Fishing Tournament success

Surtees Boats One Base Fishing Tournament is being hailed a huge success.

Held at the weekend thanks to the Whakatane Sport Fishing Club hundreds took part over the three day tournament.

The heaviest species caught over the three days was a Blue Marlin weighing in at 332-point-2 kilograms.

Scott Ellison on the boat She's Got a Horse made the catch.

While coming in second for the heaviest was a striped marlin caught by Bevan Thomas on Lite Em Up and weighing in at 107-point-4 kilograms.

Sam Gardner