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Next Year's Event: Nov. 7-11, 2012

Plan now for the 14th annual Cabo Tuna Jackpot. It's planned, as always, for the first Wednesday through Saturday of November, so this year the tourney will be staged AFTER Holloween and after the elections, Nov. 7-11. There will be NO major schedule changes, although check-in may be held at the new Wyndham Hotel pool now under construction, if feasible.

Also, a salsa party may be added, as well as a special charity champagne charter on the start boat Oceanus the second day for ladies who are not fishing. We're always looking for ways to have more fun.

The cost to enter will not change, $800 for a team of up to four anglers, plus jackpots. A new entry form will be created soon, so watch for it in the coming weeks.

If your company is interested in sponsoring the tournament next year and even attend the tourney, please contact WON's Chuck Buhagiar at chuck@wonews.com.

Pat McDonell is director of the Cabo Tuna Jackpot. He can be contacted at pat@wonews.com.


WEBSITES: Get the details

This supplement has all the information on the event with most of the photos, but if you'd like to download photos, see more of them, sign upo for next year, link up to video taken during the event and even sign up for next year's event to get that special number (7 is taken), there three ways to go online.

  • The official website of the Tuna Jackpot at www.loscabostunajackpot.com has video links, sponsors links, a schedule for next year, archived stories and results, and downloadable gallery photos to see and pull off.

  • The WON website www.wonews.com is the place to signup for 2012 via credit card by going to "events" and scrolling down. At this point, you can sign up for the team portion at $800 to secure your team number. And, on the wonews.com home page, you can check the Cabo Tuna Jackpot blog (click on see all blogs if it's not showing at the top) for any breaking information.

  • Facebook: The Cabo Tuna Jackpot Facebook site is a great spot to read about the event and comment. You can go to the www.loscabostunajackpot.com site and click on the link/logo on the right side.