Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Coffs Harbour Game Fishing Club

Newspaper article Coffs Coast Advocate (Coffs Harbour, Australia)

Coffs Harbour Game Fishing Club

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THE Club Marine Hot Current Tournament went off with a bang last weekend with 38 boats fishing and 146 anglers taking part. The weather wasn't as friendly as one would of hoped for but all boats fished with great enthusiasm as the water coming down the shelf was crystal clear blue and 25 degrees or better.

There were many fish tagged and released for the four days, and out of the marlin the blue marlin was most predominant, which is a good sign for this time of the year.

A blue marlin of 149.5kg took out the heaviest and a monster mako of 264kg took out the heaviest shark.

There were some nice yellowfin tuna weighed with the best going 58kg albeit on 60kg tackle and the heaviest to get a prize was 51kg on 24kg tackle.

The heaviest other game fish went to a nice wahoo of 27kg. …

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