The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament - 2003
The Islamorada Sailfish Tournament
2006




2007 Islamorada Sailfish Tournament Results


Totals
Total number of Anglers 109
Total number of Boats 34
Total Number of Hook-ups 140
Releases Day One 56
Releases Day Two 26
Releases Day Three 28
Total number of Releases 110
Total Tagged Fish 10
Total Days Fished 3

Sea Conditions
Day One (Nov. 30th, 2007) Seas 1' to 2', Winds ESE at 5 - 10 Kts.
Day Two (Dec. 1st, 2007) Seas 3' to 5', Winds NE at 10 - 15 Kts.
Day 3hree (Dec. 2nd, 2007) Seas 3' to 5', Winds E at 10 - 15 Kts.

Major Sponsors
AdventureOutfitting.com AdventuresCom.com
Caribee Boat Sales Contender Boats
TIB Bank World Wide Sportsman
VMC Hooks Yamaha Outboards

Contributing Sponsors
Abel's Tackle Box Caloosa Cove Resort & Marina
Coral Bay Marina Holiday Isle Resort & Marina
Mangrove Mike's Cafe The Print Shop
Cudjoe Sales Sun 103.1
Whale Harbor Inn and Marina

Trophy List
Click to enlarge     Overall Champion(s)
Trophy sponsored by Contender Boats
Anglers: David Spilman, Jim Fakler, John Soltysiak, Tyson Mayers
Residence: Baltimore, MD / Landover, MD / Rehoboth Beach, DE
Rehoboth, DE
Captain: Scott Stanczyk
Mates: K.J. Zehr and Jamie Barnett
Boat: Catch 22
Total Released Fish: 9


Click to enlarge     High Point Captain
Trophy sponsored by Caribee Boat Sales
Captain: Scott Stanczyk
Residence: Islamorada, FL
Anglers: David Spilman, Jim Fakler, John Soltysiak, Tyson Mayers
Mates: K.J. Zehr and Jamie Barnett
Boat: Catch 22
Total Released Fish: 9


Click to enlarge     High Point Mate
Trophy sponsored by Yamaha Outboards
Mates: K.J. Zehr and Jamie Barnett
Residence: Islamorada, FL
Anglers: David Spilman, Jim Fakler, John Soltysiak, Tyson Mayers
Captain: Scott Stanczyk
Boat: Catch 22
Total Released Fish: 9


Click to enlarge     Second Place
Trophy sponsored by World Wide Sportsman
Anglers: Maximilian Tower, Ray Rodriguez, Fulton Ivy
Residence: Miami, FL / Miami, FL / Key Largo, FL
Captain: J.C. Cleare
Mates: Fulton Ivy
Boat: XXX
Total Released Fish: 8


Click to enlarge     Third Place
Trophy sponsored by TIB Bank, Angler's Captain and Mate Abel's Tackle Box
Anglers: Robert Southard, Robert Southard Jr., Ryan Southard,
Brian Carosiere
Residence: Miami, FL / Hollywood, FL / Hollywood, FL / Boca Raton, FL
Captain: Glenn Morgan
Mate: Brian Larosiere
Boat: Which Way
Total Released Fish: 7


Click to enlarge     High Point Angler
High Point Angler

Trophy sponsored by ICBA
Bill Hirni Memorial Trophy
Angler: David Spilman
Residence: Baltimore, MD
Captain: Scott Stanczk
Mates: K.J. Zehr and Jamie Barnett
Boat: Catch 22
Total Released Fish: 5 fish on time


Click to enlarge     First Place Junior Angler
Trophy Sponsored by Carey Chen
Angler: Ryan Southard
Residence: Hollywood, FL
Captain: Glen Morgan
Mate: Brian Larosiere
Boat: Which Way
Total Released Fish: 1


Click to enlarge     Most Tagged Fish Anglers
Trophy Sponsored by Holiday Isle
Most Tagged Fish Captain
Trophy Sponsored by Coral Bay Marina
Most Tagged Fish Mate
Trophy Sponsored by Caloosa Cove
Anglers: Maximilian Tower, Ray Rodriguez, Fulton Ivy
Residence: Miami, FL / Miami, FL / Key Largo, FL
Captain: J.C. Cleare
Mate: Fulton Ivy
Boat: XXX
Total Tagged Fish: 5


Click to enlarge     Most Outstanding Catch
Trophy sponsored by VMC Hooks
Angler: Nick Kasperavicius
Residence: Long Branch, NJ
Captain: Paul Cameron
Boat: Mirage
Species: Trigger Fish, 4.6 lbs


Click to enlarge     Largest Dolphin
Trophy sponsored by AdventuresOutfitters.Com
Angler: Chad Westfald
Residence: Cape Coral, FL
Captain: Jack Falcucci
Boat: Hang 'em High
Weight: 17.6 lbs.


Click to enlarge     Largest Tuna
Trophy sponsored by Cudjoe Sales
Angler: Warren Sands
Residence: Pinecrest, FL
Captain: John Dudas
Boat: Wound Up
Weight: Tuna 17.8 lbs.


Click to enlarge     Largest Mackerel
Trophy sponsored by Sun 103.1
Angler: Becky Hester
Residence: Tavernier, FL
Captain: Kenny Spaulding
Boat: Caribsea
Weight: 25.8 lbs.





Tagging Program
The tournament is an all release format and tagging is optional. A total of 10 sailfish were tagged with NOAA or Billfish Foundation tags for scientific research.