Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Tag

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

Team POOR GIRL Aboard 65-foot Paul Mann, Takes Third With 10 Billfish in 15th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament August 22-25, 2018.

[caption id="attachment_16767" align="alignright" width="600"] The POOR GIRL team consisted of: Dave Eason, Tim O'Donnell, Bob O'Donnell, Sean O'Donnell, Owner/Captain Jack O'Donnell, Phil Quam, Bill Webb, Jack Webb III Mate, Kevin Laxton, and Mate, Christian Del Campo Trejo.[/caption] Owner/captain Jack O’Donnell, fishing with his team aboard POOR GIRL, a 65-foot Paul Mann, won third place honors for releasing 10 white marlin (six on the 24th and four on the 25th worth 700 points altogether) in the recent and highly competitive Virginia Beach Tournament.  The POOR GIRL team pocketed $64,000 for placing in the Billfish and High Rollers Jackpot categories. Sean O’Donnell was

Team QUALIFIER Aboard Paul Mann 56-foot Takes Top Boat Overall and Day Two First Place With 801-lb. Blue Marlin at 14th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament August 23-26, 2017 

[caption id="attachment_1309" align="alignleft" width="273"] Keith Hudgins, Craig Revere, Capt. Fin Gaddy, Bailey Hudgins, Bill Hudgins, Steve Callis, Nick Rhem, Mate Colin Oxnard, and (kneeling) Josh Theil. Not pictured, Brad Hudgins.[/caption] WOW! Bite of a lifetime! The team aboard the Paul Mann custom built 56-foot sportfish QUALIFIER hooked up a real monster not long after “lines in” on Friday, August 25, 2017, at the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament. According to owner Captain Fin Gaddy, “I was watching the spread when this fish came completely out of the water from the side and completely crushed my short shotgun. It has to be the

Paul Mann 56-foot A-SALT WEAPON Takes Top Boat and First Place at the 13th Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament August 25-27, 2016

The Paul Mann custom built 56-foot sportfish, A-SALT WEAPON held on to win the 13th  annual Virginia Beach BillfishTournament, August 24-27, sitting at the Rudee Inlet docks for their required lay day during the final day of fishing to see if the team's lead was good enough for victory. As it turned out the 23 billfish released by A-SALT WEAPON and crew the first two days were more than enough to comfortably capture the win in the prestigious Virginia Beach Tournament. A-SALT WEAPON, captained by Dennis Endee with mates Brian King and Rosi Morales working the cockpit, finished with 1,610 points and

18th Virginia Beach Invitational Billfish Tournament July 23rd-26th, 2014 

The Paul Mann 58-foot SNIPER takes first place in the 2014 VA BEACH INVITATIONAL Billfish Tournament! This makes for two consecutive years that SNIPER has taken the first place win! SNIPER has also now placed first in the tournament four different years! Pretty work and a huge Congratulations to Captain-Owner Jimmy Bayne and his crew! Great fishermen!