Bone Shaker’s Capt. James Ewing, owner Joe Lehner, anglers Skyler Wichers, Tim Strube, mates Kyle Francis, and James Turner won the Pelican Yacht Club’s Invitational Sailfish Tournament with a total of 20 sailfish releases caught during the tournament’s first three days. The 33rd annual Invitational Billfish Tournament had a final tally of 250 sailfish releases by 25 boats.
Pelican Yacht Club Invitational
1 — Bone Shaker, Capt. James Ewing, owner Joe Lehner, anglers Skyler Wichers, Tim Strube, mates Kyle Francis, James Turner
2 — Showtime!, Capt. Wink Doerzbacher, owner Fred Hardwick, anglers Angelo Durante, Mark Schwartz, Tom Russell, mates Jon Meade, Marshal Busha
3 — Big Oh, Capt. Ronnie Fields, owner Gray Ingram, anglers Jimmy Fields, Watson Caviness, Page Robertson
Wed. — 11, Bone Shaker, Capt. James Ewing
Thurs. — 10, Showtime!, Capt. Wink Doerzbacher
Fri. — 6, Sterling II, Capt. John Bird Daniel
Sat. — 8, Cowpoke, Capt. Mike Brady
Top angler: 13 sailfish, Angelo Durante, Showtime!
Top lady angler: 6, Kathy Barco Jossim, Makin Reel Memories
Top PYC member angler: 8, Ed Jillson, J Hook