2011 Middle Keys Lionfish Derby Results

10 teams participated in our first derby of the season held at Fiesta Key Resort on Long Key, bringing in a total of 531 lionfish.  Teams hailed from throughout the Keys, Miami, Ft. Meyers, and Vero Beach.

MOST LIONFISH  

1st Place:  Team Strategery (Chris Rose and Adam Vela, from Key Largo) with 158 lionfish

2nd Place: Team Full Circle (Allison and Carlos Estape, Jen Russell, and Dave Champagne from Islamorada) with 121 lionfish.

3rd Place:  Team Key Lime Good Time (Rob Waara, Lee Richter, Amanda Lawrence, & Kara Wall, from Miami) with 69 lionfish.

Team Strategery: Team Strategery brings in 158 lionfish.Team Strategery: Team Strategery brings in 158 lionfish.

SMALLEST LIONFISH

1st Place:  Team Key Lime Good Time (Rob Waara, Lee Richter, Amanda Lawrence, & Kara Wall, from Miami) with a 65 mm lionfish.

2nd Place:  Team Marathon Boatyard Lionfish Hunters (Joe Bauman & Keith Bockenstette, from Marathon, FL) with a 66 mm lionfish.

3rd Place:  Team Strategery (Chris Rose and Adam Vela, from Key Largo) with a 70 mm lionfish.

BIGGEST LIONFISH

1st Place:  Team Full Circle (Allison and Carlos Estape, Jen Russell, and Dave Champagne from Islamorada) with a 357 mm lionfish.Jen with 14-incher!Jen with 14-incher!

2nd Place:  Team Key Lime Good Time (Rob Waara, Lee Richter, Amanda Lawrence, & Kara Wall, from Miami) with a 326 mm lionfish.

3rd Place:  Team Full Circle (Allison and Carlos Estape, Jen Russell, and Dave Champagne from Islamorada) with a 312 mm lionfish.

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