Friday Flash 22 October 2021

by | Oct 22, 2021 | Friday Flash

AGM, Prizegiving and Tournament Information

AGM  –   Saturday 30th October at 5pm – You should have received the Notice of AGM and the financials by email. There are hard copies at the office or bar if you would like one.  They will be available

PRIZEGIVING:  Saturday 22nd January 2022 at 7.30pm.

This will include the Ladies Blue and the Winter Tuna Tournament Prizegiving




Labour Weekend Snapper Tournament – Cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the unfavourable weather forecast for this Saturday (East 20+ Knots, 2.1m swell) the Snapper tournament is cancelled for 2021.


Soft Bait, Slow Jig & Sliders Competition   (New competition)

Saturday 27th & Sunday 28th November, 2021

For entry and rules click here

“We at Cathedral Cove Cruises are pleased to be able to sponsor this new fishing Contest. We have been taking tours here now since 2013 and specialise in a providing a unique on water experience. Our tours include lots of fun, snorkelling in the marine reserve and of course some of the most spectacular coastal scenery in New Zealand. If you are looking to have a different experience on the water this summer join us on our CCC cruise for what many of our customers say is the best experience to be had in Coromandel”.   For your unique on water experience phone Ken Hindmarsh on 0800 88 86 88


TOURNAMENTS  (December 2021 – January 2022)

Ladies Blue  1 December – 30 April

This tournament runs from 1 December 2021 – 30 April 2022.  This is a unique tournament for those that love chasing Billfish and Tuna (except skipjack), then this tournament could be for you. The almost 5 most tournament gives you plenty of time to get some good fishing in.

$250 per boat entry up to 5 anglers for the boat.

Prize money and Trophy each for Heaviest Billfish, Most Tagged and Released Points and Heaviest Tuna and a trophy for Champion Team on Points.

For Entry form and rules, click  here


Kids Wharf Fishing – Tuesday 28th December 2021

 Tuesday, 28 December at 9:00 am to 10:30 am (registration starts at 8:30 am) – you do not need to be a member of a fishing club, come and enjoy the fun.

Early registration will be available for members and club affiliated members at the game fishing club on Sunday, 26 December from 5.30pm – 7pm – Otherwise just turn up on the day and entries will be taken from 8.30am – you do not need to be a member of any other fishing club to enter.

12 years and under / $2 per person entry (all children must be actively supervised by an adult)

6 categories of fish can be caught:  Sprat, Parore, Spotty, Mackerel, Triple-fin, Kahawai


Suzuki Top Ten Tuna Tournament – Saturday 1st January – Saturday 8th January 2022

First Offshore Gamefish Tournament of the Season

$10,000 cash up for grabs     –         1st place to 10th place are in the money

5 lucky angler draws to each win a DF2.5 Suzuki Outboard


There is no briefing for this tournament, but you will need to register after 11am on Friday 31st December. Starter packs will contain tournament rules, sponsors material and other useful information.

Whilst people are welcome to fish all 8 days, this will also give anglers the opportunity to pick the best weather days during this 8 day period and just fish those days.

To check out the entry form and rules click here


Girls in the Bay  – Saturday 29th January, 2022

A fresh new look for the 2022 Ladies Tournament, and will be known as ‘Girls in the Bay,’ with a catch phrase ‘Let’s get Hooked’

The Theme for 2022 is:   Under the Waterline

Check out the entry information and rules by clicking here  –  Get your entry in now to be in the draw for our Early Bird Prize of $1,000.00 plus other goodies, to qualify you must have your entry in by 15 December 2021 $100 per angler.

All other entries $120 and entries will close on 24th January 2022

If you haven’t already entered the ‘Ladies Blue’ competition use ‘Girls in the Bay’ as an opportunity to, especially if you are fishing for Marlin and Tuna.  Ladies Blue tournament runs from 1st December 2021 to the 30th April 2022 so plenty of time to get some good fishing in for this tournament.   $250 per boat entry up to 5 anglers for the boat.


How to pay for Tournaments

All Tournament entries can be paid online with entry scanned to the office –

*Paid at the Office Mon – Fri from 9am  or at the **Bar in the Club Rooms  – Entry forms are also available at the office or the bar.   (except Kids Wharf Fishing)

An update on the Tristram Marine Open, NZSFC Nationals, Kubota Billfish Classic and the CRC Trailer Boat Tournament will be publicised in due course.

Message from NZSFC

Dear Club member, the Safer Boating Forum are running quarterly “Last Trip” survey’s to better understand NZ recreational boating safety issues. The NZSFC network of Clubs makes up a significant block of recreational power boat users and the SFB are keen to get our feedback. In the last survey NZSFC boaties made up 17.4% of the responses.

It would be great if all NZSFC Club members who spend time on the water this summer would take the time to fill out the survey. The survey is open to both passengers and skippers.

  • Have you been out on a boat recently? It could be a kayak, a jet ski, a stand-up paddleboard, dinghy or any other kind of watercraft.  If you are over 16, we want to hear from you.
  • Take this survey
  • You can go in the draw to win a lifejacket.
  • You can take the survey more than once. Each boat trip is different and it would be great if you do the survey after every boat trip. The survey takes about 10 minutes.
  • Maritime New Zealand and the Safer Boating Forum use the survey responses to help improve recreational boating safety in New Zealand.


Have a great weekend, shame about the weather!


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