First and Heaviest for the Season

  • First Fish 2021-2022
SpeciesDate Angler Weight/TaggedArea CaughtAngler’s Club
Albacore02/07/2021Riley Bird 20.8kgWaihau Bay Kawhia B&AC
Bigeye Tuna20/11/2021Alan Proctor76.6kgOff Mercury Bay MBGFC
Black Marlin 11/01/2022Chris Ward204.6kgOff Mercury Bay MBGFC
Blue Marlin21/12/2021Svend Petersen237.8kgBOIBOISC
Blue Shark10/11/2021Ann Candy T/RWekaruaWhangaroa SFC
Bluefin Tuna (Pacific)
Bluefin Tuna (Southern)01/07/2021William Hurst75.2kgWaihau BayBig Fish Fishing Club
Broadbill/Swordfish24/07/2021Greg Haliday144.8kgBOISC
Bronze Whaler27/11/2021Marlin Candy T/R est 100kgPeach IslandWhangaroa SFC
Bass/Sea Bass (NZ)01/01/2022Ruth Veall58.10kgoff Tatapouri GTSFC
Hammerhead05/02/2022Brook JohnstoneT/R est 30kgoff Mercury Bay MBGFC
Hapuka04/07/2021Michael Gray 6.35kgManukau Counties SFC
Kahawai04/07/2021Dion Watts2.26kgTairua Counties SFC
Mahimahi26/12/2021Nathan Pickery4.02kgStephenson Island Whangaroa SFC
Mako15/08/2021Marlin Candy T/R est 70kgFlat Island Whangaroa SFC
Porbeagle
SB Spearfish10/12/2021Kurt Bennetto20.60kgTutukakaWhangarei DSAC
Skipjack Tuna 08/01/2022Kyla Rogers6.4kgBay of Islands BOISC
Slender Tuna 09/10/2021Paul Hyde5.110kgoff Tatapouri GTSFC
Snapper 04/07/2021Brent Milesi 8.37kgManukau Counties SFC
Snapper – small fry/Junior 01/08/2021Charlee Masters1.6kgAhiparaAhipara GFC
Striped Marlin01/12/2021Ken LousleyT/R est 80kg60 Mile Grounds Ahipara GFC
Thresher18/09/2021Lola ScottT/RBOIBOISC
Thresher – Bigeye24/07/2021Andrew Hope T/RWhite IslandWhakatane SFC
Tope05/07/2021Stephen CrockattT/RRobbiesBOISC
Trevally27/11/2021Robert Aull1.3kgOff Mercury BayMBGFC
Wahoo
Yellowfin01/12/2021Garry Townley35.6kgBOIBOISC
Yellowtail (Kingfish)04/07/2021Dion Watts9.23kgTairua Counties SFC

Heaviest Fish 2021-2022

SpeciesDateAnglerWeight/TaggedArea CaughtAngler’s Club
Albacore29/07/2021Ben Pond 22.6kgAlderman Knoll Mercury Bay GFC
Bigeye Tuna19/02/2022Lori Tanner-Somers102.2kgMiddlesex Bank Whangaroa SFC
Black Marlin 20/01/2022Andrew Hamilton 340.4kgMain Rock Whangarei DSAC
Blue Marlin17/02/2022Warren George380kgOff Mercury BayMercury Bay SFC
Blue Shark
Bluefin Tuna (Pacific)
Bluefin Tuna (Southern)04/07/2021Ian Howe142.2kgCape RunawayWaihau Bay SFC
Broadbill/Swordfish03/04/2022Dylan Flyger246.85kgTairuaTairua Pauanui SFC
Bronze Whaler
Bass/Sea Bass (NZ)01/01/2022Ruth Veall58.10kgOff TatapouriGTSFC
Hammerhead
Hapuka29/01/2022Steve Watson 24.485kgOff Tolaga Bay GTSFC
Kahawai25/02/2022Ian Wildman3.06kgoff Mercury Bay MBGFC
Mahimahi19/03/2022James Higgs12.40kgTairua Tairua Pauanui SFC
Mako22/02/2022Tony Croft150.5kgoff Mercury BayMBGFC
Porbeagle
SB Spearfish29/01/2022Jason Lowe 32.5kgoff Tolago Bay GTSFC
Skipjack Tuna 15/04/2022Mathew Vaughan8.54kgoff Mercury Bay MBGFC
Slender Tuna 09/10/2021Paul Hyde5.110kgoff Tatapouri GTSFC
Snapper 05/11/2021Mark Beauchamp 12.45kg BOISC
Snapper – small fry/Junior 23/10/2021Kupe-John Amoamo15.6kgOpotikiTe Kaha SFC
Striped Marlin06/02/2022Matt Crawford199.2kgHawkes BayCounties SFC
Thresher
Thresher – Bigeye
Tope10/07/2021Carl Pullan22.25kgBOIBOISC
Trevally04/07/2021Andy Eyre3.40kgHouhoraCounties SFC
Wahoo
Yellowfin22/02/2022Scott Berry64.4kgCape RunawayWaihau Bay SFC
Yellowtail (Kingfish)18/11/2021Bryce Wigley33.74kg Kingbank Ahipara GFC