After a third-place finish in the Sailfish 400, with a team of junior anglers all under the age of 13 years old, Capt. Mike Puller is still in disbelief. Here is his firsthand account of a day that is sure to go down in sailfishing tournament history.
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I never thought something I started 15 years ago, the Fishing Experience, could turn into something so successful. The kids on this team — Jonathan Brana, Sebastian Iglesias, Kevin Lamadrid and Carlos Saladrigas — are some of the best I’ve had in the program, and they showed me a lot of qualities that some adults won’t ever get, things like patience, perseverance and humility.
On the first day of the Sailfish 400, it was…