Basin Lure and Fly Angler Inc successfully ran their Round 1 event over 2 days on St Georges Basin.
The event attracted 55 boating teams and 24 kayak anglers involved. The final winner in the Boating section was Team Breamski with Steve Nedeski and Jarrod Lye with a 10/10 bag totalling 8.290kg. Second place went to Team Stealth Blades (Peter and Phil Cook) with a 10/10 bag totalling 6.96kg, and third went to Team Up The Creek (Tom McLean and Trevor Gabriel) with a 10/10, 6.950kg bag. Fourth went to Team Compleat Angler Batemans Bay/Shimano (Jason Mayberry and Terry Parmenter) with a 10/10 bag totalling 6.620kg and fifth was a draw with Team VISDEK (Julian Viselli and Allan Dekker) and Team Tonic Eyewear/FG Blades (Damien Skeen and Matt Star) both getting a 10/10 bag totalling 6.61kg.
The end tally for the Boating section was 451 fish for a combined weight of 252.41kg over the two days for 110 anglers.
The Hobie Big Bream prize was taken out by Bob Josevski with a great 1.85kg fish in his first ever bream tournament.
The Kayak section was won by Team Gladiator Tackle – Carl Dubois with a bag of 6/6 totalling 4.010kg. Second went to Andrew Death with a 6/6, 3.56kg bag and third went to Simon Morley with a 6/6, 3.535kg bag.
In total, the 24 competitors in the Kayak section amassed 87 fish for a combined weight of 46.695kg over the 2 days.
The organisers would like to thank the following sponsors: Fishing World, Shimano, Lowrance, Searing Tackle/Damiki, Tonic Eyewear, Custom Lure Art, Skeeter Boats/Power Pole, Hobie Fishing, Compleat Angler Nowra, BCF, Lox Rods and STG Graphics. - BLFAReads: 802