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Bimini Big Game Club to host Wahoo Smackdown IX

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Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina in The Bahamas will host Wahoo Smackdown IX from Nov. 9-12. The offshore tournament will be led by longtime club dockmaster Capt. Robbie Smith. Bimini has more than 50 record-setting catches recorded from the waters that surround the island. Come winter, it is is considered a prime location for wahoo due to its position in the Gulf Stream.

Registration for the tournament is $1,500 per boat, which includes four anglers, tournament shirts and entry to social events. Additional anglers are $250 each. Extra social tickets are $150 each. Total payout is $25,000 based on 25 registered boats. Registration fee is 100 percent refundable if the tournament is canceled due to weather.

Team Murderized of Grand Bahama took top team honors at last year’s tournament. Photo by Jerome Go

A $300 instant credit will be issued for entries that book both hotel and boat slip for a minimum of a four consecutive nights. The credit can be used in the restaurant or applied to the resort bill.

Sponsors include American Beverage Marketers www.masterofmixes.com as title sponsor, Bahamian Brewery and Beverage (Sands) www.bahamianbrewery.com, artist David Dunleavy www.dunleavyart.com, and Tropic Ocean Airways www.flytropic.com.

For more details, visit www.wahoosmackdown.net.

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