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9TH INTERNATIONAL WAHOO TOURNAMENT

puerto-los-cabosIf you like to fish, and you dream of owning a property in Baja, this tournament could be your game changer! The 9th Annual International Wahoo Tournament takes place Sunday November 12, departing with a shotgun start, at 7:00AM MDT, from the Puerto Los Cabos Marina, just east of San Jose del Cabo, BCS. Sign up on Saturday November 11th from NOON to Sunset at the marina.  Entry fee is $500 USD or MXP equivalent PER TEAM. All participants must attend the fishermen’s meeting on Saturday November 11 at 6:00PM at the Marina. There is no team size limit. All types and sizes of boat are welcome. All fish must be caught with rod & reel using hooks only – no restrictions on bait (live, dead or artificial). If no WAHOO are caught, DORADO will be the alternate fish for the prize.

Winning fishermen must present a video of the moment of capture. FIRST PLACE PRIZE IS A BUILDABLE LOT IN ZACATITOS lagoon ranch, valued at $30K USD. 70% of the entry fees shall be divided as follows: FIRST PLACE 50%, SECOND PLACE 30%, THIRD PLACE 20% (16% Mexican taxes will be withheld from all winnings.)

REGISTRATION / HOURS

REGISTRATIONS: tomascantor@gmail.com

HOURS:
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11: NOON-SUNSET ONSITE REGISTRATION FISHERMEN’S MEETING 6:00PM

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12:  7:00AM SHOTGUN START – WEIGH IN CLOSES AT 3:00PM
AWARDS DINNER COMMENCES: TWO HOURS AFTER LAST WEIGH-IN

CONTACT / RULES

  1. YOU MUST HAVE A CURRENT FISHING LICENSE IN ORDER TO FISH THE TOURNAMENT.
  2. IN CASE OF A TIE, THE FIRST FISH WEIGHED WILL BE DECLARED THE WINNER.
  3. MUTILATED FISH SHALL BE DISQUALIFIED, AS RULED BY JUDGES.
  4. AFTER YOU WEIGH IN A FISH, YOU MAY NO LONGER CONTINUE TO FISH.
  5. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PARTICIPATING FISHERMEN TO READ, UNDERSTAND & ACCEPT THE RULES OF THE 2017 INTERNATIONAL WAHOO TOURNAMENT. FISHERMEN WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT ON THE RULES AT THE PRE-TOURNAMENT MEETING. ANY DECISIONS MADE BY THE RULES COMMITTEE WILL BE FINAL AND ACCEPTED BY ALL PARTICIPANTS.
  6. THE COMMITTEE HAS THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ENTRY TO ANY TEAM OR INDIVIDUAL.
  7. VERBAL OR HARASSING CONDUCT WILL NOT BE TOLERATED.
  8. DURING THE TOURNAMENT THERE SHALL BE NO PHYSICAL CONTACT OF ANY KIND WITH OTHER BOATS. IF CONTACT IS OBSERVED YOU WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.
  9. ANY COMPLAINTS ABOUT THE TOURNAMENT MUST BE DELIVERED IN WRITING TO THE COMMITTEE NO LATER THAN LAST WEIGH IN AT 3:00PM, ACCOMPANIED BY A DEPOSIT OF $200 USD. THE DEPOSIT WILL BE REFUNDED SHOULD IT BE DETERMINED TO BE A VALID COMPLAINT. INVALID COMPLAINANTS WILL FORFEIT THEIR DEPOSIT.
  10. The official radio channel for the tournament shall be VHF 12. It is the responsibility of the participating fisherman to read and understand and accept the rules of the 2017 Internationale Wahoo tournament. Fisherman shall be able to comment on the rules at the pre tournament meeting any decisions made by the rules committee will be final and accepted by all participants.
  11. FOR EMERGENCIES AT SEA DURING THE TOURNAMENT CONTACT DR. OSCAR MORCHEBOUT ON CHANNEL vhf 12 OR CELLULAR 624 166 1102.

SPONSORS

Hotel El Ganzo-

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Marine Group-

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Local Uno-

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La Marina Inn-

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Big Mike Sea Adventures-

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Puerto Los Cabos-

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FIRST PRIZE LOT LOCATION

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