HIBT Leader Board 2010
Fish SponsorDistance
1 Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 2282 nm
2 Laguna Niguel Billfish Club #1&2 1363 nm
5 JGFA Phoenix Fishing Club 997 nm
4 Kona Game Fishing Club Miyake 775 nm
9 Team Malaka and Bob and Sally Kurz 897 nm
3 Stephen Chow and Bob Duerr 691 nm
6 Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council 500 nm
8 Dan Holt, Out of the Blue Fishing Club 102 nm
10 Pajaro Valley Gamefish Club #1 and Hilton Grand Vacations Club - Japan 85 nm
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Welcome to the 2010 Great Marlin Race!

The Great Marlin Race 2010 has officially begun!  We are hoping to deploy 15 tags this year, and we already have six teams competing - with more signing up each day.  The results from 2009 were truly stunning, producing some of the longets tracks ever recorded on blue marlin!  The winning marlin, sponsored by the Kurz Family honoring Robert E. Kurz Sr., traveled 2,225 nautical miles from Kona over the course of 93 days, with its tag popping off just east of the Marquesas Islands.  (For more race results click here.)  Starting on August 2 we'll be back out with the teams, putting out more electronic tags and hoping to learn more about these amazing fish - where they go and what they do.  We'll be following the action and updating the site regularly, so check back often!

Click here for the full-page Google Earth interactive map from the 2009 Race.

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