Marsden Cove Marlin Classic


7th (briefing), 8th–10th March

Over $50,000 Prize Pool On Offer


WIN! Most team points wins a trip for 4 to Vava'u sport fishing clubs Billfish Tournament Tonga.

$4000 in cash prizes  |  Shimano Game Rods and Reels  |  Lures and spot prizes

Marlin, Tuna, Shark, Mahi-mahi, Kingfish

Most points — 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Angler & dinner $80.00*  |  Dinner/entry only $40.00
*Junior (16 years and under) $40.00
$5.00 from each ticket will be donated to charity

Event programme
Wednesday 7 March 6.30pm Briefing at Marsden Cove Marque
Burgers and chips available. Spot prizes
Thursday 8 March 7.00am Fishing starts
  4.00pm Marsden Cove Fishing Club open at Marque
Burgers and chips available. Spot prizes
Friday 9 March 6.30pm Marsden Cove Fishing Club open at Marque
Burgers and chips available. Spot prizes
Saturday 10 March 5.30pm Prize giving at Marsden Cove Marque
Dinner & music

RULES AND CONDITIONS: Please read the rules, terms and conditions before registering
Rules include weigh in times, sponsor and area map for fishing zones, and other important tournament information.
If you do not follow the tournament rules you will be disqualified and will not be eligible for any prizes.

Marina berths are available through Marsden Cove Marina: Phone administrator 09 432 7740 or email

* $100 Late entry (if purchased after 1st February 2018)

Check out 2017 winners "Ataahua" and their amazing trip to the Tongan Billfish Tournament.

This could be you!

Thanks Logan for sharing your experience with us.

Tournament winners 2017 - Tonga Billfish TournamentThe story begins ...Tonga here we come ...Tonga here we are ...... in paradiseThe fishing beings1200 meters of waterJohn gets a GT off the jettyFishing day 1Tag and releaseDay 2: Mahimahi - a double hook up!Day 2: Amazing!Day 3: Even more amazing!Last dayPrize givingLet's do that again!