Make-A-Wish® Tuna Challenge Results



2016 Tournament Results

Richard Thomas Memorial Grand Prize (Top Angler) Winner
“TONY DILEVA” 259.00 lb. BLUE FIN “ESPERANZA”

Top Lady Angler Winner
LINDSEY KOROLY 72.00 lb. YELLOWFIN “REEL FREEDOM”

Small Boat divisiion - Team Total
“E FISH N SEA” 297.40 POINTS (976BITE)
“REEL MEDICINE” 230.50 POINTS (SAN DIEGO MARLIN CLUB)
“HELEN C” 159.60 POINTS (SAN DIEGO MARLIN CLUB)

Large Boat division - Team Total
“ESPERANZA” 377.80 POINTS (SILVER GATE YACHT CLUB)
“REEL EZE” 353.60 POINTS (NO CLUB AFFILIATION)
“CONCUBINE” 325.20 POINTS (SOUTHWESTERN YACHT CLUB ANGLERS)

High Boat - Overall
“ESPERANZA” 377.80 POINTS (SILVER GATE YACHT CLUB)
“REEL EZE” 353.60 POINTS (NO CLUB AFFILIATION)
“CONCUBINE” 325.20 POINTS (SOUTHWESTERN YACHT CLUB ANGLERS)

High Club Award
“SOUTHWESTERN YACHT CLUB ANGLERS” 590.00 POINTS
“SILVER GATE YACHT CLUB” 570.00 POINTS
“SAN DIEGO MARLIN CLUB” 535.50 POINTS

Angler & Fish Facts

A total of 375 anglers including 20 juniors and 29 women fished on 85 private boats and 1 charter boat. This year’s tournament saw slight overcast mornings clearing to sunny weather with light wind and great conditions. Teams weighed in 5 dorado, 2 yellowtail, 33 bluefin, and 69 yellowfin.

Below is a PDF of the final scores for 2016.

2016 Tuna Challenge Results (PDF)


Important 2016 Dates

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2016 Tournament Entry Forms


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Volunteers Needed

Every year Tuna Challenge is made possible with the support of generous volunteers, from the awards banquet and fileting fish to collecting donations and much, much more. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer then please contact Gary Morris.