HIBT update – Day 3

Another stellar day off the legendary Kona coast, where 17 billfish in all were caught by the fleet of 31 boats.  Four catches of note yesterday – 370, 590, 592, and the biggest fish of the tournament to date, a 697-pound blue caught aboard the Last Chance.

Guy Terwilliger is in the lead for the Henry Chee, and the Kona Game Fishing Club (Japan) is currently leading amongst the teams from all around the world.

The standings:

TEAM STANDINGS
1
Kona Game Fishing Club-Kusatsu, Japan
1529
2
Hilton Grand Vacations Fishing Club, Japan
1008
3
Olympian Dream Fishing Club, Japan
998
4
Bay of Islands Swordfish Club #1, New Zealand
989
CAPTAIN STANDINGS
1
Guy Terwilliger
Malolo
1289
2
Boyd DeCoito
Foxy Lady
1200
3
Matt LoSasso
Last Chance
1129
4
Kevin Hibbard
JR’s Hooker
927
About John

John Harmeling is the co-founder of billfishreport.com and granderwatch.com. Having traveled to and fished the major billfisheries across the globe, he counts Kona and Cairns as his favorites, and the black marlin to be the ocean's supreme pelagic specimen. He believes the very best and most enjoyable place to find tuna is in a marlin's stomach.

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