HIBT Day 1 results

A good day for the 31 boats in the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament.  All told 14 billfish were caught – 12 blues and two spears, with two blues weighed.  The two notable fish weighed – a 395 on the JR’s Hooker and a 390 on the Northern Lights.

Standings as follows, as of yesterday – and remember that points are a function of line class and weight of fish (for those over 300 pounds)…

Place               Team                                                               Points
1                      Game Fishing Club of South Australia         900
2                      Olympian Dream Fishing Club                       625
3                      Old South Marlin Club #1                                 600
4                      Team KGFA-Korean Game Fish Assoc.      519

Place               Captain                       Boat                            Points
1                      Lance Gelman             Long Ranger              900
2                      Kevin Hibbard            JR’s Hooker               625
3                      Boyd DeCoito             Foxy Lady                  600
4                      Kevin Nakamaru        Northern Lights      519

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