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Old 06-10-2018, 01:45 PM   #1
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Blue Water World Cup

ITS ON - 21 divers so far and climbing
florida california Brazil Hawaii Guam Australia Puerto Rico New York Mexico and beyond

Fish are here
June 24-28
2500 usd cash purse this year and a stacked prize table from our sponsors

join us!! contact@palapasventana.com
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Old 06-10-2018, 01:56 PM   #2
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Old 06-10-2018, 02:00 PM   #3
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current fish report with 14 days to go till the Blue Water World Cup
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Old 06-21-2018, 05:47 PM   #4
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Divers are starting to arrive and it's heating up out there!

3 DAYS TO GO to the 12th annual Blue Water World Cup at Palapas Ventana in Baja California Sur, Mexico.
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Old 06-23-2018, 12:18 AM   #5
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Lots of action out there today! Scouts report AJ, dorado, wahoo and tuna and more! Two days to go until the Blue Water World Cup.
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Old 06-23-2018, 11:47 AM   #6
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Meet the captains of the 2018 Blue Water World Cup. Who's your favorite to take home the captain title?
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Old 06-23-2018, 05:30 PM   #7
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We're allowing one reef fish per diver for the entire tournament. Choose wisely! What will it be? Gulf grouper? Pargo?
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Old 06-24-2018, 09:18 PM   #8
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So. much. swag. Thanks so much to all of our gear sponsors for the 2018 Blue Water World Cup!

And it's all for the children! This year we'll be raising money to build a playground for a local school in our Baja community.

Thanks to all those who are making it possible:



RIFFE International
Daryl Wong Spearguns
Pelagic
DiveR Australia
Patagonia
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Old 06-24-2018, 10:47 PM   #9
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RULES:
5 fish per diver per day
1 fish per pelagic species per diver per day
1 reef fish per diver the entire tournament
1 billfish per diver the entire tournament

SCORING:
All individual scoring
1 point per pound
Maximum of 100 points per billfish
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Old 06-25-2018, 10:36 AM   #10
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And it's on! 8 pangas and 24 divers headed to Cerralvo Island this morning!
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Amazing! Can't wait for the results!
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Nice! Let's see the results of first day!
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Old 06-25-2018, 09:30 PM   #13
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DAY 1 | We knew it was going to be an incredible first day when Team Roll Tide showed up on the beach at 10 a.m. with 150 lbs of wahoo, chugged a beer and went back out. The next boat that came in unloaded stunning 88-lb striped marlin and a couple gulf grouper.

Follow us on Instagram @palapasventana for the latest updates and fish photos!

DAY 1 | STANDINGS

Divers:
1. Ivan Struthers - Washington, U.S.A - 126 pts
2. Pete Correale - Montauk, NY - 105.9 pts
3. Trevor Bacon - New York, N.Y. - 74.1 pts

Teams:
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2. Split Tails
3. Roll Tide

Captains:
1. Carlos
2. Beto
3. Calamar
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WOW!! Great Quality fish!! I wish I was there.
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Another incredible day out there. Jeremy Aguilera with a nice AJ (74.1 lbs) a 52-lb wahoo and some of the biggest Mexican barracuda our captains have seen.

Also, we're almost to our fundraising goal and it's only day 2! $745 raised for a playground for the kids of Rancho El Ancon.

DAY 2 | STANDINGS
1. Jason Whitehead, Tennessee, 184.8
2. Pete Correale, N.Y., 177.6
3. Ivan Struthers, Washington, 131.7
4. Jeremiah Aguilera, California, 95
5. Trevor Bacon, N.Y., 74.1

CAPTAINS
1. Yoni, 301.7
2. Beto, 246.6
3. Carlos, 199.1
4. Calamar, 148.5
5. Camaleon, 145.2

TEAMS
1. Los Chingones, 301.7
Chris Gates, Jason Whitehead, Josh Russell
2. Burning Spears, 266.5
Trevor Bacon, Chris Brady, Pete Correale
3. Split Tails, 258.8
Jeremiah Aguilera, Travis Uminski, Ivan Struthers
4. Roll Tide, 160.6
David Daniel, Daniel Nolan, Jared Uhlich
5. Bones Bones Bones, 108.1
Craig Copik, Dylan Ward, James Adams
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