95th Dark of the Moon

Hotel Playa Del Sol
Oct. 28th – Nov. 3rd, 2009

For the first time in 5 years, the Tuna ignored us, as we experienced early winter winds from the north. For the good news however, every angler caught at least 1 Sailfish in the 2 day event.

Vie and Monica Balibrera, first Blue Marlin, a Stripe Marlin and a Sailfish
Newlyweds Vie and Monica Balibrera from Livermore, California celebrated by taking the tournament lead the first day and finishing as the Top Team. Vic also took Top Angler honors with his first Blue Marlin, a Stripe Marlin and a Sailfish.
Winner of the Top Non-bill trophy with a 31 Lb. Dorado.
Monica was the second place angler, Top Rookie and the winner of the Top Non-bill trophy with a 31 Lb. Dorado.
First sailfish and 2 dorado.
She caught her first Sailfish and took 2 Dorado, over all.
Second place winners.
Roland Martines from Alta Loma, California and partner Steve Spies from Upland, California received their 2nd place team moneys from presenter Karin Hall.
Largest Dorado
Rich Adams from Pacifica, California caught the largest Dorado on Day 2 for Day 2 non-bill moneys.

The following shots were taken of the Sailfish action:

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All of the 2010 information will be sent out this month. All of the bait and water signs point to a spectacular year in 2010. Playa Del Sol has improved the beds with foam pads.

There are some new cooks in the kitchen and all of the meals were excellent. They have also instituted more table service, as opposed to buffets.

See you next year and June is already filling up. Call soon!

Another beautiful sun up and the boats waiting for anxious anglers.

Sunrise and fishing boats

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