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Friday Flash 07.01.22

Friday Flash 07.01.22

  Happy New Year to all our club members  Club Record acknowledged: We would like to recognise Tony Tucker’s Broadbill as a club record on 37kg line, caught on 22nd February 2021 weighing 222kg.  This supercedes the record for this line which had been held since...

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Friday Flash 31.12.21

Friday Flash 31.12.21

  Fishing: All the boats on the water seems to have slowed down the fishing in the bay.  People heading a little further appear to be enjoying more success.  I’ve had a couple of good reports from the northern end of Great Mercury Island and also up towards Cuvier. ...

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Friday Flash 24.12.21

Friday Flash 24.12.21

  Fishing: Not a lot to report this week as I haven’t heard from many people.  The snapper fishing is still okay in the Puddle and off the Whau Whau.  We also had a few kingfish and a couple of Hapuku caught not far from the Mercury Islands.  Crayfish, both reds and...

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Friday Flash 17.12.21

Friday Flash 17.12.21

 Fishing: Snapper fishing is still pretty patchy which is common at this time of year.  Most people are catching enough for a feed – there’s certainly plenty of them out there but trying to get them to bite is the hard bit.  Once again, there have been good reports...

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Friday Flash 10th December 2022

Friday Flash 10th December 2022

Fishing: A bit of a swell has kept many people off the water this week although there’s a pretty good forecast for the next few days. Snapper fishing has been a bit harder with spawning season well under way. Using smaller baits and keeping your line at least 5 to 10...

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Friday Flash 3rd December, 2021

Friday Flash 3rd December, 2021

Fishing: We’ve had fairly mixed messages about the snapper fishing this week but there are still plenty being caught.  The Puddle is proving a popular spot with plenty of fish between 20-30 metres.  If you’re fishing during the middle of the day, bring your baits a...

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Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club17 hours ago
Well done to Sam Carter for tagging and releasing his first Marlin today caught in Peninsula Business Services Limited while fishing on Mad Max…
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club22 hours ago
ANNOUNCEMENT:

Girls in the Bay POSTPONED to Easter Weekend - Saturday 16 April 2022 subject to conditions that will be advised in a few days.

After considering all the options under the newly announced traffic light system, we have reluctantly decided to postpone the Girls in the Bay Ladies Fishing Competition.

More details will be available soon regarding the conditions for the Girls in the Bay Competition to proceed.

This was an agonising decision to have to make and we thank the sponsors and contestants for their support to date.

We look forward to hosting this popular event on Easter weekend!

Sincerely

Girls in the Bay Committee
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 days ago
Prizegiving Kids Club…
Massive thanks to Owen Laker Builders and Mad Max Sportfishing for sponsoring these awesome shirts from Just Another Fisherman and lures from Bonze Lures. Every Junior angler who caught a Billfish last season will get a shirt and a lure at Prizegiving tomorrow night at 7.30 so please make sure you are there!
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 days ago
Tag and Release for Ben Clarkin in Landmark Homes
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club5 days ago
Dan Ford with a nice one for the smoker onboard Mabel while fishing in Coastline Excavations!

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