2018 EAST CAPE WAHOO GOLD CUP RESULTS

Congratulations to Victor Locklin who won the 2nd annual Wahoo Gold Cup with this 41.1 lbs. wahoo. Victor took home a 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV plus jackpot money of over $40,000 USD. Not a bad day for the crew of the cruiser Oso Negro.

56 teams participated in this year’s tournament and over 200 anglers. More than 30 wahoo were landed during the one day shoot out event. Victor’s wahoo was the very last fished weighed which made for a dramatic finish. Congratulations to all anglers!! 

Final Standings

        ANGLER                                                                BOAT                                           WEIGHT

1. Victor Locklin OSO NEGRO 41.1LBS.
2. Gary Johnson Nath & Mich  38.7lbs
3. John Schultz  Cortez Cowboy  38.1lbs.  
4. Sergio Fainsztein  Marlintini  35.7lbs. 
5. John Boyer  Socorro    35.5lbs. 
6. Matt Leary  Mi Pistola   30.3lbs. 
7. Samantha Hinrichs  Vaquero  27.3lbs. 
8. Matthew Clifton  El Regalo  26.3lbs. 
9. Eldo Harris  Crazy Boy   26.2lbs. 
10. Santiago Estavillo  Tenacious  25.2lbs 
11. Manuel Makliz           La Reyna Del Sur 24.9lbs.
12. Gary Elrod Fresh Catch 23.7lbs.
13. Antonio Rochin Bite Me 23.5lbs.
14. Matt Hoffer Maria Teresa  23.4lbs.
15. Esaul Valdez  Calereste 22.7lbs.
16. Diana Arce   Tres Amigos  22.5lbs.
17. Luis Velazquez Maria II  22.4lbs.
18. Michel Beauchemin Miss Petunia 22.3lbs.
19. Dillion Pile   Balihoo 22.3lbs.
20. Leonel Tamayo  Los Compadres 22.3lbs.
21. John Benny                   La Capilla                21.3lbs.
22. Donald Dotson Killer Hook 18.3lbs.

       

  BIGGEST TUNA

John Pile                              Julkate                           9.5lbs.

 

BIGGEST DORADO

Matthew Clifton                     El Regalo                       12.2lbs.

 

Total of 22 Wahoo weighed in and 30 landed

Total of 1 Tuna weighed in

Total of 2 Dorado weighed in

Total of 56 Teams

Total of 210 Anglers

Total Jackpot Money $40,885.00

 

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2018 WAHOO GOLD CUP PHOTOS

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR MORE PICTURES OF THE 2018 WAHOO GOLD CUP, CLICK ON "GALLERY" AT TOP OF PAGE

 

 HEAVIEST WAHOO WILL TAKE HOME A VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN SUV!!!  

 

2018 Torneo Anual del Wahoo Jackpot Copa Oro 
El formato del torneo será el mismo que el Dorado Shoot Out excepto que esta vez ganará el Wahoo más grande. El Wahoo más grande capturado el 25 de agosto de 2018 ganará un Volkswagen Tiguan SUV 2018 . Este es un torneo de un día, por lo que cualquiera puede ganar. Si usted se inscribe en el torneo y pesca el Wahoo más pesado el 25 de agosto de 2018 usted se irá con el coche y el efectivo. Habrá más de $ 100.000 en efectivo y premios en juego, incluyendo grandes premios de rifa, viajes de regreso, incluyendo pesca y mucho más. La cuota de inscripción es de sólo $ 500 por equipo e incluye la cena en la ceremonia de premiación. Magníficos premios para los tres mejores equipos que capturan el premio mayor de $ 200, $ 300 y $ 500 y $ 1,000 de atún opcional con una tasa de retorno del 85%.


Grandes premios como cañas, anzuelos, cajas para equipo de pesca, certificados de regalo y viajes de regreso a Van Wormer Resorts. Todos los participantes recibirán una camiseta de torneo, gorra.  La cena de premiación que se llevará a cabo en el Hotel Palmas De Cortez el sábado 25 de agosto a las 7pm.
Informacion 624-141-0044

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This is the Second Annual East Cape Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament.  

The tournament format will be the same as the Tuna Shoot Out except this time its the Biggest Wahoo will win. The largest Wahoo caught on August 25, 2018 will win a 2018 Volkswagon Tiguan SUV.  This is a one day tournament, so anyone can win.  If you are entered in the tournament and you catch the heaviest Wahoo on August 25, 2018 you will walk away with a 2018 VW Tiguan.  There will be over $100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs including great raffle prizes, return trips including fishing and much more. Entry fee is only $500 per team and includes dinner at the awards ceremony. Terrific prizes for the top three teams that catch the largest wahoo.  There will also be prizes for the largest Dorado and Tuna.  Optional Cash Jackpots of $200, $300 and $500 and $1,000 jackpot with an 85% return rate.

Great drawing prizes of tackle, lures, rods, tackle boxes, gift certificates and return trips to Van Wormer Resorts.  All participants will receive a free tournament shirt and hat.   Awards dinner will be held at Hotel Palmas De Cortez on Saturday, August 25th at 7pm.

2017 was one of the best wahoo season we have seen in over 20 years.  This should make the Wahoo Jackpot one of this year's best tournaments.  Don't miss out!  

 

TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM

TOURNAMENT RULES

 

 2018 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

  

Teams can register for the Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament in La Paz at  BajaMark from 6pm-8pm.  Teams wiil be given their wristbands, rules and goodie bags, so there is no need to drive to the East Cape on August 24th.  If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.

Address: Allende 165 entre revolucion y Madero, 23000 La Paz 
 

 

 

Teams can check in and register for the Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament in Puerto Los Cabos at La Playita from 6pm-8pm.  Teams wiil be given their wristbands, rules and goodie bags, so there is no need to drive to the East Cape on August 24th.  If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.

Phone: +1 52 624 105 6028

 

Teams can check in and register from 4pm-8pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. All teams participating in the Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot Tournament MUST check in and pick up their wristbands,rules and goodie bags. No team will be permitted to weigh a fish without having checked in prior to the start of the tournament.  If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.

Phone:  +52 624 141 0050    U.S.: 877-777-8862 or 818-224-4744 

 

At 7am the Gold Cup Wahoo Jackpot will begin with a flare start.  Teams must check in with the tournament boat and show their team number before the start of the tournament.   Scale will open at 1pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. Scale will close at exactly 4pm. Award ceremony will begin at approximately 7pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. 

 PROUDLY SPONSORED BY

 

 

2017 FINAL RESULTS

 

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year's Wahoo Gold Cup Tournament and a special thanks to all our sponsors! It was an amazing first year with 44 teams participating and 25 wahoo landed the day of the tournament. The winning team was Team Flecha Recta with captain Javier Cota and angler Sergio Daniel Sandoval with a 55.5 lbs. wahoo. The winning team took home a 2017 Volkswagen Gol plus $36,820.00 USD. in cash!! congratulations to Team Flecha Recta and to all the participants!

Biggest WAHOO
1. Sergio Daniel Sandoval 55.5 lbs.
2. T.J. Rosenberg 38.7 lbs.
3. Joey Yonan 33.1 lbs.
4. Leonel Tamayo 26.2 lbs. 
5. Geoff Gorres 26.0 lbs.
6. Mark Calahan 25.1 lbs.
7. Marilu Renteria 24.1 lbs.
8. Victor Lockin 23.3 lbs.
9. Maria Rodriguez 22.9 lbs.
10. Marc Priore 22.8 lbs.
11. Dan Farber 22.6 lbs.
12. Jimmy Diaz 22.3 lbs.
13. John Boyer 21.7 lbs.

Biggest Tuna
Luis Zuñiga 75.4 lbs.

Biggest Dorado
Glen Groh 17.5 lbs.

  

 

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

  

 

  

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

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If you would like me to email you any of these pictures, please email me at eddie@vanwormerresorts.com.

 

 

 

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