Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament

August 19-22, 2020 | 17th Anniversary

The VBBT is part of the Virginia Beach Billfish Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to giving back to the community through youth and marine related charities.

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2020 VBBT Winners - Sea Toy

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Congratulations to Adrian Holler – winner of the 2020 Tomberlin E-Merge! And a very heartfelt THANKS to everyone who purchased a ticket and helped us support our many charities.

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Final Standings

TOP 10 TEAMS
 #BOATCAPTAINPOINTS
 1Sea ToyBull Tolson910 points (on time)
 2Don't PanicCarl Beale910 points (on time)
 3Full PullRyan Riggs910 points (on time)
 4Builder's ChoiceBrent Gaskill910 points (on time)
 5Grand SlamDave Grubbs910 points
 6Sea I SeaHunter Blount700 points (on time)
 7Carolina TimeShane Brafford700 points (on time)
 8Top HookerTrick Standing700 points
 9GoombayBrian Peele630 points (on time)
 10Rare BreedBubba Simmons630 points (on time)
BILLFISH DAILY
 DAYBOATCAPTAINPOINTS
 1-1stSea ToyBull Tolson630 points
 1-2ndMama CRob Mahoney420 points
 2-1stGame OnBennett Griffin560 points
 2-2ndBuilder's ChoiceBrent Gaskill420 points
 3-1stGrand SlamDave Grubbs630 points
 3-2ndFull PullRyan Riggs560 points
GAMEFISH DIVISION
 SPECIESBOATANGLERWEIGHT
TOP DOLPHINSea ToyDavid Biggs30.3 lbs.
TOP TUNASmokerKarl Knudsen62.0 lbs.
TOP WAHOOAspirationQuill Turk77.7 lbs.

Tournament Blog

Against the Clock

By |August 23, 2020|

Sea Toy didn’t play around. Starting with a nine-fish lead the first day, followed by four more billfish releases on Friday, the 59 Spencer held off challengers to win the 2020 Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament. Capt. Bull Tolson, mates Catlin [...]

Awesome

By |August 22, 2020|

It was a phrase heard over and over on Saturday as the 39 boats fishing the last day of the 2020 VBBT returned to Rudee Inlet—awesome. The fishing was awesome, the exciting finish was awesome and the job tournament officials [...]

Beginner’s Luck

By |August 21, 2020|

This certainly wasn’t Casual Friday. The 52 boats fishing Day Two of the 17th Annual VBBT put on a light-tackle clinic with several scoring five or more billfish for their efforts. But it was Game On that really had their [...]

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