There were rainy skies, rough seas, but still simply…just another day in paradise for the High-E-Fishin-Sea XXVIII event. The Palm Beach Air Conditioning Contractors Association’s 28th annual Kingfish, Wahoo, Dolphin Tournament, was held at the Rivera Beach Marina on June 29th. Special thanks to the Riviera Beach Marina for hosting and Rafiki Tiki catering a successful event. Everyone enjoyed the fish and
The Tournament was a great deal of fun for those who attended! Twenty boats participated, with over 100 fishermen. More than $2,000.00 was raised for the Maurice J. Jacobson Scholarship Fund, exceeding our expectations. We are delighted and these earnings will go directly for scholarships to be awarded this year. PBACCA Steve Sparks, Jim Pickard, Steve Sanders and Jim Carr, served as weigh masters for the tournament this year.
First Prize of $1000 was awarded to Brandon Haynes of Sea coast Curb with his catch of a 32.4lb Kingfish, but Brandon Langel of Sea Coast Curb gave it back to the scholarship. Second Prize of $750 was awarded to, Brian Forand of Steven K Denny AC with his catch of a 21.2lb Kingfish. Third Prize of $500 was awarded to Doug Konz of Smyth AC, with his catch of a 19.9lb. King. Calcutta Prize of $1100 went to Brian Forand of Steven K Denny AC with 21.2lb Kingfish Special Thanks to Tropic Supply for the shirts, UniFirst for the hats and Johnstone Supply The Ware Group for great prizes!