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2000 Mercury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Awards

Overall Big Fish and Day 1 Daily Jackpot Winner:

Team #40 - Blue Thunder - 130 Lb. Tuna
Philip Arciero Jr., Ben Taylor, Andrew J. Bueric, Skipper Richard Hoffman, crewmen Graham Pederson and Manuel Felix. 

All Six Day 1 Daily Jackpots: $97,880
1st Place Overall Big Fish: $45,220
Total Award: $143,100

Day 2 Daily Jackpot Winner

Team #132 - Stray Cat - 75.5 Lb. Tuna
Carlos Sanchez, Deerfield Bch., FL
Craig Cunningham, Dana Point
Scott Pilley, San Dimas
Peter Chacon, Tujunga

All Six Day 2 Daily Jackpots: $97,880

2nd Place Overall Big Fish:

Team #106 Ole Ole 78.9 Lb. Tuna
Ken  Sliger, Solana Beach
Tony Berkowitz, Cabo San Lucas 
Rob Denny, Carlsbad
Robert Tininenko

2nd Place Overall Big Fish: $5,320

3rd Place Overall Big Fish:

Team #17 El Gato Gordo 76.7 Lb. Tuna
John Haugland, Alto Loma
Gerald Haugland, Cloquet, MN
Ben Avila, Monrovia
Joe Cantone, Murrieta

3rd Place Overall Big Fish: $2,394
Boat Captain: $266
Total Award: $2,660

Total Prize Money Awarded: $248,960

Top 20 Tuna - WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot 2000

Team Boat Team Captain Weight Day
40 Blue Thunder Philip Arciero Jr. 130 1
106 Ole Ole Kent Sliger 78.9 1
17 El Gato Gordo John Haugland 76.7 1
27 Minerva III Tom Johnson 75.9 1
132 Stray Cat Carlos Sanchez 75.5 2
63 Mr. Buds Wiser Bob Nelson 75.3 1
27 Minerva III Tom Johnson 75.2 1
87 Gaviota VIII Eddie J. Williams 71.4 2
89 Light Speed Will McCarthy 71 1
87 Gaviota VIII Eddie J. Williams 70.6 2
57 Bob Marlin Fred Flatley 69.8 2
106 Ole Ole Kent Sliger 69.1 1
132 Stray Cat Carlos Sanchez 68.9 2
17 El Gato Gordo John Haugland 68 1
38 Gaviota IX James A. Howard 67.3 1
11 Vino Fino Ed Actkinson 67 2
15 Wahoo II Stan Neuman 66.9 2
61 Baja Raider George Konstantinopoulos 66.7 1
80 Hijole Jerry Waterlander 66.7 2
77 Monarca Oscar Dacarrett Habih 65.9 2
 

2000 Mercury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot

Top 3 Dorado/Wahoo

Team Boat Team Captain Species Weight Day
52
62
46
Gale E.
Ziggy
Guerita
Phil Walker
Victor Ziegler
Efren Beron
Dorado
Wahoo
Wahoo
62.20
58.10
54.20
1
2
2


2000 Mecury/WON Tuna Jackpot Summary

136 teams

Overall Big Tuna: Top three teams win
136 Entries, Total Payout: $53,200.00    
$100 Daily Jackpot: 
102 Entries, Total Payout: $8,160.00 Daily Payout: $4,080.00
$200 Daily Jackpot:
100 Entries, Total Payout: $16,000.00 Daily Payout: $8,000.00
$300 Daily Jackpot:
93 Entries, Total Payout: $22,320.00 Daily Payout: $11,160.00
$400 Daily Jackpot:
84 Entries, Total Payout: $26,880.00 Daily Payout: $13,440.00
$1000 Daily Jackpot:
69 Entries, Total Payout: $55,200.00 Daily Payout: $27,600.00
$2000 Daily Jackpot:
42 Entries, Total Payout: $67,200.00 Daily Payout: $33,600.00
 

2000 Mecury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Big Dorado/Wahoo Award: Team members won Shimano two-speed reels and G. Loomis rods.

Overall Big Dorado or Wahoo: 62.2 pound Dorado

Team #52 - Gale E., USA

Phil Walker, Del Mar, CA USA
Hiram Walker, Solana Beach, CA USA
Greg Walker, Los Gatos, CA USA