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2015 Wahine Fishing Tournament

2015 Wahine Fishing Tournament

Jun 18, 2015

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It is almost that time of year again. The 20th Annual Huggoʻs Wahine Fishing Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, July 25th! The theme this year is South Pacific Decadence! This all weekend event combines a day on the water, camaraderie for women, charity, and celebration among mothers, daughters, and friends.

This fun-filled fishing tournament, with prizes for the best decorated boat and best costumed team, benefits Family Support Hawaii (FSH), formally Family Support Services of West Hawaii. In addition to the prizes for best decorated boat and best costumed team, the all-women anglers compete for cash prizes which are awarded to the teams with the biggest marlin/billfish.

“We’re excited to be hosting our annual Wahine Tournament,” says Huggo’s owner Eric von Platen Luder. “Over the past 20 years this fun, charity-focused tournament has donated more than $140,000 to Family Support Hawaii. We’re thankful that through the community’s support of the event, FSH can make a difference in people’s lives.”

2015 Wahine Tournament Winner - 559.5LBS!!!

We kick of the Wahine Tournament on Friday, July 24th, 2015 for Registration and Briefing next door at On the Rocks from 6:00pm – 7:00pm for Registration and Briefing starting at 7:00pm! We will have complimentary pupus and a NO HOST bar! (Guest charge is $40.00/person).

On Saturday is when the fun begins! The boats and their crews will come in decked out in their interpretation of this yearʻs theme: South Pacific Decadence! Check-in is from 7:00am – 7:45am at the starting line at the Kailua Pier. Fishing begins at 8:00am and ends at 4:00pm!

Sunday, July 26th weʻll have the Awards Presentation at Lava Lava BeachClub! The banquet will begin at 6:00pm with the Awards Presentation starting at 7:00pm with entertainment from 8:00pm to 10:00pm!

You can download the registration form by clicking here.

Entry Limit: First 75 Teams paid in FULL!

Mail entry form no later than July 1, 2015 to:

Huggo’s Wahine Tournament

PO Box 4129

Kailua-Kona, HI 96745

A BIG mahalo to our friends at Kona Brewing Company for being the sponsor to this yearʻs Wahine Tournament!

2 Responses to “2015 Wahine Fishing Tournament”

  1. Nicky Edwards says:

    Hi there
    Was hoping that someone would be able to get in touch about possibly fishing the Wahine Tournmanent… I am from NZ and travelling to the big island for a vacation and thought if there was a spare space on a team I may be able to fish… Many thanks
    Kind Regards
    Nicky

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