The SITT Weighmasters

SITT Facts

Current Information

DATES: 20th Annual Event – Wednesday August 2nd through Saturday August 5th 2017

Location: South Portland Maine, USA

Mailing Address: 11 Bartlett Road, Gorham, Maine 04038

Contacts: 

Phil Grondin Jr. 207-854-1147

Phil Grondin Sr. 207-831-7960

Email- tournament@mainetuna.org

Phil-Jr- p.grondin@mainetuna.org

Phil-Sr- p.grondin.sr@mainetuna.org

Website- j.hinkley@mainetuna.org

Fax:

Host Facility: Spring Point Marina in South Portland, Maine

Prize distribution:

1st Place: $ 6,250 plus trophy for (1) year
2nd Place: $ 3,250
3rd Place: $ 1,500
4th Place: $ 1,000
5th Place: $ 500

Grand Prize: $50,000 will be given to the first person catching an ABT that breaks the current Maine State Rod and Reel category record.

Vessels Rules: must be operating under the General Category Tuna rules, including Head-boat Category vessels

Fishing Area: Anywhere in US Waters of the Gulf of Maine

Limited entry: 40 boats.


Sturdivant Island History

First Tournament: August 1998

Largest Tuna: 931.80-lb  (F/V Cheryl Lin 8/7/99)

Most fish landed: 17 fish  (2011)

Least fish landed: zero fish (tie 2006 & 2007)

Most (documented) Catch & Release: 7 fish (2004)

Largest Winner’s Check: $19,530.00 (Capt. Roger Gagne 2008)


Past Tournament Winners

1998

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
ANDERSON, DOUGSUSHI HUNTER765
CHRISTENSEN, KURTCHERYL LIN639.9
ANDERSON, DOUGSUSHI HUNTER637.8
DRISCOLL, CHUCKREEL CHANCE573
SCHMADER, JOSEPHGALE WARNINGS573

1999

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
CHRISTENSEN, KURTCHERYL LIN931.8
PLENDER, KURTVALBORG687.5
PLENDER, KURTVALBORG628.8
HINKLEY, JIMMAINE INSPIRATION615.3
SPENARD, KENANGEL III528.9

2000

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
BOWLEY, STEPHENMOXIE741.5
SPEECHES, PETERERIN K538.1

2001

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
SPEECHES, PETERERIN & SARAH466.5
SPEECHES, PETERERIN & SARAH382
TUFTS, JOEROCK N’ REEL369.5

2002

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
ESTABROOKS, LEWISLA VIDA596
HARMON, JOHN, IIFISH HUNTER575.1
GOODWIN, TOMKENNEBEC547.5
LAMARRE, ROBERTJANIE B529.5
ANDERSON, DOUGSUSHI HUNTER506.7

2003

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
SPEECHES, PETERERIN & SARAH770.2
BEXTON, IANCHUM BUCKET706.5
SHOSTAK, JOHNLION’S DEN353.8
BRETON, MIKEBLUE FIN315.4
LAMARRE, ROBERTJANIE B313.9

2004

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
KOHLASE, DAVIDFISH TAILS388

2005

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
HARMON/LAFARNOFISH HUNTER648.1
WEBBER, DAVIDRELEASE597.6
BEXTON, IANCHUM BUCKET550.4
CHASE, MARKZULU444.4

2006

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
NO FISH CAUGHTn/an/a

2007

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
NO FISH CAUGHTn/an/a

2008

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
GAGNE, ROGERSEA WENCH659
ANDERSON, DOUGISLAND BOUND509
LAROCHELLE, TIMBLACK MAGIC336
GOODWIN, TOMIMPULSE219

2009

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
HINKLEY,JIMMAINE INSPIRATION395
SPEECHES,PETERERIN & SARAH354
MCLAUGHLIN,MARTYPACIFIER341
MCLAUGHLIN,MARTYPACIFIER270
ODLIN,ROBMAINE LADY III254

2010

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
MCLAUGHLIN,MARTYPACIFIER684
MCLAUGHLIN,MARTYPACIFIER482
CHASE,PHILHOOK’R 1438
ADAMS,BOCINDY K408
PAPPAS,JOHNKATHLEEN JEAN396

2011

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
KHALIDI,IMADREEL ACTION681
ADAMS,BOCINDY K577.5
GOODWIN,TOMIMPULSE428.3
CHRISTENSEN,KURTMOLLY JANE341
HARMON,JOHNBANSHEE274.5

2012

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
PETER SPEECHESERIN & SARAH330
PETER MOURMOURASDANTILU299
PHIL CHASEHOOK’R 1262
PETER MOURMOURASDANTILU247
PHIL CHASEHOOK’R 1244

2013

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
ROB MITCHELLHAZEL BROWNE587
MARTY MCLAUGHLINPACIFIER466
PETER MOURMOURASPROUD MARY300
PETER SPEECHESERIN & SARAH293
JOE MAZEROLLEJULIA & CARLY 2256

2014 Winners

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
PHIL CHASEHOOK’R 1537.4
PATRICK SIMMONSKELLEY ANNE430.6
JOHN HARMONBANSHEE404.0
PATRICK SIMMONSKELLEY ANNE355.5
MITCH NAPOLITANOWINANNJEA291.0

2015 Winners

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
JOHN HARMONBANSHEE670.80
MITCH NAPOLITANOWINANNJEA659.00
MITCH NAPOLITANOWINANNJEA554.20
JOE GEAUMONTOFF THE HOOK547.00
PETER MOURMOURASBLOODY MARY522.30

2016 Winners

CAPTAINBOAT WEIGHT (lbs.)
TOM MANSFIELDALYSSON817.7
JOE MAZEROLLEOVERCURRENT505.2
PATRICK SIMMONSKELLY ANNE458.4
MITCH NAPOLITANOWINANN JEA410.4
BO ADAMSCINDY K376.3

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