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January 12, 2006

NOLING WINS WBS GRAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

Tami Noling, fishing aboard the Double Trouble, became the first female angler to be crowned the WBS World Champion
By Wbs

Los Sueños, Costa Rica - Tami Noling, fishing aboard the Double Trouble,  became the first female angler to be crowned the WBS World Champion of Billfishing. She overcame a strong late-day charge by Blake Roberts to amass an amazing total of 2500 points in the three day tournament, with 1800 of those points coming on the third and final day of competition, releasing one striped marlin, two blue marlin and three sailfish in the fertile waters off Los Sueños, Costa Rica. During the gala awards dinner and presentation held last night at the elegant El Galeon restaurant on the grounds of the resort, Noling was presented with the Grander Marlin trophy, a custom watch by Joseph Henry Jewelers, the gold Champions ring, keys to a new Mercedes Benz automobile and the title of World Champion. Full Story