Charleston's Sailfish Slam concludes: Houdini wins

The world’s longest billfish tournament – the month-long Sailfish Slam, out of Charleston City Harbor, concluded this weekend, with the Houdini claiming the title and some $17K in prize money.   The final results:

16 boats entered the tournament

89 billfish caught overall – 88 sails, one blue

The final leaderboard – top five:

1.  Houdini (Isle of Palms, SC) – 18 sails

2. Miss Annie (Allenwood, NJ)  – 15 sails

3. Micabe (Charleston, SC) – 14 sails

4.  Artemis (Charleston, SC) – 9 sails

5.  Insure (Wildwood, NJ) – 4 sails, 1 blue

A good tournament, and harbinger of fishing to come farther south – the fish are on their way!

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