The 2016 Del Brown Permit Tournament concluded on July 12th after three days of fishing. There were a total of 13 permit released during the three day event. There were also 32 bonefish released.
The 2016 Del Brown is a wrap!
Congratulations to all of our winners!
20 Boats, 13 permit released, 32 bonefish released
Grand Champion Angler
Joe Skrumbellos and Capt. Matt Fitzgerald of Sunrise, FL took the title for the second year in a row. Skrumbellos caught three permit for a total of 450 points.
Nathanial Linville of Key West and Capt. John O’Hearn of Big Pine Key. Linville released one permit on day one and one permit on day three for a total of 300 points.
Kat Valilee Linville of Key West and Capt. Drew Delashmit of Cudjoe Key. Kat Linville released two permit on the first day of fishing for a total of 300 points as well.
Nathanial Linville prevailed with the tie going to most inches of permit caught.
Mike Ward of Spokane, WA fishing with Capt. Don Gable of Key West. Ward released a 29 3/4″ permit for a total of 150 points. This was the largest fish of the tournament.
Most Bonefish Releases
Jeff Massey of Flora Vista, NM fishing with Capt. Justin Rea went out today and caught 10 bonefish (plus a few nice mutton snapper).
First Runner-Up for Most Bonefish Releases
Al Perkinson of New Smyrna Beach, FL fishing with Capt. Brandon Cyr. Perkinson released 8 bonefish during the tournament.
Thank you everyone who came out to fish the Del Brown and to all our sponsors who contributed to the event this year. Without you it would not be such a fun and successful event!
The 2017 Del Brown will be held July 8-11, 2017!