Gerard snapper wins fish of the year competition
THE Daily Examiner Fish of the Year competition for 2015/16 has been won by Taylor Gerard, a visitor from Sydney.
Taylor had a most productive day fishing off Minnie Water with two companions, with her winning catch a snapper of 5.820kg taken on a yellowtail bait.
Her companions also did well during the fishing expedition.
Blake Smith also weighed in a snapper of 5.606kg , while Brad Watkins of Wooli scored a spotted mackerel of 3.840kg.
One of the party will make arrangements shortly to make a selection of $500 worth of Daiwa fishing tackle made available through Big River Bait and Tackle at Maclean.
The competition for 2016/17 begun this week, with every angler weighing in a catch during the year with that catch going into the random draw at the end of the year - about Australia Day 2017
The prize for the new competition is being negotiated and will be announced shortly.