Broome sailfish firing for Classic

The annual Broome Billfish Classic is on and judging from the first couple of days fishing its going to be another cracker. Tournament base reported 100 sails tagged by 10am on the first day. Yesterday was the annual Fatty’s Day event (in memory of Fatty Albert, founding member of the club who passed away in 2000).

You can watch the updates as they happen on the Broome Classic FB page here.

Day 1 stats:
Sailfish: raised-hooked-tagged – 512-345-233
Marlin – 9-4-2

Previous Year’s Tournament Totals for comparison

Sails
Raised
Sail
Tags
Marlin
Raised
Marlin
Tags
Total Boats
2008 404 88 not avail not avail 88
2009 1136 335 41 14 349 21
2010 351 105 53 23 128 19
2011 564 224 71 13 237 18
2012 589 210 50 12 222
2013
2014 381 131 65 14 145 16
2015 571 196 63 12 208 22
2016 15
2017 581 218 106 36 352 10
2018 672 347 40 8 355 17
2019 1270 608 22 6 614 14