Four of the best surf fishing anglers in the world will converge on October 7th and 8th on separate coastline in two of the largest Surf fishing tournament in the world. From the West Coast of North America Dana Wilburn known for his signature statement Bendo will compete in the Albackore West Coast Fall Surf Slam on October 7th, 2006. On the East Coast of North America Paul Fischer, Donna Gutridge and Ken Nichols will cast their lines on October 7th and 8th in the 27th annual Bethany-Fenwick Fall Surf Fishing tournament.
Simultaneously the 4 Top Contenders will be competing individually for bonus points to accelerate them into the final 12 week run to be crowned the 2006 World Champion Surf & Shore Angler. The geographical statics are as interesting as the anglers. Whereas 27th annual Bethany-Fenwick Fall surf fishing tournament is known for large record size catches of bluefish, Stripper Bass and other fall migratory northeastern coast fish. On the West Coast the Albackore West Coast Fall Surf Slam is being staged at Huntington State Beach "Surf City USA" in Southern California, which has been bountiful throughout the year with routine volume catches of Barred Surf Perch, Cobina and prize catches of Halibut.
Top Contender Dana Wilburn during the summer session of the 2006 World Championship tournament took advantage of the bountiful catches on Huntington Beach to hold on too the top seat which he hangs on too by a thread as charismatic Donna Gutridge increases her catch count on the East Coast of North America in 2nd seat. But not to be left chasing Donna and Dana eastern coast Top contenders Paul Fischer and Ken Nichols are strong world-class surf fishing anglers. Paul's ability to instinctively hit strong pockets of fish on the surf and jetties has made him one the wild cards besides Phillip Edmonds from Australia throughout the 2006 World Champion tournament session. Top Contender Ken Nichols participated earlier in the 2006 World Champion season in 27th annual Bethany Fenwick Spring Surf Fishing tournament with a high catch count by strategically moving up and down 8 mile range of beach hitting his sweet spot at the infamous 3-R's crossing which ultimately accelerated him to the elite top 5 seats.
With 12 weeks left 2006 World Championship Surf & Shore Anglers Tournament October 7th and 8th 2006 could be posed as the final sprint at the Albackore West Coast Fall Surf Slam and 27th annual Bethany-Fenwick Fall Surf Fishing tournament to find the 2006 World Champion Surf & Shore Angler.