Republic Bank has pledged $40,000.00 in support of the Spice Island Billfish Tournament – 50th Anniversary.
Labelled the “Grander Edition”, the upcoming tournament, to be staged January 21-26, 2019, will signify half a century of “Game Fishing” in Grenada.
The event also serves as a major economic booster to the island, generating significant economic activity over the decades the and atsame time, it promotes the conservation of game fish and ethical angling practices.
General Manager -Operations at Republic Bank, Clifford Bailey pledged the Bank’s commitment to the tournament during the official launch, held at the Grenada Yacht Club on November 15.
Over the years, the Spice Island Billfish Committee has worked tirelessly to promote Grenada as a safe haven for leisure activities; and, the 50th grander edition promises to attract even more than the average 60 boats which come to Grenada for the event.
Anglers and boats from neighboring Trinidad & Tobago are expected in their usual record numbers; along with other game fishing enthusiasts, as far away as Venezuela, North America and the UK.
The 2019 Billfish tournament promises to be one of the greatest ever.