Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament

August 21-24, 2024 | 21st 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.

2023 Photo Gallery

2023 VBBT Photo Gallery

2023 Video

2023 Winners

2023 VBBT Winners - Just Right

Final Standings

TOP 5 TEAMS
 #BOATCAPTAINPOINTS
 1Just RightRobbie Brown900 points
 2All InDaniel Caison890 points
 3Wall HangerBrian Allen820 points
 4GratitudeMike Resch760 points
 5SniperChris Raiford560 points
BILLFISH DAILY
 DAYBOATCAPTAINPOINTS
 1-1stWall HangerBrian Allen750 points
 1-2ndBench MarkJordan Parker400 points
 2-1stHome RunGrant Bentley340 points
 2-2ndRigged UpCharles Haywood280 points
 3-1stGratitudeMike Resch690 points
 3-2ndJust RightRobbie Brown630 points
GAMEFISH DIVISION
 SPECIESBOATANGLERWEIGHT
TOP DOLPHINIron LeaderDan Birley30.9 lbs.
TOP TUNAOutlierRobert Rodelsperger68.4 lbs.
TOP WAHOODon't PanicLarry Lusk53.1 lbs.

Tournament Program

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Tournament Blog

Right on the Money

By |August 27, 2023|

Just Right, a 56 Viking run by Capt. Robbie Brown, rallied on the final day of competition to win the 20th Annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament. The team released a blue marlin and sailfish on the first day before adding [...]

Rally Time

By |August 26, 2023|

How quickly things can shift. Around lunchtime Saturday, Wall Hanger, the tournament leader since the first day, had to be feeling pretty good. The team added another sailfish to the tally and looked in control. But a pack of ravenous [...]

Casual Friday

By |August 25, 2023|

The weather-guessers never make it easy for anglers, especially with six-figure payouts on the line. But when tournament rules require choosing one mandatory lay day, something has to be the determining factor and the forecast is usually the culprit. As [...]

2022 Photo Gallery

2022 VBBT Photo Gallery

19th Annual Winners

2022 VBBT Winners - Cuttin' Up