Honjo wins 154th ACS Surfrider Ahi tourney

PORT ALLEN-Herbert Honjo, fishing aboard the “Fay H,” landed a 200.5-pound ahi

on the opening day of fishing to control the Surfrider Ahi Tournament hosted by

the 154th Air Control Squadron.

Honjo withstood challenges in the remaining

days to win the category with is big opening day fish that saw a total of 10

ahi being submitted for competition with a total weight of 1455 pounds

combined.

Overall competition had a total of 53 fish caught for a combined

weight of 3107.5 pounds. This included ten ahi weighing in at 1455 pounds, six

ko-shibi at 194.5 pounds, five aku at 27 pounds, 11 mahi with a combined weight

of 136 pounds, a pair of marlin that tipped the scales at 808.5 pounds

combined, 18 ono that totalled 480 pounds, and a single “Others” for a

6.5-pound reading.

Ainsley Hori, fishing on the “Jamie Lee,” landed a

480-pound marlin early on opening day for the title in that category. The only

other marlin was landed by Howard Sato aboard the “Kilileo.”

Sato had the

most weight in the tournament with a combined weight of 711.0 pounds based on a

160-pound ahi, a 6.5-pound aku, his marlin at 480 pounds, and three ono

totalling 64.0 pounds.

Surfrider Ahi tournament

Chriss Ryhard

(Aukai) – 0

Steve Baldonado (Babe) – 0

Herbert Honjo (Fay H) ahi (1 –

200.5) – 1 (200.5)

Ainsley Hori (Jamie Lee) ahi (1-160.5), aku (1-6.5),

marlin (1-480.0), ono (3-64) – 6 (711.0)

Ryan Morita (Jodi Lyn) –

Wayne Batis (Kainani) Ko-shibi (2-127.5), aku (1-4.0), ono (1-17) – 4

(148.5)

Charles Sherman (Kaui Ann) mahi (2-38.5), ono (2-54.0) – 4

(92.5)

Howard Sato (Kilileo) marlin (1-328.5) – 1 (328.5)

Ben Domingo,

Jr. (Koloa Kai) ahi (3-421.5), mahi (6-52.5), ono (1-33.0), other (1-6.5) – 11

(513.5)

Chris Sakamoto (Liane K) ahi (2-298.0), mahi (2-35.5) – 4

(333.5)

Dwayne Higashi (Lil Dipper II) ko-shibi (1-6.0), ono (3-84.0) – 4

(90.0)

Lester Matsushima (Lynda Lani) – 0

Ben Pescador (Vicki M) –

Francis deCosta (Wahine Kapaloa) ono (1-22.5) – 1 (22.5)

Darryl

Unciano (Waiulu) ahi (1-121.0), ko-shibi (2-25.5), aku (2-11.0), ono (3-74.5)

– 8 (232.0)

Jody Goya (Wahine Kapaloa V) ahi (1-100.0), ko-shibi (1-35.5),

ono (3- 75.0)- 5 (210.5)

Summer Malina (Wet Dreams) ahi (1-153.5), aku

(1-5.5), mahi (1-9.5), ono (1-56.0)- 4 (224.5)

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