SIOBC 2025 Register now for the billfish competition REGISTER NOW SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN BILLFISH COMPETITION 8TH TO 14TH FEBRUARY 2025 REGISTER NOW

WELCOME TO THE SIOBC 2025

LE MORNE ANGLERS CLUB IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE 25TH SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN BILLFISH COMPETITION WILL BE HELD FROM 8TH TO 14TH FEBRUARY 2025

The Organising Committee of the Competition invites anglers from all over the world to participate in this prestigious event. The four-day competition is built on sportsmanship and strict competition and International sportfishing rules.

The warm and friendly atmosphere, the excellent organisation, the legendary sense of hospitality of the locals and the excitement of great sportfishing have made the SIOBC famous.

The deep Indian Ocean waters off the west and south west of the island are famous for Blue Marlin. The heaviest Blue Marlin boated here weighed 1420 lb.

We invite you to visit our website, to book your boat and register your team for the 25th edition of the SOUTH INDIAN OCEAN BILLFISH COMPETITION.

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LEARN MORE ABOUT THE CLUB AND THE COMPETITION.

Le Morne Anglers Club was founded in 1955 by a group of passionate anglers led by Allan Cambier. The first club house was at Le Morne at the foot of the mythical Le Morne mountain. Le Morne Anglers Club became a member of the International Game Fish Association in 1957.

In 1961, a new club house was built in Black River Bay. Many world record fish have been weighed at Le Morne Anglers Club which has an IGFA Official Weigh Station. The club has a rich history of sportfishing competitions. It has hosted several famous international tournaments and since 2000, Le Morne Anglers Club is the organiser of the South Indian Ocean Billfish Competition. This event is a partly release competition. Marlin of 400 lb, or less must be released. Anglers from all over the world participate in this four-day competition.

Le Morne Anglers Club is the organiser, with the participation of dedicated sponsors of many local competitions open to the public. All competitions are partly release for Billfish. The club is committed to the promotion of ethical angling practices and to the conversation of Billfish.

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