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In a last minute move to appease the thousands heading to the Classic and in order to avert a protest by the competitors, Marcus Copperi has revoked the 'No Blog, No Grog' policy.
"I listen to the people" said Marcus, "and the website poll said it all"... more
Following the outstanding success of the 2005 Tournament Classic, Event tournament organiser Marcus Copperi last night announced that a new purpose built resort will be built for the 2006 Tournament competitors.
Construction has already begun based on this hastily drafted design pictured.
Most of the major television networks... more
A big thank you to Marcos Coperi for making all this possible - organising accommodation, shirts, prizes, web site and entertainment. Well done and greatly appreciated by all the competitors..
Also to Ronny Reuters for his tireless and selfless efforts in reporting all the events that mattered without bias.
Thanks too to the... more
One of Yorkshires oldest breweries has stepped in at the last minute to save the MPFC. Black Sheep Breweries of Masham, brewers of' Riggwelter', one of the worlds finest beers, has stepped in to save the Manning Point Fishing Contest.
'Uncle' Dan Murphys' of Greenhills, Australia (NSW Finest Grog Emporium and Asia Pacific distributors of... more
A group of eager spectators were attacked today on the Manning River as they were getting prepared for the best viewing positions for the Manning Point Fishing Classic.
The group in kayaks had come too close to the practice area where Ganghook Gibbo was testing a new range of hooks (consisting of four chain saws lashed together and baited... more
Ganghook Gibbo has been suspended from the Manning Point Fishing Classic following allegations that he was in fact using a live dolphin and not a cow for bait.
As this picture clearly shows, the cow was just an innocent spectator and not bait as stated in an earlier press release.
James Squire, recently freed by Neptune and returning... more
Is Barnacle Barry's fishing career washed up? Some would say yes. His last fishing book was a very poor effort - selling only 10 copies (9 were bought by Barnacle himself). The Manning Point Classic could be his last chance to redeem himself, assuming he can keep off the grog. His long time rival, Mangrove, will be working... more
Allen, G. R. 1975. Four new damselfishes (Pomacentridae) from
the southwest Pacific. 99: 87-99.
Allen, G. R. 1977. A new species of scorpaenid fish
(Scorpaenidae) from Western Australia. 101: 145-148.
Allen, G. R. & Starck II, W. A. 1973. Notes on the ecology,
Tidal Information for Crowdy Head Marina
Click here for the lateset tides & moon info, we can't let Mangrove Mike think he has the insider knowledge (although with his superior knowledge and skills maybe we are butting our heads against a brick wall).