Bermuda Billfish Release Cup

 
Bermuda Billfish Release Cup is an offshore fishing event held in the island every year. It's an open big game tournament designed for great fun for anglers with their families. There are optional categories for those wanting to compete for additional cash prizes. The tournament takes place from the Dockyard area and has a relaxed format. It has cash and other prizes. 
 
Team Tournament Entry is $1,000 per team and includes entry and a total of six passes to the kickoff and awards parties. Additional entry categories and non-angler party passes are also available. 
 
 
 
Inaugural Bermuda Billfish Release Cup 
2009 was the inaugural or the first event of Bermuda Billfish Release Cup. Here is how the opening and closing of 2009 Release Cup were held in Bermuda: There was a strong breeze and continuous rain for the past week. However, finally the weather settled and the Release Cup kick-off party started as scheduled on 26th June. á 
 
All had a great time at the Bonefish Bar &áGrill located at Kings Wharf Dockyard Bermuda in Sandys Parish at the west end. There were 13 teams competing for total of $65,000 cash and other prizes. The teams received apparel and captains bags from Old Harbor Outfitters. They also received great food from Bonefish Bar &áGrill. Pier 41 of Kings Wharf served as the host marina for this event. 
 
On the final day, the awards banquet was held at Bonefish Bar &áGrill. All had a great taste of beef brisket, ribs, pork roast and many other gourmet dishes.  
 
Waste Knot received the top team award, three daily billfish release jackpots and first-place overall release jackpot, winning $42,800 for the team, and an invitation to compete in the IGFA Offshore World Championship. 
 
Bree was in second place and won a daily release jackpot and second-place overall release jackpot, earning the team $14,250.  
 
Never Enough got the third-place team and third-place overall release jackpot, winning $4,450.  
 
2015 Bermuda Bill Release Cup 
Scheduled from June 29 to July 1. The Kickoff party is held from 4pm to 9pm at Bermuda Fun Golf located at Royal Naval Dockyard. June 30 onwards are the fishing days, starts at 8am. 
 
2012 Bermuda Bill Release Cup Updates 
Registration and Kick off at Bonefish Bar &áGrill at the dockyard. The tournament takes place from June 30 to July 1st (Sat &áSun). There is an additional Game Fish division this year, and the participants can take part in either or both. There is an awards banquet at the Bonefish on Sunday evening. 
 
 
 
2011 Bermuda Billfish Release Cup Schedule 
June 24 - 26, 2011  
Bone Fish Bar &áGrill, Dockyard Terrace, Royal Naval Dockyard  
 
Contacts 
Dan Jacobs,  
Tournament Series Producer 
460 N. Orlando Avenue, Suite 200, Winter Park, Florida 32789, USA 
Phone: 407 571 4680, fax 407 571 4681 
 
 
 
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