The 2016 Sailfish Smackdown Results.

Published April 12th, 2016 by Bernardo

The 2016 EKFT Sailfish Smackdown was definitely the most action packed tournament to date. Here are the results from this Battle in the Bahamas:

1ST - goes to Joe Kraatz earning him the $10,000.00 donated by main sponsors FishBrain and Turbo USA and a gorgeous Global Fish Mount Trophy. Kraatz had an astonishing 72.9 lbs of fish weighed in over the two day tournament.

2nd - Brandon Nodal with his total weight of 54.8lbs winning a Hobie Limited Edition Outback (ONLY 500 MADE WORTH $3,400.00) from main sponsor Nautical Ventures and a Plaque from Global along with COSTA Glasses

3rd - Canadian native Brian Arnold with his massive 40.2 lb kingfish he took home $2,000.00 from Turbo USA and a Plaque from Global as well as COSTA Glasses

4th - goes to Nick Weber a first time offshore angler that brought in a record breaking 39.1 lb Grouper on day one of competition earning him $1,500.00 from Turbo USA and a Plaque from Global

5th - was Adam Fisk a seasoned angler sponsored by Nautical Ventures. Fisk weighed in a total of 33.9 lbs and he won a $1,000.00 MEGA COSTA DEL MAR prize pack

6th - goes to Dustin Service earning him a Hobie Livewell XL worth $419.00 with his total combined weight of 27.4lbs


YAKATTACK WAHOO DIVISION - $500.00 goes to Colan Bukowski with his nice size Wahoo tipping the scale at just under 20lbs

DOLPHIN DIVISION - Derrick Benton winns this division with his beautiful 17.6 lb Dolphin

TRASH CAN SLAM - John McKroid takes home this popular prize winning a Custom Trash Can Trophy made by Global Fish Mounts and COSTA Glasses

Nautical Ventures is proud to be a leading sponsor for the EKFT organization and we’re even more proud to be the official EKFT outfitters for Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Palm Beach.


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