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102nd Dark of the Moon Tournament

20 anglers and guests enjoyed the calm and beautiful East Cape at their favorite 26 room hotel in Las Barriles, B.C.S.—Playa Del Sol, June 6-11, 2013

Palm trees in Baja on our 102nd fishing trip

Welcome to East Cape!

A total of 18 Cruisers fished this event and caught 80 big game fish:

1 Yellow Fin tuna [the first of the year as the water temp is near 80 degrees]

2 Wahoo – 1 Mako shark

14 Dorado – 20 Sail Fish – 42 Marlin

Mike Totey announced the winners and Tracy Totey presented the trophies to the winners.

Larry Cucura, Carmel, California

Larry Cucura of Carmel, California

Larry Cucura of Carmel, California took TOP-Non Bill honors with a 39 lb. Wahoo

Dan Neidlinger, Phoenix, Arizona

Dan Neidlinger of Phoenix, Arizona and Dallas Powell of LaPorte, Iowa

Dan Neidlinger of Phoenix, Arizona and his grandson Dallas Powell of LaPorte, Iowa took home Top Team Trophies and cash, catching 12 Marlin, 1 Sail Fish and that 1st Tuna.

John Kaeser of Seabeck, Washington (right) and Mike Totey of Albany, Oregon (left)

John Kaeser of Seabeck, Washington (right) and Mike Totey of Albanyz, Oregon (left)

John Kaeser of Seabeck, Washington and Mike Totey of Albany, Oregon took home second place awards, catching 8 Marlin, 4 Sail Fish, and 2 Dorado.

Roland Martines and Steve Spies

Roland Martines of Upland, California (left) and Steve Spies of Alta Loma, California (right)

Third Place Team was Steve Spies of Upland, California and Roland Martines, Alta Loma, California.  Roland was the Top Angler in 2012.

John Kaeser was the third place angler and Dan Neidlinger took 2nd place.  His Grandson, Dallas Powell was the Top Angler.

Dallas Powell

Dallas Powell of LaPorte, Iowa

Dallas was a “Rookie Angler”, never having caught a Bill Fish prior to this his first trip. He was the Top Rookie for this event and took home the Trophy to LaPorte, Iowa.

We started the event with 3 rookies and all three were successful. This is now 13 in a row, over the last three events.

Kevin Pannell of Sandy, Oregon

Kevin Pannell of Sandy, Oregon

We were honored to have Kevin Pannell of Sandy, Oregon, a 2004 Purple Heart Veteran [2004 Iraq] who also caught his first Marlin and a Sail Fish.

Milo Collier of Vancouver, Washington

Milo Collier of Vancouver, Washington

Milo Collier, Vancouver, Washington was the third rookie, catching his first.

Jeff Warilla of Portland, Oregon

Jeff Warilla of Portland, Oregon

Their partner and Fish With Me regular Jeff Warilla, Portland Oregon took this nice Dorado and made sure they caught their first Bill Fish.

As we look forward to the 103rd “Dark of the Moon,” October 31 – Nov. 5, we only have 3 rooms left and then we are sold out. CALL NOW if you want to reserve your place. The score to beat for a free trip in 2014 is: 608