All members arrived Friday from midday to the evening. The surrounding grounds around the Howqua Lodge were quite damp and boggy for vehicles 22 members attended and 2 non-members. Friday night proved to be a highlight as members relaxed around social activities well into the night. Saturday morning members rose early for the start of the fishing competition and as the water level was not adequate to launch at Macs Cove all who fishing the lake with boats launched at Goughs Bay. Weather overcast threating with some rain and mild west wind.
Members fished the Big River Arm, Goughs Bay area and Goulburn Arm area. Over members fished the Delatite River upstream from the Mansfield road towards Merrijig. Saturday night members who caught trout weighed in at the Howqua Interclub competition and later at PNAC competition:
River - Niki Duckstein; 1 x Brown Trout, 34cm, 320g
River · Jason King; 3 x Brown Trout, (41cm, 475gm), (34cm, 335gm), (37cm, 410gm) total = 1.220kg
Lake · Rod King; 1 x Brown Trout, 39cm, 385gm
Lake · Andrew Brandi; 1 x Brown Trout, 31cm, 225gm
River · John Costa; Catch and release 1 Murray cod, 50cm
Lake · Atilio Dicori; 1 x Brown Trout 42cm, 660g
PNAC leading for interclub competition after Saturday night weigh in. Saturday night roast dinner cooked by Dunlop Bayswater club was excellent 2 members from PNAC took out the major prizes in the raffle Saturday night entertainment carried on and some went to bed early as others stayed up late. Sunday weather was overcast and periods of sun with slight wind. Members fished the lake and Delatite River again Daniel Trafford; 1 x Murray Cod 60cm, 3.390g, Lake No fish were weigh in on Sunday at Interclub Competition. PNAC won the Interclub Competition and President was presented with Shield. Altilo Dicori took out the heaviest fish caught and won a trophy and money Jason King won the Best Angler and prize PNAC weigh in.
Total fished weighed in 8 fish, 7 x Brown trout = 2.820kg 1 x Murray Cod = 3.390kg