Manning Point Fishing Classic Blog

Wednesday 26th March 2014
Date:
By  Barra Bourke

Grog.....

that life giving nector of the gods.  For this I will follow up my virgin blog of 2011 with this....my second ever blog.  Barra has recently undergone a transformation of epic proportions.  In an effort to hit the MPFC at sailfish speed (under the guise of Worlds Greatest Shave) Barra now more resembles a stonefish

... more

comment icon 1 comment

Looks excellent Barra. It's like the old Chinese proverb "a bone in the head is worth two in the pocket"................... Hang on, I'm not sure about that now.

Posted by Ronny Reuters OBE (MP), 26/03/2014 10:05:52 pm

Wednesday 26th March 2014
Date:
By Haka Jo

Having succesfully secured the "Dougie" and his subsequent meteoric rise in popularity which resulted in his acceptance into boy superband One Direction; Jonty "Hakajo" Lambourne has crushed fans hearts following his recent announcement that the North American tour was to be cancelled.

Hakajo was overheard

... more

comment icon 1 comment

Nice!

Posted by Ronny Reuters OBE (MP), 26/03/2014 11:31:53 am

Monday 24th March 2014
Date:
By  Tsunami Col

International Rescue to provide Emergency Rescue Services for wayward competitors or supporters for the 2014 MPFC. Virgil (Thunderbird 2) said "It was prudent of the organisers to have a Plan B as scouring the oceans for lost vessels is next to impossible. Additionally, Gordon (Thunderbird 4) could be utilised to rescue any sunken vessels"

... more

comment icon 2 comments

NICE.....and sooo topical

Posted by Ganghook Gibbo, 24/03/2014 5:10:18 pm

Fully Acknowledged. Fishin' should now sleep better.

Posted by Ronny Reuters OBE (MP), 26/03/2014 11:32:47 am

Wednesday 19th February 2014
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
Manning Point Fishing Classic legend, Ganghook Gibbo, has been snapped by the paps in Auckland over the weekend. Obviously using a cover of a 'footie fan' it is likely he has been working on a new gang hook combination with renown NZ hook maker, Killari Karaakuki. We believe that Ganghook is working on miniaturising his famous 30cm quad-banger ... more

comment icon 0 comment

Monday 17th February 2014
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Preparations for the 2014 Classic are well underway. Our esteemed tournament organizer, Marcus Copperi, has completed all approvals for the 2014 Tournament with his friends at the tropical Russian resort of Sochi. 

At

... more

comment icon 0 comment

Monday 10th February 2014
Date:
By  PrawnStar Mick

Dear Ronny

I find myself still in the wilds of Peru,  searching for the sportfishing  challenge for which I am renowned. My piscatorial exploits in the ancient Amazon or the wilds of the Pacific amidst the productive grounds of Humboldt current have to date been shall we say limited. Piranha

... more

comment icon 0 comment

Monday 13th January 2014
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Ok, here is the flattie I caught. And in true fisherman style, I did miss a massive one about 20 minutes beforehand. Played for about 10 mins on the sandy flats wondering how I'd get it onto shore before she spat the hook. It must have been the one that Groper missed last year at the Classic. (Sorry to bring that up, Groper)

This flattie

... more

comment icon 1 comment

Like the beard!

Posted by BigJig Geoff, 31/01/2014 10:07:38 pm

Category: News
Sunday 13th October 2013
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

As part of his ongoing charity work, 2010 Manning Point Fishing Classic Champion, Mangrove Mike, has taken 2013 Rookie, Groper Griffo, under his wing for some mentoring in the twin arts.

Groper, using the excuse of "it's my wedding", has taken Mangrove and his family to the beautiful waters of Fiji for some serious study.

... more

comment icon 0 comment

Categories: Competitors Stories | News
Tuesday 11th June 2013
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
All the stars of the Manning Point Fishing Classic were in attendance at the British and Irish Lions game v Australia Country.
Sir James, Sleepy Phil, Tsunami, Ganghook, Mangrove and Fishin were in the VIP suite.
... more

comment icon 0 comment

Sunday 26th May 2013
Date:
By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

Former MPFC Champion Mangrove Mike is increasing his profile with a series of targeted advertising ploys.
The latest effort involves his name on the back of legendary Newcastle Knights NRL star Willie Mason. Willie is proud as punch in having the legendary fishing champions name on his back allegedly saying "Mangrove's commitment

... more

comment icon 0 comment