The 2009 St. Lucia Game Fishing Association 19th Annual International Bill Fish Tournament which was hosted in IGY Marina,Rodney Bay between September 28th and October 2nd was won by "Par-T-Time" of Trinidad & Tobago. Second place went to "Free Enterprise" of St. Lucia and third place team, "Magic Lady" was also from Trinidad and Tobago.
The win by the "Par-T-Time" team resulted in them qualifying for the 2010 International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) Championships held in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico.The all Trinidad and Tobago team includes Captain Robert Stauble, Graham Barber, Michael Chin Leung Fatt, Mark de Verteuil, Christian Hadeed, Anthony Flynn and Allison Deveaux.
"Part-T-Time" also won best foreign boat and team member Allison Devaux also won best lady angler.
Another Trinidadian, Francois Mouttet of "Magic Lady" won best angler. Allison Devaux and Christian Hadeed both members of team "Part-T-Time" placed second and third respectfully. The Trinidadians took all three top spots in a highly competitive tournament that had 95 anglers (competing on 23 boats) from England,Scotland,Barbados,St.Lucia,St. Vincent,Martinique,Guadeloupe,Antigua and Trinidad & Tobago.
Christopher Mouttet, President of the TTGFA congratulated the team on behalf of all the TTGFA members for making this country proud and looks forward to them giving a good showing in the 2010 International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) Championships which is the world's most prestigious fishing tournament.