Foreign Anglers Dominate ILTT Tournament

June 24, 2013

The Bermuda Anglers Club held its 48th International Light Tackle Tournament, with anglers representing 3 different countries. The seven teams, which had three anglers each, used 12lb and 16lb lines.

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This years Champions were Three Reel Anglers, and they will represent the club at the Offshore World Championships in Costa Rica next year.  The second place was the all-female team Chixs with Stixs, while third place went to The Philly For Rum.

David Fingland caught the largest fish, which was a 74.6lb Yellow fin Tuna on 12lb test. There was also a 52.7lb Almaco Jack caught by Adam Hirschberg.

 Back row: Adam Hirschberg, Eric Hirschberg [missing Andy Pereira] Scott Deal, David Fingland. Front row: Fiona Beck, Joan Vandergriff, Cindy Mitchell.

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The other teams were:

  • Reel Lax – Danny Fox, Hamish Burns[Bda] & Lester Petracca [USA]
  • 2DW Squared – Brian Lines [Bda], Dean Rea [New Zealand, resident in Bda] & Neil McKinney [Bahamas]
  • Sea Horse Anglers Club – David Ross DeSilva, Gilbert Amaral & David Barber [Bda]
  • Bermuda Anglers Club – Mark Henneberger, David Skinner & Kip Froud

A spokesperson has said, “We want to thank all our sponsors – Dept of Tourism, Aspen Insurance Ltd, Crisson Jewelers, Goslings, Maxima Fishing Line, Sticks & Stones, Southern Cross Cable Network, Rowe Spurling, Pro-Tone, Invisible Trenching & Pelagic, Flybridge Tackle, Marine Locker, The Market Place, Asyd Design, Island Glass, Butterfield & Vallis & Corporation of Hamilton, who’s support helps the club to run the Junior Anglers Tournament in August. “

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