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Past Shark Tournament Results

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Overall: 417-lb. Mako
Alexa Ann
Capt. Kevin Kallmeyer
Day One Winner: 417-lb. Mako
Alexa Ann
Capt. Kevin Kallmeyer
Day Two Winner: 345-lb. Thresher
Professional Cryer
Capt. Stephen Roland
Heaviest Blue: 275 lbs.
Contender Tournament
Capt. John Lowe
Heaviest Mako: 417 lbs.
Alexa Ann
Capt. Kevin Kallmeyer
2nd Heaviest Mako: 334 lbs.
Out Cast
Capt. Chris Earl
3rd Heaviest Mako: 296 lbs.
Stacey Jane
Capt. Cutter Smith
Heaviest Shark (Other): 345-lb. Thresher
Professional Cryer
Capt. Stephen Roland
2nd Heaviest Shark (Other): 336-lb. Thresher
Marie E
Capt. Richard Rade

Total Prize Money: $500,000 + Custom Trophies and Other Prizes
Total Entries: 81
Number of Anglers: Nearly 500

CATEGORYWEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Mako/Heaviest Shark (Day One)/Heaviest Overall: 
453 lbs.
Gotta Go
John Levitt/Scott Glazer
2nd Heaviest Mako: 
333 lbs.
Fish On
Pete Brancaleone/Joe Catalano
3rd Heaviest Mako: 
288 lbs. 
Alexa Ann
Kevin Kallmeyer/Sean Bennett
Heaviest Thresher/Heaviest Shark (Day Two):
430 lbs.
Mandible
Steve Sorrentino/Peter Savenelli
2nd Heaviest Thresher:
378 lbs.
Mountaineer
Phillip Luchini/Mike Peck
3rd Heaviest Thresher: 
298 lbs.
Just Trippen
John Vaughan/Matt Erylino
Heaviest Blue Shark (1st, 2nd, 3rd):229 lbs.ContenderJohn Lowe/Jay Sutphen

 

WEIGHTBOAT NAME
Heaviest Mako/Heaviest Overall Shark/Heaviest Shark Day One: 730 lbs
Thor III
Second Heaviest Mako:  378 lbs
Locked Up
Third Heaviest Mako: 209 lbs 
Reel Naughty
Heaviest Blue Shark (Second & Third): 200 lbs
Double Trouble
Heaviest Other Shark: 398 lb Thresher
F.I.S.H.
2nd Heaviest Other Shark: 317 lb ThresherChaos 
3rd Heaviest Other Shark: 273 lb ThresherBreakaway
WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Mako/Heaviest Overall Shark Day Two Heaviest Shark: 470 lbs
White Water Marine
Anthony Vaccaro
2nd Heaviest Mako:  349 lbs
Over Spray
Rick Davies/Bob Kirschbert
3rd Heaviest Mako: 334 lbs 
Lady Irene
John Brunelle
Heaviest Blue Shark: 221 lbs
Solivia Rose
Fred Ippolito/Joe Mattiolo
2nd Heaviest Blue Shark: 219 lbs (Tie)
Isabetto
Pension Plan
Scott Oster/Chris Fallow
Brinton Epright/Randy Epright
Heaviest Other Shark: 449 lb Thresher
My Buddy
Richard Aidinis/Robert Cerreda
2nd Heaviest Other Shark: 358 lb ThresherMountaineerPhilip Luchini/John Dendas
3rd Heaviest Other Shark: 292 lb ThresherJakamo TwoBill Curley/Gil Camm
WEIGHTBOAT NAMEANGLER
Heaviest Shark: 377 lbs
Reel Deal
Ed Groppe
Heaviest Blue Shark 250 lbs
 
Paul Allegra
Helena
Heaviest Mako: 281 lbs
Alyssa Ann
 Charles Maurer Jr.

Total Prize Money: $485,000.00 + Custom Trophies and Other Prizes
Entries: 115
Total Fish Caught: 33; Makos: 10; Threshers: 14; Blue Sharks: 9
Total Fish Weighed:
750 lbs of edible shark meat donated to Long Island Council of Churches.  

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLERPRIZE
Heaviest Shark: 346 lbs
Blue Eyes
Jason Blake / Mario Cervone
$30,000
Heaviest Shark Day 1:
218 lb. blue shark
My Joyce II
Ken Hajduek / Kevin Adley
$5,000
Heaviest Shark Day 2:
346 lb. thresher
Blue Eyes
Jason Blake / Mario Cervone
$5,000
Heaviest Blue 251 lbs
Miss O
Eric Stegich / Jenner Smith
$2,500
2nd Heaviest Blue: 218 lbs
My Joyce II
Ken Hajduek / Kevin Adley
$1,500
3rd Heaviest Blue: 203 lbs
Knot On Call
Bryan Gras / Sam Bjaraktarevic
$1,000
Heaviest Mako: 311 lbs
Joy Sea
Chuck Mallinson / Sean Kinny
$5,000
2nd Heaviest Mako: 243 lbs
Contender
John Lowe / John Lower
$2,500
3rd Heaviest Mako: 193 lbs
Bella Donna
David O’Hallorar / Bob Valent
$1,500
Heaviest Fish (other)
346 lb. thresher
Blue Eyes
Jason Blake / Mario Cervone
$4,000
2nd Heaviest Fish (other)
344 lb. thresher
Riverhead Toyota
Matt Baxter / Charlie Puglisi
$2,000

Total Prize Money: $322,800.00 + Custom Trophies and Other Prizes
Entries: 92
Number of Anglers: 600
Total Fish Weighed:
20; Makos: 5, Threshers: 2, and Blue Sharks: 13
650 lbs of edible shark meat donated to Long Island Council of Churches.
Sponsors:
Gershow Recycling, White Water Marine, On The Water Magazine, Daiwa Fishing Tackle, Big Game Fishing Journal, Tsunami Fishing Tackle, L.I. Fisherman, Penn Reels, Seacoast Marine Supplies, Kellogg Marine-Jim Wickey, Grundens, Sperry Topsiders, and Costa Del Mar Sunglasses

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLERPRIZE
Heaviest Shark:
422 lb. thresher
“Bluefin”Capt. Mike Marro
Angler: Tom Rispoli III
$30,000
Heaviest Shark Day 1:
422 lb. thresher
“Bluefin”Capt. Mike Marro
Angler: Tom Rispoli III
$5,000
Heaviest Shark Day 2:
344 lb. mako
“Little Mac”Capt. Pat McFarland
Angler: Mike Ragano
$5,000
Heaviest Mako: 344 lbs.“Little Mac”Capt. Pat McFarland
Angler: Mike Ragano
$5,000
2nd Heaviest Mako: 317 lbs.“Barbaric”Capt. Greg DeSantis
Angler: Dennis DeMarco
$2,500
3rd Heaviest Mako: 305 lbs.“Billistic”Capt. Bill Curley
Angler: Mike Giles
$1,500
Heaviest Blue Shark: 237 lbs.“P-Pod”Capt. Ed Pollner
Angler: Mike Vultee
$5,000
Heaviest Fish (Other)
422 lb. thresher
“Bluefin”Capt. Mike Marro
Angler: Tom Rispoli III
$3,500
2nd Heaviest Fish (Other)
319 lb. thresher
“My Buddy”Capt. Dick Aidinis
Angler: Jim Fox
$1,500
3rd Heaviest Fish (Other)
289 lb. thresher
“Ramble On Rose”Capt. Joe McVeigh
Angler: Mark Boyle
$1,000

Total Prize Money: $550,000 + custom trophies and other prizes
Total Entries: 156
#Anglers: 1,000
Total Fish Weighed: 47
Makos: 32

Star Island Thanks Our Sponsors:
White Water Boats, Gershow Recycling, Daiwa Tackle, Suffolk Marine, Grundens, Costa del Mar, Guy Cotton and Maui Jim
 
The tournament also collected 750 pounds of edible shark meat, which was donated to the Long Island Council of Churches.

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLERPRIZE
Heaviest Shark:
325 lb (Mako)
“Lady Irene 3”Capt. John Brunelle
Angler: Tim Macierowski
$25,000
Heaviest Shark Day 1:
161 lb (Mako)
“Pension Plan”Capt. Brinton Epright
Angler: Randy Epright
$2,500
Heaviest Shark Day 2:
325 lb (Mako)
“Lady Irene 3”Capt. John Brunelle
Angler: Tim Macierowski
$2,500
Heaviest Mako: 325 lb“Lady Irene 3”Capt. John Brunelle
Angler: Tim Macierowski
$11,000
2nd Heaviest Mako: 189 lb“Small Fortune”Capt. Steve Small
Angler: Steve Small
$5,500
3rd Heaviest Mako: 161 lb“Pension Plan”Capt. Brinton Epright
Angler: Randy Epright
$3,500

Total Prize Money: $429,800 + custom trophies and other prizes
No Qualifying Blue Sharks: Minimum Weight=250 lbs
No Qualifying Thresher Sharks: Minimum Weight=150 lbs
Total Entries: 130
#Anglers: 800
Total Fish Weighed: 16
Makos: 9

Star Island Thanks Our Sponsors:
Gershow Recycling
White Water Marine: Contender, Angler, and Invincible Boats
Hampton Navigation
SteigerCraft Boats
Tsunami Tackle
Furuno Electronics
Old Harbor Outfitters
Sperry Topsiders
Costa Delmar Sunglasses
Montauk Tackle Clothing
 
Donation to the Long Island Council of Churches: 750 lbs of Edible Shark Meat

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Shark: 335 lbThresher “Afishionado”Capt. Mike Desimone
Angler: Jim Hughes
2nd Heaviest Thresher: 330 lbThresher “Halfway There”Capt. Josh Schultz
Angler: John Simo
3rd Heaviest Shark: 325 lbThresher “We Go”Capt. Bob Weaver
Angler: Karen Weaver
Heaviest Mako: 241 lbMako “Carol Libby”Capt. Greg Brandner
Angler: Keith Brandner
2nd Heaviest Mako: 236 lbMako “Pancho”Capt. Frank Wade
Angler: Matt Wade
3rd Heaviest Mako: 224 lbMako “Change Order”Capt. Frank Cimono
Angler: Aden Helland

Total Prize Money: $521,000
Total Boats: 168
Fish Weighed: 22
Thresher: 15
Mako: 7

Sponsors:
Gershow Recycling
Suffolk Marine
NY Marine Electronics
Fishkatcher Fishing Accessories
Mac Boring – Yamnar Engines
Marine Max – Cabo Yachts – Hatteras Yachts
Montauk Tackle Clothing
Old Harbor Outfitters
Sperry Topsiders
Costa Del Mar Sunglasses
The Fisherman Magazine
Roffers Ocean Forecasting

WEIGHTBOAT NAMECAPTAIN/ANGLER
Heaviest Shark: 369 lbThresher “Runaway”Capt. John Vlahakis
Angler: Costas Vlahakis
Heaviest Shark Day 1: 289 lbThresher “Freedom”Capt. Steve DeMarco
Angler: Bill Reed
Heaviest Shark Day 2: 369 lbThresher “Runaway”Capt. John Vlahakis
Angler: Costas Vlahakis
Heaviest Blue Shark: 277 lbBlue Shark “Lady Fin”Capt. Stan Finguerra
Angler: Nuno Decosta
Heaviest Other Shark: 369 lbThresher “Runaway”Capt. John Vlahakis
Angler: Costas Vlahakis
2nd Heaviest Other: 289 lbThresher “Freedom”Capt. Steve DeMarco
Angler: Bill Reed
3rd Heaviest Other: 287 lbThresher “Fisherman II”Capt. Paul Giangreco
Angler: Pete Greenhath
Heaviest Mako: 227 lbMako “Sea Wife IV”Capt. Tom Cusimano
Angler: Dale Darmante
2nd Heaviest Mako: 197 lbMako “Sandra Jeanne”Capt. Mike Forman
Angler: Vincent O’Connor
3rd Heaviest Mako: 136 lbMako “Three of a Kind”Capt. Greg Hughes
Angler: Greg Hughes

Total Payout: $450,000
Number of Entrants: 140 boats
Total Fish Weighed: 17
Mako: 4
Thresher: 4
Blue: 9

Sponsors:
Gershow Recycling
New York Marine Electronics
Suffolk Marine, Babylon NY. Regulator Fishing Boats
Scott Financial Services
Yanmar Marine Engines-Mac Boring and Parts
Shimano Fishing Rods and Reels
Atlantic Detroit Diesel
Roffer ’s Ocean Fishing Forecasting Services
Costa Del Mar Sunglasses
Sperry Topsiders
OffshorePredator.com
Clare Rose

WEIGHTBOAT NAMEANGLER
Heaviest Shark: 353lbThresher “Reel Crazy”John A. Digertt
Heaviest Shark Day 1: 298lbThresher “Why Knot”Chris Earle
Heaviest Shark Day 2: 353lbThresher “Reel Crazy”John A. Digertt
Heaviest Blue Shark: 264lbBlue Shark “My Mate”Terry Powers
2nd Heaviest Blue: 250lbBlue Shark “Breakaway”Tom Rudler
Heaviest Other Shark: 353lbThresher “Reel Crazy”John A. Digertt
2nd Heaviest Other: 298lbThresher “Why Knot”Chris Earle
Heaviest Mako: 241lbMako “Predator”Bryan Fromn
2nd Heaviest Mako: 230lbMako “lady Fin”Nuno Decosea
3rd Heaviest Mako: 222lbMako “Bluefin”Frank Foley

Number of Entrants: 193 Boats
Number of Anglers: 1200
Total Fish Weighed: 24
Mako: 8
Thresher: 2
Blue: 14
Release Awards: NY Marine Electronics, Suffolk Marine, Canyon Runner Tackle

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