Month: March 2008

March 22 2008

By Shakeel Ahmad / March 22, 2008 / Comments Off on March 22 2008

How Good Tactics Pay Off. I am currently in Florida running a 63 Bertram which basically fishes 3-4 days a week, and we fish most tournaments, about 15 a year. We were in the Bahamas to fish the Bacardi Billfish Tournament, which this year was mandatory to fish circle hooks with bait, whether dead or […]


March 15 2008

By Shakeel Ahmad / March 15, 2008 / Comments Off on March 15 2008

Exciting last minute win at the 29th Annual Bacardi Rum Billfish Tournament “Certifiable”, a 63′ Bertram, owned by Sydney Sussman of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, roared back on the last day of fishing to score a narrow victory over an elite field of 38 participating boats. “Certifiable” is captained by Australian heavy tackle Captain Tim Richardson […]


March 13 2008

By Shakeel Ahmad / March 13, 2008 / Comments Off on March 13 2008

We have fished the first 2 days of the 2008 Bacardi Billfish Tournament, and there have been no blue marlin released yet. First day there were 7 sails released, and the biggest wahoo was 58 lbs, dolhpin 25.5, ours was 3rd at 19.5 and the biggest tuna was a blackfin at 7 lbs!!! incredible that […]


March 2 2008

By Shakeel Ahmad / March 2, 2008 / Comments Off on March 2 2008

Well it has been a busy couple of months, I got back from Panama and went up to the snow with one of my clients and his boys for a long weekend and we all had a great time. Back in Florida, I am now running a 63 Bertram called the Certifiable, out of Palm […]