Fishing Report March 2018

Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018

“Back 2 Tanga 10”
Moreton Bay Game Fish Club Garmin “Back 2 Tanga 10” Anniversary tournament was held across the first weekend in March 2018. With favourable weather window, a total of 33 boats were registered at the briefing held at Redlands Sporting Club on the Wednesday night. A total of 99 Anglers including 10 female, 9 juniors and a further 23 crew were registered. David Trask kindly was auctioneer for the Calcutta raising a pool of $5825.
The fishing was slow with fish scattered and also a doughy bite. All up there were 101 strikes, 82 hook-ups and 49 fish landed or tagged. This included 1 blue marlin, 11 black marlin, 2 sail fish, 1 albacore, 5 mack tuna, 6 mahi mahi, 12 mackerel, 1 cobia, 6 wahoo and 4 skipjack tuna.
Champion boat was Bangalee followed by Sparticas then Reel Affair
At the presentation a comprehensive prize pool was distributed to 38 categories.
Special thank you to all the Sponsors, the Committee and all the helpers who assisted on Moreton Island with set up, providing meals for all participants and cleaning up over the 4 day event. A huge effort.