KSSC holds Kuwait 43rd Fishing Competition
Kuwait 43rd Fishing Competition was recently concluded with the announcement of Mohammed Jassem Al-Sharqawi as the grand prize winner after compiling the highest score of points at 1,610. He was followed by Mahdi Abdul Ghaffar with 1,397 points, and Ali Mohammed Al-Khulaifi and Ali Suleiman Al-Saeed with 980 points each. In terms of the total weight of fish caught during the competition, Fahad Zaid AlSamhan finished in first place with a total of 21,900 kilograms of fish, followed by Yousif AlMajid with 20,900 kilograms and Sami Asaad Michael with 18,250 kilograms.
The one-day competition was organized by Kuwait Sea Sports Club’s (KSSC) Marine Heritage Committee on Saturday. It included 52 boats and 88 contesters, and the fishing period lasted from early morning till 4:00 pm. After the fishing period concluded, the participants’ catches were weighed in and classified at KSSC’s headquarters on the Salmiya beach, under the supervision of a committee headed by Tareq Al-Towheed from the Kuwait Fishermen Union, Captain Khalifa AlRashed, fishing expert Majeed Sahoud and the head of KSSC’s Heritage Committee Ali AlQabandi; who stressed that the catch mainly comprised of silvery croaker (Nuwaibi).