Tournaments

61-foot Grand Slam at 2020 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament
GRAND SLAM Top Boat, a Billfish Daily winner and a recipient of the Charity Mystery Fish Division drawing at the 17th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament held August 19-22

Way to go team GRAND SLAM for being a Top Boat, a Billfish Daily winner and a recipient of the Charity Mystery Fish Division drawing at the 17th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament held August 19-22 Captained by Dave Grubbs and owned by Wallis Higginbotham, the 61-foot Paul Mann custom, GRAND SLAM, was one of the Top 5 Boats in the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament with a grand total of 910 points (1 blue marlin; 12 white marlin)! GRAND SLAM’s top score Saturday as a Billfish Daily winner earned them $28,000 and then an additional $20,000 was given for the Day

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Tenacity 56-foot Paul Mann Custom Boat
Congratulations to the Paul Mann Custom Boats teams for being a billfish daily winner, having the heaviest wahoo and for bringing in the Junior Anglers honors at the Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament held August 8-15, 2020

A nice shout out goes to the TENACITY, ANN WARRICK and TAIL GUNNER captain and crews for their achievements during the 37th annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament. There was a total of 41 gamefish including 25 yellowfin tuna, 14 dolphin and two wahoo for a combined total of 473 billfish overall. Aboard the 52-foot TAIL GUNNER, Twelve-year-old William Ramsey IV captured the Junior Angler honors with four billfish worth 700 points. Frank Adams brought in the heaviest wahoo aboard the 76-foot ANN WARRICK captained by Brad Diaz. TENACITY, 56-foot custom, was the billfish daily winner and the owners had this to say

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61-foot Grand Slam Paul Mann Custom Boat
Congratulations to the Paul Mann Custom 61-foot GRAND SLAM Ladies (Captain & Crew!) for their FIRST PLACE win at the Alice Kelly Memorial Ladies Only Billfish Tournament held August 9-10, 2020

Captain Dave Grubbs and his ladies team scored six white marlin releases to take the first-place team trophy as the top boat for the 31st annual charity event. The team’s three lady anglers were Sara Mirabilio of Nags Head, Chris Jarrell of Port Orange, Florida, and Rebecca Carr of Ormond Beach, Florida. (📸 photo credit: Jason Dallin)

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Carolina Boat Builders Tournament 61-foot Grand Slam Paul Mann Custom Boat
Finley Higginbotham, aboard GRAND SLAM, receives Top Junior Angler title at the Carolina Boat Builders Tournament

Congratulations to Finley Higginbotham, aboard GRAND SLAM, the 61-foot Paul Mann custom! Finley received the Top Junior Angler title at the 2020 Dare County Carolina Boat Builders Tournament held July 22-25, 2020. Three Paul Mann customs were in the top ten on the leaderboard: 53' TAIL GUNNER (4th), 55' HOG WILD (8th) and 61' GRAND SLAM (9th). (📸 photo credit: Dare County Boat Builders Foundation, @darecountyboatbuilders, http://dcbbf.org)      

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Team QUALIFIER Aboard 56-foot Paul Mann custom takes 2ND Place at the 61st Annual Hatteras Marlin Club Invitational Blue Marlin Release Tournament held June 21-27, 2020

Congratulations to team QUALIFIER, aboard 56-foot Paul Mann custom, for bringing in 2ND place at the 61st Annual Hatteras Marlin Club Invitational Blue Marlin Release Tournament, held June 21-27, 2020. The team pulled in one blue marlin and one while marlin for 525 points. Young Charles Gaddy was also named Top Youth with 125 points!   (📸 photo credit: PointClickFish.com)

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LO QUE SEA team receives second highest payout in the 62nd Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin held June 5-13, 2020 in Morehead City, NC

All the enthusiasm paid off! What a week of winnings for the LO QUE SEA team during the 62nd Annual Big Rock Tournament!  The LO QUE SEA team racked up 2250 points for the week which earned them the Fabulous Fisherman’s prize money worth $552,500 + $151,938 for 1st Place in Weekly Billfish Release points + $5,000 for Day 2 Daily First Release + $47,813 for Day 2 daily release points prize money to win a whopping $757,251 in total prizes! Congratulations to the LO QUE SEA team and for the entire #MannFleet (ANN WARRICK, FIN PRINT, GRAND SLAM AND TAIL GUNNER)

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What a spectacular tournament for the 61-foot custom Paul Mann custom JICHI as the team brought in $120,000 during the Jimmy Johnson Sailfish Tournament held March 3-7, 2020.

Congratulations to the JICHI team for not only 8th place out of 98 boats but also the spectacular Day 2 win making a total of $120,000 with nine releases! Additionally, JICHI’s James David Jr. held 5th place in the Master Anglers division. The Jimmy Johnson Sailfish Tournament is held out of Key Largo, Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (📸 photo credits: Jimmy Johnson’s Fishing Championship, @jjfishweek Facebook) [ngg src="galleries" ids="60" display="basic_thumbnail" number_of_columns="3"]

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The 61-foot Paul Mann Custom boat, JICHI, with Highest Winnings and Second Place at the 17th Annual Sailfish Challenge in leg two of the Quest for Crest Series held February 19-23, 2020

The 61-foot Paul Mann Custom boat, JICHI, with Highest Winnings and Second Place at the 17th Annual Sailfish Challenge in leg two of the Quest for Crest Series held February 19-23, 2020 Congratulations to the JICHI team for placing second amongst 55 tough competitors and taking home a grand total of $204,095, winning 8 divisions and having 6 total releases. - 2nd Place ($10,000) - Late Bite Saturday ($1,000) - 1st place Leaders Board ($18,450) - 2nd Tier 2 Daily/Day 1 ($19,440) - 2nd Tier 1 Daily/Day 2 ($6,345) - 1st Tier 2 Daily/Day 2 ($45,360) - High Rollers Club ($27,900) - 1st Place Big Easy ($75,600) JICHI is still

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The Paul Mann 60-foot custom GRAND SLAM hooked third place at the Pescadora Billfish Championship held February 20-22, 2020 in Quepos, Costa Rica

The ladies of GRAND SLAM received 28.6 points for the top catch of dorado, wrapping up the tournament with 17 sailfish (totaling 1700 points!). This bill fishing tournament, a mix of hook and hand/hook your own, gives female anglers from all nationalities and experience the opportunity to compete for the title of the World’s Top Lady Anglers! This two-day fishing tournament is held in Quepos, Costa Rica at the Marian Pez Vela with proceeds that are donated to the Seeds of Hope organization. (📸 photo credit: thePescadora Facebook )

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