fishingcompsmokoareaThe Te puke club and North Island forklifts has held another very successful labour weekend fishing tournament with 185 fishermen taking part, the weather was a bit dodgy on the Friday and Sunday with most of the fish being caught in almost perfect conditions on the Saturday
The chairman and committee would like to thank the many great sponsors for this tournament and congratulate the many fishermen that took away great prizes with the winning fish. The major sport prize being $2000.00 towards a holiday to Rarotonga this was won by John Wilson from Tauranga.
The winning trout was caught by John Bell weighing 3.385 KG, the Juniors biggest Trout was Josh Baxter 2.835kg,The biggest Snapper was caught by Keith Reddaway 5.105 KG and the Junior Snapper was Caught by Max Wealleans 2.455 kg The Heaviest Kingfish was caught by Dale Healy 14.30 kg. Crayfish Craig Waterhouse 2.455 and Kahawahi Steve Chalmers 2.570
The committee is planning a major kids only competition in the new year with eel’s trout snapper and Kahawai being the target species.
If you would like to be a sponsor of this kids only competition, please phone the secretary Kylie on 5739709.

The Te Puke Club would like to thank the following sponsors:
North Island Forklifts GKO – Grant Oakley
Prescott Trailers Alan Roberts
Pacific Ag Steves Marine Supplies
Sportsworld
Te Puke Rod and LineEastpac Kerrys Mobile Marine Services
Bunnings Ravensdown
Farmlands
Seeka
Attrils Stihl Shop
Barbs
Bob Batchelor Motors
Bridge Marina Travel Lift
Burnsco
Carters
Centry 21
Cheethams
DB Breweries
Decoro Nets
Direct Fuel
Gull Paengaroa
Wingsbury Apiaries
Lake Taupo Motor Inn
Lazer Plumbing
Mannig Gibbs and Brown
Martin Carey – Electrodip
McGregors Super Liquor
Paul Rouse Spreading
Repco
R & R Tractors
Te Puke Auto Electric
Te Puke Glass
Te Puke Citizens Fishing Section
Stan Steel
Henderson Buliders Building Works
H2 Contracting
Game Gear
JMA Construction
Starbrite Oils
Lee Hillier Brushcraft
BNZ Papamoa
Shawn Williamson
Te Puke Jewelers
Nicholson Autos (Matamata)
Peake Panel and Paint
Bridgestone Te Puke
Don Bayliss Clothing
Sheryl Miller (Harcourts)
Ravensdown
Kerrys Mobile Marine Services