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Angler and Outdoors Personality Misty Wells Named Tournament Director for the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina

ALICE TOWN, BIMINI, THE BAHAMAS—JUNE 8, 2015— Misty Wells, a competitive angler and outdoors events marketer known as the “Outdoor Darlin”, has been named as Tournament Director for the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina.

A Florida native, Wells is a lifelong angler having participated as a member of a women’s team competing in numerous Florida tournaments, including Key West Marlin, Key West Kingfish, King of the Beach, Islamorada Sea Hunter Owners and Suncoast Kingfish Classic & Bill Curry Ford Ladies Tournament. Wells, a pro staff angler, is also the first female selected to fish in the Offshore Fishing League (OFL), which is launching its debut on NBC Sports to premiere in the fall of 2016. OFL is the world’s first professional saltwater sport fishing league with 30 elite teams comprised of captains, anglers and deckhands.

Misty Wells

“We are very pleased to have someone of Misty’s caliber to serve as Tournament Director for our resort,” said James Gould, President of the Horizon Hotel Group. ”She also brings a wealth of experience in outdoors sport event planning and marketing having worked with Fortune 500 companies, sports franchises as well as many national celebrities.”

First up on the agenda for Wells is the Wahoo Smackdown VII, scheduled for November 12-14 2015. Wells will engage sponsors and coordinate angler registration and tournament rules. Last November, a record 29 boats participated in the tournament with heaviest fish honors (47.6 pounds) going to team “Cash Out.” Heaviest five fish over two days trophy went to team “Fishin a Loan.”

For information regarding sponsorship or participation the Wahoo Smackdown VII tournament participation or sponsorship, please go to www.biggameclubbimini.com/smackdown or contact Misty Wells at mwells@biggameclubbimini.com.

About the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina

Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina, in Alice Town, Bimini, The Bahamas, is a popular, internationally-regarded boutique Out Island resort less than 50 miles from South Florida.  The property features 51 guest rooms & suites, a 75 slip full service marina, a dive center with daily dives, rental equipment and a variety of scuba diving lessons and specialty training courses and a fresh water swimming pool. The Big Game Bar & Grill is the most popular restaurant in Bimini serving American and Bahamian cuisine with all day dining from a second floor vantage point overlooking the marina and bonefish flats of Alice Town. Bimini is known for world class beaches, fishing and diving and is a family-friendly destination with many on-the-water activities, including kayaking, paddle boarding, snorkeling and boating. The resort is managed by the Horizon Hotel Group. For more information on Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina go to www.biggameclubbimini.com.

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