Lionfish King: David Connerth – 1141 Lionfish
2nd Place: Russell Peters – 842 Lionfish
3rd Place: Shane Rasch – 619 Lionfish
Commercial Champion: Isidoro Bedoya – 1196.5 lbs.
2nd Place: Josh Livingston – 943 lbs.
3rd Place: Rachel Bowman – 932.75 lbs.
21,569 Lionfish Removed During 2020 Lionfish Challenge!
Lionfish woodburning trophies designed and made by Adam Mahr (IG: @adammahrart)
View David’s awarding video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YdJ6xytaRJo&feature=youtu.be
David’s video was filmed and created by Jeff Bernier of American Media Professionals
View Isidoro’s awarding video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gv0k33Ejekk&feature=youtu.be
The Lionfish Challenge rewards harvesters with prizes for their lionfish removals. This year, participants who submitted the largest and smallest lionfish were eligible to receive up to $3,000 in cash prizes thanks to support from sponsors: American Sportfishing Association, Yamaha Motor Company, Marine Industries Association of Palm Beach County and National Marine Manufacturers Association. Thanks to these and the Lionfish Challenge Raffle sponsors including Florida Underwater Sports, Toothless Life, Lionator Pole Spears, Neritic Diving, Stream2Sea, ZooKeeper and Customatic Optics. The Lionfish Challenge could not be possible without your help.