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After a long and arduous selection process involving some of the most highly skilled engravers in the world, the MPFC trophy has finally been adorned with the names of the triumphant few.
Space has been allocated for other potential winners, with Mangrove Mike bagging the coveted space right on top of the mounting block. "Baggsy
I would like to say a few words to all the people involved in making this years Fishing Classic the best ever.
A big thanks to the organising committee, Marcus Copperi for his tireless efforts in organising the accomodation, team outfits, refreshments, prizes and generally making sure we all had a great time, to the web development team... more
Day One started with with overcast conditions and the teams ready to attach the estuaries of the Manning River.
Big Jig picked up an early whiting but the news wasn't so good for Team White. A boating malfunction meant that the competitors had to fish from the baths for the first half of the day. But this turned to a great advantage when... more
Day 0 was thre practice and research round of the 2006 Manning Point Fishing Classic.
All catches count towards the individual awards but not the team awards. Good catches were made by Big Jig and Mangrove Mike, each with nice flatheads. Fishing Phil caught a nice bream, but the catch of the day was a great flathead by the reigning champion... more
The excitement is building.
The boats are being readied. The cars are being packed. The rods are being checked. The nets are being readied. The food is being gathered. The grog is being bottled.
The competitors are all matey until... the fishing begins.
The rods will be bending.... more
Competitors in the '06 MPFC are considering striking unless Marcus Copperi approves a public blogometer.
In a meeting held last night at an undisclosed location at Manning Point Bowlo involving all competitors decided in principle to strike unless the organisers of the MPFC official website release details of the current Blog to Grog ratio.