The season has come to an end which means it’s championship time!! The Angler of the year race was a battle to the end with the team of Patrick and Marty crossing the finish line in front by 10 points. Congratulations guys it was a great year!!!

We would like to thank all the anglers that participated with us all year and make this circuit what is. We couldn’t do it with out you guys!!! We are all ready looking forward to next year!!

We would like to also thank all of our great sponsors!! We would also like to thank Chip at Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support of the $500 added to the championship. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world.Tim at ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways,raffle prizes, and trophies. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks to Mike and Ferguson Waterworks for their donation of the Yeti Cooler to be raffled off on Sunday. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Here is the list of qualifiers:

1. Patrick & Marty
2. Chris & Luis
3. Brandon & Eddie
4. Dave & Hunter
5. Juan & David
6. Kevin & Mike
7. Shan & David
8. Gabe & Ryan
9. Danny & Nate
10. Wheatbread & Gerald
Wild Card – Ben & Joe

The championships will take place October 8th & 9th. If you are unable to fish please let us know as quickly as possible so that we can fill the open spot with the alternates.
The payouts are going to be as follows with a full field:
Championship Pot $3285
Vinny’s Added money $500
Championship Entries $1430
Total Payback $5215

1st Place $2000
2nd Place $1000
3rd Place $700
4th Place $400
5th Place $200
6th Place $115

Big Fish Sat $200
Big Fish Sun $200

Big Bag Sat $200
Big Bag Sun $200

Total Payback $5215

Congrats to all the qualifiers!!! See you in a few weeks

Sam and Adrianna at their best!!!

Posted: September 21, 2016 in General Info

The final qualifying event for the 2016 Patagonia Elite series is complete. 22 boats came out for the grand finale. The event started with some crisp fall temps but quickly reminded us that we still live in the desert. The bite still seems to be getting better as every team weighed fish. The top spot was grabbed by Sam & Adrianna. They weighed a solid bag of 10.21# and also had the events second biggest fish 5.11# which happened to be Adrianna’s personal best!!! Followed closely in second place was the team of Shan and David. David fished solo while his partner nursed a sprained pinky toe. He a had a great limit of fish weighing 9.35#. Third was taken by Brandon and Eddie with 9.08# and the events biggest fish a beautiful 6.19# beast.

We would also like to thank Tim at ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways,raffle prizes, and trophies. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support of the $500 added to the championship. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Patagonia Elite Results 9/17/2016
Team……………………..…………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Sam & Adrianna..…………….….10.21.………..5.11.……….…….$1170
2. David & Shan……….……………9.35.……….4.07….…….……..…$57 5
3. Brandon & Eddie…….…………..9.08…………..6.19…………….$510
4. Darrick & Garrett……..………..8.80..………..2.81……………..$165
5. Ryan & Gabe………………………7.82.………………….………….. ……
6. Patrick & Marty…..…………….7.32………………………………… ………..
7. Dave & Hunter……………………7.02………..4.38….. . ………….$110
8. Chip & JP……………………………6.87……………………. … ..….. ……
9. Juan & David……………………..6.84……………………. … ………… ..
10.Jose & Adrian………….…………6.52……………………… ……… … …. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 10 Events…………………………………………..$3285………………………..
Vinny’s Pizza Added Money………………….$500……………………..
Total Championship Pot ……………………$3785………………… ……..

The season is drawing to a close with one event left it’s a race to make the championships. 18 teams showed up Saturday with the goal of winning and gaining valuable points. Anglers were greeted with some cool morning temps which were quickly heated up by the fishing. Multiple teams reported catching 20 or more fish. The team of Gabe & Ryan had a picture perfect day landing a great bag of 11.34#. Following in second was the team of Brandon & Nate with 10.56# and the events big fish of 4.31# Third was taken by Wheatbread & Gerald. They had a solid bag of 9.68#

We would also like to thank Tim at ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways,raffle prizes, and trophies. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support of the $500 added to the championship. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Also a reminder to all teams that have fished at least 7 events you will be eligible for the wild card draw at the last event if you participate. So don’t count yourself out of the championships just yet!!
CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFICATIONS:
To qualify for the end of the year championship tournament, the following requirement must be met; eight of the ten regular season tournaments must be fished by the same two man team. Qualifying will be based on a point format for the top ten, and one wild card draw team must fish eight, including the last tournament, which will qualify for the championship to be held 8thand 9th of October. Angler of the year will be based on the top team after ten events. The AOY is based on the same points and rules as the championship points.

 

Patagonia Elite Results 8/27/2016
Team……………………..…………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Gabe & Ryan………………….….11.34.………..4.25.……….…….$990
2. Brandon & Nate…….…………..10.56.………4.31….…….……$755
3. Wheatbread & Gerald.…………..9.68………….3.62…………….$325
4. Patrick & Marty………..………..9.28..……….3.69….………………. ..
5. Dave & Greg……………….…..8.98.………………….…………. . …..
6. Chris & Luis…….………………….8.70………3.79……… ………….
7. Vu & Jacob…………………….8.59……………. …… …………….
8. Dave & Juan……………..……..7.96…………3.40…….. ..….. ……
9. Mike & Kevin…….………………..7.89……….3.14………… ………… ..
10.Steve & Joe……………………6.78……………………… ……… … …. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 9 Events…………………………………………..$2955………………………..
Vinny’s Pizza Added Money………………….$500……………………..
Total Championship Pot ……………………$3455………………… …..

The 8th Patagonia Elite event has been completed. Mother nature gave us quite a show with some lightning that threatened to shut us down. Fortunately the storms moved out and the anglers got back to business. Taking home a long awaited win was the team of Brandon and Eddie. They had a solid bag for 9.31#. Second place was grabbed by the familiar team of Patrick and Marty weighing in 8.65# and the big fish for the event a nice 3.5# fish. Third was taken by Vu and Jacob. They sacked up 7.41#
We would also like to thank ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways and raffle prizes. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Patagonia Elite Results 8/6/2016
Team………………………………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Brandon & Eddie..…………….….9.31.…………3.15.…………….$1000
2. Patrick & Marty………………….8.65.………….3.50….…………$765
3. Vu & Jacob…….…………………..7.41…………..3.19………….….$410
4. Wheatbread & Gerald..……….6.77..……….…………..………….$150
5. Gabe & Ryan………………….…..6.59..…………2.38.….………….. …..
6. Chris & Luis…….…………………6.24………..2.87……… ………….
7. Shan & David………………………5.47………..2.32….. …………….
8. David & Juan………………………5.27……………………… ..….. ……
9. Keith & Jody……………………….4.97…………………….… ………… ..
10.Mike & Kevin………….…………3.93……………………………… … …. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 8 Events…………………………………………..$2685………………………..
Vinny’s Pizza Added Money………………….$500……………………..
Total Championship Pot ……………………$3185………………… …..
Points are updated and viewable at https://patagoniaelite.wordpress.com/points/

Ace

The seventh Patagonia Elite is completed. 22 teams came out chasing their chance for a victory. Anglers were greeted with some threatening storms but only got some rain and lightning in the surrounding areas. The big fish were on the move and the anglers capitalized. Taking the top spot was the team of Patrick and Marty. They had an impressive 12.54# bag capped with a nice 5.03# big fish. Following closely in second was the Dave and Hunter with 12.07# and the events big fish, a monster 7.41#. Third was taken by a new team. Rob and John had 11.17# and the second biggest fish of the event 5.93#

Chuys
We would also like to thank ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways and raffle prizes. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

vinnysPatagonia Elite Results 7/16/2016
Team………………………………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Patrick & Marty..…………….….12.54.………..5.03.…………….$1100
2. Dave & Hunter……..……………12.07………….7.41….…………$835
3. John & Rob……..…………………11.17………….5.93…………….$430
4. Shan & David…………..………10.05..……….4.10…………….$165
5. Keith & Jody…………………….8.78..………………….…………… .. . .
6. Juan & David…..…………………8.27……………………. ………….
7. Milton & Rich………………….7.54………..3.92….. …………….
8. Mike & Kevin…………….……..7.49……………………… ..….. ……
9. Chris & Luis…….…………………..6.13…………………….… ………… ..
10.Sam & Adrianna…………………6.07………………………………… …. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 7 Events…………………………………………..$2385………………………..

Vinny’s added……………………………………..$500………………………….

Total Pot $$$$………………………………….$2885……………………………

Merle's

The Patagonia Elites have slipped into the darkness. The sixth event of the season is complete. 20 teams were greeted with some great weather and good fishing for this time of year. The top spot was claimed by the new team of Mike & Kevin. They had a monster bag of 13.93# with a 7.22# monster. Second place was captured by the familiar team of Brandon & Eddie they coaxed 10.33# of fish into the boat. Third place was taken by a charging team of Shan & David. They caught 8.74# of fish and had the 3rd biggest fish of the event a beautiful 5.26# fish.
We would also like to thank ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways and raffle prizes. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for all the support they have given us. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Patagonia Elite Results 6/25/2016
Team………………………………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Mike & Kevin.………………….….13.93.………..7.22.…………….$1140
2. Brandon & Eddie…..……………10.33………….4.50….…………$525
3. Shan & David…..………………….8.74………….5.26…………….$325
4. Wheatbread & Gerald………….8.62..……………….………….$150
5. Dave & Hunter…………..…….7.48..………………….…………….. . .
6. Danny & Nate..………………….6.92.…………5.76……………$160
7. Patrick & Marty..………………….6.68………………….…………………..
8. Gabe & Ryan…………………..6.66…………..3.38……….….. ……
9. Juan & David….……………………6.38………………………………… ..
10.Rusty…………………………….6.25………..3.5 7……………………. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 6 Events…………………………………………..$2055………………………..
Points are updated and viewable at https://patagoniaelite.wordpress.com/points/

The Patagonia Elite season is at the midway point and the competition is heating up along with the temperatures!! 20 teams came out to compete. Anglers were greeted with many options as the fish were all over the place spawning and post spawn. The team of Juan & David picked the right fish to chase and brought a nice bag of 9.34# with a big fish of 4.36#. Danny and Nate were close behind with 8.42#. Danny fished solo and also had a nice kicker weighing 3.92#. .01 oz behind in 3rd was the father/son team of Dave & Hunter. They had 8.41# and the events big fish of 5.69#.

We would also like to thank ACE hardware for providing some great giveaways and raffle prizes. Check out their new fishing department here in Tucson. Also continued thanks to Vinny’s Pizza of Sierra Vista for their support. If you’re in the neighborhood stop by and say hi. The food is out of this world. And of course Lucas Oil for everything they have done for us!!! Couldn’t do it with out you guys. A special thanks to our newest sponsor Chuy’s on Houghton road. If you guys are in the neighborhood stop by and say thanks and enjoy some of their delicious food. Thanks again to Steve from Merle’s for providing us with those amazing trophies. If you are in the market for auto care needs go see these guys!

Patagonia Elite Results 6/11/2016
Team………………………………Total Weight…….Big Fish…………..$$$$$
1. Juan & David.……………………….9.34.………..4.36.…………….$1000
2. Danny & Nate…..…………………8.42………….3.92….…………$525
3. Dave & Hunter….………………….8.41………….5.69…………….$490
4. Scott & Rusty….………………….8.06..………..3.29…………….$155
5. Tyler & Jeff…………….……….7.99..…………3.08….……………… .
6. Gabe & Ryan….………………….7.36.…………3.21………………… .
7. Patrick & Marty..………………….7.33………………….…………………..
8. Ben & Joe……………….……..6.34.………….4.62.………..….$1 60
9. Mike & Kevin….……………………6.00………..3.38…………………..
10.Tim & Joe……………………….4.96…….…..2.51……………………. .
Thanks again to our sponsors ACE Hardware, Lucas Marine, Vinny’s Pizza, Chuy’s and Merle’s Automotive.
Championship Pot YTD
After 5 Event…………………………………………..$1755………………………..
Points are updated and viewable at https://patagoniaelite.wordpress.com/points/