Results of the 2016 South Jersey Shark Tournament

36th Annual South Jersey Shark Tournament

Location: South Jersey Marina, Cape May, New Jersey, USA
Date: 08.-11. June 2016

Number of participants: 90 boats
Total Payout: $317,069.00

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Weigh-Ins :

Heaviest Shark (also Heaviest Mako):
Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 360 lbs
Boat: El Cid III
Angler: Chris Mace
Date: 10. June 2016

2nd Heaviest Shark (also 2nd Heaviest Mako) :
Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 264 lbs
Boat: Deb’s Reel Jem
Angler: Brian Mulhall
Date: 10. June 2016

3rd Heaviest Shark (also Heaviest Blue shark):
Species: Blue shark ( Prionace glauca )
Weight: 235 lbs
Boat: Thumbs Up
Angler: John Foley, Jr.
Date: 10. June 2016

3rd Heaviest Mako shark:
Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 212 lbs
Boat: Reel Games
Angler: Steve Spatenga
Date: 11. June 2016

Other reported Weigh-ins
(did not meet minimum weight requirements of 200 lbs):

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 189 lbs
Boat: Reel Time
Date: 11. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 165 lbs
Boat: Sir Reel
Date: 10. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 150 lbs
Boat: Raging Bull
Date: 10. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 186 lbs
Boat: Castaway
Date: 10. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 158 lbs
Boat: Lure-A-Lie
Date: 10. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: 109 lbs
Boat: Change Order
Date: 10. June 2016

Species: Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus)
Weight: < 100 lbs
Boat: Fish Pod II
Date: 10. June 2016

Last year’s tournament results are available here: 400 Sharks caught during 2015 South Jersey Tournament

 

1 Comment

  1. Simon

    “Harvested”. Errrh, I think you mean “killed” … and it’s pretty poor to still be killing the utterly magnificent and heavily-pressured mako shark … or any sharks for that matter. And I say that as a kfisherman.

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