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2014 XXXX Gold Billfish Classic rules and boundaries
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Calling all Billfish fanatics!

The DGFC are proud to present the 2014 XXXX Gold Billfish Classic rules and Boundary map in the links below.

For all you competitors out there it is importnat theat you download and review the rules ASAP and prior to attending the briefing night.  The briefing night will be held on Thursday 30 October at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club, commencing at 6:00pm sharp.

Also provided below is a copy of the expsression of interest documentation for those of you who haven't entered already.




EPIRB recall alert
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Dear club memebrs, 

The DGFC committe received the following notification from the Northern Territory Game Fishing Association (NTGFA) and were requested to pass the detail onto our club members.

If you have an EPIRB that was purhased between 01.01.2005 and 29.02.2008 please click the link below to check if your EPIRB fits the recall criteria.

Standard Communications Pty Ltd—GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon)

The website provides information on what to do if your EPIRB falls within the dates and criteria identified.

This is a timely reminder for all of us to regularly check our EPIRBs to ensure that they are in good working order. Details relating to EPIRB checks and maintenance can be found here - http://beacons.amsa.gov.au/beacon-testing.html

Stay safe on the water.

Attention all Billfish anglers - Final Black Marlin Bulletin issued for review
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Attached is a copy of the final black marlin bulletin associated with the genetic research recently undertaken by the Universty of Queensland.

This final edition overviews the major research findings from the project and answers the questions such as; where do the small black marlin in the Gulf of Carpentaria most likely come from? How many black marlin stocks are there in the central indo-pacific? What information supports spawning grounds for black marlin and where?


2015 XXX Gold Barra Classic EOIs closing soon!!!
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Expressions of interest for the 2015 XXXX Gold NT Barra Classic are closing on 17 July 2014.

2015 represents the 34th year of the tournament and will be held once again on the unspoilt Daly River in May 2015.

Teams interested in competing in Australia's Premier Barramundi fishing tournament are encouraged to download the below Expression of Interest form below and submit if for review/approval by the committee.

Expressions of interest should be lodged no later than 17 July 2014 to be accepted for consideration by the committee.


A copy of the EOI form is provided below

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