Fiji Time: 9:17 PM on Tuesday 1 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Sport

Anglers converge for meet

Maciu Malo
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

AS many as 65 anglers will converge on Port Denarau Marina for the two-day Fiji Islands Tuna Classic Fishing Tournament on Friday.

Competition official Jared Wood said top local angler Leith Wilson fishing from the Royal Suva Yacht Club would boost the Suva team against the best in the West and from around the globe.

He said Wilson would be tested against Scotty O'Connor of the Namotu Team.

"Organisers of the event expect to attract at least 14 vessels from around Fiji with some 65 local and international anglers participating in this exciting sport," he said.

"The majority of anglers no doubt will be focusing their efforts on targeting yellowfin tuna for maximum points.

"With over $7000.00 worth of prizes and various trophies up for grabs, the event promises to be highly competitive and exciting one."

Boats will depart Denarau Marina daily and return by 5pm each evening for the daily weigh-in spectacle.

"Here the day's catches are weighed and points awarded to participating anglers.

"The event is organised by the Denarau Game and Sports Fishing Club, and offers offshore sport fishers a chance to experience the rush of screaming reels and bent rods.

"Spectators are welcome to come down and witness some of the surrounding oceans bigger catches being weighed each afternoon."

For registration details or further information contact the Denarau Game and Sports Fishing email or call Wood on 9920442.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62880.6098
JPY 58.514955.5149
GBP 0.31210.3041
EUR 0.44510.4331
NZD 0.72120.6882
AUD 0.65360.6286
USD 0.47300.4560



Exchange Rate updated on 1st December 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Horrific crime
  2. Man in the dark on police complaint
  3. Former manager, businessman front court
  4. Miss Fiji in top 10 at world pageant
  5. David and Goliath
  6. Delainamasi's best targets Flying Fijians
  7. Sexual assault against minors
  8. Talks on removal of sunken ship ongoing
  9. FSC marks success
  10. Helipad plan receives $70k boost

Top Stories this Week

  1. Left for dead Wednesday (25 Nov)
  2. MV Suilven sinks Wednesday (25 Nov)
  3. Bomb threat Monday (30 Nov)
  4. Torture suspects known to police Thursday (26 Nov)
  5. Sex assault claim Thursday (26 Nov)
  6. Father of two sent to prison Wednesday (25 Nov)
  7. Horrific crime Tuesday (01 Dec)
  8. Terror attack survey ranks Fiji 11th out of 21 Monday (30 Nov)
  9. Students drown, three dead over the weekend Monday (30 Nov)
  10. Police chief refutes report Monday (30 Nov)