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Tofino Resort + Marina is excited to host the first annual, Race for the Blue Tuna Shoot-Out Sport Fishing Derby, September 7th – 15th, 2018 and we want you to join us. Come experience the excitement of the blue water and Pacific albacore tuna fishing while supporting a sustainable fishery in B.C.’s rarely-visited offshore paradise. Come experience the Pacific at its finest, out of sight from land with the vast blue below.


The event will begin the evening of September 7th, with a mandatory captains’ meeting at Tofino Resort + Marina. On September 8th, the action kicks off as the Shoot-Out competitors race out into the great big Pacific blue for classic tuna frenzy and rare encounters with wildlife like sharks, sunfish and dolphins.

The event features a $25,000 grand prize, based on a four-fish aggregate score, and the wrap-up party on the 15th will feature live music and plenty of classic stories of the one that got away.

Entry Fee: $1,500 per boat

Registration includes:

  • Swag bag & 4 team jerseys
  • 4 tickets to “Cook your Catch Tuna Tuesday” (additional tickets available for $35 pp)
  • 4 tickets to “Thirsty Thursday at Tofino Brewing Co.” (Additional tickets available for $20 pp)
  • 4 tickets to the awards presentation & wrap-up party (Additional tickets available for $75 pp)

Stay tuned for sponsors and tournament details via our social media channels on Instagram and Facebook. #RaceForTheBlue


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