2020 Python Bowl. Results and prize money

Pythons have become a huge problem for the ecosystem in Florida. The snakes have killed most of the wildlife wreaking havoc on all species. Ground nesting birds, deer, raccoons, and squirrels are just a few of the animals that have been decimated from Florida.

Wildlife officials have come up with a challenge to combat the problem. The first-ever Python Bowl is challenged professional and amateur snake hunters to catch as many snakes as they can for cash prizes.

Categories are separated by amateur, professional, and veteran. the different categories are the longest python the heaviest python, and the most pythons caught. Here is a list of the results.

most python category

  • Pro grand prize winner Mike Kimmel won a TRACKER 570 Off Road ATV for removing eight pythons.
  • Rookie grand prize winner Kristian Hernandez won a TRACKER 570 Off Road ATV for removing six pythons.
  • Pro second prize winner Lindsey Floyd won $750 for removing six pythons.
  • Rookie second prize winner Ethan O’Neil won $750 for removing four pythons.
  • Active service member or veteran winner Barry Offenburger (U.S. Army) won $1,000 for removing three pythons.

Longest python

  • Pro grand prize winner Tom Rahill won $2,000 for a 12-foot, 7.3-inch
  • Rookie grand prize winner Kristian Hernandez won $2,000 for an 11-foot, 6.5-inch python.
  • Pro second prize winner Amy Siewe won $750 for a 10-foot, 7-inch python.
  • Rookie second prize winner Dave Mucci won $750 for an 11-foot, .08-inch python.
  • Active service member or veteran winner Dave Mucci (U.S. Air Force) won $1,000 for an 11-foot, .08-inch python.

Heaviest Python

  • Rookie grand prize winner Dave Mucci won $2,000 for a 49.4-pound python.
  • Pro second prize winner Dustin Crum won $750 for a 9-pound python.
  • Rookie second prize winner Kristian Hernandez won $750 for a 1-pound python.
  • Active service member or veteran winner Dave Mucci (U.S. Air Force) won $1,000 for a 49.4-pound python.
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Heaviest Python by Tom Rahill
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Military winner Dave Mucci and his 11.9 fooot python