TGYG Sponsors 2011 Los Suenos Signature Billlfish Series Leg II
Posted Date: 03/31/2011
Tom George Yacht Group is a proud Sponsor of the 2011 Los Suenos Signature Billfish Series in Costa Rica. Leg II of the Tournament took place March 2-5 with absolutely perfect weather. 2011 is the 8th year of the Los Suenos Signature Series.
In the first leg in January, 189 billfish were released of which 109 were sailfish and 80 were marlin. The second leg of the tournament broke all of the tournament records for Los Suenos. A total of 1057 billfish were released by 35 teams and 135 anglers of which 1033 sailfish and 24 were marlin. In fact, more billfish were released in the first five hours on day one of leg II than were caught during the entire leg I.
As the second leg of the tournament came to an end, over 500 people gathered at the Los Suenos Beach Club to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of the winning teams. “Game On” took 1st place with 6200 points (57 sails and 1 marlin) earning $41,000. “Gotcha” took 2nd place with 6000 points (55 sails and 1 marlin) earning $24,000. They also won the Series Championship earning $50,000. “Big Oh” took 3rd place with 6000 points (55 sails and 1 marlin) earning $16,400. The top angler of the series was Gray Ingram on the “Big Oh” with 25 sailfish and 1 marlin release.
Mark Karampelas and his wife Helen attended leg II of the tournament. While they were there, they fished for fun on the “Dream Catcher” with 7 sailfish releases. Los Suenos will Be hosting the tournament again in 2012, let’s hope to see you there!