January 2020: Philip, Calvin, and Darryn du Plessis
When we were deciding on the first member of the month for 2020, a few names came to mind. Well, three actually. That’s why the January 2020 Members of the Month are the Du Plessis brothers, Darryn, Calvin, and Philip! Since they became involved with TBF in 2010, over 400 fish have been tagged and 100 released, including swordfish, sailfish, blue, black, and striped marlin. Not just in one place, either. The Du Plessis brothers have the entire West Indian Ocean covered, tagging and releasing fish in the Seychelles, Kenya, the UAE, Oman, Mozambique, and even branching out of the Indian to places like Cape Verde and Mexico! We are so grateful to have such an awesome team of brothers so dedicated to billfish conservation. After all, family and fishing are what it’s all about!