The 62nd edition of Puerto Vallarta's Billfish Tournament will be held November 15-18, 2017.
Registration will be held from 5:00 until 9:00 pm on Wednesday, November 16 at the Fishing Club Vallarta, Hamburgo 145 in Col. Versalles.
The opening ceremony at the Rosita Hotel will begin the three-day tournament at 7:00 on November 16. The anglers can take off anytime after midnight on the following two days of fishing.
Receptions and weigh-ins will be held each afternoon on the Marina Vallarta Boardwalk, next to the Marina del Rey condominiums between 1:00 and 6:00 pm. The Awards Ceremony will follow at the same venue at 7:00 pm on November 18.
The four categories for winners are Sailfish, Marlin, Tuna and Dorado (Mahi Mahi).
First Place winner in the Sailfish category will take home a 2018 Chevrolet Aveo. Second place wins 100,000 pesos and Third place wins a 2 person/2 night lodging at the Hilton Hotel Vallarta. Also in the Sailfish category, the first angler that beats the current Sailfish tournament record of 70.600 Kgs (155.64 lbs) will be awarded a 2018 Chevrolet Aveo.
In the Marlin category, First Place is awarded a 2018 Toyota Hilux Double Cab Pickup. Second Place wins 100,000 pesos and Third Place will be awarded a 4 person/3 night lodging at Vallarta Gardens Beach Club & Spa. The first angler to beat the tournament Marlin record of 322.300 Kgs (710.54 lbs) will will a 2018 Chevrolet Aveo.
The winner in the Tuna category wins 100,000 pesos. Second Place wins RayMarine Multifunction Display and Third Place wins 4 person/3 night lodging at Vallarta Gardens Beach Club & Spa. The first angler breaking the Tuna tournament record of 388.01 lbs will be awarded a 2018 Chevrolet Aveo.
Finally, the Dorado (Mahi Mahi) First Place winner will be awarded a Mercury 90 HP Outboard Motor. Second Place will win a 2 person/2 night lodging at the Hilton Hotel Vallarta. Third Place takes home a 4 Pack of Costa del Mar Sunglasses.
There will also be Catch & Release, Best Crew, and largest Marlin of the Day awards.
We invite you to participate and have fun for 3 days in the best fishing experience in the Mexican Pacific enjoying the beauty of our harbor and the hospitality of the Puerto Vallarta community.
For more information and registration, visit Fish Vallarta.
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