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Caribbean sport fishing at its best

Three amazing days of fishing followed by the Cayman Island's most entertaining event, CayMas carnival weekend

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520,000 in prize money

Over $520,000 in potential prize winnings, including more than $270,000 in a guaranteed cash payout. This does not include the 20 added entry levels giving you more opportunity for additional cash payouts. You don’t want to miss this tournament!

Register before March 1st for early bird rates.



The Alex Panton Foundation is our chosen beneficiary charity. Tournament participants will have the ability to choose to donate a percentage of their winnings to help support this organisation.

All currencies stated are in USD. The $250,000 blue marlin record is an insured amount for breaking local Cayman Islands blue marlin record as of May 13 2019.

270,000 Guaranteed payout

250,000 Blue Marlin record

100,000 Most billfish releases

10,000 Captain's award








Cayman Billfish Rundown is an international fishing tournament in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, presented by Hurley’s Media, Dart and The Residences at Seafire, taking place Tuesday May 14 to Friday May 17 2019. Indulge in multiple days of fishing, Caribbean cuisine, local activities and the Island’s largest entertainment event – CayMas Carnival.

We've teamed up with world renowned marine artist and angler, Carey Chen as the official tournament ambassador, to bring you exceptional fishing in the pristine waters of the Cayman Islands and a fun filled week for you and your family. Cayman is renowned as an international financial centre and recently ranked in the top 25 of the Global Financial Centres Index…now come discover the fishing to match!

Don't have a boat? No worries, we're working with local reputable fishing charters to provide chartering services throughout the tournament. 




Camana Bay Town & Harbour

Easily accessible by calm water canals connected to the North Sound lies Camana Bay Town and Harbour, where upscale shopping, delectable dining and lively entertainment await.

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Cayman Waters

May is the best time of the year for marlin fishing in Cayman's waters. This is also a peak time for Dolphin, a favourite fish for marlin, making it perfect timing for an unforgettable fishing experience.


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Experience Cayman

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Paradise Found

Located in the Western Caribbean, just 450 miles southwest of Miami, the Cayman Islands is famous for its stunning turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, world-acclaimed dive sites and thriving culinary scene.

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The place to stay

Set on Grand Cayman's beautiful Seven Mile Beach, Kimpton Seafire Resort + Spa offers luxurious 5-star accommodations with expansive views of the Caribbean Sea. Dine at three signature restaurants, indulge in the state-of-the-art spa, meander through native botanical gardens, or cool down at the ocean-view pool.


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CayMAS Carnival

CayMAS is the most colourful, vibrant and entertaining event in the Cayman Islands, as part of our annual Carnival celebration May 17-20 2019.


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Brooke Moore
Marketing & PR Manager
+ 345 333 6543

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