The Sovereign

Blue Marlin Classic


Open to the public. 1st – 4th March 2024.

The Fremantle Sailing Club Game Fishing Section is hosting the 45th FSC Blue Marlin Classic.


About the Blue Marlin Classic

The Blue Marlin Classic is one of WA’s premiere sport-fishing events attracting some of the State’s most experienced game fishermen.  It is also open to the Public and caters for Anglers of all ages and experience.

This year is the 45th running of the Blue Marlin Classic and it will be held on 1st – 4th march

The event takes place in the waters stretching the 75 mile radius from the Fremantle Sailing Club Harbour.

Fremantle Sailing Club enjoys a spectacular waterfront location overlooking the Indian Ocean but just minutes from the CBD.

An exceptional prize pool is on offer for the Classic’s events that include:

Section 1 (FSC member only)
SPONSOR Mark and Debbie Maher Marcus Maher Memorial Trophy 1st marlin caught of the season 2024
Prize: Perpetual Trophy

Section 2
SPONSORS Shimano  & Compleat Angler Boat: HP scoring T & R BLUE marlin only
Prize: Banovich Perpetual Trophy and Shimano Tiagra 80 Wide

Section 3
SPONSORS Fremantle Shipwrights & Shimano Second HP scoring Boat T & R BLUE marlin only
Prize: Shimano Tyrnos 2 speed 50LRS reel

Section 4 (FSC member only)
SPONSORS Marine outdoors HP scoring T & R Blue marlin
Prize: Ed Fox Trophy Perpetual and a pair of Cheynes dlx solid arm Chairs.

Section 5
SPONSORS Shimano & Richter Lures HP scoring T & R individual Black marlin
Prize: Tiagra 50WA Reel

Section 6
SPONSORS Shimano & Boat Services Australia Second HP scoring T & R individual Black marlin
Prize: Shimano T-Curve 8’0″ 12 – 20kg Heavy swim bait rod.

Section 7
SPONSORS EXE Dredges HP scoring T/R Stripe marlin
Prize: EXE dredge [Large]

Section 8
SPONSOR EXE Dredges Second HP scoring T/R Stripe marlin
Prize ; EXE Dredge [Small]

Section 9
SPONSOR On Strike Charters H P Scoring Boat Marlin only
Prize: Jeff Kazim Perpetual Trophy & 1 Days On Strike Charter Exmouth Conditions apply

Section 10                                                                                               SPONSOR AFW   Second HP Scoring Boat Marlin only ; Prize. AFW $300 Voucher

Section 11
SPONSOR Wildtrak  H P Scoring Angler Marlin only Gerry O’Loughlin
Perpetual Trophy & Prize; 20lt Portable Toilet & Bi fold Table.

Section 12
SPONSOR Wildtrak and Marine & Outdoors 2nd HP Angler Scoring Marlin only
Prize: Lithium 2000A Portable Jumpstater.

Section 13
SPONSOR Mad Fish; HP Scoring FSC Member
Prize: Anne Kazim Perpetual Trophy & Mad Fish Bag.

Section 14
SPONSOR Compleat Angler Nedlands HP Scoring Angler DAY 1
Prize: $300 voucher.

Section 15
SPONSOR Compleat Angler Nedlands HP Scoring Angler DAY 2
Prize: $300 voucher

Section 16
SPONSOR AFW  HP Scoring Angler DAY 3
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 17
SPONSOR Wilson marine HP Scoring Yellow Fin Tuna
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 18
SPONSOR Wilson Marine HP Scoring Tuna other than Yellow Fin
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 19
SPONSOR Wilson Marine HP Scoring Mahi Mahi
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 20
SPONSOR Wilson Marine HP Scoring Samson Fish
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 21
SPONSOR Wilson Marine HP Scoring Wahoo or Mackerel
Prize: $300 Voucher

Section 22
SPONSOR AFW HP Scoring Yellow Tail Kingfish or Pink Snapper
Prize: $300.00 Voucher

Section 23
SPONSOR FSC & Richter Lures Heaviest Gamefish other than Marlin FSC
Perpetual Trophy & Prize; Lure Roll.

Section 24
SPONSOR AFW Most Meritorious Capture (Committee decision)
Prize: Doug Clegg Perpetual Trophy and Knife Set

Section 25
SPONSOR Vic Ryan and Matt Nichols and AFW Incident Vic Ryan and Matt Nichols Perpetual Trophy (Committee Decision)
Prize: Trophy & $300 Voucher

Section 26
SPONSOR Marine Outdoors Weigh Masters Award
Prize: Delux Vacume Sealer.

                                                                                                          Section 27                                                           SPONSOR  AFW HP Scoring Small Fry.  Prize; Fishing Rod & Reel. R/U Rod & Reel

Section 28
SPONSORS Halco Tackle & AFW 
                     HP Scoring Junior Prize: Halco Prize Pack & Fishing Rod & Reel.                            R/U: HALCO prize pack

Section 29
SPONSORS Ross Ezekiel, Martin box and Marine & Outdoors Champion Female HP Scoring species overall
Prize: Gold marlin pendant and chain + $500 Cash
R/U Prize: Delux Vacume Sealer with Scales. 

Section 30
SPONSORS Martin Box Marine Champion Male HP Scoring Species
Prize: $1000 Cash R/U Prize: $500 Cash

Section 31 (FSC team only)
SPONSORS AFW  HP scoring FSC Team all species.
Prize: Jeff Kazim Perpetual Trophy & $300 Voucher

Section 32
SPONSOR FSC & Rayco/ Pleasure Marine Champion Boat under 8.5 m
Prize; FSC Perpetual Trophy & $1000 Cash
R/U Champion Boat under 8.5m $500 Cash

Section 33
SPONSOR Club Marine & Fremantle Shipwrights Champion boat over 8.5m
Prize; FSC Perpetual Trophy & $2000 Cash
R/U Champion boat over 8.5 $500 Cash 

Section 34   Sponsor;FSC and Madfish  Champion Boat Overall

Prize; Perpetual Trophy  & Madfish Bag. 

Section 35 Champion Club. Awarded to the best two teams
Prize: Perpetual Trophy

Section 36
SPONSORS BFC; EGFC and KBGFC HP Scoring Team overall
Prize: Trophy & The opportunity and entry to fish one of the following one of the following Club’s tournaments (EGFC; BFC or KBGFC)during the next 12 months. N.B. Some conditions may apply.

Section 37
SPONSOR Tremco Club Person of the year

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