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The Gisborne Photo News



Fishing Contest

Ideal conditions prevailed for the newly-formed Tatapouri Fishing Club's first contest, in which 26 boats took part.

At the weigh-in, Mr Ray Webb took the prize for the heaviest fish, a 43lb shark, while Messrs B. Card and E. Hart won the section for the best boat average.


Messrs W. Aitken, D. Dymock, and J. Honey came home with a good haul of snapper


Frank Wise assisted recording the tallies


Chairman of the club, Trevor Charles, weighs-in a good-sized shark


This outsize bass. weighing 115lb gutted, was caught by Gisborne fishermen George Wilson and Ray Terry at the Ariel Reef from the vessel Vagabond. C. Whitley and Sons' staff, Bill Cantwell (left) and Cliff Whitley, pose with the monster.