Sunday, April 25, 2010

3rd Siargao Gamefishing Tournament in Siargao Island Held

At least 41 anglers worldwide– 18 of them Filipinos challenged the seas of Siargao Island for the big catch during a five-day 3rd Siargao Gamefishing Tournament 2010 held last April 14 - 18, 2010 at Pilar, Siargao Island in Surigao del Sur.

Participating anglers came from Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, Turkey, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America and the host country, Philippines. These anglers challenged the seas of Siargao for the big catch with prizes ranging from P30,000.00 to P50,000.00 cash under the five contest categories.

Department of Tourism Undersecretary for Sports and Wellness Cynthia Carreon graced the event along wit DOT CARAGA Regional Director Leticia Tan.

The 3rd Siargao Gamefishing Tournament is sponsored by San Miguel Corporation and Cebu Pacific Air and supported by and First District of Surigao del Norte, headed by Rep. Francisco T. Matugas, local government of Pilar, Siargao Island, headed by Pilar Mayor Lucio T. Gonzales, and the Department of Tourism.

For information on how to be a part of the event, contact Atty. Gordon Uy of GoodCatch Fishing Tackle at (632)303-8677 or Ms. Zeny Pallugna, event organizer, at (63929) 6721508, email Interested parties can check the Tournament website at


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