Guam - The month of August is Fishermen's Month and local enthusiasts will have an opportunity to shine in a number of contests being held in the coming weeks. Fishermen's Co-Op President Manny Duenas told KUAM News said they have many activies, saying, "We invite the community to come out and support us and see what we do. As we all know, there's lots of concerns over the impact of fishing, but once you get to know us we're not really that bad."
The Guam Organization of Saltwater Anglers is hosting an in-shore tournament this Friday to Saturday, followed by the Gupot Y Peskadot (Fisherman's Festival) on Sunday. Next weekend is the annual Marianas Fishing Derby. And the Marianas Spearfishing Challenge is scheduled for the 28th.