13th Annual TOM THUMB 
Marathon Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament

May 2nd – May 5th , 2019

Marathon, Florida Keys

Up to $25,000 in Cash Prizes

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Haws Cay
Audi of Fort Lauderdale

1st Place Prize Schedule

GUARANTEED $10,000
60-69 boats $13,000
70-79 boats $16,000
80-89 boats $18,000
90-99 boats $20,000
100 plus boats $25,000

We reward for participation, only you can grow the Jack-Pot!

2019 Schedule of Events

Dates: May 2nd  – May 6th


Marathon Offshore Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament

Thursday May 2nd

7pm-9pm Kick-off Party & Final Registration for Shelter Bay Marine Pre-Fish Tournament @ The Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters (Mile Marker 53.1 Bayside)

Friday May 3rd

8am-5pm Shelter Bay Marine Pre-Fish Tournament
4pm-5pm Weight-in @ Shelter Bay Marine, 77 Coco Plum Dr., Marathon, Fl 33050

7pm-9pm Captain’s Meeting & Final Registration for The Marathon Offshore Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament @ Hawks Cay Resort “Overseas Banquet Hall”

Saturday May 4th

8am-3:30pm Fishing Day 1
4pm-6pm Weigh-in @ Hawks Cay Marina

Sunday May 5th

8am-3:30pm Fishing Day 2
4pm-6pm Weigh-in @ Hawks Cay Marina

7pm-9pm Awards Banquet @ Hawks Cay Resort “Overseas Banquet Hall”

Boat Registration Fees:
$650 on or before April 18th
$750 after April 18th

Capt. Jack Carlson

2018 Tom Thumb Winners

Marathon Offshore Bull & Cow Dolphin Tournament

Results:

129 registered boats with 645 Anglers

Most Unusual:

JC Carlson from Marathon, Fl. with a Pompano Bull Dolphin aboard Two Conchs 34

Junior Division:

3rd Place PENN Rod: Drake Daniels of Marathon, Fl. with a 13.2 pound Dolphin aboard Young Guns

2nd Place Connley Rod: Alex Moherek of Marathon, Fl. with a 28.8 pound Dolphin aboard Young Guns

1st Place PENN Rod & Reel: Tony Palma of Marathon, Fl. with a 29.2 pound Dolphin

Top Female Angler:

3rd Place Connley Rod: Arianna Bernhardt of Marathon, Fl with a 18.2 pound Dolphin aboard Lighthouse Home Services

2nd Place Connley Rod & Reel: Brittany Huffman of Trenton, Fl. with a 21.6 pound Dolphin

1st Place 2 Night Stay @ Hyatt Place: Casey Lowrimore of Palmetto, Fl. aboard Sea Force IX with a 22.6 pound Dolphin

Largest Triple Tail:

3rd Place Connley Rod, Don’t Panic with Team Members John Sipes, Doug Largent, Mike Lyons, Desiree Calitri, Kelly Bass & Sharon Largent of Ramrod Key, Fl with a 7 pound Tripletail

2nd Place Connley Rod & Reel: Contagious with Team Members, Don Deleon, Travis Bennet, Daniel Attiles & Brian Cone of Goulds, Fl with a 7.4 pound Tripletail

1st Place $1,000, Up Grade/Team Riunite with Team Members, Stephen Boyle, Michelle Boyle, Dave Jones & Darby Chastain of St. Pete Beach, Fl. with a 9.4 pound Tripletail

Largest Blackfin Tuna:

3rd Place Connley Rod, Water Damage with the Tom Thumb Food Stores Crew of Miami Fl. with a 16.4 pound Blackfin Tuna

2nd Place Connley Rod & Reel: Cool Runnings of Islamorada with Team Members: Jack Redberg, Max Dixson, Paul Ross, KC Spaulding & Will Kaufman with an 18.2 pound Blackfin Tuna

1st Place $1,000: Discovery with Team Members, Randy McDaniel, Ricky MacGlugage, Rich MacClugage, Mick Ferucci & Tom Wonderon of Marathon, Fl with a 19 pound Blackfin Tuna

Largest Wahoo:

3rd Place Connley Rod N/A

2nd Place Connley Rod & Reel: Fire in the Hole with Team Members, Todd Gregory, Sam Gregory, Jessica Taylor, Matty Vitiello & Tavin Gregory of Pulaski, VA. with a 15.4 pound Wahoo

1st Place $1,000: Reel Big Dog II with Team Members, Mark Stoker, Jeff Pippin, David Lewis, Jeff Vandyke & Bill Gary of Tampa, Fl. with a 21 pound Wahoo

3 Largest Dolphin Combined Weight:

3rd Place Connley Rod: All In with a total of 62.2 pounds

2nd Place Connley Rod & Reel: Executive Decision with a total of 70.4 pounds

1st Place $1,000: Cool Runnings with a total of 78.8 pounds

Largest Dolphin Overall:

Yeti Cooler: Team Cool Runnings of Islamorada with Team Members: Jack Redberg, Max Dixson, Paul Ross, KC Spaulding & Will Kaufman with a 58.6 pound Bull Dolphin

Largest Bull & Cow Dolphin Combined Weight:

3rd Place $1,000: Team All In with Team members Kevin Smith, Mike Walker, Ryan Smith, Jorge Torres, Juan Torres of Miami, Fl. with a Combined Weight of 45 pounds.

2nd Place $3,000: Team Executive Decision with Team Members, Sam Milazzo, Chris Wear, John Paglia Jr., Anthony Paglia, Jill Paglia & John Paglia III of Ocala, FL. with a 18.2 pound Bull Dolphin and a 34.8 pound Cow Dolphin for a Combined Weight of 53 pounds

1st Place $25,000: Team Cool Runnings of Islamorada with Team Members: Jack Redberg, Max Dixson, Paul Ross, KC Spaulding & Will Kaufman (most of the team consist of 18 year old’s & a 21 year old that are sons of 2nd & 3rd Generation Captains) 58.6 pound Bull Dolphin & a 6.4 pound Cow Dolphin for a Combined Weight if 65 pounds

MarathonOffshoreTournament.com

Guy Harvey, Rum and Coke

Thank you to all our great sponsors that make this event happen and most important all the fantastic sportsmen and anglers.

2016 Winners

Bull & Cow Combined Weight

1st: Reel Screamer 76.4
Team Members: Ryan Acres, Micaela Acres, Aston Acres, Chris Schucart & Matt Coffen from Naples fishing aboard a 34′ Yellowfin powered by Mercury

2nd: Jeni-Lyn 70.4
Team Members: Mike Taute, Ben Zedan, Matt Spector, Andrew Shabshelowitz & Adam Shabshelowitz from Marathon, Fl & Fall River, Massachusetts aboard a 39′ SeaVee powered by Mercury

3rd: Team Gadget 67.1
Team Members: Marty Zucker, Bill Alch, Harrison Zucker, Bruce Henry, Ron Klein & Nancy Kekst from Marathon, FL. aboard a 30′ Jupiter powered by Yamaha

Largest Bull Dolphin
1st: Reel Screamer 55.7
2nd: Team Gadget 50.8
3rd: Jeni-Lyn 47.1

Largest Cow Dolphin
1st: Jeni-Lyn 23.3
2nd: Reel Screamer 20.7
3rd: Team Mambo 20.2

3 Largest Dolphin Combined
1st: Jeni-Lyn 104.7
2nd: Reel Screamer 94.6
3rd: Team Gadget 76.9

Largest Wahoo
1st: Reel Screamer 18.9
2nd: Relentless 17.3
3rd: Alliecat 15.0

Largest Blackfin Tuna
1st: Team Boatox 19.0
2nd: Caribsea 18.9
3rd: The Indigenous 16.9

Largest Tripletail
1st: Main Attraction 6.6
2nd: Relentless 6.4
3rd: Reel Conch 5.6

Largest Dolphin on Fly
1st: Half Full 14.0
2nd: Contagious 13.4
3rd: M-1 7.1

Raymarine Division
Largest Dolphin caught on a:
Triple Engine Boat:
Reel Screamer 55.7
Twin Engine Boat:
Team Gadget 50.8
Single Engine Boat:
M-1 27.5

Top Female Angler:
1st: Tayna Dino 23.5
2nd: Shannon Mahan 23.1
3nd: Lindey Steele 21.6

Top Junior Angler:
1st: Dominic Stigletz 23.3
2nd: Haily Summers 21.6
3nd: Spencer Dino 21.2

Most Unusual
Grouper caught aboard the Final Final

98 Boats entered with 784 participants.