Round 4 of the Southern Bream Series (SBS) run by the Basin Lure and Fly Anglers Inc and sponsored by Lowrance, was held on Sunday 11 May on Sydney Harbour. A total of 54 boating teams 20 kayak anglers attended. We would like to say a big thank you to all those who competed and showed their continued support for this great series, and to all the mothers out there who gave their sons and hubbies a leave pass on Mother’s Day.
The Harbour really turned on a great day with lovely weather and lots of fish. Every boating team and all but one kayaker weighed in fish.
The final winner in the Boating section was Team Triton Boats/Sunline/Ecogear (Michael Colotouros and Daniel Bonacorso) with a 5/5 bag totalling 4.210kg. Second went to the ever consistent Team Pro Lure Australia (Nathan Leicht and Anthony Kalsow) with a 5/5 bag totalling 3.550kg, and third went to Team Gamakatsu/Samuri Reaction Rods (Codie Stewart and Shaun Stewart) with a 5/5 bag totalling 3.435kg. Fourth went to Team BCF/Up The Creek (Tom McLean and Mark Taylor) with a 5/5 bag totalling 3.420kg and in fifth place was Team 13 Fishing with Jay Rook and Brendon McNeil, whose 5/5 bag weighed 3.405kg.
In the Boating section there were 239 fish caught for a combined weight of 119.530kg for 108 anglers. The Hobie Big Bream prize was taken out by Michael Colotouros with a very nice 1.290kg fish.
The Kayak section was won by Team Pro Lure Australia - Luke Kay with a bag of 3/3 totalling 2.425kg. Second place went to Team Shorty - Andrew Hancox with a bag of 3/3 totalling 1.860kg, and third went to Team Gladiator Tackle - Carl Dubois with a bag of 3/3 totalling 1.795kg. In the Kayak section there were 49 fish caught for a combined weight of 23.940kg for 20 anglers. The BCF Big Bream prize was taken out by Luke Kay with a .985kg fish.
We would like to thank all the competitors and sponsors Lowrance, Fishing World, Shimano, Tonic Eyewear, Searing Tackle/Damiki, Custom Lure Art, Skeeter Boats/Power Pole, Hobie Fishing, Compleat Angler Nowra, BCF, Totally Immersed Watersports, Lox Rods and STG Graphics.
Round 5 is a two-day event and will be held on Saturday 21-22 June at Mallacoota. For more information visit www.basinlureandfly.org.au. - BLFA