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
9 Edge David Edgecombe Blu
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:

2019 Leader Board


 Day 1 – Saturday (22nd) Results

To Come!

 Day 2 – Sunday (23rd) Results

To Come!

Day 3- Monday (24th) Results

To Come!

Day 4- Tuesday (25th) Results

To Come!

  Day 5- Wednesday (26st) Results

To Come!


Closing Ceremonies:

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.