RESULTS OF THE 2005 BISBEE'S BLACK AND
BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT AT CABO SAN LUCAS
Oct. 30, 2005, Tracy Ehrenberg, Pisces Fleet, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico:
BISBEE'S BLACK & BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT 2005 RESULTS:
1ST PLACE TEAM: PEZ ESPADA, 61 ft Hatteras, 531 LB BLACK MARLIN; ANGLER, Peter Hoerting from Las Vegas; other team members Jeff Ellis from San Clemente, Ryan Melina from Pasadena, Russ Melina from Palm desert; TOTAL WINNINGS: $1,348,440.
2nd PLACE TEAM: YOUNG LADY, 42 ft Bertram, 396 LB BLUE MARLIN; ANGLER, Alonso Aspe from Mexico City; TOTAL WINNINGS: $1,000,613.
3rd PLACE TEAM: FELINA, 86 ft Aguilar, 321 lb BLACK MARLIN; ANGLER: Jeff Leitzinger from Los Angeles; TOTAL WINNINGS: $453,233.
4TH PLACE TEAM: BAD MARKET, 33 ft Knight & Carver, 319 LB BLUE; ANGLER: Rich Hochrein from Yakima, Washington; TOTAL WINNINGS $397,215.
One hundred and eighty-five boats participated at Cabo San Lucas. A total of 345 billfish were released, consisting of striped marlin, blue marlin under 300 pounds and some sailfish. Nine fish were weighed in over 300 pounds.