The Fourth Annual “Onboard Magazine Fishing Derby” is scheduled to take place in Cap Cana, Punta Cana, from April 23-25 at the famed resort’s Marina.
Fishing clubs from St. Thomas, Florida, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Colombia have confirmed their participation.
Other upcoming events: the “Cap Cana International Billfish Shootout” in June and the “Cap Cana Classic” in September.
The opening of the Cap Cana Marina fishing event is organized by Onboard Magazine to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
The Dominican Republic is recognized as one of the Caribbean’s best destinations for game fishing.
The program includes a beach party at beautiful Juanillo Beach, an Onboard Meet & Greet and an Awards Banquet.
Organizers have also organized a Fresh Fish Market to raise funds for the children of the seaside village of Juanillo.
Cap Cana residents, hotel and restaurant owners will be able to purchase the “Catch of the Day” from donations made by tournament participants.
Cap Cana Fishing Season
The 2015 Cap Cana fishing season will also include the Cap Cana International Billfish Shootout in June, and the Cap Cana Classic in September of this year.