Pania Surfcasting Minutes
Wednesday 7 April 2021
Apologies: James Benge, Matty Climo, Estella Carmichael, Tim McKenzie
Sue Kemsley, Trish Yeoman Jim Yeoman / Mark Ives
Minutes: Minutes of the previous meeting were read.
Attendance sheet signed
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Our penultimate field weekend is a normal weekend start fish time of 5am Saturday, normal boundaries apply and weigh will be at the fire station midday Sunday.
Prizes sponsored by Hamills will be for
Heaviest Snapper, average Kahawai, best other and heaviest Gurnard which also doubles up as our new jackpot fish so heaviest Gurnard over .75 will clean up with over a $100.00 prize value.
Good luck & tight lines
We have another new Gun City jackpot fish this weekend after Karim took out the jackpot last field weekend with a great snapper, the new jackpot fish is a Gurnard of .75kg or better and going on what’s been caught recently I’d say the $50.00 Gun City voucher will go.
Good Luck everybody
Well done to Junior Tangi on winning the top prize for this years Kahawai Competition.
Huge thanks to all of our event sponsors and club members.
Top 15 placings
The weather forecast is fine and 24+ degrees. Swell is forecast to be a metre or so.
A perfect day to catch some Kahawai and win a prize..
Rules/Regs here http://www.paniasurfcasting.org/kahawai-comp-2021/
With the weather looking less than average the call was made early to extend the weekend into an open field weekend, a number of members ventured up into the bay of plenty, with most bringing home a decent bag of quality fish.
The prizes were split 50/50 between those that traveled and those who fished locally, Best gurnard was a nice .92kg fish caught by Dion, which made the best local fish a 1.45kg Snapper landed by Mark R, Heaviest snapper for the weekend went to Karim it crossed the scales at 3.65 kgs, and the average Kahawai went to George he was the only angler the catch our five-kahawai limit.
Also, on the line this weekend was our Gun City + fishing jackpot fish of a snapper of 2.5kgs or greater, Karim cleaned up with his 3.65kg fish, so our next jackpot fish is a gurnard of .75kgs.
Our next event is the Kahawai Comp held on Sunday the 28 th of March, thanks to the support from all our partner sponsors we will have a total prize pack of over $5000.00 prizes from 1 st – 15 th place an average weight prize valued at
$1000 and heaps of spot prizes, with tickets costing just $20 per rod this is going to be an awesome surfcasting comp.
Points for FW10 to come shortly
The Pania shield field weekend saw George F land a impressive 12.2kg Kingfish which took out the jackpot fish worth $200.00 of Gun City + Fishing vouchers congratulations George.
Thanks to Mark I our next Jackpot fish is a snapper of 2.5kgs or greater, and with the local weather conditions being less than average this weekend, we have decided to change this coming field weekend to an open weekend, the $50.00 Gun City + Fishing voucher may very well be struck this weekend, good luck and tight lines to all members fishing this weekend.
Hunting and Fishing field weekend-ten is now an open weekend (fish anywhere) however the fishing times remain the same, start fishing Friday 6pm with weigh in at the fire station midday Sunday. Thanks to Hunting and Fishing we have prizes for Heaviest Snapper, Average Kahawai, best Gurnard and best local fish caught.
Don’t forget the new jackpot fish of a Snapper 2.5kgs or better and we also have a lucky angler draw.
Fifteen member fished the annual pania shield comp against Wairoa and Gisborne.
The teams enjoyed perfect conditions and although fishing was slow some excellent bags of fish were weighed.
Top 5 bag weights from each club decided the winner with pania winning the shield back with a bag of 83.61kg.
Second was Gisborne with 63.45kg, with Wairoa 3rd 48.76kg.
Congrats to everyone who weighed fish.
Thanks once again to Gisborne and Wairoa for a hard fought comp!
For Pania the top 5 bags weighed were as follows:
Kane – 27.14kg
Dion – 18.23kg
Ian – 14.16kg
George – 13.6kg
Pete – 10.48kg
Nice work lads!
With the pania shield doubling as FW 9 there was some standout fish weighed. Pins went to Kane for a kahawai (2.86) and blue moki (3.87).
Dion a kahawai (2.85) and trevally (1.66)
Ian for his kahawai (2.94) and last but not least George for his solid kingfish (12.2).
George’s kingi also took out the $200 jackpot!
Other prize winners were Hamish – heaviest snapper.
Jason C – heaviest gurnard.
Kane – Average weight kahawai.
George – heaviest other for his kingi.
Well done team!
New format for this season, scroll down this table to see links for other spreadsheets, points, species etc.
This weekend is the Pania shield. Gizzy and Wairoa have both confirmed they will have teams there. Let’s get a strong Pania team there to win back the shield!
This weekend doubles as field weekend 9.
When – starts 5am Saturday 27th Feb till 10am Sunday 28th.
Boundaries- Wairoa River mouth to the Nuhaka River mouth.
Weigh in – Whakaki car park, 10am.
* top 5 weight bags for each club count for shield
* snapper (10, min 30cm)
* kahawai (5, min 45cm)
* gurnard (10, min 500g)
* trevally (10, min 30cm)
* kingfish (2, min 75cm)
Note – Lemons don’t count for Pania shield, but can be weighed for FW points.
Field weekend 9 prizes are for,
* heaviest snapper
* heaviest gurnard
* ave weight kahawai
* heaviest other
( note – prizes will not be given out at the prize giving. Pete will give prizes out at a later date. )
Any questions, hit me up…