The Northland Age
Perfect conditions for fishing at 90 Mile Beach
Perfect overcast weather and sea conditions with 40mm of rain to add to the mix provided perfect fishing conditions for the 90 Mile Beach Surfcasting Club’s Craig Maisey Builders sponsored field day, fishing Sunday, October 30, 9am-4pm over a 1pm, 2.7 metre high tide.
There were 24 club members and four visitors fishing and weighing in a total of 14 snapper, 22 trevally and 35 kahawai.
The heaviest snapper and 1st prize went to Jack Job with a fish of 4.97kg, 2nd prize with the heaviest trevally was Henry Smith 4.71kg and 3rd prize with the heaviest kahawai was Gareth McKenzie 1.46kg.
Other prizewinners were 4th prize James Parlour — snapper 3.48kg, 5th prize junior visitor Te Huia Rawiri Rua with an impressive 4.23kg trevally, 6th prize Dave Hallett — kahawai 1.45kg, 7th Kurt Lunjevich — snapper 3.35kg, 8th junior angler Oscar Parlour — trevally 3.33kg, 9th Milton Arnold — kahawai 1.45kg, 10th Roger Hall — snapper 3.30kg.
Phil Sauer won the haggle of a
1.98kg snapper with his 1.67kg snapper. The Hukatere Hook was won by junior angler Oscar Parlour who weighed in the heaviest weight of 2 scale fish which was a snapper and kahawai — a weight of 6.89kg. The most active angler on the day was Jack Job weighing in 24.79kg of fish.
A big thank you to Craig Maisey
for providing a much appreciated barbecue treat and also Mitre 10 vouchers which were won by Jack Job, Henry Smith and Gareth McKenzie.
For further information on the club, contact Jack Rogers during working hours on 09 408 2660.