Misty Wells, a competitive angler and outdoors events marketer known as the “Outdoor Darlin”, has been named as Tournament Director for the Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina.
A Florida native, Wells is a lifelong angler having participated as a member of a women’s team competing in numerous Florida tournaments, including Key West Marlin, Key West Kingfish, King of the Beach, Islamorada Sea Hunter Owners and Suncoast Kingfish Classic and Bill Curry Ford Ladies Tournament. Wells, a pro staff angler, is also the first female selected to fish in the Offshore Fishing League (OFL), which is launching its debut on NBC Sports to premiere in the fall of 2016. OFL is the world’s first professional saltwater sport fishing league with 30 elite teams comprised of captains, anglers and deckhands.
“We are very pleased to have someone of Misty’s caliber to serve as Tournament Director for our resort,” said James Gould, president of the Horizon Hotel Group. “She also brings a wealth of experience in outdoors sport event planning and marketing having worked with Fortune 500 companies and sports franchises, as well as many national celebrities.”
First up on the agenda for Wells is the Wahoo Smackdown VII, scheduled for November 12-14 2015. Wells will engage sponsors and coordinate angler registration and tournament rules. Last November, a record 29 boats participated in the tournament with heaviest fish honors (47.6 pounds) going to team “Cash Out.” Heaviest five fish over two days’ trophy went to team “Fishin a Loan.”
For information regarding sponsorship or participation the Wahoo Smackdown VII tournament participation or sponsorship, please go to www.biggameclubbimini.com/smackdown or contact Misty Wells at firstname.lastname@example.org.