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2008 KLO Key Largo Blue Storm Tournament - November 8-9 Here is the brand new Key Largo Blue Storm Open Tournament at the top of the Florida Keys

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Old 11-11-2008, 07:01 AM   #1
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Exclamation KLO Weigh-in Photos - The Final Conflict! Battlefield of Destruction!

We started preparing the battlefield for The Final Conflict! of the 2008 Spear Wars Blue Storm Tournament Series on Saturday afternoon and night at our amazing new venue at the Key Largo Marriott Resort Conference Center. Len Pepe (Gradyman) is our official photographer and does a wonderful job. Thanks Len! Check out Len's website here - http://www.studiolens.com/

NOTE - The official scoring results are in a new thread by our venerable weighmaster John Biggs (Biggsy).

Check out 2008 KLO Results: http://www.spearboard.com/showthread.php?t=73018

Check out 2008 Overall Series Results: http://spearboard.com/showthread.php?t=73019

Also, here are the photos of the awards ceremony:

http://www.spearboard.com/showthread.php?t=73070
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:21 AM   #2
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With alot of hard work by the Spear Wars crew, we set up the weigh-in station and big fish display bins as well as the prize and awards space upstairs which you will see in another thread. But, let's cut to the chase and whet you appetite for more weigh-in images. Here are the biggest fish in each category at the 2008 KLO.

Congratulations guys!

Biggest Grouper - Carl Adkins - 41 pounds 1 ounce

Biggest Hogfish
- Rob Harding - 16 pounds 9 ounces

Biggest Cobia - Jason Wilson - 42 pounds 6 ounces

Biggest Triggerfish - Kris Sarosiek - 7 pounds 6 ounces

Biggest Snapper - Jeff Simmonds - 27 pounds 15 ounces
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Old 11-11-2008, 07:38 AM   #3
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Talking Re: KLO Weigh-in Photos - The Final Conflict! Battlefield of Destruction!

Coolers full of great fish started appearing on the battlefield as the combatants readied their volleys.
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They came from far and wide to engage the Final Conflict!

Key West to South Carolina and many points in between were represented.
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Re: KLO Weigh-in Photos - The Final Conflict! Battlefield of Destruction!

The weigh-in volunteer team headed up by weighmaster John Biggs did a fantastic Job.

A big thank you to them all!
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My 19 year old daughter Lauren, Lisa and Dennis helped with T-shirt and meal ticket sales while John Biggs' fiance' Estelle worked the data entry along with Scott Hurley.
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Re: KLO Weigh-in Photos - The Final Conflict! Battlefield of Destruction!

The fish kept coming.
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More and more......with many added to the big fish display bins.
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The categories were filled well by the contestants.
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The scene was littered with nice fish and people.

We brought in over a ton of ice (actually 2,400 pounds) for the big fish display bins and there was plenty for people to take home in their fish-filled coolers.
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My excellent film crew captured all the action in high definition for the Spear Wars TV show. Thank you fellows!
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Here are a few general people shots at the weigh-in.
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More people.
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Still more people shots.
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Here are the last people images from the weigh-in.

The next thread I put up later will be images of the trophy awards, expo, dining and prizes for the crowd upstairs in the conference facility.
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