Mark your 2006 calendar for July 24 - 28, the 47th running of the prestigious Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament (HIBT)in Kona, Hawaii. Competitive teams gather from around the world, lured to sport fishing-s famous Kona Coast in search of a prized Pacific blue marlin.
For five days every year, the world-s top teams are ?gone fishing.- From as far away as Africa, Japan and North Carolina, world-class anglers eagerly await their opportunity to fish HIBT.
Why is the Kona Coast so famous in elite fishing circles? These fishing grounds boast warm, deep waters, sunny skies, Aloha Spirit and the ability to hook up a marlin just five minutes after the tournament starts!
For more information visit www.hibtfishing.com or call the Hawaiian International Billfish Tournament headquarters in Kona at (808) 329-6155.