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XVIII Fishing Tournament “La Tiñosa”

During the 16th, 17th and 18th of October, and in the coastal waters of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura, except in areas of marine reserves and respecting the professional vessels engaged in fishing operations, the Fishing Club “La Tiñosa” organizes the XVIII Tournament Deep Sea Fishing, which often involves more than forty vessels from various ports of the island and of Fuerteventura, as there is a set number of participation of maximum fifty vessels, due to limitations of the port.

Once given the departure and wishing everyone luck and good fishing, the vessels will go fishing and capture or mark the most precious piece of deep-sea fishing, blue marlin, and if not this one, a white marlin, a breastplate a tuna or ‘dorada’. But more importantly, after the capture or marks and once the captures have been released, in the case of marlins, it is very important having the minimum weight in the rules established, to qualify for the tournament champion and get the top prize, the blue marlin must weigh at least 300 Kgs.

During the days of the tournament, the fish that is tagged and released will point, in order to promote the mode “tag and release” in order to exercise responsible fishing and conservation of the species of blue marlin, white and stinger , also scoring for the tournament prize, thus fulfilling the IGFA Rules.

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