marlin-2015-091Interest in this years tournament was at an all time high with the prospect of having up to 35 boats register for this unique fishing experience.

There has been so much written and circulated world wide about this unique location ( Hervey Bay Waters) that the Organising Committee had so much to contend with. When it comes to operating a tournament so far offshore in this pristine untouched location. After trials with various categories, it was decided to give the insiders a separate entity and all boats agreed to it and they even had their own Calcutta and prize list.

30 Teams consisted of 90 Anglers with 46 Crew
Day 1-  40 Black Marlin, 1 Sail fish, 14 Dolphin Fish, 1 Wahoo, 9 Mac Tuna, 2 Mackerel ,narrow barred, 1 Tuna longtail

Day 2- 33 Black Marlin, 9 Blue Marlin, 2 Striped Marlin, 2 Sailfish, 26 Dolphin fish, 2 Mac Tuna, 1 Cobia weighed

Day 3-  18 Black Marlin 2 Dolphin  1 Cobia.

Weather Gods were good for the tournament not so good after the Tournament

Champion Boat over 7.5 metres
‘MISTRESS’ ( Gold Coast QLD )

Champion Boat under 7.5 metres
Rise a Bill ( Port Stevens NSW )

In the top 10 boats Hervey Bay filled 6 spots
Doug Sanderson Champion Angler Hervey Bay Club
RAMmPAGE Champion Boat Hervey Bay Club
Runner Up Boat Foreshore Hervey Bay Club

Many Thanks to our Sponsors

Major Sponsors

Great Sandy Straits Marina,
Lee’s Complete Waste Management
KJ Charters, Rammpage Charters,
Tasman Venture, Bearing Service, Solo Props,
Shauclay Fishing Traces, Fraser Coast Fuel,
Harveys Bar & Bistro, Bob’s Tyre Centres
Great Northern Brewing co. Bunnings Warehouse, Carlton & United Breweries,
Pakula Tackle & Lures

Many thanks to our visiting Boats all our anglers & crews for making this a great Tournament 2015

Many more Thanks to the HBGFC Committee for their help in putting in their effort & time for the 2015 Tournament

Go Get them!