2018 MDR Halibut Derby Results

Individual Anglers
1st Place – David Wilks – 48.3 lbs – California Halibut (25 lbs Test Line)
2nd Place – Ed Zamora – 40 lbs – White Seabass (40 lbs Test Line)
3rd Place – Jeffrey Vinquist – 37 lbs – California Halibut (40 lbs Test Line)
4th Place – Ed Flores – 25 lbs – California Halibut (20 lbs Test Line)
5th Place – Ramon Morales – 19.9 lbs – California Halibut
 
Teams
1st Place  – Matame – 58.0 lbs Combined
Ed Zamora, Chy Raney
2nd Place – Bugs – 56.4 lbs Combined
Steven Legere, Dylan Legere
3rd Place – Hawthorne Beach – 48.3 lbs Combined
David Wilks, Don Demarse

Go to Past Years to see this year’s Halibut Derby pictures.

Final 2018 MDR Halibut Derby Standings

Congratulations to everyone who participated on the 2018 MDR Halibut Derby. These are the final standings for both Saturday and Sunday.

Individual Anglers
David Wilks – 48.3 lbs – California Halibut (25 lbs Test Line)
Ed Zamora – 40 lbs – White Seabass (40 lbs Test Line)
Jeffrey Vinquist – 37 lbs – California Halibut (40 lbs Test Line)
Ed Flores – 25 lbs – California Halibut (20 lbs Test Line)
Ramon Morales – 19.9 lbs – California Halibut
Robert Padilla – 18.2 lbs – California Halibut
Steve Legere – 17.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Dylan Legere – 14.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Steve Legere – 13.5 lbs – California Halibut
Rudy Carpio – 13.3 lbs – California Halibut
Fred Wolfe – 12.8 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
David Kiel – 11.5 lbs – California Halibut
Dylan Legere – 11.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Jeff Compton – 10.8 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Ed Zamora – 9.7 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Chy Raney – 8.3 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Brett Phillisen – 7.1 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Keith Moret – 6.2 lbs – 3 Calicos **Released
Mark McNally – 6 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Perla Fajardo – 5.1 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Puria Keshniri – 5.1 lbs – California Halibut
Jeff Morris – 1.4 lbs – 2 Calicos **Released

Sunday Catches

Congratulations to everyone who participated on the second day of the 2018 MDR Halibut Derby. These are Sunday’s weigh-ins.

Individual Anglers
Jeffrey Vinquist – 37 lbs – California Halibut (40 lbs Test Line)
Ramon Morales – 19.9 lbs – California Halibut
Dylan Legere – 14.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Steve Legere – 13.5 lbs – California Halibut
Fred Wolfe – 12.8 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Ed Zamora – 9.7 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Jeff Morris – 1.4 lbs – 2 Calicos **Released

Saturday Standings

Congratulations to everyone who participated on the first day of the 2018 MDR Halibut Derby. As of today, these are the current standings. Good Luck tomorrow!

Individual Anglers
David Wilks – 48.3 lbs – California Halibut (25 lbs Test Line)
Ed Zamora – 40 lbs – White Seabass (40 lbs Test Line)
Ed Flores – 25 lbs – California Halibut (20 lbs Test Line)
Roberto Padilla – 18.2 lbs – California Halibut
Steve Legere – 17.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Rudy Carpio – 13.3 lbs – California Halibut
David Kiel – 11.5 lbs – California Halibut
Dylan Legere – 11.3 lbs – 5 Calicos **Released
Jeff Compton – 10.8 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Chy Raney – 8.3 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Brett Phillipsen – 7.1 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Keith Moret – 6.2 lbs – 3 Calicos **Released
Mark McNally – 6 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Perla Fajardo – 5.1 lbs – California Halibut **Released
Puria Keshmiri – 5.1 lbs – California Halibut

Halibut Derby Seminar

We will be having the Halibut Derby Seminar Thursday May 31st, 2018 at 7pm.

Burton Chace Park Community Room
13650 Mindanao Way, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Open Party Trip on the Betty-O


Capt. Mike Reinsch is taking reservations for a 20 person limited load trip aboard the Betty-O for the MDR Halibut Derby.

The cost is $250 for two days of fishing.
Food, Drinks, Fish cleaning & MDR Halibut Derby entrance fee are not included.
The boat will be departing at 5:00 AM and returns at 3:00 PM to make the weigh-in each day.

The boat is filling up fast so reserve your spot to secure your ticket.

The Betty-O frequently runs Bay trips throughout the year, giving Capt. Mike first hand knowledge on the Bay fishery.

Contact Capt. Mike by phone (310) 600-3069 or email mdrfish@gmail.com to reserve a spot on the Betty-O!

2018 Halibut Derby Grand Prizes

We are proud to announce a 3 day trip aboard the Vagabond and a 2.5 day trip aboard the Tomahawk will be two of our grand prizes. Stay tuned, there’s more to come…

Tailhunter International
Vagabond Sportfishing
Tomahawk Sportfishing

Save the Date

Marina del Rey Anglers are proud to announce the 43rd Annual MDR Halibut Derby is taking place on June 2 & 3, 2018!

Details coming soon!

– MDR Halibut Derby Committee

Thank you for supporting MDRA's philanthropic and conservation efforts. MDRA is a 501(3)C non-profit organization and is entirely operated by dedicated volunteers.

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