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Tuesday Flash 19.12.23

Tuesday Flash 19.12.23

Important Information / Tuesday 19.12.23 $1500 Draw Must Go This Thursday 21st December 2023 the $1500 jackpot must be drawn. Wouldn’t this be great to have the week before Christmas! Would tidy up a fair few of the Chrissy presents 😊 So, make sure you’re down at the...

Postponement – Longshore Marine No Bait Tournament

Postponement – Longshore Marine No Bait Tournament

POSTPONED – Longshore Marine No Bait Tournament Regretfully, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Longshore Marine No Bait Tournament that was scheduled for this coming weekend. We are aware that some people will be disappointed and that the weather...

Kubota Billfish Classic Update

Kubota Billfish Classic Update

Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club - Kubota Billfish Classic March 14-16 2024 Heaviest Billfish - $350,000!!! Gate Prize - Kubota U48G excavator valued at $112,557!! 4.8 tonne air conditioned cab rubber tracks auto idle 40 hp engine Massive thanks to Kubota New...

Friday Flash 30.06.23

Friday Flash 30.06.23

Fishing summary, unfortunately, not a lot going on – especially inshore.  The few reports I have received weren’t really that positive. 

Friday Flash 16.06.23

Friday Flash 16.06.23

FISHING The weather’s been a little bit better this week but there hasn’t been an awful lot of fishing going on.  They’re getting pretty good results when out there though, so it’s definitely worth the effort.  There were a lot of snapper caught last weekend although...

Tuesday Flash 19.12.23

Friday Flash 09.06.23

FRIDAY FLASH 09.06.23  Fishing There seem to be plenty of snapper out there at the moment with some excellent fish caught all up the eastern side of Great Mercury Island, both sides (north and south) of Korapuki, outside Ohinau and the Black Rocks.  Soft baiters are...

Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club7 hours ago
The team on Asylum making the most of the school holidays 🙌🏽

Well done to Jade and James on board Asylum in Waihau Bay yesterday, getting these impressive 73.82kg and 52.84kg Southern Bluefin Tuna across the scales!
Huge effort 💪🏽💪🏽

🎣 Jade & James Davies
🛥️ ASYLUM
📍 Waihau Bay

🚨 Pending Pin Fish
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club2 days ago
Look what’s arrived 🙌🏽

An email has been sent out notifying all our members that have ordered these awesome limited edition Girls in the Bay Hoodies that they are ready for collection!

We are also stoked to announce that we have a few extras in limited sizes available to purchase in the clubrooms! Get in quick before they are all gone! 🏃‍♀️
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club6 days ago
The new season is underway and the club leaderboards have been wiped clean! That means trophies, pins, and bragging rights are up for grabs for the 24-25 season!
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A big thank you to our leaderboard sponsors, returning for the 24-25 season:
🔹Whitianga Richardsons
🔹Gameon 2 Contractors Ltd
🔹Paton Kitchens
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Ensure your subs are up to date and head on out there for a crack at some of this hardware…💪🏽

🏆 Sommervell Cup
First gamefish of the season (line weight)

🏆 Peachy-Gardiner Trophy
First gamefish of season caught by a Lady angler (line weight)

🏆 Winter Trophy
Gamefish scoring most points in Winter season (line weight)
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club6 days ago
Junior member Casey with a nice 11.94kg Albacore on 24kg, fishing on board Vortex out of Waihau Bay on Thursday! Well done mate 🙌🏽

🎣 Casey Riedinger
🛥️ VORTEX
📍 Waihau Bay
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club1 week ago
KUBOTA BILLFISH CLASSIC 2025 ANNOUNCEMENT MARCH 12-15!!!

Gate Prize The Ultimate Kubota Package valued at $125,000 thanks to Kubota New Zealand!

Heaviest Billfish $400,000!

Plus all our usual jackpot options and other great prize categories still to be announced…

Invitations to enter The World’s Largest Billfish Tournament will be sent out to our previous entrants very soon.
Remaining spots will be available to the public in 3-4 weeks on a first in first served basis with the overflow going onto the waiting list…
Stay tuned here for all the updates more info to come!
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club1 week ago
Well done to MBGFC club member Adrian Papich, landing this estimated 80kg SBT off of Waihau Bay on 24kg at the tail end of the 23-24 season!
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With the SBT getting closer to the Bay, make sure you get in on the action! Entries to the MBGFC Winter Tuna Tournament are available online and behind the bar: https://www.mbgfc.co.nz/tournaments/

Want to become a member?

Whether you participate in the many tournaments throughout the year or just enjoy telling some great fish tales at the club you are welcome.

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