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July 6th - 9th marked the IGMR’s fourth event, the Madeira Blue Marlin – 5º Troféu Antonio Ribeiro Tournament held in the small port town of Calheta, Madeira. Read more >>

Tag Data

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Team 1: Tightline sponsored by Wayne Whippen and Rocky Franich
Tag distance:99 nm

Team 1: Tightline
Sponsor: Wayne Whippen and Rocky Franich
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 320 kg (705 lb)
Angler: Nick Bayntun
Tagged By: Wayne Whippen
Deployment Date: August 3, 2012
Pop-Up Date: August 31, 2012
Distance Traveled: 99 nm

Team 2: Tightline sponsored by Michel Marchandise
Tag distance: 1,222 nm

Team Name: Tightline
Sponsor: Michel Marchandise
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 227 kg (500 lb)
Angler: Wayne Whippen
Tagged By: Wayne Whippen
Deployment Date: August 10, 2012
Pop-Up Date: November 8, 2012
Distance Traveled: 1,222 nm

Team 3: Pesca Grossa sponsored by Mike Warren
Tag distance: 365 nm

Team Name: Pesca Grossa
Sponsor: Mike Warren
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 272 kg (600 lb)
Angler: Nuno Gonclaves
Tagged By: Allan Myburg
Deployment Date: August 23, 2012
Pop-Up Date: November 12, 2012
Distance Traveled: 365 nm