Billfish, Urok tournaments this weekend

Majuro Mayor Ladie Jack donated $1,500 for the Marshalls Billfish Club’s 37th annual Fisherman’s Day two-day event this weekend, handing the check to MBC Vice President Waylon Muller. Photo: Hilary Hosia.

Dozens of anglers and bottom fishermen will take to their boats this weekend in Majuro for two days of fishing competition.

The beautiful Miss Urok Alexis Henry and Miss Billfish Iesha Abner Floor will both grace the docks in Uliga harbor July 5 and 6 for the running of the 37th Annual Marshalls Billfish Club Fishing Tournament and 9th Annual Urok Club Tournament.

The fishing kicks off at 6am on Friday’s Fisherman’s Day — a public holiday — and Saturday with all lines out of the water at 5pm both days and the weigh-in at Uliga Dock. There will be a tournament picnic on Sunday at Enemanit with the awards ceremony at DAR’s Jittak in Delap Monday evening.

Read more about this in the July 5, 2019 edition of the Marshall Islands Journal.