From the Gold Coast Game Fishing Club the final results from the Garmin Blue Marlin Classic which was held over the weekend.
First Billfish Day 1 – Graham McCloy on Caboom
Last Billfish Day 2 – Graham McCloy on Caboom
Champion Angler Other Species Most Tagged went to Howie Harnett on Reelax with 1 Mahi Mahi
Champion Angler Other Species Heaviest Fish went to Matthew Malec on Zeus with a Yellow Fin Tuna 26.7kg
Champion Boat Heaviest Billfish (over 150kg) went to She’s A Grander with a Blue Marlin 187.5kg
Champion Angler Junior Male went to Lachlan Kendall on Hit n Run with 1 Blue Marlin.
Champion Angler Junior Female was not contested
Champion Angler Female went to Bec Sonson on Allure with 1 Blue Marlin.
Champion Angler Male went to Matthew Malec on Zeus with 3 Blue Marlin.
Champion Boat Under 8m went to Amigo with 1 Blue Marlin.
Champion Boat Over 8m went to Big Business.
Champion Boat Over All Tag & Release – 5th place went to Broadbill with 2 Marlin.
Champion Boat Over All Tag & Release – 4th place went to Allure with 3 Marlin.
Champion Boat Over All Tag & Release – 3rd place went to Zeus with 3 Marlin.
Champion Boat Over All Tag & Release – 2nd place went to Shakara with 3 Marlin.
Champion Boat Over All Tag & Release went to Big Business with 4 Marlin.
43 boats competed (over 8m = 28, Under 8m =15)
Total marlin numbers were 33 blue marlin, 1 black marlin, 2 striped marlin.