Annual Bob Royal whiting fishing competition at Tilligerry

Winners and entrants at the RSL weigh-in.
Winners and entrants at the RSL weigh-in.

The third annual Bob Royal whiting fishing competition was a great success and has contributed around $2000 towards the Lions’ Club Centenary Park project on Tanilba’s waterfront.

The Croker family really cleaned up big time with three of the children walking away with some $250 in prize money.

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Their secret? According to Josh Croker, they scooped the pool by fishing between Tanilba Bay and Mallabula using locally pumped nippers for bait.

Results were as follows:

Open section: (red spot) Shane Vichre.

Boys:(red spot) 1st P. Hagen. 2nd T. Hamilton. (sand) Josh Croker.

Girls: (red spot) Joanna Booth. (sand) 1st Jorja Croker. 2nd Nicole Croker.

Tilligerry Lions would like to thank the following sponsors who made the competition possible: Margaret Brewer;

Tilligerry RSL; Dr.Philip Haines, (Tilligerry Medical Centre); Port Stephens Toyota; Blue Pacific Cattery; Coastal RE; RTMO

Pty Ltd; BCF Salamander Bay and Club Lemon Tree.

By Geoff WALKER

The Centenary Park project on the foreshore.
The Centenary Park project on the foreshore.

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