2018 Marina Pez Vela Open

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Marina Pez Vela Open 2018

The Marina Pez Vela Open is a Fishing Tournament scheduled to take place at Marina Pez Vela in Quepos Costa Rica from April 12th through 14th, 2018. The Marina Pez Vela Open is the property of and organized by, ifishquepos, S A, a corporation organized under the laws of Costa Rica; Corporate identification number 3-101-614831. Marine Pez Vela participates in the tournament as the hosting facility, but ifishquepos, S A has sole responsibility for tournament operations.  While all efforts are made to keep this information current, all rules published on this website shall be considered unofficial. Official rules will be distributed and announced at the registration check-in and captains meeting. All participants agree to the terms of these rules by participating in the tournament. All participants should also agree to the rules by signing the registration forms at the tournament site.

The Tournament

The Marina Pez Vela Open is a two day billfish team event with top-team honors going to the team that tallies the most billfish points during the tournament. Prizes pay down to third place (first, second, and third). The tournament will award trophies, cash, and prizes to the team(s) that score the most accumulated points for marlin and sailfish.

Top Angler: Trophy and cash prize will be awarded to the angler with the most releases

Lady Angler: Award for the top scoring lady angler with the most billfish release points and / or overall weight of weighable game fish for the tournament.

Largest Fish Weighed: Trophy and cash prize will be awarded to the angler weighing in the largest Dorado, Yellow fin Tuna or Wahoo with a minimum weight of 15 lbs. Fish donated for fish fry is much appreciated.

Daily Total
General Entry (Mandatory) $2,500.00
Billfish Release Jackpot (optional) $1000.00 $2,000.00
Tuna Jackpot (optional) $500.00 $1,000.00
Dorado Jackpot (optional) $500.00 $1,000.00
Total (All In)   $6,500.00
April 12 2018


Start: 12 April, 2018
End: 14 April, 2018
Cost: $2500
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Marina Pez Vela

Quepos, Puntarenas Costa Rica

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  • DAY 1
  • 15:00 Final registration, captain’s meeting and kickoff party at Marina Pez Vela
  • 6:30 Kickoff and Captain’s meeting
  • DAY 2 (Fishing Day)
  • 5:00 Registration desk open for check out
  • 6:00 Boat parade from Marina Pez Vela docks
  • 8:00 Lines in
  • 16:00 Lines out
  • DAY 3 (Fishing Day)
  • 5:00 Registration desk open for check out
  • 8:00 Lines in
  • 16:00 Lines out
  • 19:00 Awards Presentations and Dinner


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