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2016 Battle in the Bahamas

Written by Joe Hector
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The 2016 Battle in the Bahamas tournament is in the books, and Joe Hector sent along the results of the third-annual event.

1st place went to Joe Kraatz earning him the $10,000 donated by main sponsors FishBrain and Turbo USA, and a trophy carved by Keylo of Keylo Art. Kraatz had an awesome 72.9lbs of fish weighed in over the two-day tournament.

2nd - Brandon Nodal with his total weight of 54.8lbs won a Hobie Limited Edition Outback (ONLY 500 MADE WORTH $3,400) from main sponsor Nautical Ventures, and a plaque from Global along with COSTA Glasses.

3rd - Canadian native Brian Arnold with his massive 40.2lb kingfish. He took home $2,000 from Turbo USA, and a plaque from Global as well as COSTA Glasses.

4th - Nick Weber a first-time offshore angler who brought in a record-breaking 39.1lb grouper on day one of competition. This finish earned him $1,500 from Turbo USA and a plaque from Global.

5th - Adam Fisk, a seasoned angler sponsored by Nautical Ventures. Fisk weighed in a total of 33.9 lbs, and he won a $1,000 MEGA COSTA DEL MAR prize pack

6th - Dustin Service, who earned a Hobie Livewell XL worth $419.00 with his total combined weight of 27.4lbs

DIVISIONS

YAKATTACK WAHOO DIVISION - $500.00 goes to Colan Bukowski with his nice size wahoo that tipped the scale at just under 20lbs

DOLPHIN DIVISION - Derrick Benton won this division with his beautiful 17.6 lb dolphin

TRASH CAN SLAM - John McKroid took home this popular prize, winning a custom Trash Can Trophy made by Global Fish Mounts, and COSTA Glasses

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