• Sparkling gold game fishing gear
  • Bird view of Port Douglas with game fishing boats leaving marina
  • Bird view of game fishing boats in one row heading out to the Great Barrier Reefs
  • Game fishing boat Saltaire heading out to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Game fisher grabbing fishing line to draw in jumping marlin fish during tournament

Port Douglas Marlin Challenge Results 2015

2015 Tournament Results

Final statistics

Strikes 34
Hookups 29
Tagged Black Marlin 16

Daily Champion Boats

Day 1 - Duyfken
Day 2 - Zulu
Day 3 - Saltaire
Day 4 - Wild Turkey

Female Champion Angler

Alex Dumas aboard Kyrenia

Male Champion Angler

Gary Goddard aboard Hellraiser

Overall Champion Skipper & Boat

Reg Moore skippering the Duyfken vessel

Overall Champion Angler and winner of the Leon Thomas Perpetual Trophy

Gary Goodard aboard Hellraiser


Won by the crew of Duyfken

A very special mention goes to our small but very hard working committee in Jenni Sorensen, Skye Thomson, Phil Holloway, Rob Palethorpe, Damon Gruzdev and Heff.

A bigger mention goes to our wonderful sponsors who donated an array of sensational prizes including: Bransfords Tackle, Nautical Marine, Perrin Clarke - Image Bank photography, Alvey Gunnell Rods, Revolver Lures, Black Pete Game Fishing, GBR Helicopters, Lotsa Printing