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Intrepid takes best boat award at fishing tourney

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Best Boat Winners – team “Intrepid” with Jade and Tristan Llanos holding someof their catch Photo by:Walter Alibey

Team Intrepid with anglers Jade and Tristan Llanos from Tobago took home the "Best Boat" prize when the T&T Game Fishing Association (TTGFA) held its 20th annual Junior Angler Fishing Tournament on Saturday at the T&T Yacht Club in Glencoe.

Twenty-five boats entered the tournament with a total of 78 anglers (56 boys and 22 girls) ranging from five to 16 years old.

A total of 790 lbs of fish made it to the scale of which 272 lbs were Kingfish, 51 lbs Carite, 231 lbs Cavali, 25 lbs of Bacchine, 190 lbs of Bonito and 22 lbs of Barracuda. Over 600 lbs of the day’s catch were donated to various charities.

Boat Scatter Brain with anglers Scott Wortman, Adam Alcantara, Shane Sheppard and Chad Ferreira took second while third went to Let it Fly with anglers William Skinner, Isabel Skinner and Victoria Skinner.

Meanwhile, Messi Gurley on the boat Knot Nice was first in the 5-7 girls' group while Tristan Llanos on Intrepid also came first in the 5-7 boys age-group.

Jade Llanos on the boat Intrepid came in first in the 8-10 girls and in the boys' category, Shane Telfer on Sea Hunter placed first. Andrea Thompson on the boat Fish Finder took the 11-13 girls category while Let It Fly featuring William Skinner was first in the 11-13 boys age-group.

Kathryn Bodden on the boat Ton Nen took first place in the 14-16 girls age-group, with Scott Wortman on the boat Scatter Brain coming in first for the boys' 14-16.


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