Junior saratoga winner George Keyes at the Cania Fishing Classic 2019. Photo: Earl Haigh
Junior saratoga winner George Keyes at the Cania Fishing Classic 2019. Photo: Earl Haigh

GALLERY: Plenty of action at Cania Classic

THE 2019 Cania Fishing Classic was held at the weekend, and monster catches were reeled in across both days of the competition.

The Cania Dam Fish Stocking Association fielded 395 nominations this year, which secretary Rowena Clarke said was up from last year’s event.

Clarke said the weather was “perfect for fishing and plenty of large fish were weighed in”.

“A great weekend was had by all,” she said.

Myles Fuchs claimed $250 prizemoney for hauling in the longest bass in the juniors, at 48cm, while Gavin Mitchell and Luke Huston shared $500 for the longest bass in the seniors, tied at 49.5cm.

Junior George Keyes was the proud lander of the weekend’s largest saratoga at 78cm, with Mark Hetherington in the seniors not far behind with a 75.5cm saratoga.

Pippa Pointon won a Koastal Kayaks package in the junior nomination draw, while Adam Wells won an aluminium tinny with motor, bimini top and trailer in the senior nomination draw.

Marty Harm won the early bird nomination draw and will now have three nights of luxury in Brett’s Cania Cottages.

Ryan Netz won a Jackall prize pack from the bar raffle draw.

Ms Clarke thanked all volunteers, sponsors and anglers.


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