First day of Pohnpei Fishing Club’s 23rd Annual Fishing Tournament complete

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By Bill Jaynes
The Kaselehlie Press
May 10, 2016
Pohnpei, FSM—At press time the 23rd Annual Fishing Tournament of the Pohnpei Fishing Club was only half over. The first day of the tournament took place on May with the boat Miss Yirwor leading the pack with two marlins and a sailfish. The boat Brianna was in second place at the end of the first day of competition.
The second day of the tournament will be held on May 14, the day after this newspaper goes to press.
In addition to the opportunity to compete for top prizes in the tournament the registration fee of $50 earns each boat a case of Budweiser at the end of the day upon turn in the e-pirb safety device.
The awards ceremony for the tournament will be on May 21 at Mangrove Bay Bar
The sponsors for this year’s annual tournament are: Ambros, Inc./Budweiser, Ace Hardware, Ace Office Supply, Best Buy, Bank of the FSM, Blue Nile, Cupid’s Bar and Grille, Etscheit Enterprises, LP Gas, Luen Thai Fishing Venture, Ltd., Lyon Associates, MRAG,Napa Auto Parts, National Fishing Corporation, Ocean View, Panuelo Gas, Petrocorp, Pohnpei Surf Club, FSM Telecommunications Corporation, and the Bank of Guam