Carl Torresson took the crown for a second consecutive win with 45.2lbs, taking home the coveted championship cup and ring along with $4,000 from Turbo USA! He also took the kingfish Calcutta worth $2,000 for a total win of $6,000 cash!
Michael Wood placed second with 30.1lbs, winning a 2015 Hobie “Outback” from Nautical Ventures and a plaque from Global Fish Mounts.
Third place went to Jon Venarchick with 25.3lbs, earning him a 2015 Hobie “Revo” and a plaque. David Gauzens brought 17.9lbs of fish to the scale, and was happy to take fourth place and a fully-rigged Viking “Reload” kayak, as well as a plaque. Daniel Foster received a check for $1,500 for placing fifth with 16.7lbs. Sixth place belonged to Michael Welsh, and he received a brand new pair of Costas. Seventh place went to Jason Broach, who was happy to receive a Maxel reel donated by Bimini Bay Outfitters.
The popular Trash Can Slam went to Colan Bukowski with his 22.1 barracuda. Angler Allen Escuage was ecstatic to win the Junior division, and took home a $1,000 check from Fishbrain. Nicole Olken took the ladies division with her 8.1lb kingfish. Nicole received an all-expense-paid trip to the Battle in the Bahamas 2016, along with a Shimano “TLD20 Live Bait” reel and black hook rod from LMR Bait and Tackle.
Last but not least, Brandon Nodal was the lucky one to catch and release a sailfish, and won the West Marine Sailfish Division. This entitles him to a free entry to the EKFT Sailfish Smack Down 2016!