Sunday, 28 February 2021


Fishing Report - Issue 938

The Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club Tristram Marine Open tournament started on Saturday last week. The tournament is fished in conjunction with the New Zealand Sport Fishing Council (NZSFC) Open over an eight-day period finishing this Saturday (27 February).

The first weekend of the tournament has already produced outstanding results with three broadbill swordfish being weighed, and one striped marlin being tagged and released. Two yellowfin tuna, four kingfish, seven kahawai, two trevally, five skipjack tuna, one albacore tuna, four snapper and one mahimahi have also been weighed.

Prize-giving will start at 7:30pm on 27 February in the Blue Lagoon (behind the MBGFC clubrooms on The Esplanade in Whitianga).

Pictured: Tournament participant, Bryce Healy, with the swordfish he landed last Sunday. At 235.2kg it was the heaviest fish landed over the weekend.

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