Jacó Happenings

April 5, 2013

The Second Leg of the 2013 Los Sueños Signature Billfish Series was a hug success in March here in the Central Pacific zone. A total of 2,430 billfish were released over the two legs of the tournament, with approximately 60 billfish per body and 16 fish per angler.

The Top Angler Award went to Greg Angel from the Sea Angel. The First Place Prize of $50,000 went to the boat Seafix, captained by John Thomas and angled by Harry Johnson, Francis Johnson Sr., Francis Johnson Jr. and Rob Johnson.

The second place prize of $30,000 went to the boat Team Release Marine, captained by Tom Lynskey and angled by Brooks Smith, Mark Willis and Sam Peters.

The third place prize of $20,000 went to the boat Sea Angel, captained by BC Angel and angled by Greg Angel, Austin Angel and Luann Angel. The Series Champion Prize went to the boat Dragin Fly captained by Tucker Smith and angeled By Tim Don Levy, Mike Rankey, Dwight Wolf and Pat Rento.

For more information about Fishing Tournaments in the Los Sueños Resort and Marina, contact Ashley Bretecher at a.bretcher@lsrm.com or call toll free at 1-866-865-9759.

The Reto Jaco Extremo 10K Race is scheduled for April 6 this year.  More than 4,000 national and international athletes will be running in this race. Categories range from juniors to open and masters and will be running throughout Jacó Beach, leaving from Hotel Morgan’s Cove on the Southside. For more information, visit www.retojacoextremo.com.

–Christina Truitt
christina_truitt@yahoo.com

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