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TAHITI TOPS 2017 INTER-PACIFIC SPEARFISHING COMPETITION

TAHITI TOPS 2017 INTER-PACIFIC SPEARFISHING COMPETITION

The 2017 Inter-Pacific Spearfishing Competition wrapped up over the weekend with Tahiti finishing atop the Men’s and Women’s division, edging the pool of five other island competitors in New Caledonia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Australia and the host team Guam.

DAY 1: TAHITI LEADS ALL IN INTER-PACIFIC SPEARFISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

DAY 1: TAHITI LEADS ALL IN INTER-PACIFIC SPEARFISHING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Team Guam weighed in last during the Inter-Pacific Spearfishing Championships at the Fisherman’s Co-op, ending Day 1 of the two-day event with Tahiti leading all.

HAFA SURF SERIES 2 AT TALOFOFO BAY

HAFA SURF SERIES 2 AT TALOFOFO BAY

The Hafa Surf Series competition at Talofofo Bay was launched in November 2015 by Lotus Surf Shop as a fun filled day of surfing open to the entire family. The concept is based on having fun and competing with other kids/adults of similar ages. The Hafa Surf Series encourages the community to apply their surfing skills and talents as well as learning the fundamentals of surfing.

GUARNG ELEMENT/IBU WINS DRAGON RACES

GUARNG ELEMENT/IBU WINS DRAGON RACES

The Guam Army National Guard’s combined team of GUARNG Element-IBU, took top honors during the first ever General’s Cup Dragon Boat Races on Saturday, January 16th, at Matapang Beach, in Tumon.

TAP WATER DELIVERS: ISAIAH IGNACIO

TAP WATER DELIVERS: ISAIAH IGNACIO

Kiteboarder Isaiah Ignacio rides on the water, but drinks water from the tap as well.

HUGE 541 lb. MARLIN CONCLUDES DERBY DAY 2

HUGE 541 lb. MARLIN CONCLUDES DERBY DAY 2

Topping a 282 lb. Marlin from Day 1 wasn’t easy, but the crew behind boat Gualafon reeled in a 541.25 lb. prize winning behemoth early Sunday morning, highlighting the closing day of the 20th Annual Guam International Fishing Derby.

282 lb. MARLIN BIGGEST OF DERBY DAY 1

282 lb. MARLIN BIGGEST OF DERBY DAY 1

Day 1 of the 20th Annual Guam International fishing derby turned in a big days worth, but none bigger than the Saturday’s catch of a 282 lb. Marlin brought in by team MJ and Michael Alvarez. Check in with Day 1 results of all the top 3 weight holders from five different fish categories.

SPEAR FISHERS TURN IN AT ANNUAL EVENT

SPEAR FISHERS TURN IN AT ANNUAL EVENT

The 11th annual Spearfishing competition didn’t quite bring in as many competitors (13 teams) as it’s usual reel, but the two-man teams still brought in a worthy catch during Saturday’s all-dat event. The deep sea hunters turned in their catch at 2 pm at the Agana Boat Basin with a handful of great sized fish.

10 QUESTIONS: PADDLER MIKE PANGELINAN

10 QUESTIONS: PADDLER MIKE PANGELINAN

10 Questions with Guam National Paddler Mike Pangelinan

UMATAC CHAMORRO HERITAGE DAY FISHING

UMATAC CHAMORRO HERITAGE DAY FISHING

In celebrating the Chamorro Heritage Month, Guam’s deep-sea specialist took over Umatac with the 2015 Spearfishing Competition.