With 61 teams compeating in this three day tournament, there were 32 Billfish caught on this, the first day. There were 9 Blue Marlin caught and two of them were brought to the weigh station. With the minimum qualifying weight at 300 pounds, bringing in an underweight fish would result in a penalty of -25 points and -2 points per pound for each pound under the 300 minimum. Team Anzuelo had a negative 207 points for their fish and team Shazam had a negative 133 points. There were 13 Striped marlin released and 10 Pacific Sailfish released as well. There is a largest Dorado and largest Tuna catagory as well with a 30 pound minimum. There were no qualifing Tuna weighed but there were 5 dorado that made the cut. The largest for the day was 40.10 pounds caught by team Tiger Spirit. In the release catagory there are 8 teams tied for first place with 300 points. Blue and Black Marlin are worth 300 release points while Striped Marlin and Sailfish are worth 100 release points. Several fish were reported as hooked up that were lost after lengthy fights, lets see if the teams can keep them on the line tomorrow!