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2003 Features

2003 Attending Sponsors
Attending sponsors in Cabo help dole out $180,000 in prizes in gift
bags, drawings. If it was just about the competition, then only five teams would have walked away with anything of value after two days of fishing in Cabo. Nov. 5-8. In the Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot, though, it‚s where free tackle and clothing and great fishing trips are handed out constantly over the four days ˜ $180,000 worth. And... READ MORE


Top Yachts Swap spots, bucks
CABO SAN LUCAS, BCS ˜ This is a topsy-turvy tale of instant karma and lots of cash.
While many teams in the Western Outdoor News Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot  Tournament sponsored by Mercury caught yellowfin tuna, it took a tuna over 60 pounds to make a trip to the scales really worthwhile. As in hundreds of thousands of dollars worthwhile. To make big money in an event like the Tuna Jackpot, you have to put  money in... READ MORE


Special Awards, Auctions Highlight Awards
CABO SAN LUCAS, BCS ˜ There were two times when much of the crowd at
the awards ceremony got to its feet to applaud the actions of those involved in the Western Outdoor News Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot Tournament sponsored by Mercury. One of those came when Lloyd Collyer came up on the stage to accept the Peter J. painting he had just spent $4,300 to buy. Collyer credited the Lord with... READ MORE


Outdoor Channel Crew Films for TV show
Once again, the Mercury/WON Los Cabos Tuna Jackpot will be the focal point of another Outdoor Channel television special that will air some time around January with specific dates and times to be announced in WON and the Tuna Jackpot Web site.Five videographers... READ MORE


How 2003 $$$ Were Paid Out
In case you‚re a little confused about how the $425,000 in winnings were earned and divided when looking at the results in this special section on the 2003 event, here‚s a quick primer: Remember, all payouts were subject to Mexican income taxes, which were deducted from the team's total amount when the money was paid out..... READ MORE