Surtees annual fishing competition returns


The 14th annual fishing competition will be held at the Whakatane Sportfishing Club on 6 and 7 April 2019

The annual Surtees Boats Fishing Competition is in its 14th year and anglers have a chance to win prizes worth more than $57,000.

Surtees-14th-annual-fishing-competition-Whakatane.jpg

This year will see a couple of changes: the Snapper category will move to ‘catch and release’—the snapper will be caught, measured, photographed, and released— and Tarakihi has been removed from the prize category due to the 83% decline seen around the east coast of New Zealand.

The 14th edition of the competition will take place at the Whakatane Sportfishing Club on 6 and 7 April 2019, and all entries before 15 March will go into a draw to receive an early bird prize and will be guaranteed t-shirt sizing. Participating venues at Whakatane will also be offering a 20% discount

Prizes to be won this year includes the chance of catching the $10,000 tagged snapper, along with prizes worth $10k from Garmin, rod and reel combos from Top Catch, and a raffle with prizes, one of them a day with Scott and Mig from Fishing and Adventure on the water. Proceeds of the raffle will go to Legasea.

For more information, visit surteesboats.com.

Keep up to date with news from Trade-A-boat or like us on Facebook!