2013 Jupiter Billfish Tournament

7th Annual Grand Slam Jupiter Billfish Tournament Results

The 7th Annual Grand Slam Jupiter Billfish Tournament held out of the Square Grouper Tiki Bar in Jupiter on January 16-18, 2013 was another great success! With 30 boats competing in this year’s tournament, a total of 214 sailfish were released in unfavorable conditions for this time of year. “For the first time in the tournament’s history, we saw the temperatures in the 80’s,” said Tournament Director Jim McGrath. “The weather was unusually warm and it felt like a summer day on the first day of the tournament”.

The fishing team led by Captain Randy Yates, on a 52’ Viking “Miss Annie”, emerged as the top boat this year, with a two-day total of 23 releases winning $130,912.00. This is the second 1st place win for Miss Annie. Coming in at 2nd , was Captain Daryl Delea on a 32’ Contender “Doing it All”. They had 18 releases followed by Captain Scott Leon on a 63’ Spencer “Sandman” with 17 releases over the two day tournament.

Randy Yates, from winning boat “Miss Annie”, took home top Captain along with Tyler Morris as top mate.