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Our most prestigious competition the Dampier Classic, has been run for the last 44 years and is held in high regard by the game fishing community. This is a four day tournament sanctioned by WAGFA.

We welcome all interested teams to compete with categories to suit all anglers. 

Welcome to the King Bay Game Fishing Club

We are located in the Northwest of Western Australia in a diverse region bursting with game fish and small to mid sized billfish in large numbers.

Club members continue to be recognised for outstanding achievements, with many receiving fantastic awards.

The club fishing stats for the year are as follows;

A very successful 2019 season for the King Bay Game fishing Club with 140 fish being weighed consisting of 17 different species. Amongst those captures we had six state and 23 successful GFAA national records claims as well as five successful IGFA world record claims.

 

We had 295 Billfish tagged consisting of Sailfish and small Black Marlin, 63 Sharks tagged made up of Whalers, Hammerheads and Tiger Sharks and 398 Gamefish tagged with 15 different species.

 

The hard work and dedication of our anglers was once again reflected at the annual GFAA awards night with club members receiving the following awards.

 

Jessica Hornhardt

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Small Fry Female Capture Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Small Fry Female Release Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament National Small Fry Capture Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament National Small Fry Release Award

Chloe Hornhardt

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Junior Female Capture Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Junior Female Release Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament National Junior Capture Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament National Junior Release Award

Max Grasso

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Small Fry Male Capture Award

  • GFAA Junior Tournament WA Small Fry Male Release Award

  • Neil Patrick Trophy (Angler with the most tagged and released other game fish in Australian waters)

  • Peter Bennett Trophy (Most meritorious tag & release achievement by a GFAA junior in Australian waters)

The Wench (Scott MacGowan and Jo-Ann Riley)

  • Tailored Marine Trophy (Highest point-scoring boat tag & release in Australian waters)

 

Congratulations to all our juniors who won the above awards and also to those within the club who participated throughout the year.

 

Remember to logon to the GFAA Junior Tournament as it’s free and there are great monthly prizes up for grabs. 

 

Small Fry Max Grasso with a Mack Tuna.

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