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Riviera Nayarit to Host the 54th International Sport Fishing Tournament


By Héctor García

Translated by Nyima Bieber


The marine tourism facilities at the San Blas Marina are set to host the 54th International Sport Fishing Tournament in the historic port of San Blas, Riviera Nayarit.


The event will take place from May 28th to June 1st, 2014 and seeks to maintain its title of “The Best Fishing Tournament in the Mexican Pacific”. It is open to amateur and professional sport fishers as well as the general public.


The state government of Nayarit, Tepic Sport Fishing Club, the Riviera Nayarit’s OVC and various sponsors have joined forces to provide a world-class quality event. The expected attendance, as with every year, is over 60 boats in an atmosphere of healthy competition and camaraderie.


The tournament offers four million pesos in prizes in three categories of competition. Swordfish is the principal catch, while Marlin and Dorado will be secondary.


The official opening ceremony will be on May 28th at 8:30pm and the closing and awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, June 1st at 6:00pm, concluding with a car raffle for competitors.


The International Sport Fishing Tournament is yet another choice the Riviera Nayarit offers tourists and residents. If you find yourself in the area, don’t miss the chance to be part of this exciting fishing tournament and all of its related events.


Register your team and find more information about the 54th International Sport Fishing Tournament on the Club de Pesca Deportiva Tepic website.

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