2/6 Turi Street, Patea 4520 / P.O. Box 706, Hawera
027 466 7133

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Patea and Districts Boating Club - 2019 Fishing and Dive Competition

Saturday 9th March to Sunday 17th March


  • Contact South Taranaki Coastguard VHF5 when leaving

  • Boats must be launched off the Patea Boat Ramp

  • Fish weigh in time is 2.00pm to 6.00pm, if earlier contact Christine Windle (Coast Guard) on 06 278 3594, 027 394 7227 or VHF5

  • Final weigh in is on prize giving day Sunday 17th March is at 1.00pm

  • Skipper must be a current financial member

  • Entry fee is $40 per adult and $20 for children under 16 years of age

  • Crew must be registered on entry form

  • Crew members do not have to be club members, however the Skipper must be a current club member

  • One fish per species a day may be weighed and recorded for the categories

  • Fishing starts at 7.00am and ends at 5.00pm, anyone caught any earlier or later fishing from that start and end time may be disqualified from the contest

  • The Bar and Food open at 12pm with the prize giving commencing at 2.00pm on Sunday 17th of March at the Patea Boating Club's clubroom

  • Club trophies will be fished for by financial members

  • Life jackets must be worn at all times while on the water

It is the Skipper of the boat who is to be responsible for his crew's safety and well being during the tournament week while on the water, the Patea Boating club takes no responsibility for injuries or accidents to participants during tournament week.


  • Heaviest Snapper, Cod, Gurnard, Kingfish, Kawhai, Crayfish and Shark

  • The BIG FOUR (Snapper, Cod, Kingfish and Kawhai)

  • Heaviest Ladies Fish

  • Heaviest Childs Fish (Children's category participants must be 16 years of age or under)

Entries close Thursday 7th March

Download the 2019 Entry Form