The Annual Hi-Mar Spring Tournament to Honor Veterans on Armed Forces Day was held in bright sunny skies. The day turned out much better than the forecast, except for large ocean swells. The majority of the larger fish were caught down the beach, near the Shrewsbury Rocks. The Hi-Mar Striper Club would like to thank all those who participated, 28 boats, the Veterans, The Fisherman Magazine and Bahr’s Landing for hosting the tournament.
|Boat||Captain||Combined 2 fish weight||Place|
|Eastwick||Raul De La Prida||69.2 lbs||1|
|Doghouse||Joseph Marshall||60.8 lbs||2|
|Pita||Mark Presto||56.4 lbs||3|
|Pure Platinum||Ben Marino||54.0 lbs||4|
|Little Silver Express||Steve Solari||52.6 lbs||5|
The two largest fish caught in the tournament were:
1st. Raul De La Prida, 38.4 lbs.
2nd. Steve Machalaba, 36.8 lbs.
Additonally the tournament had seperate prize catagories for Junior, Lady and Veteran Anglers
|Lady Angler||Sue Carr||Reel Sport||22.0 lbs|
|Junior Angler||Lizzy McLean||Mak Tac||20.0 lbs|
|Veteran Angler||Tony Campi||Mak Tac||16.8 lbs|