Team TNT Blows Away Competition at Dolphin Tourney
Over Father's Day weekend, team TNT earned the $5,000 first-place win at the seventh annual Island Grill Charity Dolphin Tournament that benefits Baptist Children's Hospital Cancer Center.
Anglers Lee Manner and Tammi Amberg of Naples, Fla., with Captain Tedd Amberg, weighed in the tournament's three biggest dolphin, an aggregate 58.2 pounds. Tammi Amberg caught a 22-2.pound dolphin that was the largest fish in the ladies division -- a feat she had also accomplished at the 2010 event.
Second place and a check for $1,000 went to team Tooth Ache with Travis Bennett of Tavernier, Fla., Michael Hartley from Key Largo, Fla., and Islamorada Captain Kenny Spaulding. Hartley's 30.8-pound bull dolphin earned him top honor for largest fish by a male angler, and the team's trio of fish totaled 48.1 pounds.
Anglers Victor Perez from Key Largo teamed up with junior angler Quincy Duval Saint of Davie, Fla., fishing aboard the Sweet & Law, and weighed in a total of 43.6 pounds for third place and $500.
Duval Saint's 16.6-pound fish also won him the junior division title.
The tournament drew 100 anglers fishing from 37 boats.