Report 13/11/15

Lynton 'Heff' Heffer
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Report 13/11/15

Post by subeditor » Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:18 pm

The Port Douglas Marlin Challenge was conducted between the 5th-8th November and the fleet enjoyed fantastic conditions and good fishing. The tournament was dominated by the Hellraiser crew who tagged 5 black marlin and was challenged at various times by the Think Big team who came runner up with 3 tags. The Wild Turkey team encountered two marlin over 1000lb pound during their tournament quest.
Opal Ridge proved to be a hotspot for many vessels, with Anderson Reef and Linden Bank also producing its share of the action.

Tournament Statistics:
34 Strikes
29 Hook Ups
16 Tags

Major prize winners included:
Champion Angler – Peter Barry onboard Hellraiser with 3 tags
Champion Female Angler – Sharon Poulter onboard Think Big with a 950lb black marlin
Champion Boat & Skipper – Steve Ahlers Hellraiser

The Port Douglas Marlin Challenge next year will run from the 10th-13th November 2016.

Lynton Heffer
Phone: 0409 610 869

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