Yacht Club anglers netted $20K

The Cayman Islands Yacht Club hosted its inaugural Fishing Tournament and Fun Day on Saturday, which was well supported and enjoyed by many. 

In a unique one-day format, teams of fishermen competed to win a share of the $20,000 in cash and random prizes. 

Cachas “Super C” Stewart won the wahoo category with a 33.7 pound catch. 

Other winners included Jason Bush, who won the dolphin category and Lonny Tibbetts who won the yellowfin tuna category. 

The top female angler was Brianna Walsh. The big winner on the day however was Jonathan Arch who won the grand prize of the heaviest combined catch of two species with his capture of a wahoo and a dolphin. 

Captain Cameron Ebanks in his boat Liquid Limo caught three wahoos but was not able to get among the prizes. 

He said, “We love the one-day format because it affords us the opportunity to do what we love, which is to fish, and not have the burden that comes along with a two-day tournament both in terms of time and expenses. 

“The allowances that the Yacht Club made including providing us with fuel incentives and discounts in the Anchors store were also very much appreciated and we hope that they do this sort of tournament more often.” 

Event sponsors included the Cayman Islands Yacht Club, Rubis, Pro Yacht and Miller Lite. 

Cachas Stewart won the wahoo category.

Cachas Stewart won the wahoo category.

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