2019 Spring Inshore Slam Highlights 

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Team  Breakfast Beer Capt Buka Harris

1st Place Overall 88" $1500

1st Place BIG Redfish  31.75

1st Place Yamaha Motor

Team Slade Em Capt  Marty Slade

2nd Place Overall 85"  $700 

1st Place Calcutta $400 

1st Place BIG Fish Trout 23.5"

1st Place Ladies 

Team Rats on da Cheese

Capt Mike Howes

3rd Place Overall 84.5" $400

2nd Place Calcutta $240

Team Boat & Motor SuperStore 

Capt Tyler Banks

4th Place Overall 83.5" $225

3rd Place Calcutta  $160

Team Nauticole Marine 

Capt Manny Chmielewski

5th Place Overall 82.75" $175

1st Place BIG Fish Snook 38"

Team Full Metal Fishing

Capt Bryan Taylor 

Wild Card 14th Place Overall 43.5" $500

Jim Leas

1st Place Kayak 68" $500

Team Reel Screamers -GUIDED

Capt Gene Maxwell

Island Lure Charters

1st Place Guided Division 74.5" 

1st Place Ladies Guided Jen Howard

1st Place Jr Tight Liners Jake Howard 

Team NO Hair DONT Care

Capt Justin Rudrud

Least But NOT Last 57.25" Slam

Closest to 52" Slam 

Team NO Hair DONT Care

2nd Place Ladies

Kapi Whitfield

Susan Rudrud 

Team Dan James Rod Co

Capt James Garrison

30" Snook $500

Boat Card Drawing


Capt Ryan Harrington

Reel Estate Charters

1st Place Jr Angler Little Reelers 

Chace Schoppa


Capt Ryan Harrington

Reel Estate Charters

2nd Place Jr Angler Tight Liners

Alex Santiago

Overall Division TOP 10

6th - Bull Bay Rods - Brett Warren

7th - Big Storm Brewing- Kyle Groh 

8th - TNT Fishing - Tony Fudoli

9th - Snewp - Sam Newman

10th - TB Slobs - Dominic Ficcarotta

2nd Place Kayak - David LeFevre 62.50

3rd Place Kayak - Joe Holler 56.25

Team SlipKnot

Capt Hector Colon

Redfish Most Spots (3)

Mission Statement:

To extend the OPPORTUNITY for recovery and a better quality of life for FLORIDA residents who have suffered 

a life changing paralyzing Spinal Cord Injury as a result of a catastrophic accident. 

Spinal Cord Injuries

The average newly injured person with a spinal cord injury will incur 1 million dollars in medical costs in their first year. If you are injured at age 25, your estimated lifetime costs will exceed 5 million dollars.  The average yearly medical costs after the first year can average $50,000-$100,000 depending on the level of injury. 

​ There are approximately 17,500 new spinal cord injuries in the US every year. There are over a half million people living with spinal cord injuries (SCI) in the United States.

Every 38 minutes in our country, a person becomes paralyzed. Vehicle accidents are the leading cause, with Falls being the second leading cause.

Sports related injuries are less than 10% of all spinal cord injuries but of the 10%, diving accidents account for 7%. 

There are over 5.6 million people in the US living with some type of Paralysis caused by Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancer,

Spinal Cord Injury, Transverse Myelitis and other nervous system disorders. Roughly 1 in 50 people.



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