Fish & Dive

MBBC Fishing

The Fishing Section:

The Fishing Section meets on the 2nd Thursday of almost every month in the downstairs bar.  We’ll be there from 7.30pm with guest speakers covering all fishing and boating related topics.   Watch club notices for details.

Fishing Competitions:

Below is a list of some of the annual fishing competitions held here at the club.2 - February

  • Kids Off Couches fishing comp around Waitangi Day
  • Reel Girls fishing comp
  • No Bait – No Berley
  • Club Champs

Hauraki Gulf Seabirds:

Islands in this region provide the only breeding areas in the world for some seabird species.  Many are threatened.  Please look after them.

Learn how to avoid getting seabirds tangled or hooked in your gear download information here

Fishing Committee Contacts:

Ian Twist      027 231 4752
David Wylie    027 242 7553  –  Dive section

Brag Board and more details below……

Brag Board

Club Leader (Brag) Board: The Club also has a leaders board in the downstairs bar which records the largest fish caught for the season by a Club member.(June-Apr)  If you catch a large fish in chart 532 weigh it in with the custodian and get your name on the board.  The following table has the sizes to beat.

Senior (16 years and over)

Species Weight Angler Date Boat
Snapper  9.115 kg  Dave McKeown  31/10/16  Ruckus
Kingfish  20.073 kg  Dave McCulloch  12/2/17  Black Pearl
Kahawai  2.960 kg  John Nelson  31/12/16  Fish & Chippie
John Dory  2.718 kg  Darron Crawford  18/10/16  Tin Fin
Trevally  3.655 kg  Christine Rushton  25/1/17  Middle Crisis
Terakihi  1.461 kg  Carolyn Norrish  4/12/16  Fish & Chippie
Gurnard  0.438 kg  Dick Bavelaar  13/8/16  Xtreme

Junior (11 years to 16 years)

Species Weight Angler Date Boat
Snapper  8.893 kg  Dylan Roxburgh  30/12/16  Dreamcatcha
Kingfish  7.910 kg  Dylan Roxburgh  12/02/17  Dreamcatcha
John Dory  1.632 kg  Dayna Rotherham  25/03/17  On Tour

Smallfry (under 11 years)

Species Weight Angler Date Boat
Snapper 3.746  Zara Crawford  02/04/17  On Tour
Kingfish  7.139 kg  Eve Crawford  04/12/16  On Tour
Kahawai  2.519 kg  Eve Crawford  25/03/17  On Tour
John Dory  0.866 kg  Eve Crawford  06/11/16  On Tour
Trevally  0.944 kg  Eve Crawford  25/03/17  On Tour
Terakihi  0.789 kg  Eve Crawford  25/03/17  On Tour
Gurnard  0.408 kg  Zara Crawford  04/12/16  On Tour

Upcoming Events


September 14 @ 8:00 am

Fishing Talk

Details coming soon….

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