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Watching the Boats Go By - Fishing Tournament in St. Augustine

Kingbuster 400I am enjoying watching the boats go by here in Porpoise Point for the 2010 FOUNTAIN MERCURY KINGBUSTER 400 tournament that is happening in St. Augustine, Florida today, Friday, June 11th and tomorrow June 12th. It is limited to 400 boats (thus the name).

It is like watching a boat parade. The boats are filled with families and is a greKingbuster 400 Familyat sight to see.

This tournament is touted as the premiere Southern Kingfish competition of the year. Over $175,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded.

On Wednesday there was a children's fishing outing. There will be a party with live music today from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Prizes will be awarded Saturday evening. Lady Anglers are free---I need to start fishing!


View more events happening in St. Augustine, Florida this weekend.

 

Barbara Jenness takes joy in assisting people in buying or selling their home or land in northeast Florida (St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra,  and Jacksonville). She is a community activist and leader serving as President of Friends of A1A 2008-2010, Past President of Scenic & Historic A1A in St. Johns County for over 10 years, and past vice-president of Vilano Beach Main Street (North Shores Improvement Association). She is a past president for WCR in St. Augustine and a member of South Ponte Vedra Civic Association, Porpoise Point, Serenata Beach Club, and Palencia. She founded and is a Past President of the St. Augustine Regional Council (StAR Council) to promote the St. Augustine area to individuals outside the region.

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Comment balloon 5 commentsBarbara Jenness • June 11 2010 07:57AM

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Barbara...

I haven't been to St. Augustine in over 30 years. Your post reminds me that I need to go back for a visit!

Posted by Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Retired Real Estate Professional (Richard Weisser Realty) about 8 years ago

Richard, Please come visit. I am guessing that St. Augustine is still the charming, fishing village you remember.

Posted by Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate (Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL) about 8 years ago

It was a beautiful day for it; I'm sorry I missed this!

Posted by Monica Nunchuck, St. Augustine Buyer's Agent (Florida Homes Realty & Mtg) about 8 years ago

Monica, I watched them come in yesterday (Saturday). Another great sight to see. We have been having the most beautiful weather. 

Posted by Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate (Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL) about 8 years ago

According to the St. Augustine Record 135 boats participated and here are the results:

"In all 135 boats competed in the tournament which benefits the Hook the Future Foundation.

Leaderboard

1. John Gray - 37.35 - Liquid Asset

2. Robbie Hazouri - 34.30 - Reel Cowboy

3. David Pickett - 34.00 - That's What I Do

4. Bubba McDaniel - 32.50 - Knot a Nole

5. Rob Darner - 31.90 - Let's Go

6. Scott Washington - 31.90 - Reef Thief

7. Bobby Ray - 27.50 - Reel Southern

8. A.J. Pausche - 25.90 - Aqua Toy

9. William Johnson - 25.85 - Bankers Hours

10. Rocky Warpool - 25.25 - Damage Incorporated"

Posted by Barbara Jenness, St. Augustine FL Real Estate (Barbara B. Jenness, P.A. - St. Augustine, FL) about 8 years ago

Participate