Temperatures along the Northern Gulf of Mexico are warming up. Anglers are getting their boats ready and gearing up for competition fishing at the highest level. The 2018 Billfish tournament season is quickly approaching. The Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship is determined by a point total accumulated during five tournaments. In May boat owners and their crews will start the tournament trail with hopes of bringing home the trophy and big money prizes. Here’s a little taste of what one team did during the 2017 season.
2018 GCTC Sanctioned Tournaments:
Orange Beach Billfish Classic ~ May 16-20, 2018 ~ Orange Beach, AL
Cajun Canyons Billfish Classic ~ May 30-June 3, 2018 ~ Venice, LA
Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic ~ June 5-10, 2018 ~ Biloxi, MS
Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic ~ June 20-24, 2018 ~ Destin, FL
Blue Marlin Grand Championship ~ July 10-16, 2018 ~ Orange Beach, AL