The Blacktip Challenge All Release Tournament

Behind the Scenes Look at History and Evolution of the Sport


This series and tournament, filmed and produced by ILSFA founders, Sean and Brooks Paxton, in association with Blacktip Challenge founder and director, Josh Jorgensen, follows the competition as it takes place in within this ILSFA innovative tournament format. The BTC is an ILSFA sanctioned event and the first land-based shark fishing tournament to incorporate research tagging as a point-qualifying element. The Paxtons worked closely with Jorgensen to co-author the rules and best practice protocols to help ensure the healthy and safe release of all sharks during competition. View Entire Series.