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Press Release: Trinidad Tarpon Thunder 2018
August 6th 2018
Trinidad Tarpon Thunder was held on August 4th to 5th 2018 at Island Yacht Charters, Gasparee Island. This is a full release tournament with great prizes going to anglers and teams that tally the most points during 3 sessions over one and a half days. A total of 11 boats entered the tournament with 58 anglers which included 8 juniors and 1 female angler.
This year we had 198 Tarpon released during the tournament, with 72 releases in the 1st session, 62 releases in the 2nd session and 64 in the 3rd session.
The prize categories are listed below.
Category Angler Boat Time
1st Tarpon Released Dominic Wallace Mapepire 5.37 am
Category Angler Boat Points
Best Foreign Angler Mark Zillar Monsta 800
Most Lure Released Chad Chu Cheong Ramajay 200
Most Stick Releases Fernando Navarro Monsta 400
Best Junior Angler Chad Ferrreira Scatter Brain 300
Best Female Angler Amanda Hosein E Z Going 100
3rd Best Male Angler Luke De Gannes Mapepire 1000
2nd Best Male Angler Christian Valdez Mapepire 1400
1st Best Male Angler Dominic Wallace Mapepire 1700
5th Moet 1400
4th Moisturizer 2100
3rd Monsta 3000
2nd Ramajay 3200
1st Mapapire 6200
The 1st Place Boat winners Mapepire, won the top prize with an invitation to compete in the Offshore World Championship in Costa Rica in 2019. Where they will have the chance to compete with the Top anglers from all over the world. Other prizes for anglers included Rods and Reels, Yamaha Generators, fishing accessories from Guy Harvey, Tarpon Photos Etc.
Thank you to our Sponsors: Carib, Purity Water, Gatorade, Real Marketing Limited, LP Marine, Reel Tackle and Seafood, Elee Agencies Ltd(Yamaha), Mamac Ceramics Trinidad, Island Yacht Charters and Monsta Tarpon.
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