On the weekend of March 3/4 the Annual Swan Hill Combined Services Club Classic was held at the Pental Island Caravan Park at Swan Hill. The proceeds from the various raffles held over the weekend go towards restocking.
This competition was limited to one hundred boats with two anglers per boat. It was also strictly catch and release for Murray cod. Many of the anglers who competed last year returned to fish again this year. This year 52 cod and 11 yellowbelly were caught.
The results were:
Biggest Murray cod - 75cm, Stuart Bigmore of Meredith.
Biggest Yellowbelly - 46cm, J. Stevens of Swan Hill.
Biggest carp - 65cm, Graeme Gurnett of Seymour.
Winning Boat –Boat No. 42, M. Willock of Swan Hill and S. Bigmore of Meredith.
Runners up, S Holt and E Scholtens of Swan Hill.
3rd Prize T Wilson and J Dedini of Swan Hill.
Winner of the Punt raffle - Paul Milliano.
Entry Prizes: 1st Gary Glencoe, 2nd Eddie Scholtens, 3rd Gary Scholtens
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