2007 Results - Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

file: cabo standings ’07
TUNA JACKPOT REVIEW
11-23-07
RESULTS FOR LOS CABOS TUNA JACKPOT 2007
General stats:
— Held Nov. 7-10: 125 Teams, 469 anglers
— $519,200 in cash payouts, plus prizes estimated value at $200,000 for a total of $675,000
cash/prizes.
— Five fish were weighed in over 100 pounds.
See more results on www.locabostunajackpot.com
Next year’s 10th annual event is slated for Nov. 5-8, 2008
OVERALL WINNERS
1st Place Overall — 189-0 yellowfin (Overall
Big Tuna money, plus $500, $1000 and $2,000
jackpots of day 1) Team 84: John Schue, Robert
Mclntyre, Eligio Baron; Total winnings:
$126,360
(2nd Place Overall –142.2-pound yellowfin
Overall Big Tuna 2nd place plus $500, $1000,
$2000, $3000, $5,000 jackpots of Day 2) Team
113 Lionel Tamayo, Oscar Verdugo, Oscar
Verdugo Jr., Dax Morgan; Total winnings:
$167,180
3rd Place Overall — 139-pound yellowfin
tuna (Overall Big Tuna 3rd place) Team 79
(Alaska) Wayne Wilson, Chris White, Dick
White, Mitch Faulk; Total winnings: $2,460
OPTIONALS
Dorado/Wahoo 32.1-pound dorado; Team
40 Robert Soper, Joseph Butken, Richard
Gervasini, Edward Ott; Total winnings: $70,400
(rollover money from first day when 40-pound
minimum weight produced no fish; second
day’s minimum was reduced to 25 pounds)
Day 1 Tuna 79.6 pounds ($3,000 pot for Day
1) Team #64 (Montana) Josh Joseph, Matt
Buckmaster, Kirk Scoggins, John Stonecipher;
Total $34,800
Day 1 Tuna 79.0 pounds ($5,000 pot for Day
1) Team 95 Bill Patton, Greg Patton; Total winnings: $38,000
Day 2 Tuna 57.9 pounds $10,000 rollover
with no qualifying fish the first day; Team 13
Michael Menus, Brian Clement, T. J. Dobbens,
Brad Damasco; Total winnings: $80,000
TOP 10 TUNA OVER TWO DAYS
Five yellowfin tuna over 100 pounds were weighed in.
Team#
Team
Weight
Day
84
Katiusha
189.0 pounds
1
113
Borrachos y Amigos
142.2 pounds
2
79
Picante Salsa
139.9 pounds
1
115
Renegade Mike
135.7 pounds
1
1
Tonofu
127.1 pounds
2
40
Solmar IX
86.7 pounds
1
64
Rehab
79.6 pounds
1
95
Minerva II
79 pounds
1
58
Halcon
78 pounds
2
24
Rum Runner
76.3 pounds
1
*Qualifying Wahoo/Dorado
40
Solmar IX
32.1-pound dorado
2
122
Fortuna
28.9-pound wahoo
2
First day’s qualifying minimum dorado/wahoo weight was 40 pounds, and was dropped to 25 pounds the
second day after no fish qualified the first day.
THE JACKPOT TUNA
weighing 189 pounds
was caught by John
Schue and Robert
McIntyre, for which
they earned David Wirth
trophies, an Eat Me Lure
custom lure package,
$500 worth of Owner
hooks (for catching the
biggest fish on an
Owner hook) and a
cash prize of $126,360.
THE TOP CASH WINNERS
in the WON/Mercury Los Cabos
Tuna Jackpot were the
team members of Borracho Y
Amigos. Lionel Tamayo of La Paz,
Oscar Verdugo and Oscar Verdugo,
Jr. of Los Barrilles and Dax Morgan
of La Paz are pictured with their
check for $167,180.
WON PHOTOS BY RICH HOLLAND
NO TEAM PARTIED HARDER
than Team Rehab which won
$34,800 by taking the
$3000 pot on day 1
with a 79.6 pound yellowfin.