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Mako Mania 2014


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6/23/15 - Tournament Committee Meeting Summary:  The GPPCBA will make a final decision and announcement on Friday night, during the Captain’s Meeting, June 26 at 6:00pm, as to the running of Mako Mania on June 27 and 28, as scheduled, or postponing the tournament until July 11 and 12 due to this weekend’s weather conditions.  July 5 and 6 have also been rejected due to the holiday and family commitments.

The June 26 Captain’s Meeting will go on as planned with free hero sandwiched from Joe Leone’s, Bud-Lite Beer from Ritchie & Page, Mako Mania commemorative tournament tee shirt sales, rod raffles, 50-50 drawing and GREAT door prizes (rods, reels, gaffs…. and much, much more) for those who sign up for fishing the Mako Mania Tournament.

There will also be an opportunity to meet the members of the GPPCBA plus the organizations responsible for restoring NJ’s Artificial Reef Program: Reef Rescue, New Jersey Outdoor Alliance and the newly formed Ocean Reef Foundation of New Jersey.  See first-hand what they accomplished and the new reef planned adjacent to Manasquan Inlet.

Captain Pete Grimbilas
Tournament Director
Mako Mania Shark Tournament
Greater Point Pleasant Charter Boat Association

2014 Mako Mania Photos

Captains Meeting Photos

Tournament Start Photos

Weigh-In Photos

Award Ceremony Photos


See standings below...


See Photos from Prior Years


Standings 2014
(Click boat name to view photos)
Weight Boat Captain Crew
1st Place Prize: $171,483
319.9 Lbs Pete Casagrande John Casagrande, Chuck Casagrande, Greg Hueth, Dave Baldwin.
Angler: Pete O’Neil
2nd Place Prize: $37,520
300.2 Lbs Alexander Jankovick Joe Morril, Sal Schebelle, Anthony Marrone, Joe Janusz
Angler: Alexander Jankovick
3rd Place Prize: $21,635
257.2 Lbs Robert Poskay Mike Poskay, Joe Lombardi, Dan Brooksbank, John Rauschenberger
Angler: Mo Hill
4th Place Prize: $5,067
245.3 Lbs Mike Kocubinski, Sr. Mike Kocubinski, Jr., Kirk Ferrier.
Angler: Dennis Pontani
5th Place Prize: $3,040
209.2 Lbs Lou Bizzarro Bill Rhead.
Angler: Glen Toth
6th Place (Tie) Prize: $2,027
207.8 Lbs Lee Gamboni Joe Barcly.
Angler: AJ Tufts

See Standings from Prior Years


Check Out This YouTube Video of a Giant Shark Attacking a Swordfish!


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