San Quintin, Mexico:
Third Annual Fishing Tournament Report

July 23, 2006, Stan Vath, Campo Lorenzo, San Quintin fishing, Baja California, Mexico:

The 2006 Third Annual San Quintin Sportfishing Tournament was held at San Quintin, Baja California, Mexico, on Saturday, July 22, 2006.

Julio Meza did an awesome job putting together the sponsors, prizes and tournament. Barry Brightenberg of Fish Trap was a big help to Julio behind the scenes.

There were 89 boats entered and 242 anglers fishing.

The day went smoothly and the weigh-in ended at 5:00 p.m. sharp. Enrique and Concho from SAGARPA, the Mexican Fish and Game Department, did the weighing and kept the records. The scale was an IGFA certified Scalemaster II. The award ceremony took place outside at the Old Mill. The winners are as follows by category:

Weights are in kilograms (kg), 1 kg = 2.2046 pounds

White Seabass: first, Jose Gusman, 24.25 kg.; second, Adan Placencia, 24.20 kg.; third, Jaime Garcia, 10.95 kg.

Dorado: first, Debbie Biedebach, 8.60 kg.; second, Francisco Quinonez, 5.65 kg.; third, Ramses Villegas, 5.00 kg.

Yellowtail: first, Ricardo Carrillo, 12.35 kg.; second, Mike Fisher, 10.25 kg.; third, Taylor Leeper, 10.25 kg.

Sandbass: first, Ted Snellen, 2.75 kg.; second, Isis Barbosa, 2.55 kg.; third, Daniel Simmons 2.50 kg.

Tuna: none caught.

Grand Prize, trophy and $5,000 Buena Vista Beach Resort fishing trip: Debbie Biedebach.

Grand Raffle Winner, 195 CC Triton Boat with 90 h.p. Mercury: Sonya Cordova.

Thousands of dollars in raffle prizes were given away by the San Quintin Sportfishing Tournament sponsors.

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