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The Paul Mann 60-foot GRAND SLAM Wins 38th Annual Pelican Yacht Club Invitational Billfish Tournament in Fort Pierce, FL with a single day record breaking 38 sailfish releases! Team CHAMPAGNE LADY aboard 68-foot Paul Mann took Third with team LO QUE SEA, a 58-foot custom and LISA K, a 67-foot custom also with a strong showing!

Wow! What an unbelievable number of billfish releases at the Pelican Yacht Club Invitational Billfish Tournament held Jan 8-12 2019! GRAND SLAM’s Captain David Grubbs and team, all of New Smyrna Beach, caught and released a record number of 38 Sailfish! on the first day of the tournament setting a single day boat record for a Treasure Coast area sailfish tournament. This record helped GRAND SLAM with a First Place win with 7300 points! Captain John “JD” Chaney and the team of CHAMPAGNE LADY had a solid Third Place with 5800 points and team LO QUE SEA, a 58-foot custom

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Team LO QUE SEA Aboard 58′ Paul Mann Custom Takes Win with 21 Sailfish Releases in the Third Annual Billfish Bash Tournament Thanksgiving Week 2018.

South Florida may be crowned Sailfish Alley when the winter winds blow, but the Third Annual Billfish Bash saw big sailfish release numbers 100 miles north of Fort Pierce off New Smyrna Beach Thanksgiving week.  Capt. Garett Yarbrough and the LO QUE SEA have proven themselves champions time and again, and sure enough the team took first place with 22 releases.

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Team LO QUE SEA Aboard Paul Mann 58’ Wins Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament out of the Bahamas, May 30-June 2, 2018

A huge congratulations to team LO QUE SEA, aboard the 58-foot Paul Mann, for winning the Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament May 30th - June 2nd! Captain Kevin Paul, Owner Tony Huerta (named Top Angler!) and angler Garrett Yarborough reeled in three blue marlin, one white marlin and two sailfish totaling 1550 points, to take first, naming LO QUE SEA Top Boat, Owner Tony Huerta Top Angler and team LO QUE SEA Top Captain and Crew! Photo credit: Elite Sportfishing (Instagram)

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Team LO QUE SEA Aboard 58′ Paul Mann Custom Takes Win in 54th Annual Buccaneer Cup Sailfish Tournament in Palm Beach, Jan. 19-21, 2017!

When the cold fronts come to Florida in winter the sailfishing along Florida’s Gold Coast can be incredible! This year during the 54th Annual Buccaneer Cup Tournament, it was without a doubt slower than usual. But the team aboard the 58-foot Paul Mann LO QUE SEA have some proven successful methods and they love to fish and win against the very best no matter the conditions! They did it again! Huge congratulations to Owner Tony Huerta, Captain Kevin Paul and Mate Lenny Schlin as well as Wallace Higenbothem, all team members aboard during the two days of fishing at the

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LO QUE SEA earns fourth place in the 2016 Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament, Aug 15-19

Congratulations to 58-foot Paul Mann LO QUE SEA, captained by Kevin Paul, for earning fourth place amongst 72 tough competitors, releasing 15 billfish, for a total of 1500 points in the 2016 Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament! Tony Huerto, owner of LO QUE SEA, says this about the tournament, “We always (have a great time), competing against the best crews in the world.” Six of those best crews were members of the Paul Mann family. A shout out also goes to ANN WARRICK, HOG WILD, PELICAN, QUALIFIER, and RARE BREED for their hard work and success during the tournament! QUALIFIER was awarded

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Paul Mann Boats Dominate 27th Annual Alice Kelly Ladies Only Billfish Tournament August 14th 2016! LO QUO SEA takes first place!

The 56’ Paul Mann LO QUO SEA held the first place positon after a full day of action and tough competition from all 92 boats entered in the 27th Alice Kelly Ladies Only Tournament! LO QUO SEA, captained by Kevin Paul, racked up five sailfish releases, good for 500 points to win. Lora Whitehurst and Karen Kremser scored two sails apiece, while Amy McGurk added another. Andrew Brady and Lenny Schelin are LO QUO SEA’s excellent mates.

But that wasn’t all! 

Capt. Dennis Endee and boat owner Cheryl Russell and her family team aboard the 56’ Paul Mann A-SALT WEAPON captured

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56′ Paul Mann Custom QUALIFIER takes the win of the 2016 Carolina Boat Builders Tournament July 28-30, 2016!

The Paul Mann 56-foot QUALIFIER held the number one position throughout the 13th Annual Boat Builders Tournament, releasing a grand slam plus an additional billfish on both of their fishing days! The leaderboard also remained consistently outstanding throughout the event for all the Paul Mann boats! Out of the 21 boats participating, five were custom built by Paul Mann!
The tournament crew aboard the QUALIFIER received trophies and cash awards for First Place with an overall score totaling 800 points by releasing a grand slam on both fishing days with the addition of a white marlin on the first day and

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58′ Paul Mann Custom LO QUE SEA takes the win of the 2016 Custom Shootout May 12-14, 2016!

A huge shout out and congratulations to Owner Tony Huerta, with Captain Kevin Paul and crew aboard the 58' Paul Mann Custom LO QUE SEA for taking the win of the 2016 Custom Shootout! The boat’s two blue marlin, four white marlin and two sailfish came to a total of 1900 points and the win! Pretty work guys! Tony Huerta was also named top angler in the tournament! The Custom Shoot-Out takes place in the Bahamas each year is one of the most prestigious and competitive fishing tournaments anywhere. Entries are invitation-only and 48 of the finest custom sportfishers in

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Paul Mann 58-foot DIRTY BUSINESS Captures Third in Highly Competitive Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament 

August 10-13, 2015. Congratulations to Owner Leah Hebert, Paul Hebert and Capt. Newt Cagle plus crew and team of Tom Bauer, Tony Heurta and Junior Bass aboard the 58-foot DIRTY BUSINESS for taking third in the 32nd Annual Pirate's Cove Big Game Tournament. The release of nine white and one blue marlin, based on time, totaled 1000 points for DIRTY BUSINESS! A total of 322 billfish were caught and released during the tournament and over 400 anglers participated. Again, huge congratulations to the owners and crew of DIRTY BUSINESS!

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Fourchon Oilman’s Association Invitational July 10th-12th, 2014 

Big congratulations to the captain and crew aboard the Paul Mann Custom 58-foot DIRTY BUSINESS (formerly SECOND CHANCE out of Charleston) now in Grand Isle, LA! The DIRTY BUSINESS team took top team, top yellowfin and top blackfitop spots in the Fourchon Oilman’s Association Invitational. The yellowfin, especially, was huge!

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