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Russ Armstrong Reels In Second Place Black Marlin In Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament

Russ Armstrong, second from left, and the other C-Bandit team members with the 416-pound black marlin Russ reeled in to place second in the Bisbee Tournament. Photo courtesy of Russ Armstron
Russ Armstrong, second from left, and the other C-Bandit team members with the 416-pound black marlin Russ reeled in to place second in the Bisbee Tournament. Photo courtesy of Russ Armstrong

 

Avalon, November 10, 2016 – At the 36th annual Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament, October 19–21, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, angler Russ Armstrong and his team fishing aboard the San Diego-based custom 75-foot sport fisher C-Bandit, brought the last fish to the scales on the third and final day. The 416-pound black marlin put the team in second place and secured a jackpot payout of $685,000.

Another SoCal team aboard Quiteña took first place with a 534-pound black marlin brought in on the second day of the tournament, and won $2,183,000.