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UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« on: September 01, 2017, 09:23:24 am »



Fellow UAers,
The traditional :ult: Billfish Hall of Fame is here for another season!


Please post here all billfish caught from 1 September 2017 to 31 August 2018!


Also, check here the historical summary stats of the UA Billfish Hall of Fame.
 


Remember, we want to see 'em pics!

   

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SUMMARY STATS

# Blue marlin:
11
# Black marlin:
4
# Striped marlin: 9
# White marlin: 0
# Sailfish:
1
# Shortbill spearfish:
2
# Broadbill: 0

TOTAL: 27


Release rate:
92.6% (25/27)


Top boats: Total (Blue marlin/Black marlin/Striped marlin/White marlin/Sailfish/Shortbill spearfish/Broadbill):

RM Charters     23 (11/3/7/0/0/2/0)
RT1                    2 (0/0/2/0/0/0/0)
Hammered         1 (0/0/0/0/1/0/0)
BW Charters     
1 (0/1/0/0/0/0/0)


Boat                                      Species                       Angler                             Released                 Date                       Location                         Obs

Hammered                            Sailfish                         Jacques                                Yes                    05 Nov 17                Inhaca Is. - Moz

RT1                                       Stripe marlin                    ?                                        Yes                   ?? Nov 17                 Inhaca Is. - Moz
RT1                                       Stripe marlin                    ?                                        Yes                   06 Jan  18                Inhaca Is. - Moz

RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Joni Woest                            Yes                   22 Nov 17                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Jono Joseph                          Yes                   24 Nov 17                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                   Shaun                                   Yes                   24 Nov 17                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Spearfish                     Joni Woest                            Yes                   27 Nov 17                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Neels                                     Yes                   02 Dec 17                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Spearfish                     Mick Gosney                           Yes                   05 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Mick Gosney                           Yes                   05 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Mick Gosney                            No                    07 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Jaco Pieterse                          Yes                   18 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Dawid Pieterse                       Yes                   20 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Dietre Loubsher                      Yes                   23 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Stripe marlin                Kyle Van Deventer                  Yes                   24 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Freddie                                    Yes                   29 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Marko Kok                                Yes                   29 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  JC Potgieter                             Yes                   31 Dec 17               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Waldo                                      Yes                   03 Jan 18               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Clive                                         Yes                   03 Jan 18               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Gavin Penhall                           Yes                   04 Jan 18               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Black marlin                Angus                                       Yes                   09 Jan 18               Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Black marlin                Jimmy                                        Yes                   12 Jan 18              Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Black marlin                Brian                                         Yes                   12 Jan 18              Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Mike Leenstra                           Yes                   20 Jan 18                Richards Bay - KZN
RM Charters                          Blue marlin                  Christo                                      Yes                   21 Jan 18                Richards Bay - KZN

BW Charters                         Black marlin                Henk                                          No                   10 Jan 18              Durban - KZN

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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2017, 09:18:53 pm »
Nice to open the account here: Stripe release for RMC angler Joni Woest R Bay today!

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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #2 on: November 23, 2017, 10:15:27 am »
Angler is Jacques
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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2017, 04:19:38 pm »
Striped Marlin caught off RT1 at Inhaca...

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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2017, 05:02:20 am »
Another Blue and Stripe released yesterday.
Anglers Blue Shaun and Stripe Jonno Joseph

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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2017, 04:27:02 pm »
Another bill for RMC with a spearfish which unfortunately wriggled off the hook on the leader before we could snap its mugshot.
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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2017, 07:27:00 pm »
Rack up another one for RMC ! Nother Stripe for Neels making it 5 for the last 4 outings. Weather was less than friendly but at least we had a half day out there.

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Re: UA Billfish Hall of Fame: 2017/18
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2017, 10:49:28 pm »
Rock and roll RMC Spear and Stripe for Mick Gosney

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« Reply #8 on: December 12, 2017, 06:20:26 am »
Late report from Thursday for RMC
Blue marlin 362 lbs for Mick Gosney unfortunate DOA tail wrap..

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« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2017, 07:47:54 am »
Another Stripe for RMC angler Jaco Pieterse 18/12/17

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« Reply #10 on: December 20, 2017, 07:57:25 pm »
RMC going Stripey mode, release for Dawid Pieterse today.

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« Reply #11 on: December 23, 2017, 07:48:26 pm »
Looks like we leaving admin behind...Another Blue for Dietre Loubsher on RMC total now 11. Missing our last catch on tally... Merry Christmas all. Out tomorrow.

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« Reply #12 on: December 25, 2017, 09:31:52 am »
Another Stripe for RMC angler Kyle Van Deventer 24/12

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« Reply #13 on: December 30, 2017, 06:25:04 am »
Come on admin one behind and two more blues to add: Anglers Freddie and A N Other - brain freeze will add name later...

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Angler on other Blue Marko Kok, thx and happy new year!


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« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2017, 06:40:32 pm »
Done!

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Thx John  - rack another blue for JC Potgieter today

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« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2018, 03:39:55 am »
Great opener for the new year - Two Blues tagged and released for 13 yer old Waldo and Clive.

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« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2018, 08:01:21 am »
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« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2018, 09:21:18 pm »
Today was blank and sea shite in 25 knots NE. But heres yesterdays Blue release for Gavin Penhall!