October 2018

The Barbara Dawn Gurnard Challenge

The Barbara Dawn Gurnard Challenge

This is a Gurnard challenge for the 2018/2019 fishing year commencing on 22 September 2018 through to 30 June 2019.

The challenge is to encourage all Waikato Sport Fishing Club members to have safe family fun fishing out on the water. It is open to all 2018/19 members of the Waikato Sport Fishing Club (WSFC). The catch has to be recorded on a catch card and certified by a weigh master and caught under WSFC fishing rules.The catch card has to be provided to the WSFC catch officer by the 5 July 2019. The gurnard catch will be reported each month in the WSFC newsletter.

Barbara Dawn Challenge prizes will be awarded at the AGM.

The prizes are:

  1. $250 cash for heaviest gurnard plus the Gurnard Trophy
  2. A drawn prize from all the gurnards weighed for a $250 cash prize. For the drawn prize the angler must be present at the AGM.  If not present, there will be a redraw.

The prize money has donated by the crew of the Barbara Dawn ($400) and the WSFC ($100).