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2019 Cabo San Lucas Fishing Tournament Schedule

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Amigos, every year Cabo San Lucas, Mexico hosts some of the largest and richest fishing tournaments in the world! If you have ever dreamed of putting together a team and chasing that MILIION DOLLAR fish, this is the place to do it! Lands End Charters has the boats and crews including the 2015 2nd Place Bisbee’s Black and Blue Tournament winners and the 2014 Bisbee’s Black and Blue 1st Place Winners. Tuna Jackpot cashes in 2016 and 2017 and more.

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2019 Pelagic Triple Crown of Fishing Summer Slam – Pelagic Gear

June 6th – 8th 2019

 

We are proud sponsors!

The fourth annual Pelagic Triple Crown of fishing Summer Slam is back this June 2017. This tournament has grown from a handful of boats into an expected 40 to 50 boat goal this year. As a sponsor of this tournament Lands End Charters is offering special rates to help make this a fun, affordable experience! With $100,000.00 in cash and prizes its the perfect fishing tournament for 1st timers and seasoned teams.

Tournament Details: official rules link

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Wahoo – $500.00 U.S.

Dorado – $500.00 U.S.

Tuna – $500.00 U.S.

Billfish – $2,000.00  and $5,000.00 levels

Species: Billfish Release, Tuna, Dorado, Wahoo

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, June 6th – Baja Cantina, Marina Cabo San Lucas

Team Check-In – 3:00-6:00pm

Captain’s Meeting – 6:00-7:00pm

Kick-Off Party – 7:00-9:00pm

Friday, June 7th – Day 1 Tournament

Mandatory Shotgun Start – 7:00am

Start Fishing – 7:00am

Stop Fishing – 3:00pm

Weigh-in/Documentation – 3:00-6:00pm

Scales Close – 6:00pm

Saturday, June 8th – Day 2 Tournament

Mandatory Shotgun Start – 7:00am

Start Fishing – 7:00am

Stop Fishing – 3:00pm

Weigh-in/Documentation – 3:00-6:00pm

Scales Close – 6:00pm

Awards Presentation – 7:00pm (Baja Cantina)

Qualifying Boats: All from Super Pangas to Sport Fishers

Size of Team:  from 1 to 8 anglers

Charter Rates: Published rates on our website are accepted for this tournament (ask for special rates)

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.pelagicgear.com/blog/2017-cabo-summer-slam-presented-pelagic/

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

 

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2019 Bisbee’s East Cape Tournament – Bisbee’s

August 1st – 4th, 2019

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The Bisbee’s East Cape Tournament is a favorite among serious anglers who love going after big fish! Held at the beautiful Buena Vista Beach Resort, this 3 day tournament is designed to get into some of the best fishing grounds in Baja from Los Barilles to the Gordo Banks. Tournament heads out of Rancho Buena Vista and attracts boats from San Jose to Cabo San Lucas and all over the world. We have charters available to get after it in the East Cape!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots

Daily Jackpot $500 –  $1,500.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $1,000 –  $3,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 – $15,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Game Fish Jackpot $1,000 – $3,000.00 over 3 days

Release Category $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

ACROSS THE BOARD – $22,500.00 Total

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado

Schedule

 

THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00-7:00pm Registration and distribution of Team Bags at the Buena Vista Beach Resort.
  • 6:30-7:00pm Captains Meeting on the pool deck. Attendance by at least one team member is mandatory.
  • 7:00-8:30pm Kick-Off Cocktail Party.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, AUGUST 2 – 3 – FISHING DAYS

  • 7:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 7:00am-4:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 4:00pm.
  • 7:00am-7:00pm Weigh Station is open on the beach in front of the Buena Vista Beach Resort.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 4 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 7:00-9:30pm Awards Celebration on the beach in front of the Buena Vista Beach Resort.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2019 Los Cabos Bill Fish Tournament – Los Cabos Tourism Board

October 13th – 17th, 2019

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The Los Cabos Bill Fish Tournament is heading into its 19th year as one of the best tournament in Mexico! The large prize pool has earned teams checks into the hundreds of thousands of dollars. Known for attracting the best of the best in anglers, a win here means huge bragging rights entering into the competitive Cabo San Lucas tournament season. This tournament should be on any teams bucket list!

Tournament Details: official rules link

Base Entry Fee: $5,000.00 U.S. ( This tournament allows you to skip the Base Entry Fee and enter the Jackpots only) check the link to the official rules above for details.

Optional Jackpots:

Tuna – Wahoo – Dorado Jackpot – $1,500.00 + $100.00 per angler not entered into base entry

Daily Bill Fish Release Jackpot – $1,000.00 U.S. + $100.00 per angler not entered into base entry

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo

Schedule

Event Location
Kickoff party, final registration, Captains Meeting and Gala Awards Banquet at the Playa Grande Resort Beachside Terrace (800-344-3349).

October 13
Final registration, Captains Meeting and kickoff party at the Playa Grande Resort Beachside Terrace from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Captains Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m.

October 14
From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 15
From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 16
From 6:45 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. visual checkout from Cabo San Lucas and Puerto Los Cabos marinas. Shotgun Start and Lines In fishing at 7:30 a.m. Lines Out stop fishing at 4:30 p.m. Weigh-in and release video check-in at Marina Fundadores next to Fisherman’s Landing Restaurant.

October 17
7:00 p.m., Gala Awards Banquet, Playa Grande Resort Beachside Terrace.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats recommended

Size of Team:  1 to 6 anglers per boat

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.loscabostournaments.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2019 Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore (Little Bisbee’s) – Bisbee’s

October 17th – 20th, 2019

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The Bisbee’s Los Cabos Offshore Tournament is quickly becoming one of the biggest tourneys in town! Affectionately know by the locals as “El Bisbee’s Chico” or “Little Bisbee’s” there is nothing small about this event. It has an easier entry fee and therefore is open to a wider range of anglers. If you have dreamed of fishing a big time Bill Fish Tournament in Cabo and don’t have the bank roll for the Black and Blue, this is the ticket amigos!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $1,500.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot  $500 – $1,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $1000 – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $2000 – $4,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $5000 – $10,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Game Fish Jackpot $1000 – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Release Category – $2,000.00 over 2 days

ACROSS THE BOARD – $22,500.00

Species: Blue, Marlin, Black Marlin, Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Dorado

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2019 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00-7:00pm Registration and distribution of Team Bags at the Puerto Paraiso Mall.
  • 7:00pm Angler, Capt. and Deckhand Meeting. One team member must attend.
  • 7:30-9:00pm Kick-Off Cocktail Party at the Puerto Paraiso Mall.

 FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18 – SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019 – FISHING DAY 1 & 2

  • 8:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 8:00am-5:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 5:00pm.
  • 2:00pm-9:00pm Weigh Station is open in front of the Puerto Paraiso Mall.

 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 7:00pm Awards Celebration at Maria Corona. Open to tournament participants only.

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats strongly recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2019 Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Tournament –

October 22th – 26th, 2019

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The Bisbee’s Black and Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament is the BIG DADDY of the Cabo San Lucas Tournament Season. This event attracts teams, boats and anglers from all over the world to compete for the multi-million dollar prize pool up for grabs! With the record of over 4 million dollars to a single fish in 2006 this one is no joke! Only the largest of the largest fish qualify to hit the scales here and if your dream is to win big, Lands End Charters has what it takes!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Base Entry Fee: $5,0000.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot $500 – $1,500.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $1,000 – $3,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $2,000 – $6,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $3,000 . – $9,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 – $15,000.00 over 3 days

Daily Jackpot $10,000 – $30,000.00 over 3 days

Release Category – $2,000.00 U.S.

ACROSS THE BOARD: $71,500.00

Chupacabra Challenge – $60,000.00

ALL IN + CHUPACABRA CHALLENGE – $131,500.00 

Species: Blue Marlin, Black Marlin

(Striped Marlin, Sailfish, Spear Fish – Release Only)

Tournament Schedule

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22 – REGISTRATION

  • 3:00pm-7:00pm Registration and distribution of team bags in front of Puerto Paraiso Mall.
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm Captains Meeting, Puerto Paraiso Mall. One team member must attend.
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm Opening Ceremonies begin. Flag Honors with Mexican Naval Escort, Mexican National Anthem, Pre-Colombian New Fire Dance, Lighting of the Tournament Torch, Japanese Taiko Drums, Music by Cabomax.

 WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY-FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23-25 – 3 FISHING DAYS

  • 8:00am Shotgun Start.
  • 8:00am-5:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 5:00pm.
  • 2:00pm-9:00pm Weigh Station is open in front of the Puerto Paraiso Mall, boats inside the harbor entrance by 9:00pm can weigh.

 SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26 – AWARDS CELEBRATION

  • 6:00pm at A.P.I. Cruise Ship Pier Awards celebration begins with cocktails followed by dinner and a big screen presentation of the tournament video.
  • Evening Entertainment: Cabo Max’s Benefit concert. Hosted by Bisbee’s Fish & Wildlife Conservation Fund.

 

Qualifying Boats: 28 ft and larger – Larger, Faster boats strongly recommended

Size of Team:  No limit to Team Members, one person must be designated Team Contact

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.bisbees.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2019 Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

November 6th – 9th, 2019

 

The Cabo Tuna Jackpot Tournament is known as the richest Tuna Fishing Tournament in the World! The slogan for this event is “Fish Hard – Party Harder” which tells you that not only is there serious money involved, but this is one big party. Known for attracting the biggest fields all year, don’t wait to register for this tournament amigo as we turn away last minute anglers every year. Lands End Charters has boats available!

Tournament Details: website

Base Entry Fee: $1,000.00 U.S.

Optional Jackpots:

Daily Jackpot Tuna $250 daily – $500.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tuna$500 daily – $1,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tuna $1,000 daily – $2,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot Tun a $1,500 daily – $3,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $2,500 daily – $5,000.00 over 2 days

Daily Jackpot $5,000 daily – $10,000.00 over 2 days

Wahoo Daily $500– $1,000.00 over 2 days

Dorado Daily $500– $1,000.00 over 2 days

Species: Tuna, Dorado and Wahoo

TUESDAY, NOV. 5th: Voluntary Pre-check for teams who have no roster changes, 1 to 4 p.m. Angler packets, hats, bags and shirts will be distributed only. Wednesday check-in will be where you will pick up various sponsor gifts, buy dinner or charter tickets All anglers must be present on the team to fill out waivers. Pre-check will be at Tesoro Conference Hall through glass doors.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6th:  Check-in 1 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Tesoro Cabo Marina weigh-in area. Welcome Party with free gifts, tequila shots, video showing, optional amounts announced, and drawings, 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. at marlin scuplure area between Ca[t. Tony’s and Solomon’s Landing. Live music, gifts.

THURSDAY, NOV. 7th: Costa Shotgun start 7 a.m. at the Cabo Arch; Start boat is t Wild Tours’ Cabo Escape, leaving the dock at 6 a.m. sharp; Annual Costa Charity charter, 6 to 8 a.m. on start boat Cabo Escape, first of two. $30 PP. Includes all mimosas, coffee, orange juice, champagne, breakfast burritos. All proceeds to Smiles charity. Gray Taxidermy Weigh-in 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Lines out at 4 p.m. Weigh-in ends at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed.

FRIDAY, NOV. 8th: Costa Shotgun Start at 7 a.m. the Cabo Arch; Weigh-in 3-6 p.m at Tesoro on malecon. Annual Costa charity charter open to all guests on luxury start boat Cabo Escape, leaving dock at 6 a.m. sharp with mimosas, breakfast burritos, coffee and prizes! $30 a person (all proceeds to Smiles charity), lines out at 4 p.m. Gray Taxidermy scale closes at 6 p.m. or until all eligible fish are weighed. Baja Cantina’s Fiesta at Maria Corona Restaurant in downtown Cabo. Doors and bar opens and music starts at 7:30 p.m., Live band, Mexican buffet dinner and foklorico entertainment begins at 8 p.m. and at 8:30 staff begins announcements of day’s results, Show Us Your Costas! Contest, Fishworks/Baja Cantina Best Dressed, Kingfisher Big Fish, National Rental Car Sticker Contest, plus sponsors’ drawings.

SATURDAY, NOV. 9th: Cabo Tuna Jackpot Awards Dinner, on cruise line pier. Bar opens at 5:30 p.m.; Live band starts at 6 p.m., dinner is ready at 6:30; Smiles International charity Silent auction. All sponsors tackle drawings begin at 6:30; awards ceremony begins at 7 p.m., ends at 9 p.m.

Qualifying Boats: All from Super Pangas to Sport Fishers

Size of Team:  Max of 4 anglers per team

Charter Rates: Lands End Charters rates are increased for this tournament due to travel time and length of day. Please call to check rates and availability

Registration: Pre-Registration forms available by contacting Lands End Charters through the form below or at www.loscabosjackpot.com

Request boat charter information at the bottom of this page!

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2019 Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic – FREE ENTRY!

November 19th – 22nd, 2019

The Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic is a 100% FREE Tournament hosted by the Los Cabos Tourism Board. This is absolutely free to enter to anyone chartering a boat during the tournament days. If you are in town, don’t miss the opportunity to win some cash and have a great time!

Tournament Details: Official Website

Awards

The Los Cabos Big Game Charter Boat Classic is an angler event with a Los Cabos Tourism Board guaranteed $40,000 in cash purse plus prizes. Awards will be for the angler(s) catching the three largest Tuna, Wahoo and Dorado each day of fishing. A total of $10,000 will be awarded each day. Anglers can fish one or all days of the tournament. Los Cabos based professional captains and mates making a living from fishing in Los Cabos cannot be registered anglers (see Tournament Rules the for definition of Professional). The tournament will also email King Sailfish Mount release certificates to all anglers who email a photograph or video of their billfish release during tournament hours and be eligible for special prize drawings. Lady and Junior angler (age 17 and younger) awards will be presented for the tournament.

Tuna/Wahoo/Dorado

Daily Awards for Tuna, Wahoo and Dorado November 19 to 22, 2019. Winning anglers will receive a King Sailfish Mounts Trophy Plaque.

  1. The angler(s) catching the largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $1,800 each day.
  2. The angler(s) catching the second largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $900 each day.
  3. The angler(s) catching the third largest tuna, wahoo and dorado will win $635 each day.

Note: In the event of a tie, the anglers will split the winnings of their placement and the next lower level. For example, if there is a tie for the largest tuna of the day the anglers will split the prize money of the largest and second largest tuna prize with the next tuna angler assuming the third place position. In the event only one or two fish is caught in a species category, the anglers will split the next positions prize. For example, if only two qualifying wahoo are caught the anglers catching the largest and second largest wahoo for that day will split the third largest prize. In the event no fish are caught in a species category, the cash awards will be split evenly among the other species winners. For example, if no wahoo are caught the wahoo prize will be split evenly between the tuna and dorado winners of that day.

Billfish Release

Anglers emailing a photograph or video to dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com by 1 p.m. November 30 (Los Cabos time) of their released billfish caught during tournament hours will receive a King Sailfish Mount Release Certificate by email and be eligible for special prize drawings for additional awards.

Lady and Junior Angler Awards

The lady angler and junior angler (17 and younger) catching the largest fish each day, tuna, wahoo or dorado, under tournament rules will receive a King Sailfish Mounts Trophy Plaque and prize package. Total of eight awards – four Lady and four Junior.

Prize Disbursement

Any angler receiving cash awards must fill out a prize-disbursement form prior to receiving any funds or prizes. The registered adult “Angler” listed on the Entry Form is in control of any winnings and must sign the prize-disbursement form. We are required by Mexican law to withhold city, state and federal taxes from tournament winnings. The amount of taxes can change from year to year, but is currently 16 percent total.

Schedule

All anglers must register and receive confirmation of registration on the official tournament website www.LosCabosTournaments.com or at one of the two final registration check-in locations in Los Cabos on Nov. 18 in order to be eligible to participate Nov. 19 to 22. Anglers can register on November 19 to be eligible to participate November 20 to 22. Anglers can also register on November 20 to be eligible to participate November 21 and 22. And finally, anglers can register on November 21 to be eligible to participate November 22. Preferred registration times in Cabo San Lucas are 5 to 7 p.m. and 3 to 5 p.m. in San Jose Del Cabo. Anglers can fish one or all days of the competition. The tournament committee reserves the right to deny tournament entry of any individual, organization or corporation.

November 19-22: Registration Online www.LosCabosTournaments.com

On-site Los Cabos registration will be at two locations including:

Cabos San Lucas: Fisherman’s Landing, Marina Fundadores from 5 to 7 p.m. Tournament t-shirts and hats will be on sale. Contact Dan Jacobs, dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com, international cell number 407-405-0102, Mexico Cell 624-159-8863.

San Jose Del Cabo: Puerto Los Cabos Ship Store from 3 to 5 p.m. Tournament t-shirts and hats will be on sale. Contact Sam Hudson, sam.hudson@bonniercorp.com, international cell number 407-619-1896, Mexico Cell 624-178-1262.

November 19: Fishing 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 p.m. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 14 to 16 at all locations.

November 20: Fishing 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 15 to 16 at all locations.

November 21: Fishing 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas. Angler registration continues for fishing November 16 at all locations.

November 22: Fishing 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Anglers must be checked in to weigh fish by 4:30 pm. Cabo San Lucas weigh-in at the Marina Fundadores Weigh-Gantry. San Jose weigh-in location at the Puerto Los Cabos Palapas.

November 22-30: All angler billfish release photos or video must be emailed to dan.jacobs@bonniercorp.com by 1 p.m. on Nov. 30 (Los Cabos time) to receive an emailed release certificate and be eligible to win prizes through random drawings.

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