Hog Wild Tag

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)      

Team HOG WILD Aboard 54-foot Paul Mann Takes Second in 16th Annual Dare County Boat Builders Tournament July 24-27, 2019

[caption id="attachment_19000" align="alignright" width="410"] HOG WILD, 54-foot Paul Mann Custom, 2nd Place Winner!(photo credit: Courtney Hathaway Photography; dcbbf.org)[/caption] Congrats to Captain Jimmy Horning and the HOG WILD team placing second in the 2019 Dare County Boat Builders Tournament and charity event held at Pirate’s Cove Marina Tournament Pavilion in Manteo, NC. HOG WILD’s very own Bailey Petty took Top Lady Angler! The Dare County Boat Builders Foundation develops, encourages, and promotes public awareness of the historical and cultural heritage of boat building in Dare County and supports educational opportunities for students. Most of Dare County, NC’s finest custom boat builders–the very best sportfish

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

Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament August 11th-15th, 2014: 11 releases score second place for Paul Mann 76-foot ANN WARRICK. HOG WILD and SNIPER take top honors, too! 

Congratulations to Owner Chip Lacy, Capt. Brad Diaz plus crew and team of Frank Adams, Joey Belton, Owen Maxwell and Jeff Reibel aboard the 76 foot ANN WARRICK for taking second in the Pirate's Cove Big Game Tournament with 11 billfish releases totaling 630 points! Congratulations also goes to the HOG WILD for the Top Youth Angler, Jimmie Horning and to the SNIPER for the Top Male Angler, Dan Stefano with scores totaling 350 points each! Thanks to Skeeter Sawyer and Lusk Photography for the photos! 

Pirate’s Cove July 4th Offshore Tournament (2007)

Top boat 3rd place - Phat Mann - Capt. Dave Warren - Mark Granville-Smith - Owner  Pirate's Cove Memorial Weekend Tournament         1st place - Hogwild - Capt. & Owner Jim Horning  92.5 points! 1st Billfish of the Year Released w/a sailfish & Top Junior Angler Day 1

18th Annual Pirate’s Cove Big Game Tournament (2001)

126 boats competed 1st place: Outer Limits Owner/Capt.: Harvey Shiflet Mate: Dave Peck 2nd place: Sniper Owner/Capt.: Jimmy Bayne Mate: Johnny Savage 4th place: Pelican Owner/Capt.: Arch Bracher Mate: Pat Bracher Placed in the Top 20: Line Dancer Owner/Capt.: James Martin Janet Martin took Top Lady Angler HogWild Owner/Capt.: Jim Horning Prime Time Capt.: Butch Cox