In 2017 the ABMT
will be fishing by IGFA rules only and with the standard "Team" format
(sometimes known as a "Boat Tournament) that is popular with the majority
of the tournaments in the Caribbean. Because some teams may be fishing
with 2-3-4 anglers and others with only one angler (single angler getting
all the strikes) ... there will no longer be an "Angler" award issued.
ABMT's rules that required one rod per angler, a two angler minimum and
hourly rod rotation around the "pitch" position are no longer in