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Fishy Cuba holidays announced for October with International Fishing Tournament

  • 21-Jun-10 16:25
  • Cuba
  • Holiday Industry

Debuting for the first time ever, the Jardines del Rey International Tournament is scheduled to take place in Cayo Guillermo as professionals and amateurs joint to compete in the capturing of various marine species with the 'tag and release" method.

Fishy Cuba holidays announced for October with International Fishing Tournament


For the delight of fishing enthusiasts planning Cuba holidays, the first edition of the Jardines del Rey International Tournament will be held in Cayo Guillermo making use of the marine and fishery potential of the northern part of this beautiful area which will have a yearly basis. In the event, professional or amateur anglers, associated or not with fishing clubs. And Associations who wish to learn more about the sea and its species are invited to participate.

The fishing tournament will take place at Jardines del Rey International Marina of Cayo Guillermo from October 18th to October 22nd of 2010.

The event will consider the capture of species such as: blue marlin, sailfish, wahoo and dolphin fish. The permitted fishing line will be 50 pounds and the notification of a tag and release or a capture will be informed to the marina control centre stating the time, the number of the team and the area where it occurred Eeach crew will Carrie a disposable camera that will be delivered to the jury at the end of the day.

The boats will be those used by MARLIN and fishing yachts from 33 to 52 feet equipped with six lines each.

When it comes to the Registration Fees for the event, hiring a boat will cost 1.800 CUC for three (3) full fishing days and one (1) half fishing day.

The Registration Fee will include the following:

  • Specialided crew
  • Fishing gear
  • Light food and drinks
  • Fishing license

The Registration for the Tournament on the other hand costs 350.00 CUC per team from one to four anglers and includes:

  • Credentials and official event schedule.
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Closing ceremony activities

First, second and third places: (according to the scores.) The first capture will be awarded and also the biggest dolphin fish. The team award consists in all cases of silverware work of arts related to fishing. Varying its value according to the place obtained and accompanied with typical Cuban souvenirs.

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