The EGFC is proactive in the preservation and conservation of billfish and the club’s tag and release program is testament to the fact.
The Exmouth Game Fishing Club has won the John O’Brien GFAA trophy three times in the last five years, which is awarded to the highest tag & release point-scoring GFAA club. The point scoring below reflects this and shows how such a remote location compares with highly populated areas of the East Coast.
2008-09 Sunshine Coast GFC ( 132,579 pts)
2009-10 Exmouth GFC ( 240,977 pts)
2010-11 Exmouth GFC (144,073 pts)
2011-12 Newcastle & Port Stephens GFC (191,414 pts)
2012-13 Sunshine Coast GFC (211,428 pts)
2013-14 Exmouth GFC (324,606 pts)