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Game & Leisure Boats Gold Coast

Ulladulla Jess Sams

The Ulladulla Game Fishing Club hosted its 82nd Annual Jess Sams Game Fishing Tournament as a Bush Fire Appeal last weekend raising over $30,000 for the local RFS units! Although the fishing was restricted to a one day event due to the weather, it was tight at the top of the leaderboard. All three top placings tagged three fish. Congrats to Tom Laurence and his team on Tomahawk for the win on countback!

Placings:
1st – Tomahawk
2nd – Pro-Fish-Ent
3rd – Ya Mum
Champion Male Angler – Guy Jamieson
Champion Female Angler – Sandy Gorecki
Champion SF Angler – Aydin Bensan
Heaviest Other Game Fish – Brayne Washed

Mooloolaba Garmin Billfish Babes

Congrats to all the ladies who competed in Saturday’s comp in great weather enjoying great fishing! Conditions for the day were just light winds with 1.5- 2m swell, most overcast with patchy rain.
12 boats and 31 babes competed resulting in 53 strikes, 45 hook-ups, 29 fish.  These were comprised of 18 black marlin, 1 stripe marlin, 2 mahi mahi and 5 wahoo.

Congratulations to the team on Evan Jones’ Keneka for the win with 5 tags and to Champion Babe Brgitte Cox who tagged two.

Placings:
Champion senior babe- Brigitte Cox
Champion junior babe- not awarded
Champion other species babe- Anna Mintzas
Champion boat over 7m- Keneka
Champion boat under 7m- Flatline
Last Billfish tagged- Terissa Peters
Best decorated boat- Sheez Hooked
Encouragement Award- Madison Cattle
Greenie Award- Jenny Morton
Singlefin best photo award- Aimee Brooks
Calcutta- 1st Keneka 2nd- Flatliner 3rd- Ymer

Outside the comps

The Sunshine Coast still firing light tackle. With young Ben Massurit on the rod Athrill went 4 from 7 on blacks Friday.

Bushfire Relief Raffle

Buy tickets here.

Your chance to win a 1 day charter and 2 nights accommodation. All proceeds to support the NSW Far South Coast Communities and small businesses impacted by the horrible yet ongoing bushfires as well as the Bermagui Rural Fire Brigade.

There are only 1250 tickets in raffle and so you’ve got great odds!! 500 sold already with the raffle ending 13 February.

Head Hunter Charters fishing out of Bermagui one of the hot spots with 2 nights accommodation at the Bermagui Moto in for 4 people valued at $2500.