This past weekend the Governor’s Cup was held in Mahahual. A record blue marlin was caught by the winners “Another Toy” a local boat and captain. Below are the results translated from http://www.poresto.net. I also took some photos of the event.
MAJAHUAL, Othon P. Blanco, 3 May.- A huge blue marlin of 470.50 pounds and about 3 meters long, is the largest specimen which has been captured in the history of fishing tournaments in Quintana Roo, which he gave victory to the undisputed chetumaleña boat “Another Toy” Captain Jorge House, in the fishing tournament Majahual 2015 Governor’s Cup.
The second place went to the boat “Blue Marlin” which momentarily touched his prized pickup truck and trophy First, fishing and presentation of a big blue marlin of 257 pounds.
Big emotions were those lived in the 2015 edition of the fishing tournament Majahual Governor Cup, an event that has broken records in local prizes awarded and participating vessels, and also broke the state record for the biggest catch it has been made of a copy of blue marlin.
This Sunday is held the second and final day fishing competition, which gave many surprises to participants and the general public, as in the weighing two monstrous examples of blue marlin were presented, which were the only fish of this species were captured.
After a hard day of fishing, competitors began arriving at the fishing pier after 3 pm, because at 5 pm the official closure of weighing and he held the awards ceremony.
Minutes after giving the 4 pm, the boat “Blue Marlin” Captain John Encalada, presented a huge blue marlin of 257 pounds and about 2.5 meters long.
The crew said to his capture had to battle for nearly three hours, and to take it to the weighbridge the help of 7 people was needed.
Just when the vessel “Blue Marlin” and felt the prize of first place in the bag, appeared before the astonished gaze of the public, the crew of the boat “Another Toy” carrying a huge blue marlin of about 3 meters long and of 470.50 pounds, equivalent to about 220 kilograms.
The captain of “Another Toy” Jorge House, said the big animal gave battle for over two hours, and when at times seemed to get out of hand, the wishes of his crew to victory in the tournament were higher than the force of the huge fish.
The weight and size of the fish was such that it took more than 10 fishermen to lower the boat and take it to the weighing area, and a number close to lift and hang it on the scale.
These two beautiful specimens of blue marlin were crucial to give these vessels the first and second place in the tournament.
In this way, the boat “Another Toy” won the outright victory of the fishing tournament Governor Cup 2015, obtaining a total of 15 000 52.50 points in the final table markers, through the capture of big blue marlin they He took the first place, because it also presented a white marlin of 37.50 pounds but this only served to add them a few more points to his victory.
The boat “Blue Marlin” won a total of 7 000 710 points in the final score, by capturing the second largest blue marlin competition, which was the only catch presented but enough to give the compact car and trophy the second position.
With thousand 605 points, the vessel “My Toy”, captained by Raul Valencia, won the trophy compact car and third.
Fourth, and winning a compact car, it was the vessel “La Doña” Captain Carlos Perez Zafra, with a total of 332.50 thousand points in the final score.
Place number 5 to 18 motorcycles as prizes were given, and were for the vessels “Black Marlin” which won 1179.50 points, “Taurus” with 1139.50 points, “Chamion I” with 1132.50 points, “Davo” with 532 points, “Bad Boys “with 470.50 points,” Intense “with 376 points,” Sea Monster “with 318.50 points,” Corymar “298 points” My Favorite Toy “with 274.50 points,” The Commoner “with 245 points,” Real Challenger “with 190 points, “Turquoise II” with 181 points, “La Cantina” with 175 points and 18th position went to the boat “Cheques” with a total of 143.50 points.
The award ceremony was presided over by the private secretary of the State Government, Manuel Valencia Cardin, representing the state governor Roberto Borge Angulo; Tourism Undersecretary Raul Angulo Andrade; President of the Great Commission of the State Congress, Pedro Flota Alcocer; Majahual Mayor William Calderon Sanchez, among other authorities.
Thanks for reading,
Stewart Rogers USA-South Carolina