USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament Tag

Eleven releases earn JICHI second place in the 42ND USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament! August 7th-10th, 2014 

Eleven blue marlin was not quite enough for top boat in the in the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament (ABMT) held in St Thomas US Virgin Islands but it was sure good for second place in one of the most prestigious blue marlin release tournaments in the world. JICHI, the 68-foot Paul Mann custom out of Miami began the tournament with a phenomenal seven blues the first day. On Day 2, JICHI went fishless yet still held the lead with seven fish while other boats kept the pressure on by releasing a few fish. On Day 3 JICHI team

The 41st USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin  Tournament Aug 18-22, 2013 

Beginning the final day of the tournament eight boats of the 28 in the tournament were tied for first place with five blue marlin releases apiece. JICHI, the 68-foot Paul Mann helmed by Capt. Gene Lebron, and owner/angler Luis Isaias was one of the eight. They jumped into the lead early by being the first boat to release their sixth blue marlin with an early morning catch. JICHI was able to capture a third place finish against a strong field of boats and anglers. Congratulations to the JICHI for keeping Paul Mann Boats on the leaderboard!