ALICE TOWN, BIMINI – July 25, 2017 – The Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina, host to some of the Bahamas’ most legendary fishing tournaments, is pleased to announce that Wahoo Smackdown IX will take place from November 9-12, 2017.
The ever popular and authentic Bahamian offshore tournament, led by longtime Bimini Big Game Club dock captain, Captain Robbie Smith, has drawn thousands of anglers to the island since its inception and has become an annual tradition. for many.
With over 50 record catches in the waters surrounding the island, Bimini has earned its title as the Sport Fishing Capital of the World and, in winter, is considered a prime location for the wahoo due to its position in the Gulf. Stream.
Wahoo Smackdown IX is slated to kick off on November 9 with a Captains reunion and end on November 12 with an awards gala.
The registration fee is $ 1,500 per boat (includes four anglers, tournament jerseys, and admission to social events). Additional anglers (more than four) cost $ 250 each. Additional social tickets cost $ 150 each. The total payment is $ 25,000 based on 25 registered boats. Registration fees are 100% refundable if the tournament is canceled due to weather. An instant credit of $ 300 will be issued for entries that book both a hotel and a boat for a minimum of four consecutive nights. The $ 300 credit can be used at the restaurant or applied to the total resort bill.
Sponsors include American Beverage Marketers www.masterofmixes.com as title sponsor, Bahamian Brewery and Beverage (Sands) www.bahamianbrewery.com, artist David Dunleavy www.dunleavyart.com and Tropic Ocean Airways www.flytropic.com.
To register, please visit www.wahoosmackdown.net. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Beth Watson at [email protected] or (954) 462-3400.
About the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina
The Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina, in Alice Town, Bimini, Bahamas, is a popular, internationally renowned boutique resort located less than 50 miles from South Florida. The property has 51 rooms and suites, a full-service 75-berth marina, a dive center with daily dives, rental equipment, a variety of scuba diving courses and specialized training and a freshwater swimming pool. The Big Game Bar & Grill is Bimini’s most popular restaurant serving American and Bahamian cuisine with all-day dining from a second-floor vantage point overlooking the marina and Alice Town’s bonefish apartments. Bimini is known for its world-class beaches, fishing, and diving, and is a family-friendly destination with plenty of activities on the water including kayaking, paddleboarding, snorkeling, and boating. For more information on the Big Game Club Resort & Marina, visit www.biggameclubbimini.com