Coopers Blue Water Classic 2019

Coopers Blue Water Classic

Darwin’s Premier Fishing Competition

4-6 October 2019

The Coopers Blue Water Classic is back and it’s better than ever!

The best fishing competition in the Northern Territory and the only Blue Water one, will continue to feature new rules this year, which hopefully will allow more teams to win in the three different boat categories, as well as a very enticing prize pool.

Being a family event, all are encouraged to have a go and participate in what has proven to be a fun filled exciting event for the whole family!

Please find here some key information:


  • Cat 1: Boats over 6.00m
  • Cat 2: Boats between 5.500m to 5.999m
  • Cat 3: Boats under 5.499m


  • BRIEFING NIGHT: Wednesday 2 October, 7pm
  • COMPETITION DATES: 4-6 October
  • WEIGH-IN: Sunday 6 October, 2-6pm
  • PRESENTATION NIGHT: Saturday 12 October, 6.30pm


  • $180* per person
    • *includes 2019/20 DTBC Membership
    • *includes a Big Fish Fishing Shirt
    • *includes a Big Fish Fishing Hat
    • *includes a Buffet Dinner for two at the Presentation Night
    • *includes a chance to win from a $40,000 Prize Pool, plus of course glory & fame
  • Juniors U16 FREE


  • TOTAL PRIZE POOL $40,000
  • 2019 GRAND SLAM $15,000
    • Included in the Total Prize Pool. Any competitor or team who can catch all 15 fish species as detailed in the 2019 Coopers Blue Water Classic Rule Booklet are eligible to be part of the competition, excludes Sailfish & Marlin.

Please find here the Competition Rules and register your Team through this link:

This fishing competition is a unique experience with great prizes and the best time for memories to be made on and off the water, when we all gathered for the Award & Presentation Dinner night where the final results are made public and the winners presented with their bounty.

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Many thanks to all of our generous sponsors, who make this event possible each year and ensure its success.


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