heaviest Wahoo (38 lbs), caught by Mark Lazzari.
The tournament was held on November 11 to 14 at Marin Marina and had 31 competing teams from Martinique, Guadalupe, St. Lucia, Grenada, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago. There were 13 Blue Marlin Releases and two landed Blue Marlin (335 lbs and 411 lbs), two White Marlin releases, four Sailfish releases and one landed Sailfish. The teams also caught a number of Tuna and Wahoo.
Report submitted by Steven Valdez, Trinidad & Tobago