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21 October 2021
Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports
From left: Angler Una Tuakeu and crew with the winning 20.4 kilogram wahoo/paara fish, Mike and Rick from Aitutaki with the heaviest mahi of 19.6kg, and Aitutaki anglers with a 76.2kg marlin. 21081723
Aitutaki Game Fishing Club president Clive Baxter says it is
the first time the two events were run together.
Prior to the competition not many fish had been caught on
the island, which was also indicated in the numbers and sizes of fish caught in
the tournament, said Baxter.
The total weight of fish weighed in for the Gary Parlour
Wahoo/Paara and Goldie Goldie Mahi mahi fishing tournament was 476.4kg - 1
paara, 7 mahi mahi, 3 marlin, 5 tuna and 5 ono.
The Aitutaki Gary Parlour Wahoo/Paara fishing results are as
Heaviest paara 1st 20.4kg Aitutaki Capt Pan Tuakeu, angler
Una Tuakeu, crew Venice Sam onboard Mama Monster; Heaviest other species 13.2kg
tuna Aitutaki Capt. Ben, angler Taoirangi
on board Mama Nina; Heaviest marlin 76.2kg Capt. Bra, angler Tekatau, crew Bra
Jnr on board Kamaia. Heaviest aggregate weight 1st Kamaia 136.6kg, 2nd Kimiora
105.4kg, 3rd Mama Nina 74kg
The Aitutaki Goldie Goldie Mahi mahi Memorial Fishing
Competition results are as follows. Heaviest mahi mahi: 1st 19.6kg Aitutaki
Skippers/Anglers Mike, Rick, Marama, Boat Toa Moana, $1000 cash sponsored by
Cook Islands Fishing Association; 2nd 18.2kg Mahi mahi, Aitutaki skipper Willie
Bond on Mik Mik, $300 cash sponsored by CIGFC; 3rd 17.2 mahi mahi, Aitutaki skipper Teiti onboard Miss Elani,
$200 cash sponsored by Tepaki Baxter and family. Heaviest Aggregate 1st 20.4kg,
$500 sponsored by CIGFC, Aitutaki skipper Blackjack Tuaiti, Tai Toko onboard
Moonlight, Rarotonga Anglers Emily, Michelle, Lea, John, Buntu; 2nd 16.6kg, Aitutaki skipper Willie Bond
onboard Mik, $300 cash sponsored by CIGFC; 3rd 13.6kg, Aitutaki skipper James
Nolan onboard Wahoo, Rarotonga angler Ngu Marsters, $200 cash sponsored by Dick
and Teina Marsters.
Baxter, their committee and members would like to give a big
“meitaki atupaka” to all the sponsors that contributed to our two successful