The Fishing Section at Weymouth Cossie has around 150 members; of that 30 members regularly fish in the monthly comps, (the section welcomes more competitors). In these events competitors earn points for 1st, 2nd and 3rd, these points go towards the end of year total, for the annual prize giving.
The fishing section holds a number of events throughout the year, the dates do vary but there is always information on the notice board a couple of weeks leading up to an event, alternatively our website Fishing News or Events Calendar will have the most up to date information as well.
Some of our competitions are:
The Monthly Competition: These comps are usually held in the “Waitemata, Manukau Inner Harbour & Firth Area (Chart 532)” which a variety of species being weighed in. The day varies month by month.
Kahawai King: In September every year we host the Kahawai King, this competition is open to the public. There are fantastic prizes to be won, with a total prize pool on $10,000. All proceeds from the sale of the fish at the end goes to Kids First.
To enter any of our competitions, it costs only $15.00 for members and $20.00 guests.
There is a cost to become a member of the fishing section, however this is only $10. And every member is given a number eligible for the weekly handles draw on Thursday nights.
If you wish to join the section, or want any further information you can contact the club or come to the Club on a Thursday night.