TAMBO III Blackfish, Brielle, NJ – 1939
John Wiegand Sr. (on left) shows an admiring Captain John 'Candy' Keefe the giant 16¼-pound Blackfish he caught aboard Captain Keefe's "TAMBO III" in 1939. Mr. Wiegand won the first place prize of $35 in the 1939 Jacob Rupert (Knickerbocker Beer) fishing contest with this fish. (He later became the founder and captain of the "FLAMINGO" boats from Brooklyn, NY.) Photo Courtesy of Captain John Bogan Sr.