The following is from a friend in Mexico, Sea of Cortez , refering to this weekends fishing tournement off Cabo San Lucas. Out of my reach I am afraid. Total prize purse is $4.237M. ( US). Total of 189 boats entered. Rules are "catch and release with photo evidence.
Bisbee Entry Fees:
Bisbee's Black & Blue Marlin Tournament
2006 Entry Levels & Fees
Updated March 15, 2006
There are two levels of entry. Teams must enter either Level 1 or Level 2 or teams may enter both Level 1 and Level 2.
Level 1: Tournament Entry — $5,000
$2,000 goes to Team Entry / $3,000 goes to Tournament Jackpot
Includes entry into the Tournament Award (Top Five Teams), Tournament Jackpot, and Top Captains Award.
Level 2: Capella Pedregal Release Division — $2,500
Includes entry into the Cash Release Division. Teams that enter the Release Division only are not eligible to enter the Optional Daily Categories.
Level 1 and Level 2 — $7,000
If your team enters both Level 1 and Level 2 there is a $500 discount.
Includes entry into the Tournament Award (Top Five Teams), Tournament Jackpot, Top Captains Award and Cash Release Division.
Optional Daily Categories
There are six optional daily categories. You may enter any or all of the daily categories, but if you enter you must enter for all three days. The dailies are awarded to the team that catches the single heaviest qualifying black or blue marlin of the day. You must be entered in the category to win.
Bisbee's Baja Tackle
$200 Daily Category ($600)
$500 Daily Category ($1,500)
Knight & Carver
$1,000 Daily Category ($3,000)
Dockwise Yacht Transport
$2,000 Daily Category ($6,000)
$5,000 Daily Category ($15,000)
$10,000 Daily Category ($30,000) NEW FOR 2006