HNSITT 2018 – Sept 22-26
Hi everyone, the registrations for the 2018 Halifax Nova Scotia International Tuna Tournament will take place from 3-5 p.m. on the South Battery Pier at Bishop’s Landing in Halifax on Friday the 21st of September. Fifteen Teams are currently signed up for registration in this year’s tournament.
The Captains’ meeting will be held at Garrison Brewing 1149 Marginal Road, Halifax, NS. starting at 6:30 on the 21st, with a cash bar and munchies.
With those formalities out of the way a shot gun start and the beginning of fishing will occur at 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning the 22nd off Bishops Landing on the Halifax Waterfront.
Teams Entered this year:
|HNSITT Team Name||Captain Name||Boat Name|
|1||Ripley’s Believe IT||Calvin Ripley||Ripley’s Believe IT|
|2||Lobsters R Us||Jeffery Martell||Still Movin’ & Groovin’|
|3||Team Yamaha Marine||Gord Fraser||Fired Up|
|4||Reel Knots||Greg Mombourquette,||Reel Knots|
|5||No Time||Gerard Mombourquette||No Time|
|6||Gaffer||Fred Voegeli ,||Gaffer|
|7||Pier Pressure||Vic Heniss||Pier Pressure II|
|8||Team Contender||James Smith||Odyssey|
|10||Chasin’ Tail||Don Cameron||Nauticare|
|11||Reel Deal||Derek Hale||Halestorm|
|12||Shell Code||Travis Barlow||Delphi|
|13||Gilmaz||Tor Conklin||Fisher King|
|14||Castone||Chris Gibbs||Knot Enough Time|
|15||Fantastic Four||Art Gaetan||Knot 4 Sail|
2019 Results Summary:
Day 1 – Saturday (22nd) Results
Day 2 – Sunday (23rd) Results
Day 3- Monday (24th) Results
Day 4- Tuesday (25th) Results
Day 5- Wednesday (26st) Results
Closing ceremonies will take place in the Lakeview Room at the Best Western Plus Chocolate Lake Hotel on St Margaret’s Bay Rd. between 7 and 9 pm on Wednesday the 26th of September.
On to the Trophy presentations.
Wayne Hoskin Memorial Trophy
The Wayne Hoskin Memorial Trophy to be given out each year to the Team that lands the first Bluefin to the dock at Bishop’s Landing for donation to the IWK.
The winning team for this year of the Wayne Hoskin Memorial Trophy
At this point the agenda moved on to the awards for the winning teams.
First Place: Team – lb Bluefin
Second Place: lb Bluefin
Third Place: Team lb Bluefin
The winning Team will also received a 1st place Halifax Nova Scotia International Tuna Tournament keeper trophy along with an invitation to the Offshore World Championship Tournament in Quepos, Costa Rica which will be held in April of 2019.
Special thanks to Develop Nova Scotia for providing a great venue and Oceanview Fisheries for bait, fish processing and marketing as well as to all of our sponsors and donors for their support.
Particular thanks to our volunteers: . Without this support our board wouldn’t be able to organize and run the tournament, and also have the opportunity to actually fish in it.
Below are the fish proceeds results for the 2018 catch. Oceanview Fisheries handled marketing and shipping of all fish with a minimal charges for out of pocket costs to maximize donations to the IWK. Net Price per Pound is market less the averaged shipping and handling cost for all fish.
Total proceeds including the Cash donations, Auctions, Bait Sales and the portion of Registration Fees donated to the IWK amounted to $ for the 2018 tournament.