Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo

AUGUST 10-12, 2018



It is not too early to book charter boats for next year!!!

Fishing and Fun in Flamingo


NEW FORMAT FOR 2018

BILLFISH DIVISION: Entry fee $500.00 per team. Eligible species for prizes: all billfish, dorado, tuna, wahoo
FUNFISH DIVISION: Entry fee $100.00 per team. Eligible species for prizes: dorado, tuna, wahoo, snapper, roosterfish.
JUNIORS: Juniors in the Funfish Division may enter a billfish which will count toward junior angler prizes only.
RELEASE VERIFICATION will be done with cell phone video. The video MUST be without interruption showing the angler hooked up and fighting the fish, the release and the 
fish swimming away. 

This event is the second leg of THE BILLFISH TOURNAMENT SERIES OF CENTRAL AMERICA. TEAMS COMPETING IN THE SERIES WILL BE GIVEN FULL SERIES POINTS FOR BILLFISH.

 

If paying by check, click here and fill out entry form

otherwise, use you credit card below:


Flamingo Team Size

 




Flamingo, Costa Rica, is one of sportfishing’s most legendary destinations, an idyllic laid back beach community located in the Central American nation’s northern Pacific coast. A short run to the fishing grounds brings excellent opportunities at all three species of marlin (blue, black and striped) as well as sailfish, tuna, wahoo and mahi-mahi, called dorado locally. Back inshore there are roosterfish, jacks, grouper and snapper.
 
Based on this excellent fishing as well as a desire to get back to the basics with a fun tournament, the Presidential Challenge Charitable Foundation has recently announced the Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo. The event will be held in Flamingo Beach and is scheduled for August 10-12, 2018.
 

The tournament’s mission statement is to publicize Flamingo as the fishing destination that it used to be by helping charter captains book clients to fish this event. The tournament will also benefit not only marine conservation in Costa Rica but also a local charity called Abriendo Mentes, which is a nonprofit organization to help provide assistance to people in that part of Costa Rica to have access to enhanced education and employment opportunities.
Charter Boats are Encouraged! Private Boats are also Welcome to Participate

 
Email tournament coordinator Joan Vernon for more information and available charter boats, joan@preschallenge.com.
 

DATES: Early Registration August 10, 2018 3-5pm
Final Registration and Welcome Cocktail Party August 10, 2018 - 6-8PM. Rules Meeting at 7PM- Marie's Restaurant
Fishing August 11-12, 2018- Weigh Station at boat ramp area.
Awards Party & Auction- August 12, 2018

NON-FISHING GUESTS: Contact Ecotrans Tours 506.2654.5151 or www.ecotranscostarica.com for information on day activities and tours.

AUCTION TO BENEFIT THE BILLFISH FOUNDATION & ABRIENDO MENTES WILL BE HELD AT THE AWARDS PARTY.

If paying by check, click here and fill out entry form

otherwise, use you credit card below:


Flamingo Team Size
 
OFFICIAL HOTEL: Paradise Flamingo Beach Hotel & Casino - Room Rates - Please see below:
www.paradiseflamingobeachhotel.com

Nightly rate single room:

· Deluxe Ocean View $105 USD - 15% = $ 89.25 + tax = $ 100.85

· STD Ocean View $95 USD - 15% = $ 80.75 + tax = $ 91.24

· STD Pool View $85 USD - 15% = $ 72.25 + tax = $ 81.64

· STD Garden View $75 USD - 15% = $ 63.75 + tax = $ 72.03

 
Extra person = $20.00 + tax
Breakfast is included

SPECIES:
Dorado, Tuna, Wahoo, Cubera Snapper,-Minimum weight 20 pounds.
Sailfish, marlin, roosterfish – release only.
LINE: Maximum 30 pound test-Momoi Diamond line suggested.
PRIZES: Trophies and merchandise will be awarded for:
- Heaviest Fish of Each Species
- Most Releases of ‘release’ species
- Top Male Angler
- Top Female Angler
- Top Junior Angler

Sponsors of the Presidential Flamingo Fishing Rodeo




RAFFLES & AUCTION TO BENEFIT
COSTA RICA CONSERVATION and Abriendo Mentes
Artwork, jewelry, Costas, Household fun stuff, Clothing
 
 
 













 

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