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Finally a flexible tournament format that provides everyone with equal chances at thousands of dollars in skins cash and prizes every hour. This open line class tournament allows you to fish to and from any port, Anglers MUST fish within the Central Coast GFC prescribed ocean waters area.

Join us for this one day, Marlin tag and release Skins Shootout.
Feburary 13, 2021

Tournament Briefing
Date & Time: Friday 12th Feb - 7:00pm to 9:30pm.
Location: CCGFC located at Gosford Sailing Club.
Note: Attendance is welcomed but is not compulsory.

Fishing Time: 7:00am - 4:00pm.

Tournament Presentation of Trophies
Date & Time: To Be Advised.
Location: CCGFC located at Gosford Sailing Club.

skins tournament

This is a one-day, open line class, Skins Tournament. Marlin tag and release cash prizes will be allocated based on a random time selection for each hour of the tournament. The boat tagging & releasing a fish caught equal too, or closest to the time selected (time will be to the minute, seconds will not be taken into consideration) will be awarded the hourly Marlin tag and release Skins cash and prizes. Hourly time selections will be generated via a randomiser at the start of the tournament presentation. In the event
no prize is awarded for the designated hour, all cash and prizes will be re-allocated to the next hourly draw, as a Skins Jackpot. This will continue to jackpot until awarded.

Entry Fee = $350

The winning fish is the largest captured Pacific Blue Marlin to exceed 250 kilograms, terms and conditions for prize payment are provided in Section 32 of Tournament Rules & Information document. Please note – all captured Marlin that are to be weighed in the Heaviest Marlin Over 250kg competition must be radioed into Tournament Base as soon as practical after the capture of the Marlin, skippers must provide details of the boat name, angler name and short measurement. Marlin being weighed for the Heaviest Marlin Over 250kg competition must be weighed at CCGFC Clubhouse - AKA, Gosford Sailing Club.

Please note: Any Boat or Angler entering the HEAVIEST BLUE MARLIN OVER 250KG must be registered to fish the SKINS TOURNAMENT.

Entry Fee + $100 = $450 Total

This Is an open line class, capture, cash prize category, open to all anglers. A cash prize will be awarded to the angler that weighs a Mahi Mahi weighing closest to a weight determined during the tournament briefing. This weight will be sealed in an envelope and announced just prior to stop fishing. Anglers can choose to weigh multiple fish, up to 5 Mahi Mahi per Boat, for this prize, however, all NSW DPI bag and size limits apply.

Included in Entry Fee


The fishing area for the Tournament is limited to Central Coast GFC prescribed ocean waters, which essentially extends from 33.05 in the North, 34.15 in the South and 60 nautical miles seawards from the NSW Coastline.


Boats returning to CCGFC port or a visiting port, to submit tag cards or capture certificates, must be at the marina and submitted to the CCGFC tournament director by no later than 7PM.


Photographic evidence of the fish, the scale reading, and all terminal tackle must be included in the submission These photos MUST be submitted with Tag & Release Cards and Capture Certificates must then be electronically submitted via email or SMS by the Official Weigh Master of a competing club before 7:00pm on the evening of the Tournament to:

Contact Details:
Nathan Bajada: - M: 0428 025 926

Geoff Hallam: - M: 0408 881 714

Once complete, please email entry form to