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Race Updates

Just when we thought the race was over, the tag on Fish 5 (Team Andreya- Balboa Angling Club) popped up to win the 2014 Master Angler Billfish Tournament (MABT) IGFA Great Marlin Race (IGMR), edging out  Fish 6 by just 37 nautical miles (nm)! Read more >>

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Tag Data

IGMR Race Tag Data
 

Team 1: Team Charisma-Tuna Club Avalon
Tag distance: Tag Did Not Report

Team Name: Team Charisma- Tuna Club Avalon
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 57 kg (125 lb)
Angler: Brian Fox
Tagged By: Bob Petrina
Deployment Date: September 12, 2014
Pop-Up Date:
Distance Traveled:

Team 2: Team Hooked- Dana Angling Club
Tag distance: 706 nm

Team Name: Team Hooked-Dana Angling Club
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 54 kg (120 lb)
Angler: Rod Halperin
Tagged By: Craig Cleaver
Deployment Date: September 12, 2014
Pop-Up Date: March 12, 2015
Distance Traveled: 706 nm

Team 3: Team Kea Kai- Los Pescadores Fishing Club, in memory of Joe "Grrr" Houck
Tag distance: Tag Did Not Report

Team Name: Team Kea-Kai- Los Pescadores Fishing Club, in memory of Joe "Grrr" Houck
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 43 kg (95 lbs)
Angler: Aaron Grose
Tagged By: Bill Buchanan
Deployment Date: September 18, 2014
Pop-Up Date:
Distance Traveled:

Team 4: Team Joint Venture- Tuna Club of Avalon
Tag distance: Tag Did Not Report

Team Name: Team Joint Venture - Tuna Club of Avalon
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 59 kg (130 lb)
Angler: Curtis Woolsey
Tagged By: Miles Howe
Deployment Date: September 27, 2014
Pop-Up Date:
Distance Traveled:

Team 5: Team Andreya-Balboa Angling Club
Tag distance: 1,176 nm

Team Name: Team Andreya - Balboa Angling Club
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 54 kg (120 lb)
Angler: Nate Shill
Tagged By: Nate Shill
Deployment Date: October 12, 2014
Pop-Up Date: April 18, 2015
Distance Traveled: 1,176 nm

Team 6: Team Kea Kai - Tuna Club of Avalon
Tag distance: 1,139 nm

Team Name: Team Kea Kai - Tuna Club of Avalon
Sponsor: Tag Sponsors
Species Tagged: Striped Marlin
Species Size: 45 kg (100 lb)
Angler: Jock Albright
Tagged By: Jock Albright
Deployment Date: October 14, 2014
Pop-Up Date: April 15, 2015
Distance Traveled: 1,139 nm