2011 Miami Dolphins Tournament

Fish in Miami with the team!

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Miami Dolphin Coach Tony Sporano warms up the crowd at the Hook & Tackle Captain’s Party, as Paul Castronovo, Jeff Peck and Mike Dee look on.
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Dolphin running back Lousaka Polite accepts the Nat Moore Humanitarian Award
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Team Hook & Tackle – IGFA’s Dave Garcia, Exit Wireless’s Eddie Juan, Capt. Bobby Brown and Sport Fishing’s Scott Salyers head out.
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Gas prices are tough, but at least they are heading south!
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Crews ready their boats.
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Coral Gables team Sailsman ready to depart
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Miami Beach Marina is a buzz with activity as this tournament hosted over 80 boats
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Lots of deck space and lots of rods = lots of fish!
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Jumanji headed to the marina.
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Quad Mercury powered Rock Star stops only briefly for some baits.
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Still plenty of room on one of the smallest boats of the fleet on Eddie Juan’s 32 Sea Vee Beep Beep.
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Just enough wind to deploy the kites!
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First fish! Garcia still smiling not knowing that the team was in store to catch 29 more!
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Here’s a rare sighting! Eddie Juan actually reeling on a fish. Usually he’s to busy instructing!!!
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Looking for anything but another BONITA!!!
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No wind - No Bueno
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Former Dolphin, now Sportscaster Joe Rose MC's the weigh station.
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Hook & Tackle’s Stan Rudman has good taste!
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Crowd was into the party at the weigh station.
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Dolphin Mascot TD has a big mouth
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Stan Rudman, Jeff Peck (Tournament Chairman) and Joe Rose are all smiles
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Another snake king makes weight… Barely!
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This young man has one worth weighing!
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Nice King on the scale!
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Team Beep Beep gets cleaned up for the awards party.
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Fisherman TJ stacks his team's rods
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Winning bid for the 21 Contender, with a 225 Mercury Optimax was $35K
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The awards ceremony is always a big shindig!
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Lots of food!
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More food!
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Did I mention there was food?
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Announcing the Top Boat Award, which went to Joe Neber’s Contender 1.
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There was fun for all ages as Dakota Rosher has a ball.