Published on 01-29-2016 10:00 AM
By Holmes Communications
Mother Nature was the real winner of the SKA sanctioned Stock Island Marina Village King Mackerel Tournament, held January 22nd thru the 24th. While an enormous snowstorm was plummeting the Washington DC areas and north of there, it was driven by weather in Southern Florida. The enormous storm saw gale force winds postponing day one fishing of the event. It also kept some from not attending. All was not lost however.
Sunday morning fifty-one boats left the marina to find very choppy, undefined seas facing them as they pointed their bows west to the Tail End Buoy. “It wasn’t that it was rough, the seas just came from every direction,