2011 Upper Keys Lionfish Derby Results

Nineteen participating teams helped collect a total of 675 lionfish on August 20th, 2011 for the Upper Keys Lionfish Derby!  

MOST LIONFISH

1st Place: Team Strategery (Chris Rose, Adam Vila, and Guy Snell) with 289 lionfish.

2nd Place: Team Key Lime Good Time (Rob Waara, Sara McCutchen, Amanda Lawrence, and Kara Wall) with 95 lionfish.

3rd Place: Team Key Divers (Dave Champagne, Doug Freeland, Eric Billups, and Doug Grubb) with 80 lionfish.

Team Strategery, First Place for Most Lionfish with 289

BIGGEST LIONFISH

1st Place: Team Key Divers (Dave Champagne, Doug Freeland, Eric Billups, and Doug Grubb) with an astounding 14.6 inch (373mm) lionfish.

2nd Place:  Team Conch Republic Divers (Gary Mace, Clint Henry, Chris Ward, and Eric Ward) with a 13.8 inch (351mm) lionfish.

3rd Place: Team Danny Brown (Danny Brown, Randall Alexander, Jeanette Manfredi, and Bobby Vauhn) with a 13.35 inch (339mm) lionfish.

Biggest Lionfish - Eric Billups of Key Dives

SMALLEST LIONFISH

1st Place: Team Conch Republic Divers (Gary Mace, Clint Henry, Chris Ward, and Eric Ward) with a 2.75 inch (70mm) lionfish.

2nd Place: Team Blue Mile Killers (Stephen Campell, Rob Blesser, Colby Cline, David Brice, and Steve Schalk) with a 3.7 inch (94mm) lionfish.

3rd Place: Team Key Divers (Dave Champagne, Doug Freeland, Eric Billups, and Doug Grubb) with a 3.9 inch (99mm) lionfish.

 

Design by Joanne Kidd, development by Ben Weintraub