June 10th thru 15th, 2012 are the dates set for the 29th Annual Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament (TCBT) June 10-15, 2012, at beautiful Treasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort in Abaco.
The event is known for its great fishing, excellent value and fun social events. The TCBT is a modified release tournament that offers four days of fishing, a lay day and many social parties, dinners and fun competitions. There is a guaranteed cash payout that ranges from $10,000 for a minimum of 10 Boats and up to $50,000 for a 50 boat Fleet.
There is a special bonus of two free room nights to those who enter the contest before March 31, 2012. Another perk for the event is the offer of a $300 fuel credit is available to any
registered boat participating in the tournament The credit is applied to the account of the registered boat at the end of the tournament.
The 2011 TCBT champion, Team Galati, Holmes Beach, FL, took top honours for the second time in three years in June, 2011. Their prior victory in 2009 was clinched by 13-year-old junior angler Chris Galati Jr with two blue marlin releases.
Said his father, Chris Galati: “The TCBT offers best tournament value in the Bahamas. Our family enjoys the great fishing, fabulous food and camaraderie with the other anglers – we’ll be back.”
Treasure Cay Beach Marina & Golf Resort has been selected to host a variety of fishing tournaments in 2012, including the Bahamas Billfish Treasure Cay Championship, June 19-23.
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Here is a 2008 youtube video from the Treasure Cay Billfish Tournament