For Immediate Release: January 22, 2022 Los Suenos, Costa Rica – The very first fish released in the Masters Tournament may have been a premonition of things to come. Angler Dennis Coleman released the first pacific sailfish of the event with a fight time of 2 minutes and 30 seconds just after lines in on [...]
58th International Masters Angling Tournament Scores Again in Costa Rica Playa Herradura, Costa Rica – The International Masters Angling Tournament wrapped up on March 5, 2021, and made history once again. Top Angler, Chase Offield of Laguna Beach, California, accepted the Old Man and The Sea trophy for the fourth time since 2013 making him [...]
**It is with deep regret that the Board of Directors announced the cancellation of the 57th Annual International Masters Angling Tournament. In light of the threat of the coronavirus and in an effort to keep our anglers safe, none of our Master Anglers will be asked to travel for the tournament.**
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 – Day One Our freshmen made great strides in showing up the “old guys” on Day One this year. Costa Rica blessed our anglers with some good fishing and the Spanish Fly took the lead early and kept it with 14 releases by our Top Angler, Freshman Shon Craig with 480 [...]
2019 Master's Angler Tournament Scoreboard
The 44th International Masters Angling Tournament was completed March 30th in Los Suenos Costa Rica and Carmine Galati fishing in his second Masters staged a tremendous come from behind victory on the last day. In a tournament that featured surprisingly slow fishing for Costa Rica, Carmine released 5 sailfish on the last day for 350 [...]
The first day of the 2017 Masters Angling Tournament is complete and Eric McDowell posted 240 points to lead Sam Peters at 225 points and Scott Rickert at 145 points. Eric fished aboard the first place boat for the day, Dealers Choice with Capt. Mark McDevitt. Sam was aboard the 3rd place boat,Uno Mas, with [...]
Byron Russell, fishing as a freshman angler, took 2nd place in the 2016 tournament in Isla Mujeres, Mexico with a slim 27.5 point margin over third place.
Chase Offield won The Masters for a second time in May, 2016 with a total of 550 points and a 52.5 point lead over second place.
The 2016 Masters will begin on Wednesday, May 18th in Isla Mujeres, Mexico. Angler and Boat standings will be posted on the Masters web site, Masters Angling Tournament every evening after scoring is completed.