This is the 5th Annual Van Wormer Resort Tuna Shoot Out. We will be going back to the one starting point format which will be in front of Hotel Palmas De Cortez on October 28th at 7:00am. We will have registration for the tournament at BajaMark in La Paz on Tuesday, Ocotber 17th and at Puerto Los Cabos Marina on Thurday, October 19th. Team can register for the Tuna Shoot Out on these dates in order to avoid having to travel to the East Cape to register. Registration in the East Cape will be on Friday, October 27th at hotel Palmas De Cortez from 4pm-8pm in the conference room.
The tournament format will be the same as the Dorado Shoot Out except this time its the Biggest Yellowfin Tuna that will win. The largest tuna caught on October 28, 2017 will win approximately $35,000 (based on 100 teams entering). This is a one day tournament, so anyone can win. If you are entered in the tournament and you catch the heaviest Yellowfin Tuna on October 28, 2017 you will walk away with the cash. There will be over $100,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs including great raffle prizes, return trips including fishing and much more. Entry fee is only $500 per team and includes dinner at the awards ceremony. Terrific prizes for the top three teams that catch the largest tuna Optional Cash Jackpots of $300, $500 and $1,000 and $2,000 jackpot with an 85% return rate.
Great drawing prizes of tackle, lures, rods, tackle boxes, gift certificates and return trips to Van Wormer Resorts. All participants will receive a free tournament shirt and hat Awards dinner will be held at Hotel Palmas De Cortez on Saturday, October 28th at 7pm.
LOCAL REGISTRATION 2017:
Teams can register for the 2017 Tuna Shoot Out in La Paz or in Puerto Los Cabos. This means teams do not have to drive to the East Cape to register for the tournament.
Registration in La Paz will be held at BajaMark from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, October 17th. There will be a Fishing Seminar conducted by Capt. Kit McNear along with the tournament registration. BajaMark is located at Allende 165 entre revolucion y Madero, 23000 La Paz. Registration in Puerto Los Cabos will be held at La Playita from 6pm-8pm on Thurday, October 19th.
All teams must start the tournament from in front of Hotel Palmas De Cortez Saturday Morning, October 28, 2017 at 7:00am. All teams must check in with tournament control prior to leaving the starting area.
*Security will be on duty from Friday the 27th starting at 7pm until Saturday morning at 6 am for all boats anchored in front of Hotel Palmas De Cortez. Also panga shore boat service until 8pm on Friday night.
Teams can register for the Tuna Shoot Out Tournament in La Paz at BajaMark from 6pm-8pm. Teams wiil be given their wristbands, rules and goodie bags, so there is no need to drive to the East Cape on October 27th. If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.
Address: Allende 165 entre revolucion y Madero, 23000 La Paz
Teams can check in and register for the Tuna Shoot Out Tournament in Puerto Los Cabos at La Playita from 6pm-8pm. Teams wiil be given their wristbands, rules and goodie bags, so there is no need to drive to the East Cape on October 27th. If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.
Phone: +1 52 624 105 6028
Teams can check in and register from 4pm-8pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. All teams participating in the Tuna Shoot Out MUST check in and pick up their wristbands,rules and goodie bags. No team will be permitted to weigh a fish without having checked in prior to the start of the tournament. If you are not prepaid prior to arrival, we will only accept cash at registration.
Phone: +52 624 141 0050 U.S.: 877-777-8862 or 818-224-4744
At 7am the Tuna Shoot Out will begin with a flare start. Teams must check in with the tournament boat and show their team number before the start of the tournament. Scale will open at 1pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez. Scale will close at exactly 4pm. Award ceremony will begin at approximately 7pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez.
1st Place TunaWeight: 35.3 lbs.Team #: 25Angler’s Name: Jordan YoungBoat Name: Mi PistolaCrew’s Names: Danny Marron and Miguel ArmentaTotal Grand Prize cash amount of $10,850.00 2nd Place Tuna Weight: 25 lbs.Team #: 20Angler’s Name: Patrick HoppeBoat Name: El Regalo
3rd Place Tuna Weight: 17.9 lbs.Team #: 29Angler’s Name: Chris PatersonBoat Name: Pez Vela Winner of the $300 JackpotTeam #: 21Anglers: Patrick Hoppe and Matthew CliftonBoat Name: El RegaloWeight: 25 lbs.Total amount of $2,805.00 Winner of the $500 JackpotTeam #: 21Anglers: Patrick Hoppe and Matthew CliftonBoat Name: Estrella del NorteWeight: 25 lbs.Total amount of $5,100 Winner of the $2,000 Jackpot
Team #: 25Anglers: Lindon Frazer, Chad Young & Jordan YoungBoat Name: Estrella del NorteWeight: 35.3 lbs.Total amount of $5,100