Dreaming of that grander blue? It's no secret that Abaco produces big fish. Hosting the Bahamas' richest marlin tournament and the final leg of the Abaco Diamond Series, the ABBMT could make your dreams a reality!
Please click on the link below to download the Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament PDF entry form.
Refundable if no fish caught.
$5,000 pays 1st & 2nd only. 70/30
$1,000 pays 1st & 2nd only. 70/30
$5,000 pays 1st, 2nd, & 3rd. 50/30/20
$1,000 pays 1st, 2nd, & 3rd. 50/30/20
$1,000 - WTA
$1,500, $500 ea
Enter one or all (mahi, tuna, wahoo) WTA
$3,000 - $1,000 per day
$12,000 - $4,000 per day
Pays 1st & 2nd each day only. 70/30
The Captain's Meeting will be held Wednesday, May 30th, 2018 at 7pm in the Tournament Tent at the Abaco Beach Resort, Marsh Harbour, Bahamas for all registered teams. A team representative must be in attendance, as rules are subject to change.
All boats must stay at Boat Harbour Marina or enter & depart each day, with permission from the committee.
Any fish that is harvested, must be brought in on the boat on which the fish was caught.
Any images or video downloaded by the Committee become the property of the Tournament and its agents and may be used in displays, promotional materials, marketing campaigns or web design.
The Abaco Beach Blue Marlin Tournament is a U.S.-based company and requires all payouts be submitted with an IRS Form 1099 Misc., even if the winnings are earned in a foreign country. If your team is entitled to a cash reward at the conclusion of a tournament, an IRS Form W-9 must be submitted to the Committee prior to receiving the award. Each tournament team must designate one representative payee to receive payment. Payment of "cash prizes/awards" is by check and will be written to the team's representative. The Committee has up to one week after the conclusion of the tournament to make payment(s) to the winner(s). The Tournament Committee accepts no responsibility for the division of cash awards, optional cash rewards, or any other rewards between team members. You may download the IRS Form W-9 here: http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf
The IGFA has given this tournament permission to replicate portions of their rulings, And has no involvement in these particular Regulations.
The following acts will disqualify a catch: