2018 Ben Campbell Classic Wrap Up

2018 Ben Campbell Classic Wrap Up

It’s a wrap on the Ben Campbell Classic for another year, after moving to our backup dates we final got the tournament underway.

Boats and crews tested their skills in conditions that were not perfect, but manageable to produce some excellent fish numbers as some boats demonstrated their superior fishing skills. In total there were 118 Strikes for 87 Hookups which resulted in 57 fish. 48 Black Marlin, 1 Sailfish and 2 Striped Marlin were eventually tagged with 3 Mahi Mahi and 3 Wahoo also going the 8kg line class.

Official Results Were:

Champion Team Overall – Reel Capture

Champion Angler Overall – Channon Arbuthnot

Champion Angler Runner Up – Brett Barton

Champion Male Angler Light Tackle – Channon Arbuthnot

Champion Male Angler Heavy Tackle – Brett Barton

Champion Female Angler Heavy Tackle – Wendy Pendrick

Champion Junior Angler – Bryce Bartleson

Champion Junior Angler Runner Up – Ben Massurit

Champion Angler Other Species – Ryan Parry

Champion Boat 7m & Under – Preposterous

Runner Up Boat 7m & Under – AThrill

Champion Boat Over 7m – Reel Capture

Runner Up Boat Over 7m – Sicario