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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...

Friday Flash 09.06.23

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...

Friday Flash 02.06.23

Friday Flash 02.06.23

FRIDAY FLASH 02.06.23  Fishing There hasn’t been a lot of fishing over the last week but there was some - particularly last weekend.  Feedback was generally pretty good, with a couple of exceptions.  Several types of fishing were getting good results – softbaiting...

Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club19 hours ago
Leaderboard update!

As always a big thank you to our leaderboard sponsors, returning for the 23-24 season:

🔹 Whitianga Richardsons
🔹 Gameon 2 Contractors Ltd
🔹 Paton Kitchens
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club1 day ago
1 Week to go ! only Early Bird Girls catch the $1000 cash draw!!! Get in NOW to get your spot in the Wynyard Wood Early bird cash draw, your Stoney Creek NZ Limited Edition Sisterhood shirt and secure an awesome boatpack. Early Bird Entries close on Thursday 14 December. #LetsGetHooked
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club2 days ago
Introducing "Tradie Happy Hour" at our club Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. 👍

Pop in for an $18 jug on the way home from a day on the tools and support your club.

Through to the end of February, we will be drawing a weekly prize of a Speights "cooler" jug. These will be a killer addition to your "man cave" accessories 😁. Every jug purchased gets you an entry into the draw. More jugs - more chances !

See you soon - John East GM.
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club3 days ago
Bust out your best Hawaiian shirts, leis, hula skirts, and coconut bras and join us for our annual Hawaiian Club Night! 🥥🌺

(Be sure to hit the op shops early!)

There will be a choice of cocktails behind the bar and extras on the bistro menu!

See you there! 🤙🏽
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club6 days ago
LADIES BLUE IS UNDERWAY 🎣💙

🔹 1st Dec 2023 - 30th Apr 2024
🔹 $250 entry fee per boat

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Serious about fishing? Like to catch Billfish & Tuna? Love spending all day on the water dragging lures? Love the thrill and excitement of game fishing? GET IN!

CASH PRIZE allocation:
🔹**NEW - 50% of total pool for Tag & Release drawn prize (+ 🏆 ). Each tagged fish will give you 1 entry into the draw. You must be present at prizegiving to be eligible for prize.
🔹40% for Heaviest Billfish weighed (+🏆)
🔹10% for Heaviest Tuna weighed (+🏆)
🔹AND a trophy for the Champion Team (on points)

🚨 The more boats the bigger the prize pool!

**NEW PRIZEGIVING DATE: 1st June 2024 at 6.30pm (in conjunction with the Snapper Tournament - Kings Birthday Saturday)

Entry forms available online or behind the bar!
https://www.mbgfc.co.nz/tournaments/
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club2 weeks ago
LADIES BLUE 🎣💙

1st Dec 2023 - 30th Apr 2024

🔹 $250 entry fee per boat

Only 10 days to go, entries open now!
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Serious about fishing? Like to catch Billfish & Tuna? Love spending all day on the water dragging lures? Love the thrill and excitement of game fishing? GET IN!

The prize money will be shared as follows:
🔹**NEW - 50% of total pool for Tag & Release drawn prize (+ 🏆 ). Each tagged fish will give you 1 entry into the draw. You must be present at prizegiving to be eligible for prize.
🔹40% for Heaviest Billfish weighed (+🏆)
🔹10% for Heaviest Tuna weighed (+🏆)
🔹AND a trophy for the Champion Team (on points)

🚨 The more boats the bigger the prize pool!

**NEW PRIZEGIVING DATE: 1st June 2024 at 6.30pm (in
conjunction with the Snapper Tournament - Kings Birthday Saturday)

Entry forms available online or 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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