Special Publications : Peninsula Playground 2012
Peninsula Playground 9 Peninsula Playground Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club (Inc.) 2012 – 13 TOURNAMENT DATES 12 THE ESPLANADE, WHITIANGA PH 07 866 4121, FAX 07 866 2074 www.gamebase.co.nz Email: email@example.com Ice Breaker Saturday 24 Nov 2012 Kids Sun 30 Dec 2012 Valley Toyota Top Ten Sat/Sun 5/6 Jan 2013 Trolling Tournament Ladies & Ladies Blue Sat/Sun 26/27 Jan (Anniversary Wknd) 2013 Bonze Skins ** Thurs/Fri/Sat 7/8/9/ Feb 2013 Classic Sat/Sun/Mon 16-18Feb2013 Mercury Bay Open Sat - Sat 16-23Feb2013 Nationals Sat - Sat 16–23Feb2013 ITM ** Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun 28 Feb 1/2/3 Mar 2013 Trailer Boat Thur/Fri/Sat 7/8/9 Mar 2013 Alto ** Fri/Sat 15/16 Mar 2013 Junior Tournament Sat/Sun 23/24 Mar 2013 Kids Easter Sat 30 Mar 2013 Snapper Sat 1 June 2013 5036637AA With around 400km of coastline and over 100 offshore islands, The Coromandel is one of New Zealand’s favourite marine playgrounds. Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club Tournament Schedule For 2013 VALLEY TOYOTA TOP TEN TROLLING TOURNAMENT – JANUARY 5-6 This event used to be the Toyota Top Ten Tuna Tournament. With the lack of ‘big’ tuna over recent years the club has changed the format with the tournament fishing for marlin, tuna and mahimahi. Entry Fee $50 per angler Cash prizes for the top ten weighed fish with prizes from $3000 to $100 Trolling only – no live-baiting or jigging, fish must be caught on trolled lures. LADIES TOURNAMENT – JANUARY 26-27 Entry Fee $75per angler. Multi Species. Prize Pool from entry fees and sponsorship LADIES BLUE – JANUARY 26-27 This is a cash tournament and can be fished separately or with the Ladies. Entry Fee $250 per boat. Billfish only. Cash prizes from entry fee money. Two sections - weighed and tag-and-release No drawn prizes unless no fish caught. ILLFISH CLASSIC – February 16-18 Cash prizes for the three heaviest billfish weighed and three cash prizes for the most tagged and released fish. Entry Fee $500 per team. All MBGFC Members will get free entry into the nationals. Three sweepstakes. No Calcutta. MERCURY BAY OPEN TOURNAMENT – FEBRUARY 16-23 This used to be the club’s One Base Tournament which ran for three days. This event will now be an eight-day event fished over the period of the Nationals. Anglers can also fish the Classic as well as the Open. The tournament will also include a light tackle section. All MBGFC Members will receive a free entry into the Nationals. Multi species tournament with prizes for three heaviest fish in each section. One prize giving on February 23. Stay away if you wish. Pick your weather and fish for marlin on the good days and the other species when you get tired or the weather is not conducive to game fishing. TRAILER BOAT TOURNAMENT – MARCH 7-9 This is a growing event and very keenly sought after. This year will see the event bigger and better than ever. Entry Fee $125 per angler. Multi-species. Nightly prize giving. Prize pool from entry fees and sponsorship. JUNIOR TOURNAMENT – MARCH 23-24 This will be a new event on our calendar with details to be finalised and published. Keep the date free and get the juniors out on the water for ‘their’ event. SNAPPER TOURNAMENT - JUNE 1 This is the last tournament for the season. Entry Fee $20 for seniors and $10 for Juniors (under 17) An optional $25 per boat sweepstake with winner taking all (optional). Cash prizes for 1st to 3rd for seniors and juniors.
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