Texas Marine Wins Big In Florida Fishing Tournament

Mark Fishing PictureTexas Marine Wins Big In Florida Fishing Tournament

Chaparral Boats founder, Buck Pegg, was the host of the Florida Keys fishing tournament this month at the Ocean Reef Hotel. There were 11 fishing boats and over 60 participants, which headed out early Sunday in hopes of landing the winning fish.

The Texas Marine fishing team won big by scoring the win, caught by Mike Hebert. Jonathan Fishing PictureIt was a 30.61 lb Dolphin fish. Also, Mark Kuchera from Texas Marine took 2nd place with a 10.41 lb Dolphin fish and Jonathan Whitmire of Texas Marine placed 2nd for biggest fish on the boat
Other fisherman who placed was Brian Harden for the “Biggest Tuna” and Sean Reilly for the “Biggest Wahoo”.

Chaparral Fishing Tournament PicturesTo add to the events festivities there was a Grand Finale Beach Party on Buccaneer Island for which the Chefs of Ocean Reef Hotel prepared the winning fish. Throughout the evening the crowd enjoyed a lovely dinner, thanks to all the winning fisherman. Congratulations to all the winners in this year's tournament. All in All, it was a highly successful event for all those in attendance.