Baja’s Pro Anglers Tournament – April 25th – 29th - (Palmas De Cortez) Due to Hurricane Norma in October of 2023, This event was rescheduled to April 2024. Dan Bohannon brings his crew down for the 3rd annual Pro Angler Classic at Hotel Palmas De Cortez!
Casting4Souls give away and Tournament – May 1st – May 5th – (Palmas De Cortez)-When the fishing industry and the Shoe community joined forces over 19 years ago, who could have imagined what this event would ultimately become! Each year, Fishers of Men West Coast come to the small and humble town of Los Barriles to give back to a fishing community that has given anglers so much throughout the years. Thanks to all the sponsors and volunteers, each year the community receives over five thousand pair of brand new shoes, clothing, eye glasses and much more. This is a tremendous help to the great people living in this region of Baja California Sur. Come join us for some exciting fishing, fun in the sun with some great friends, and of course take part in a life changing experience. You will return home knowing you did something great for those less fortunate. If you would like to be a part of this extraordinary event, please contact Jack at firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations, sponsors and volunteers are needed each year to make this event possible. Thank you for your support! www.fishersofmenwestcoast.org SHOE GIVE AWAY WILL BE SATURDAY, MAY 4TH FROM 7AM-1PM
AFTCO GROUP – May 6th – 10th (Palmas De Cortez)
The Reel News “Amigos” Week at Palmas De Cortez – May 13th – May 18th (Palmas De Cortez)– Join the gang at The Reel News as they make their yearly visit to Hotel Palmas De Cortez. Join Jim Goerg, Jim Tuggle and Terry Sheely on this fishing experience of a life time. www.thereelnews.com. For more information email Jim Tuggle at email@example.com
Sportfishing with Dan Hernandez – May 16th – 20th - (Palmas De Cortez) – Sportfishing with Dan Hernandez will be traveling to Los Barriles and staying at the Hotel Palmas De Cortez. Dan will be filming an episode for his hit T.V. series Sportfishing with Dan Hernandez while on location. If you would like to Join Dan Hernandez and take part in this great trip and maybe be part of a television program, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 562-865-3764
The Reel News “Heros” Week at Palmas De Cortez – May 18th- May 23rd - (Palmas De Cortez) – Join the gang from the Reel News for the second annual “Heros” week. Join Jim Goerg and Terry Sheely on this prime time fishing excursion. For more information email Jim at email@example.com
Baja’s Pro Anglers Tournament – May 30th – June 3rd - (Palmas De Cortez) – Dan Bohannon brings his crew down for his 52nd annual tournament at Hotel Palmas De Cortez!
58th Annual Roosterfish Tournament – May 31st – June 6th (Playa Del Sol) This is the longest running tournament in the East Cape! The international Roosterfish Tournament is a 100% catch and release tournament focused on the conservation of roosterfish. Contact Audrey for more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tournament Anglers Association - June 5th - June 9th (Playa Del Sol). The annual TAA tournament will be held at Hotel Playa Del Sol. This billfish tournament is 100% catch and release with a focus on the conservation of all billfish. Contact: Bill Evans - email@example.com
The Father, Son and Buddies 20th Annual tournament – June 10th – 16th (Palmas De Cortez).- Local legend Jack Richardson’s fathers, sons an Buddies tournament is a great opportunity for family and friends to get together each year to fish, drink and bond together. Contact John Kett at JJKETT@SBCGLOBAL.NET for more information. http://www.fathersonandbuddies.com
Southern California Tuna Club – June 15th – June 20th - (Playa Del Sol) One of the longest running group trips at Van Wormer Resorts, the Southern California Tuna Club focuses on family values and forming stronger bonds between dads and their children.
Roy Clark’s 22nd Annual Billfish Tournament – June 17th – June 21st - (Palmas De Cortez) - Join Roy Clark on his annual trip to Hotel Palmas De Cortez. This is a fun tournament with cash and prizes given out at the end of the tournament. Prizes will include Cold hard cash, Accurate reels, Eat Me lures and much more. This tournament is limited to no more than 40 people and sells out each year. For more information email Roy at firstname.lastname@example.org
Texas Firefighters Group – June 20th – 25th (Playa Del Sol)
Terry Krauss Group – June 22nd – 26th (Playa Del Sol)
Courtney Olsen Group – June 23rd – 27th (Palmas De Cortez)
Joe Del Re Group – June 26th – 30th - (Palmas De Cortez)
Earl Latham Group – June 27th – July 2nd (Playa Del Sol)
Michael Schmit Group – July 10th – 14th (Palmas De Cortez)
20th Annual Van Wormer Resorts Dorado Shootout – July 20th (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol). This is the grand daddy of them all! With an average of 140 boats a year, the Dorado Shoot Out is the largest dorado tournament in Baja. Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament offers some of the best fishing and prizes of any tournament in Mexico. One team will walk away with brand new Volkswagen Amarok 4x4 Pick Up Truck. This is a one day tournament. Entry fee is only $600 per team. Largest dorado wins! There will be optional jackpots available of dorado of $200, $300, $500, $1,000 & $2,000. Last year’s record breaking payout was over $295,000 usd. Don’t miss the biggest tournament in the East Cape. For more information go to our Dorado Shoot Out page at www.doradoshootout.com , or contact Kit McNear at email@example.com. To make reservations for the Dorado Shootout, please call us at 877-777-8862.
5th Annual Ladies Only Fishing Tournament – July 25th – 27th (Palmas De Cortez). In 2023, the all ladies tournament was one of the best tournaments of the year with 22 teams and more than 65 ladies participating. Teams came from the U.S. as well as Mexico to participate in this one of a kind tournament. This is a two day fishing tournament with points accumulated by landing various species. Optional cash jackports of $300 for the heaviest Tuna and Dorado. Last year’s jackpots paid out over $10,000 usd. For more information click here https://vanwormerresorts.com/tournaments-page/178/ladies-only-fishing-tournament
Fishers of Men West Coast – July 31st – 4th (Playa Del Sol) Fishers of Men West Coast is a non-profit, Christian based, non-denominational group of men dedicated to the idea of fathers, sons, brothers, and friends spending quality time together. Because of these shared experiences, the members desire to give back through charitable activity in the fishing communities that have given them so much. To join Fishers of Men West Coast on their yearly trip, please email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8th Annual Van Wormer Resorts Wahoo Gold Cup – August 17th – (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol). Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament is the same format as the Dorado Shoot Out. It is a one day tournament. Heaviest wahoo wins! $600 per team entry fee. There will be over 100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. The grand prize for the heaviest wahoo will be a 2024 Volkswagen Polo. There will be optional jackpots available of $200, $300, $500, $1,000 & $2,000. Contact Kit McNear at email@example.com. To make reservations for the Wahoo Gold Cup, please call 877-777-8862. https://vanwormerresorts.com/tournaments-page/130/gold-cup-wahoo-jackpot
Joel Bozarth Group – September 13th – 18th – (Palmas De Cortez)
11th Annual Van Wormer Resorts Tuna Shootout – September 21st – (Palmas De Cortez & Playa Del Sol). Hosted by Capt. Kit Mc Near, this tournament is the same format as the Dorado Shoot Out. It is a one day tournament. Heaviest Tuna wins! $600 per team entry fee. There will be over 100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs. The grand prize will be cash (amount to be determined by the number of entries). There will be optional jackpots available of 300, $500, $1,000, and $2,000. For more information go to our Tuna Shoot Out page on this site https://vanwormerresorts.com/tournaments-page/63/tuna-shootout , or contact Kit McNear at firstname.lastname@example.org. To make reservations for the Tuna Shootout, please call 877-777-8862.
Tim Hodge Group – September 25th – 29th (Palmas De Cortez)
Doug Cannel Group - September 26th – October 1st - (Palmas De Cortez)
Ed Burr Group – September 29th – October 5th (Playa Del Sol)
Don Melucci Group – October 3rd – 7th (Palmas De Cortez)
Schlentz Group – October 3rd – 7th (Palmas De Cortez)
30th Annual Let’s Talk Hookup Richard Topp Memorial Palmas de Cortez Fall Spectacular– October 10th - October 14th (Palmas De Cortez). Join Pete Gray (host of Let’s Talk Hookup Mightier 1090AM on this exciting annual adventure during one of the best times for great weather and fantastic fishing on the East Cape. This is a two day fishing tournament. For more information and/or reservations please call the Palmas de Cortez booking office at 877-777-8862 or email Pete Gray email@example.com. www.hookup1090.com
East Cape Classic by Lynn Rose Tours – October 16th – October 20th - (Palmas De Cortez). Welcome to the 35th Annual East Cape Classic. Funds generated by this event go directly to help the children and families of Los Barriles. Funds raised by this tournament have gone to help the East Cape community from individuals in need, school buses, learning centers, Casting 4 Soles shoe give away and much more. For more information, contact Dante Maestri at 661-204-2133 or Lynn Rose at 1-800-525-9527. www.lynnrosetours.com Email LYNNROSEKUHL@GMAIL.COM
Clint Osborn Group – October 24th – 27th (Palmas De Cortez)
Salt Patrol Marlin Tournaments – October 30th – November 3rd - (Palmas De Cortez). Join John Keizer and Paul Castillo on this fantastic tournament at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. This will be a three day Marlin Tournament, with prizes for the biggest Tuna, Dorado, and Wahoo. This year’s tournament promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Winning team will win a return trip in 2025. For more information visit the Salt Patrol website at www.saltpatrol.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Haley and Brett Hughes Wedding – November 6th – 10th (Palmas De Cortez)
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