The 2018 Grand Lagoon Grand Slam Final Results!


On Saturday, August 11th, the 3rd Annual Grand Lagoon Grand Slam wrapped up an exciting fishing tournament season with a bang.

Saturday's weigh-in was fast and furious with large, enthusiastic crowds watching the action at the Lighthouse Marina and Grand Marlin Restaurant on Grand Lagoon in Panama City Beach, FL.

The two-division tournament presented by Legendary Marine and Scout Boats catered to large high-performance center console fishing boats and offshore sportfishing yachts.

Center Console Division was won by Team Big Daddy's with 24 points netting them a check for $10,560. Team Certifiable won second place with 21.60 points and took home a check for $7,040.

Sportfish Division was won by Team Funny Feelin' 2 with a 135.80 Yellow Fin Tuna earning them $28,600. One More placed second winning $17,160, while Hot Rod placed 3rd winning $11,440. Optional Jackpot entries paid $9,900 to Vapor Trail (not their first time to win at the GLGS), $9,900 to Hot Rod and $9,900 to Lady Kimberly.

Billfish Catch and Release was won by Jamie Posie and the team of High Current netting the a check for $29,250.

"We ended up releasing three sailfish and a white marlin and were able to win catch and release. I'm very excited for the future of the tournament..." Jamie Posie, Team High Current.

The Grand Lagoon Grand Slam will return to Grand Lagoon August 8th - 10th, 2019


Thursday, August 9th:

11 am to 1 pm - Tournament Kickoff Lunch, Final Registration and Optionals Jackpots hosted at Legendary Marine, PCB.

1 pm - Rules Recap Meeting at Legendary Marine, PCB.

Tournament Departure Times:
- Panama City Pass/Mexico Beach: 2:00 pm (CT)
- Destin Pass: 3:00 pm (CT)
- Pensacola Pass/Perdido Pass/Mobile Pass: 4:00 pm (CT)

Friday, August 10th:

7 pm to 8 pm - Friday night weigh-in for Blue Marlin Only.
NOTE:   Weigh-in of Blue Marlin on Friday night requires prior notification by 2 pm Friday.

Saturday, August 11th:

6 pm to 9 pm - Tournament Weigh-ins for both divisions! Scales open at 6 pm and continue until last eligible fish is weighed.
NOTE:   Boats having fish to weigh must be inside of the "split" Marker in Grand Lagoon by 7 pm on Saturday night.

9 pm - Awards presented immediately after the conclusion of the weigh-ins.




The Grand Lagoon Grand Slam trophy.
Each year, the winners in both divisions are added to its teak base.

Style. Glamour. Excitement.
There's simply nothing like an offshore billfish tournament.

The Grand Lagoon Grand Slam offshore tournament invokes memories in the tradition of billfish tournaments hosted in Panama City Beach years past. Catering to today's angler on modern, high-performance outboard powered fishing boats targeting gamefish and billfish with cash awards and bonus points awarded for Tuna, Wahoo and Dolphin, the tournament offers anglers the opportunity to compete for optional cash jackpots for Blue Marlin of greater than 106" in length and video-certified billfish catch and release.

Presented by Legendary Marine and Scout Boats and hosted at the popular Lighthouse Marina on Grand Lagoon adjacent to the Grand Marlin restaurant, the Grand Slam has all the ingredients of highly successful Sportfishing tournaments — quick and easy access to the Gulf, long fishing hours, exciting weigh-ins with live entertainment and large enthusiastic crowds of fishing enthusiasts from throughout the area.



Presented by:



Hosted by Lighthouse Marina

Premier Level Sponsors:

Grand Lagoon Coalition
Pirates Cove Marina
Lighthouse Marina
Half Hitch Tackle
Official Tackle Store
Shimano
Florida Watersports
The Grand Marlin Restaurant
Counts Real Estate
Counts-Oakes Resort Properties
Chasin' the Sun TV
Visit Panama City Beach
WJHG
Media Partner
Gulf Coast Yacht Group - Hatteras

Classic Level Sponsors:

Marine Services
Official Repair Service Provider
Sea Tow
J.V. Gander Fuel
United Rentals
NAPA Auto Parts
Shipwreck Ltd.
Curiosity Marketing Group
Bluewater iNet Group
Wheels-Up Events
Mr. Trash