October 26, 2016
From left to right David Chouinard announcing, Dr. Lloyd Wruble, Chairman of the Herman Lucerne Memorial; winning Captain Jared Raskob, who guided Frank Delucas the tournament’s grand champion angler to seven species of fish, and trophy artist David Wirth.

With seven species of fish Plantation’s Frank Delucas wins 17th Herman Lucerne Memorial Backcountry Tournament

ISLAMORADA, In the Florida Keys —  Frank Delucas, Plantation, Fla., a first time participant in the Herman Lucerne tournament but no stranger to Florida Keys backcountry fishing, won the 17th annual two-day event, as the only angler to catch all seven required saltwater species. The unique competition, which attracted 118 […]
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June 16, 2016
The photo attached is from last year’s “Blazing Marlin” Bonfire Series event in the Bahamas, an example what Saturday evening’s (June 18) inaugural “Blazing Mako” will entail and seen for miles into the Atlantic Ocean. The celebratory Father’s Day weekend festival event, to raise scholarship money for marine science programs at Nova Southeastern University, is being held along the beachfront of the historic Islander Resort, a Guy Harvey Outpost in Islamorada, MM 82.1 Oceanside.

Great Conditions Expected for Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival, Father’s Day Weekend

Fishing action and more on tap for June 17-19 premier Keys event ISLAMORADA in the Fla. Keys – Offshore and back-country guides agree, the fishing on both sides of Islamorada could be an optimum experience for the up to 30 teams of fishermen in the inaugural Blazing Mako Bonfire Series Tournament & Festival, June […]
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June 3, 2016
An earlier “Blazing Marlin” bonfire event in the Bahamas to become a "Blazing Mako" in Islamorada June 17 - 19.

Blazing Mako will Light up the Florida Keys Skies for Tournament & Festival

Inaugural June 17-19 weekend event bringing So. Florida anglers artisans, musicians, rum vendors and conservationists together for NSU marine sciences  ISLAMORADA in the Fla. Keys – “It will be a spectacular sight,” said renowned Keys marine artist Roberto “Pasta” Pantaleo of the massive metal shark sculpture he’s creating to be torched in a beachfront bonfire […]
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May 16, 2016
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Bid for Bouncer to be your Captain at Blazing Mako Tournament & Festival

Highest bidder gets legendary captain to fish June 17-19 Keys event enhancing chance of winning $10,000 grand prize ISLAMORADA in the Fla. Keys, — One of the 15 offshore teams in the inaugural Blazing Mako Bonfire Tournament & Festival, June 17-19, will enhance their chances of winning by bidding on […]
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