Annual anglers shoot out moves to catch the Wahoo

| 16/09/2013

(CNS): Rooster Radio 101 has announced that the 10th Annual Rooster Shootout fishing tournament will be held next month with more than U$25,000 in cash and prizes on offer for anglers in numerous categories including Wahoo, Dolphin and Yellow Fin Tuna and Marlin. Organisers said that the annual fishing tournament has been moved this year from March to October to coincidewith the beginning of the Wahoo season. The competition will be held at Harbour House Marina and will kick off with a Bimini Start on Friday, 14 October at 8:30am. Then each afternoon the anglers will return to the marina for the weigh in of the days catch on each boat.

The District Cup introduce last year will be up for grabs again rewarding the Cayman district that earns the most points from their top three scoring boats taking part in the contest. So far George Town has taken that title for the last two years. Prizes will also be given for the top weight of individual Wahoo, Dolphin and Tuna as well as the heaviest combined weight per angler. There will be an awardfor the top lady angler, best rookie and the elusive! Grand Whopper sponsored (obviously) by Burger King. Kirk Freeport is also sponsoring the Captain’s Prize which is for the heaviest combined weight per boat

The Blue Diamond team emerged as the premier team last year, Captained by Chris Kirkconnell it took home over $10,000 in prize money so they will be the ones to beat but Strike! Force, captained by Chris Briggs who won the Captain’s prize, the Jack Pot, and the top scoring boat for the district of George Town will also be one to watch.

Registration is on Wednesday 12 October at 6pm at Guy Harvey’s Grill and for more information go to

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