Zach Miller presenting Captain Richie Nessel a custom Barrett Rod for the first place win.
Zach Miller demonstrates how to use a "tail snare" to help hold the shark while the transmitter is placed on dorsal fin.
Zach Miller and Brooks Paxton observe Chief of NOAA Fisheries Apex Predator Program, Nancy Kohler demonstrate how and where to insert the tagging device.
The event planners, competitors, and crew of the 2014 Sharks Eye All Release Tournament and Festival
The tagging program displaying locations of various sharks with transmitters
Sean Paxton, Festival Director Lauren Mastandrea, Brooks Paxton
Second Place Winners "Free Nicky" 11 Sharks tagged and released. (L-R) Joe, Jim, Nick, Sean Paxton and Carl Darenberg
Sean Paxton describing the gear used in the catch, tag and release process. Circle Hooks, Transmitter and Hook remover.
Sean Paxton, Brooks Paxton, Zach Miller, Wendy Benchley, "Nasty Ness" Crewmember Dan with Jacob Nessel and Captain Richie Nessel
Sean Paxton gets assistance from an audience member on how to use a "tail snare" in the tag and release process.
Sean Paxton teaching Roman Wugalter and Kai Koenig about satellite transmitters used in tracking the sharks.
"Reel Intensity" at the dock-Montauk Marine Basin with Anderson Hollenbach, Wendy Benchley and Captain Briggs Enck
Sean Paxton, William Kennelly display winning raffle item, a book illustrated by Guy Harvey also pictured (R) Brooks Paxton.
Owner of Montauk Marine Basin, Carl Darenberg having fun at the festival.
Chief of NOAA Fisheries Apex Predators Program, Nancy Kohler and Brooks Paxton display the routes of previous tagged sharks.
3rd Place Winners "Last Mango" owned by Musician Jimmy Buffett. (L-R) Brooks Paxton, Carl Darenberg, Michael Zislin, Ella LaSorsa and Captain Vinnie LaSorsa
Brooks Paxton, Sean Paxton and Festival Director, Lauren Mastandrea
Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Representative, Greg Jacoski gives Roman Wugalter a copy of one of the shark documentary's played. Also pictured, right, from GHOF, David
Food vendors getting ready for festival
Festival Director, Lauren Mastandrea
Chief of NOAA Fisheries Apex Predators Program, Nancy Kohler.
Montauk Marine Basin
Captain Briggs (Center) of "Reel Intensity" with Anderson Hollenbach, Brooks Paxton and the crew from the "Last Mango" (far right)
Brooks Paxton, Zach Miller, Sean Paxton and Dr. Nancy Kohler answer questions from the audience.
Brooks Paxton and Montauk Marine Basin Owner, Carl Darenberg taking a moment to thank all the participants.
Brooks Paxton and Chief Of NOAA Fisheries Apex Predators Program, Nancy Kohler explains the use of tags.
Sean and Brooks Paxton AKA "The Shark Brothers" demonstrate how and where the tracking device is placed.
Second Place Winners "Free Nicky" with Sean Paxton
Owner of Montauk Marine Basin, Carl Darenberg congratulating Jacob Nessel of "Nasty Ness" won first place for the second year in a row.