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Exmouth Game Fishing Club

Race Updates

A total of nine tags (five on blues and four on blacks) have been deployed out of Exmouth, Australia thus far in the 2012 GAMEX/Australian International Billfish Tournament IGFA Great Marlin Race. Read more >>

Tag Data

IGMR Race Tag Data
 

Team 1: Azura sponsored by Dave Thomson
Tag distance: 286 nm

Team Name: Azura
Sponsor: Dave Thomson
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 151 kg (332 lb)
Angler: Dave Thomson
Tagged By: Gary Miles
Deployment Date: March 14, 2012
Pop-Up Date: May 24, 2012
Distance Traveled: 286 nm

Team 2: Inner Visions sponsored by Murray Olden
Tag distance: 399 nm

Team Name: Inner Visions
Sponsor: Murray Olden
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 136 kg (300 lb)
Angler: Greg Anderson
Tagged By: Jason Schratwieser
Deployment Date: March 15, 2012
Pop-Up Date: May 8, 2012
Distance Traveled: 399 nm

Team 3: Paradise sponsored by John Jones
Tag distance: 466 nm

Team Name: Paradise
Sponsor: John Jones
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 80 kg (176 lb)
Angler: Phil Agate
Tagged By: A. Zuvela
Deployment Date: March 16,2012
Pop-Up Date: July 14, 2012
Distance Traveled: 466 nm

Team 4: A Lure sponsored by Steve Riley
Tag distance: 8 nm

Team Name: A Lure
Sponsor: Steve Riley
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 150 kg (330 lb)
Angler: Rusty Ellis
Tagged By: Steve Riley
Deployment Date: March 22,2012
Pop-Up Date: March 27, 2012
Distance Traveled: 8 nm

Team 5: The Bear sponsored by John Prince
Tag distance: 26 nm

Team Name: The Bear
Sponsor: John Prince
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 181 kg (400 lb)
Angler: John Prince
Tagged By: John Prince
Deployment Date: March 24, 2012
Pop-Up Date: April 23, 2012
Distance Traveled: 26 nm

Team 6: Reel Teaser sponsored by Tracey Rushford
Tag distance: 44 nm

Team Name: Reel Teaser
Sponsor: Tracey Rushford
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 150 kg (331 lb)
Angler: Ross Newton
Tagged By: Tracey Rushford
Deployment Date: March 25, 2012
Pop-Up Date: April 23, 2012
Distance Traveled: 44 nm

Team 7: Jaime sponsored by Bjorn Farley
Tag distance: 1,035 nm

Team Name: Jaime
Sponsor: Bjorn Farley
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 100 kg (220 lb)
Angler: Bjorn Farley
Tagged By: Bjorn Farley
Deployment Date: March 29, 2012
Pop-Up Date: July 27, 2012
Distance Traveled: 1,035 nm

Team 8: Our Time sponsored by Jim Ierland
Tag distance: 57 nm

Team Name: Our Time
Sponsor: Jim Ierland
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 45 kg (100 lb)
Angler: Jim Ierland
Tagged By: Jim Ierland
Deployment Date: June 18, 2012
Pop-Up Date: July 2, 2012
Distance Traveled: 57 nm

Team 9: In Deep sponsored by Jennifer Gates of Tackle World
Tag distance: 87 nm

Team Name: In Deep
Sponsor: Jennifer Gates of Tackle World
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 145 kg (320 lb)
Angler: Daniel Mkintyre
Tagged By: Matt Gates
Deployment Date: July 20, 2012
Pop-Up Date: October 22, 2012
Distance Traveled: 87 nm

Team 10: In Deep sponsored by Team Reel Obsession
Tag distance: 172 nm

Team Name: In Deep
Sponsor: Team Reel Obsession
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 91 kg (200 lb)
Angler: Aaron Lewis
Tagged By: Matt Gates
Deployment Date: November 16, 2012
Pop-Up Date: January 6, 2013
Distance Traveled: 172 nm