Field Weekend #6

Field weekend 6 and our annual Hams Weekend, seen 28 anglers brave the seas and wind to catch 61 fish.

For new members or anyone interested in joining our club, our hams weekend is a good no on knows whos going to get what challenge. Members fish for Snapper for a Whole ham. Gurnard, Trevally, Kahawai, Smooth Hound and Other (heaviest of any other unnamed species) for ½ Ham. The 2nd heaviest of these species gets a meat pack. One prize per angler only!!

The results for this weekend are……
41 Kahawai were caught this weekend with weights varying from 1.15kg to 2.73kgs. 
2 Barracuda were weighed with Mark Taylor having the heaviest @ 2.685kg. 
4 Red Cod were put over the scales with the heaviest going to Sue Lawson @ 2.37kg, 2nd heaviest, Gary Kemsley @ 1.23kg followed by Rex Manleys .865kg & .810kg.
8 Smooth Hounds were landed and weighed with the heaviest going to Andy Brooks @ 4.09kg followed by Kane Wrigglesworth @ 4.08kg and Andy again with 3.935kg.

Now for the Bays Rareties…. Kane Wrigglesworth got the only Gurnard weighed @ .68kg.
3 Trevallys were brought Home with the Heaviest going to Andy Brooks of1.465kg, Kane Wrigglesworth’s @ .59kg.
2 Snapper made it to the chilly bins with Andy Brooks once agin having the heaviest of 2.035kg.

The Hams Results are……
Heaviest Snapper – Kane Wrigglesworth .61kg (Whole Ham)
Heaviest Trevally – Dion Jeffares .73kg (1/2 Ham)
Heaviest Kahawai – Estella Carmichael 2.73kg (1/2 Ham)
Heaviest SSH – James Benge 2.485kg (1/2 Ham)
Heaviest Other – Barracuda- Ethan Benge 1.85kg (1/2 Ham)

As there was no eligible gurnard, this prize went to the 2nd Heaviest Kahawai – Hamish Nichol 2.31kg (1/2 Ham)

Meat Packs: as there were no 2nd place for other species apart from Kahawai, results as follows

2nd Heaviest Kahawai – James Parahi 2.3kg
3rd Heaviest Kahawai – Murray Choat 2.18kg
4th Heaviest Kahawai – Mark Ives 1.91kg
5th Heaviest Kahawai – Rex Manley 1.87kg
6th Heaviest Kahawai – Jimmy Beazley 1.825kg

**Hams results and the results of the weekend may differ, due to some members not entering the hams challenge.

For some Mid Season Info, here is who has the heaviest what so far……

Kahawai – Estella C 2.730kg
Snapper – Kane W 9.130kg
Gurnard – Duncan T 1.19kg
Rainbow Trout – Roy F 2.066kg
Brown Trout – Roy F 3.156kg
7 Gill – Andy B 7.860kg
Tope – Andy B 28.580kg
SSH – Kane W 5.150kg
Banded Wrasse – Kane W .590kg
Barracuda – Peter K 2.985kg
Blue Moki – Kane W 3.14kg
Hiwi Hiwi – Duncan T .630kg
Octopus – Mark Ives 2.860kg
Red Cod – Mark Ives 1.950kg
Trevally – Andy B 1.465kg

Field Weekend 7 will be the last one for the year…..17th & 18th December……
Good luck to all and see you then.

Cheers Nikki


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