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Two fishing competitions at Mercury Bay Fishing club

Fishing started at 6.30am on Saturday, 1 June and was continuous through to 3.30pm Sunday, 2 June.
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Ladies Blue winners. – Rebecca Trethowen – Heaviest Billfish; Kylie Phillips with Mark Phillips heaviest tuna for Rebecca and most tagged and release points trophy for their boat and team, Relief.

Snapper Tournament

Fishing started at 6.30am on Saturday, 1 June and was continuous through to 3.30pm Sunday, 2 June.

It was a cash in, cash out prize plus $1000 worth of The Stunned Mullet vouchers.

The ten winners all appear in the photo adjacent.

Prizegiving  was 6.30pm at the Fishing Club on Sunday night.

The Ladies Blue competition:

The prizegiving was held in conjunction with the Snapper Tournament with Kylie Phillips catching the heaviest Tuna and Rebecca Trethowen, the biggest Billfish.

Congratulations given and trophies were awarded to the teams/boats for – Heaviest Billfish (Sirius) and Heaviest Tuna and Most Tagged and Released (Relief).

Champion Team scoring the most points was Sirius.

The ten winners of the Snapper tournament

Mark Franklin, Master of Ceremonies presents Kylie with her cash prize.

 

From left – back Joshua Heikell, Hayden Thompson, David Tucker, Mark Franklin, Gavin Loughton; Front – Kylie Phillips, Blake Wilkins, Levi Nicholson, Tawhiri O’ Brien.