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Race Updates

The final tag in the Watamu, Kenya IGFA Great Marlin Race popped up on December 25th to conclude the race. Congratulations to Team 1: Ol Jogi II- winners of the Watamu, Kenya IGMR! Read More

Tag Data

IGMR Race Tag Data
 

Team 1: Ol Jogi II sponsored by African Billfish Foundation
Tag distance: 1,108 nm

Team Name: Ol Jogi II
Sponsor: African Billfish Foundation
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 80 kg (176 lb)
Angler: Sam Horner
Tagged By: Sammy Tuva
Deployment Date: August 19, 2013
Pop-Up Date: October 4, 2013
Distance Traveled: 1,108 nm

Team 2: Unreel sponsored by African Billfish Foundation
Tag distance: 104 nm

Team Name: Unreel
Sponsor: African Billfish Foundation
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 90 kg (198 lb)
Angler: Sam Coate
Tagged By: Rob Hellier
Deployment Date: December 14, 2013
Pop-Up Date: February 19, 2014
Distance Traveled: 104 nm

Team 3: Simba sponsored by African Billfish Foundation
Tag distance: 37 nm

Team Name: Simba
Sponsor: African Billfish Foundation
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 60 kg (132 lb)
Angler: Mark Smith
Tagged By: Mtawali Zia
Deployment Date: January 30, 2014
Pop-Up Date: February 26, 2014
Distance Traveled: 37 nm

Team 4: Unreel sponsored by African Billfish Foundation
Tag distance: 44 nm

Team Name: Unreel
Sponsor: African Billfish Foundation
Species Tagged: Blue Marlin
Species Size: 159 kg (350 lb)
Angler: Sean Durham
Tagged By: Rob Hellier
Deployment Date: February 24, 2014
Pop-Up Date: March 1, 2014
Distance Traveled: 44 nm

Team 5: Tarka sponsored by African Billfish Foundation
Tag distance: 935 nm

Team Name: Tarka
Sponsor: African Billfish Foundation
Species Tagged: Black Marlin
Species Size: 75 kg (165 lb)
Angler: Cindy Gagnepain
Tagged By: Roy Bealey
Deployment Date: September 6, 2014
Pop-Up Date: December 25, 2014
Distance Traveled: 935 nm