2022 TUNA SHOOT OUT

SEPTEMBER 24, 2022

 

 

This is the 9th Annual Van Wormer Resort Tuna Shoot Out.  Registration in the East Cape will be on Friday, September 23rd 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 heaviest tuna caught on September 24, 2022 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 September 24, 2022 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 $600 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 

 

LOCAL REGISTRATION 2022:

 

REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT HOTEL PALMAS DE CORTEZ ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd FROM 4PM TO 8PM IN THE CONVENTION CENTER.  Registration in La Paz will be on Tuesday, September 13th from 6pm-8pm at BajaMark.

 

 

Registration in La Paz will be held at BajaMark from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, September 13th.  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 the East Cape will be on Friday, September 23rd from 4pm-8pm at Hotel Palmas De Cortez in the Convention Center.  Teams can pay by cash or credit card for entry and jackpots.

 

All teams must start the tournament from in front of Hotel Palmas De Cortez Saturday Morning, September 24, 2022 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 22nd 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.

 

 

Download entry form Click Here 

 

Download tournament rules Click Here

 

 

 

 

 2022 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

 

SEPT.

13th

 

Registration in La Paz will be held at BajaMark from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, September 13th.  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.  

 

 

  SEPT.

23rd

 

 

 

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, visa or mastercard at registration.

Phone:  +52 624 141 0050    U.S.: 877-777-8862 or 818-224-4744 

 

 

 SEPT. 

24th

 

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. 

 

 

SEPT.

24th

There will be an awards dinner for all participants along with a great raffle of thousands of dollars of prizes from our sponsors.  Non-participants can purchase award dinner wristbands at registration for $20 but will on be eligible for the raffle.

 

 Welcome to our newest sponsor 

 

 

 

2020 TUNA SHOOT OUT RESULTS

 
Final Results for the 2020 Tuna Shoot Out
 
1st - David Moore - Team JenWren III                70.7lbs
2nd - Chris Campanella - Team Mi Sueño         52.7lbs.
3rd - Preston Burton - Team Jukate                    47.9lbs.
 
 
Congratulations to David Moore and his team for taking first place in the 2020 Tuna Shoot Out with their winning yellowfin Tuna weighing in at 70.7lbs.. David and his team will take home over $50,000 in cash, which includes the tournament grand prize plus the $300, $500 and $1,000 jackpots.
 
Chris Campanella and team Mi Sueño will take home over $20,000 in cash for taking down the $2,000 jackpot with their $52.7lbs. yellowfin Tuna.
 
We would like to thank all the anglers who participated in this year's Tuna Shoot Out and we hope to see you all again next year.

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

2019 TUNA SHOOT OUT RESULTS

Another great Tuna Shoot Out at Hotel Palmas De Cortez! Although the fishing was tough with only 5 tuna coming to the scale, they were all nice size fish.

 

The winning team of Bill and Patty Buffington Fishing on the Mi Pistola with Captain Danny and Raul landed a very nice yellowfin weighing in at 93.5lbs. They took the overall tournament as well as the $300 jackpot worth a total of just over $31,000 usd.

 

Second place went to Team Eat Me Lures who landed a very nice 66lbs. Tuna which was good enough to take the $500 and $1,000 jackpots worth just over $27,000 usd.

 

Third place went to Roberto Beltran who just missed out from taking the jackpots with his 65.7lbs. Tuna. Just 3 ounces separated 2nd and 3rd place.

 

Congratulations to all the participants of this year’s tournament as well as all the boat crews who made it all possible. Join us for next year’s Tuna Shoot Out on Saturday October 24, 2020!

 

 

   

  

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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