The Bisbee’s East Cape Offshore Tournament is one of three tournaments produced by the Bisbee’s in Baja California Sur. The other two, the Los Cabos Offshore Charity Tournament and Black & Blue Marlin Tournament take place every October in Cabo San Lucas.
The tournament was started in 1981 by Bob Bisbee, the Black & Blue Marlin Tournament has grown from six teams with a purse of $10,000 to more than 150 teams with millions of dollars on the line. In 2006 the Black & Blue had its biggest overall cash payout of $4,165,960. This was, and remains, the largest payout in sportfishing history.
Schedule of events:
TUESDAY JULY 23 REGISTRATION
3:00-7:00pm Registration and distribution of Team Bags at the Hotel Buena Vista.
6:00-7:00pm Angler, Captain and Deckhand Meeting on the Pool Deck. One team member must attend.
7:00-9:00pm Kick-Off Cocktail Party.
WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY/FRIDAY JULY 24-26 FISHING DAYS
7:00am Shotgun Start.
7:00am-4:00pm Tournament Fishing; lines must be out of the water by 4:00pm.
7:00am-7:00pm Weigh Station is open on the beach in front of the Hotel Buena Vista.
SATURDAY JULY 27 AWARDS CELEBRATION
7:00-9:30pm Awards Celebration on the beach in front of the Hotel Buena Vista. Open to tournament participants only.
June 30: Deadline for entry into the Early Bird Drawing.
June 30: Last day to withdraw and receive full refund.
July 18: Check payments must be received by this date.
July 23: Wire transfers must be deposited and confirmed.
July 24: Last day to enter the tournament.
Base entry fee: $1500 More fees info here.