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Other Sam’s Star Island Tournament Results

Past Mako, Thresher & Tuna Tournament Results

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
THRESHER DIVISION
1st Place: 598 lbs
2nd Place: 581 lbs
3rd Place: 347 lbs
 
Lucky Dog
Joy Sea
Janusz
 
Tom Barongi
Chuck Mallinson
John Lowe
MAKO DIVISION
1st Place: 154 lbs
2nd Place: 117 ls
3rd Place: 115 lbs
 
Janusz
Water Dawg
Reel Games
 
John Lowe
James Clemenza
Glen Kapoosuzian
TUNA DIVISION
1st Place: 177 lbs (bigeye)
2nd Place: 69.7 lbs (yellowfin)
3rd Place: 57.5 (yellowfin)

 

Sea Duce (for all three)

 
Joshua Jones

Number of Boats: 30
Number of Anglers: 150+

Total Prize Money: $150,000+

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Mako: 206 lbs
Sea Wife
Capt. Tom Cusimano
2nd Heaviest Mako: 173 lbs
Arc Angel
Capt. Eric Muller
3rd Heaviest Mako: 173 lbs
Reel Games
Capt. Steve Spatenga
Heaviest Thresher: 267 lbs
Joy Sea
Capt. Chuck Mallinson
2nd Heaviest Thresher: 168 lbs
Rock N Roll
Capt. Tom Carbowski
3rd Heaviest Thresher: 157 lbs
Scott Free
Capt. Scott Shapiro
Heaviest Tuna: 58 lbs
Yellowfin
Capt. Kevin Graffagnino

Total Prize Money: $157,500 + Custom Trophies and Other Prizes
Total Entries: Number of Boats: 38
Number of Anglers: 228

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLERPrize
Heaviest Mako: 205 lbs
“Scott Free”
Scott Shapiro / Matt Fuller
$2,500
2nd Heaviest Mako: 186 lbs.
“Tiramisu”
Joe Letizia / Ray Cooke
$1,500
3rd Heaviest Mako: 172 lbs.
“Rigger”
Tom Brown / Mike Higgins
$1,000
Heaviest Thresher: 224 lbs.
“Janusz”
John Lowe / Jay Sutphen
$2,500

Number of Boats 47
Number of Mako’s Weighed 8
Number of Thresher’s Weighted 1
Number of Anglers: 180
Total Prize Money: $145,000

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Thresher: 289 lbs
Dream Catcher
James Gravle / James Gravle
2nd Thresher: 260 lbs
Better Days
Gary Ramesberger / Ramesberger
3rd Thresher: 240 lbs
Crack-Oar
Jeff Woerz / Troy Hazen
Heaviest Mako: 203 lbs
Am Sam
Frank Rotundo / Rob Padula
2nd Heaviest Mako: 186 lbs
Jack Pot
Rob DiNoto / Tony Sansevariao
3rd Heaviest Mako: 167 lbs
My Rock
Mike Hegarty / Juan Baron

Number of Boats 33
Number of Mako’s Weighed 11
Number of Thresher’s Weighted 3
Total Prize Money: $111,700

MAKO

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 148 lbsChuck LamitieMy RockCapt. Mike Hegarty
2nd Place 147 lbsWarren HenselTomi-ChrisCapt. Tom Russo
3rd Place 142 lbsJohn TrzcinskiThor 2Capt. Dave Meberg

Number of Boats 33
Number of Mako’s Weighed 15
Total Prize Money: $102,700

Sponsors of the tournament included Gershow Recycling, White Water Boats, Hampton Navigation and Suffolk Marine

MAKO

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 174 lbsRon HughesRainbowCapt. Bob Rochetta
2nd Place 123 lbsJason WalterTuna TanglerCapt. Paul Stern
3rd Place 116 lbsChris GramlichNorthstarCapt. Chris Broadent

THRESHER

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 247 lbsJohn DeLucaAlyssa AnnCapt. Charlie Mazen

Number of Boats 40
Number of Anglers 240
Total Prize Money: More than $150,000

Sponsors of the tournament included Hampton Navigation, White Water Boat Sales, Gershow Recycling, Cabo Yachts, Tsunami Tackle, and Daiwa Reels.

MAKO

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 110 lbsRay KeyesRiggerCapt. Tom Brown
2nd Place 109 lbsSteve SapzengaReel GamesCapt. Glen Kapoosuzian
3rd Place 102 lbsJay HerbertReel SteelCapt. Jay Herbert

THRESHER

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 154 lbsSteve LaurinoMain SqueezeCapt. John Steadman

Number of Boats 51
Number of Anglers 300
Total Prize Money: More than $150,000

MAKO

WEIGHTPRIZEANGLERBOAT NAME
Heaviest 331 lbs$2,500Dom DiNapoliCapt Jane
2nd Place 198 lbs$1,500Mike CastellanoMako Wish
3rd Place 196 lbs$1,000Keith HabermanMain Squeeze

THRESHER

WEIGHTPRIZEANGLERBOAT NAME
Heaviest 274 lbs$2,500Ed BorgTuna Tangler
2nd Place 242 lbs$1,500Jim PapaccioSweetie
3rd Place 196 lbs$1,000Ed BorgTuna Tangler

Number of Entrants 57
Number of Anglers 350
Total Fish Weighed 30
Mako 26
Thresher 4

FINAL STANDINGS 8/09/08

 

MAKO

WEIGHTPRIZEBOAT NAMECAPTAIN
Heaviest 256 lbs$2,500Great EscapeKen Seiferth
2nd Place 181 lbs$1,500Susie EBurt Prince
3rd Place 131 lbs$1,000LauralinePaul Giurco

THRESHER

WEIGHTPRIZEBOAT NAMECAPTAIN
Heaviest 348 lbs$3,000The KidBob Decker
2nd Place 178 lbs$2,000VolatilityPeter Brancleone

Number of Entrants 42
Number of Anglers 250
Total Fish Weighed 16
Mako 13
Thresher 3

Past Striped Bass Tournament Results

WEIGHTCREW
Heaviest 41.7 lbs

Joy Sea

2nd Place 39.4 lbs

Big Game

3rd Place 35.4 lbs

Akkina Kel

Largest Bluefish 13.5 lbsAndrew Hanley
WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 40.8 lbsKeith SalisburyLori MarieCapt. Keith Salisbury
2nd Place 37.6 lbsPeter BaconBig GameCapt. Shamus Mara
3rd Place 37.3 lbsEric CheffinJilly BirdCapt. Bob Berg
Heaviest BluefishAndrew HanleyBlackfootCapt. Don Brown

Charter Boat Division Results

WEIGHTANGLERBOAT NAMEOWNER
Heaviest 34.1 lbsJim WeidermanVentureCapt. Barry Kohlus
2nd Place 26.7 lbsSteve SimoneHalfbackCapt. Art Cortes
3rd Place 24.0 lbsKen HowardElizabethCapt. Bob Maier
WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Striped Bass: 46.6 lb“Caprice”Owner: Bob Sztorc
Angler: Todd Fontana
2nd Heaviest Striped Bass: 43 lb“Mako 23”Owner: Hugh Chancey
Angler: Rick Gulia
3rd Heaviest Striped Bass: 42.4 lb“Elizabeth”Owner: Bob Maier
Angler: Ken Howard
Heaviest Blue Fish: 13.3 lb“Mako 23”Owner: Hugh Chancey
Angler: Rick Gulia

Three hundred anglers and 77 boats participated in the two-day event, with over $52,000 in total prize money paid out.

Sponsors of the tournament included White Water Marine, Tsunami Tackle-Folsom Tackle, Shimano Tackle-Henry’s Tackle, Levinson Photography, Suffolk Marine, Kellog, Seacoast.

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Striped Bass: 44.6 lb“Elizabeth”Owner: Bob Maier
Angler: Kenny Howard
2nd Heaviest Striped Bass: 40.4 lb“Windy”Owner: Jack Passie
Angler: Evian Blatt
3rd Heaviest Striped Bass: 40.2 lb“Afishionado”Owner: Mike DeSimone
Angler: Rob Parsons
Heaviest Blue Fish: 13.2 lb“Instigator”Owner: Steven DiBenedetto
Angler: Steven DiBenedetto

Three hundred anglers and 63 boats participated in the two-day event, with $10,000 in total prize money paid out.

Sponsors of the tournament included Suffolk Marine, White Water Outfitters, Steigercraft, Tsunami Tackle, Folsom Tackle, Shimano Tackle, Henry’s Tackle, Levinson Photography and Zeebaas.

Past White Water Sportfish Challenge Tournament Results

Tuna

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
Heaviest Tuna: 219 lb“Fish’n Addiction”
2nd Heaviest Tuna: 197 lb“Bolshevik”
3rd Heaviest Tuna:186 lb“White Water”

Yellow Fin Tuna

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
Heaviest Yellow Fin Tuna: 66 lb“Tonto”
2nd Heaviest Yellow Fin Tuna: 65 lb“Done Deal”
3rd Heaviest Yellow Fin Tuna:64 lb“Done Deal”

Shark

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
HeaviestShark: 176 lb“Deeper”

Striped Bass

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
Heaviest Striped Bass: 47.4 lb“Top Gun”
2nd Heaviest Striped Bass: 43.5 lb“Top Gun”
3rd Heaviest Striped Bass:42.2 lb“Top Gun”

Bluefish

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
Heaviest Bluefish: 12.8 lb“Instigator”
2nd Heaviest Bluefish: 11.8 lb“Instigator”
3rd Heaviest Bluefish:9.8 lb“Lil Marlena”
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