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Lone Star Shootout Get your entries in before the July 6th deadline!  Plans are coming together for the biggest and best Shootout yet! Call today to register and reserve your slip next to the action! For more information, visit the  Shootout website or Click here to download a Shootout entry form.
Bloody Thursday Breakfast
The Club's Annual Bloody Thursday Breakfast will be held on Thursday, July the 19th in Port O'Connor.  You are invited to join the Club for a tasty breakfast, mimosas and the best Bloody Mary's in Texas! The party starts early at 9am!  Click here for more details and directions to the party. 


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Reel Bounty is On a Roll
Reel Bounty at CCBC
Tony Annan and the crew of the Reel Bounty recently took 3rd place in the Cajun Canyon Billfish Classic with a 461 pound Blue Marlin. They also took 3rd place Dorado in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Billfish Classic.  Congratulations guys! 


News from The Billfish Foundation
The Billfish FoundationThe National Marine Fisheries Service is currently evaluating Amendment 7 of the Highly Migratory Species Fishery Management Plan (HMS FMP) which deals with the Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT).  The goal of examining the existing management measures is to provide flexibility for future management plans and to ensure the sustainable use of the resource. To read the entire article, Click here.   


2012 Club Awards Program

Get involved in the year long tournament by submitting a verification form for each catch and release! Click here for Club Awards Program information and verification forms.


Texas Division -Pat Wallace's Tres Ninos is still leading the Top Private Boat category with Brandon Perthuis' Chase This in close second.  Brandon Perthuis is tied with Reece Wallace for Top Male Angler.  Cheryl Glendening and Lisa King are tied for first place Top Female Angler and Top Wahoo belongs to Tom Pattillo with a 81 pound catch. 


International Division - J.W. and Patricia Bones' Mojo is still leading the Top Private Boat category with an incredible 35,300 points.  Buddy Schultz' boat Gotcha is in second place with 20,800 points.  Bob Henderson is now leading the Top Male Angler category with 8,400 points, Rob Cromie is in second place with 4,100 points and Buddy Schultz is running a close third place with 3,900 points.  Pat Bones is leading the Top Female Angler category with 14,600 points with Joanne Kolius in second place with 2,400 points.  Top Blue Marlin belongs to Tony Annan with his recent 461# catch at the Cajun Canyon Billfish Classic.


Potential Club Record...?  Michael Thorn-Leeson released 6 Blue Marlin in one day of fishing in the Cape Verde Islands.  Congratulations Michael! 


Sponsors of the Month
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For the past eight years, Del Papa Distributors has supported the Club by donating valuable merchandise to the Club's Annual Awards Banquet as well as donate beverages to our Annual Billfish Tournament, The Lone Star Shootout.  Thank you Del Papa Distributors for your longtime, loyal support of the Club.

Farquhar LogoMarcus Farquhar has been a tremendous asset to the Club by donating his financial services and expertise to the Club for the past few years.  In addition to his continual financial assistance, Marcus and his staff provide their services to the Lone Star Shootout.

Fox Yacht Sales became a Corporate Sponsor in 2010.
Fox Fox Yacht Sales Logo Yacht Sales generously donates to the Club every year and also sponsors the Lone Star Shootout.  Thanks guys for your support!

Marc Gentry, President
Michael Thorn-Leeson, 1st Vice President
Deano Merrigan, 2nd Vice President
Randy Bright, Treasurer
Kevin Harper, Secretary
Kevin Deerman
Richard B. Richardson
Fred Pyle
Kirk Elliott
Russell Potter
Mike Hopkins
The Houston Big Game Fishing Club
7819 Broadway, Suite 100
Galveston, Texas  77554
T: 409-744-2307, F: 409-744-2313