More than 1,500 fans of Cortez have kept the fishing village in the running in the “ultimate fishing town” contest sponsored by worldfishingnetwork.com.
The online voting was to continue to Friday, May 3.
Fans can vote repeatedly for their favorite fishing town.
Cortez, on April 29, about a week after the voting began, was on the leaderboard with more than 1,500 votes.
The top vote-getters included Cape Hatteras, N.C., with 10,881 votes; Grand Lake, Colo., with 49.751 votes; Point Breeze on Lake Ontario in New York with 9,069 votes; Cocodrie, La., with 5,093 votes; Waddington, N.Y., with 3,114 votes; Cortez with 1,576 votes and Byrdstown, Tenn., with 1,381 votes.