2017 Treasure Coast Bonito Blast Wrap-Up

First-place winner Dale Hyndman (second from right) with Team Flanigan. Photo credit: Michael & Josephine Studios.

The fifth annual Treasure Coast Bonito Blast (TCBB) had 177 boats registered with over 500 people participating in the two-day event, raising over $70,000 for The Wounded Veterans Relief Fund (wvfr.org).

John Haddad won both Male Junior Angler and third-place in the overall tournament with his 18.3-pound bonito. Gabby Bendetti, who won Junior Female Angler, also won the same award in the 2016 TCBB.

Final Results

BoatAngler            Weight
1st Place5Dale Hyndman20.12
2nd Place47Scott Durand18.5
3rd Place138John Haddad18.3
Jr. Angler Girls110Gabby Bendetti7.8
Jr. Angler Boys138John Haddad18.3
Dolphin104Kathy James13.9
Bottom Fish160Jason Bourque16.1