2012 Tournament

2012 MGCBC Winner | Photo by Alaric Lambert

The Billfish Classic is widely known as the premier billfish tournament event in the entire Gulf of Mexico. Going into its sixteenth year, the event is popular for its fantastic offshore bite, record breaking fish, millions in cash payouts, exciting atmosphere and high energy gaming and entertainment at the Isle Casino Hotel. Looking to put on one of the best events in recent years, the Classic, for the first time since the hurricane of 2005, will have a full marina with all new slips, electrical hookups, and supporting facilities. With clear blue waters expected offshore, the event is sure to bring in anglers from all over the world searching for big fish and big bucks! If you fish only one tournament on the Gulf Coast, is has to be the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic!

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MGCBC_Categories_BlueMarlin

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st BIRDIE TIME Christopher Howat Russell Smith Lighthouse Point 721.7 $56,000
2nd DONE DEAL Robert Perez Jason Buck Houma 563.8 $33,600
3rd QUICK TIME Robert Burrough Patrick Ivey Orange Beach, AL 389.1 $22,400

1st Place Blue Marlin | Photo by Alaric Lambert          2nd Place Blue Marlin | Photo by Alaric Lambert          3rd Place Blue Marlin  | Photo by Alaric Lambert

 

MGCBC_Categories_Tuna

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st CONUNDRUM Dan Haeuser Jimmy Crochet Orange Beach, AL 197 $12,000
2nd CRIKEY Chad Prough Andre Moore Birmingham 164.5 $9,000
3rd BADONKADONK Carol Castille Jon Mitchell Grand Isle, LA 155.4 $6,000

1st Place Tuna  | Photo by Alaric Lambert          2nd Place Tuna  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>          3rd Place Tuna  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

 

MGCBC_Categories_Dolphin

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st IONA LOUISE Woody Woods Bo Keyough Montgomery, AL 53.2 $12,000
2nd TICO TIME David Esslinger Mike Hester Bikini 43.7 $9,000
3rd PATIENCE Andy Ryan Parker Huddle Orange Beach, AL 43.1 $6,000

1st Place Dolphin  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>          2nd Place Dolphin  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>          3rd Place Dolphin  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

 

MGCBC_Categories_Wahoo

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st DOUBLE J Neil Foster JJ Tabor 68.7 $12,000
2nd PAPOTANIC Jose Reyes Bill Platt Houston 66.6 $9,000
3rd A WORK OF ART Kevin Courville Ron Woodruff Orange Beach, AL 54.7 $6,000

1st Place Wahoo  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>          2nd Place Wahoo  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>          3rd Place Wahoo  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

 

MGCBC_Categories_CatchRelease

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st SHARE-E Sherry Polk Kevin Frelich Venice, LA 1200 pts. $3,000

Winner Catch & Release  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

 

MGCBC_Categories_LadyAngler

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER HOME PORT
1st SHARE-E Sherry Polk Venice, LA

Winner of Lady Angler  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

 

MGCBC_Categories_TopBoat

PLACE BOAT NAME ANGLER CAPTAIN HOME PORT WEIGHT/POINTS PAYOUT
1st SHARE-E Sherry Polk Kevin Frelich Venice, LA 1200 pts. $1,500

Top Boat  | Photo by <a href="http://www.mgcbcphotos.com/alariclambert/alaricLambert/Home.html" target="_blank"> Alaric Lambert</a>

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