Dominican sports fisherman Jose R. Peralta, aboard the “Serenata” boat, was the winner of the Gilded Mackerel award during the third annual of the “Abordo Magazine Fishing Derby.” The event was held at the Cap Cana Marina May 2-4.
Mauro Peralta Villamil (Puerto Rico) scored 32.7 points and Fernando Yeara (Dominican Republic) came in third place with 16.5 points.
A total of 17 Gilded Mackerels were captured during the event. Tournament proceeds were donated to the Juanillo community in Punta Cana.
John Ginsburg, from New York, won in the swordfish/marlin category with 800 points, aboard the Reel Passion boat.
The tournament, sponsored by “Abordo Magazine” and the WT Events Planner Box, officially kicked off Punta Cana’s Fishing Competition.
The next big event at the Cap Cana Marina will be the BIG FIVE Fishing Open, scheduled from June 25-29.