The Doctor tops 5th Annual Dia de San Pedro Fishing Tournament

The Island Newspaper, Ambergris Caye, Belize            Vol. 19, No. 25            July 2, 2009

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Top Boat prize of $5,000 was won by Captain Aldo Urbina’s boat, The Doctor. The Doctor also caught the Heaviest Wahoo at 30 pounds and took home an additional prize of $500.

Outreach, captained by Vernon Wilson, took the 2nd prize along with $2,500 cash.

Captain John Crump’s boat – the Rampage – won third place and $1,000.

Irvin Chacon won Top Junior Angler with his catch of a 17 ½ pound Dorado. Aboard the Outreach, not only did Irvin take $300 for his Top Junior Angler prize but also won $500 for hauling in the Heaviest Dorado.

Barry Bowen on board Lancha Verde won Top Dog honors and $500 cash for his 27 pound Barracuda.

Freedom Natalie’s captain, Hilly Boo, won the Captain’s Award and won a deluxe fishing rod courtesy of Captain Shark’s.

The Calcutta bragging rights went to John Grief III who bet on The Doctor. For his faith in The Doctor’s abilities, Grief won $2,880.

The 5th annual Dia de San Pedro Fishing Tournament took place this past Sunday at Holiday Hotel. For two days, anglers took to the high seas in an effort to catch the best out in the deep blue sea. After hours of tacking on bait, waiting for a bite, and arduously hauling in the catch, it was time for the weigh in and prizes!
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