Open to the public!

Results of the 2015 Kick-Off sponsored by Dream Catcher Charters is in the books!

Key West Fishing Tournament Kickoff 2015

April 3 – 5, 2015

Junior Heaviest Catch:    21 lbs. 8 oz.  Barracuda, angler, Jaimie Fisher of Key West, FL winning

 $200.00 prize.  Fishing aboard the ‘Reel Easy’ with Capt. John Jackson

Most Sailfish Releases:  3 By anglers, Dan Eggert, Brian Eggert & Curtis Anderson of Cudjoe Key, FL

 winning $500.00 prize.  Fishing aboard the ‘New Mystery’ with Capt. Ray Eggert

Heaviest Dolphin:   8 lbs. 8 oz.  Angler, Kirk Holland of Atlanta, GA, winning $500.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘Momentum’ with Capt. Rob Harris          

Most Tarpon Releases:   9  By Anglers, David Stern with 6 releases and son, Logan Stern with

3 releases, both of Ft. Lauderdale, FL winning $500.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘New Horizons’ with Capt. Bruce Cronin

Most Bonefish Releases:  14  Angler, Pat Bennett of Weston, FL winning $300.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard ‘The Outcast’ with Capt. Tim Carlile

Most Barracuda Releases:  31   Angler, Pat Bennett of Weston, FL winning $300.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard ‘The Outcast’ with Capt. Tim Carlile

Most Permit Releases:  14 By Anglers, Laurie Dasher of Los Gatos, CA with 9 releases and father,

Ted Dasher of Birmingham, AL with 5 releases winning $300.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘Super Grouper III’ with Capt. Tyson Veach

Heaviest Blackfin Tuna:   21 lbs. 8 oz.    Angler, Ted Dasher of Birmingham, AL winning $300.00 prize

 Fishing aboard the ‘Super Grouper III’ with Capt. Tyson Veach

Heaviest Mutton Snapper:   16 lbs. 8 oz.  Angler, Karl Paganelli of Sand Lake, MI winning $300.00 prize

Fishing aboard the ‘Super Grouper I’ with Capt. Chip Veach

Heaviest Mackerel:  3.34 lbs.   Angler, Ed Dimmette of Hickory, NC winning $300.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘Seize the Day’ with Capt. Paul D’Antoni

Heaviest Mangrove Snapper:  3.62 lbs.   Angler, Kirk Holland of Atlanta, GA winning $150.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘Momentum’ with Capt. Rob Harris

Heaviest Grunt:  .962 oz.  Angler, Doty Naus of Key West, FL winning $150.00 prize.

 Fishing aboard the ‘Capt. John’s Greyhound’ with Capt. John Potter

Yellowtail Snapper Division Winners:

 ** Paul Spisak of Little Torch, FL winning $324.00 with a 3.85 lb. catch fishing aboard the

 ‘Morning Star’

 **Rae Burns of Cudjoe Key, FL winning $216.00 with a 2.29 lb. catch fishing aboard the

 ‘On the Fly’ with Capt. Jeff Burns

Farthest Traveled Angler, Laurie Dasher of Los Gatos, CA traveling 3,231 miles

Outstanding Captain:  Capt. Tim Carlile  of ‘The Outcast’

Key West Fishing Photos

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