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Monday 5th September 2005
Official practice sessions began at a secret location early this morning. Results so far have been rather disappointing, with only this undersize blackfish being landed by Big Jig.
Tournament head of scales James Squire of The Tasmanian PeBE section was reported as saying something as the fish was released. Unfortunately... more
Friday 2nd September 2005
As part of the ongoing humanitarian efforts of Poissons et Boisson Extrêmes (PeBE) , the competitors of this years Manning Point Fishing Classic have taken a detour on way to Australia to stop off in New Orleans to offer assistance.
Tuesday 30th August 2005
Big Jig Geoff has just confirmed that he will be tackling the Manning Point Fishing Classic. Speaking from his rural retreat, Big Jig said he was excited about his prospects. "The other guys are losers. Once they see the size of the rope on my reels they will tremble in fear. The Classic will be mine!"
Fellow competitor and tournament... more
Monday 29th August 2005
Wednesday 27th July 2005
In the build up to the Classic, the new website has been launched. The Bid Committe thank the development team of 200 for their great effort.
"Be sure to come back during the event for updates to the site" said Marcus Copperi (Head of the Bid Committe). These guys know what there doing with the bits and stuff and other things".... more
Thursday 9th September 2004
The head of the Manning Point Fishing Classic organisation committee, Marcus Copperi, has said today that all the preparations for the Classic are on track.
"We are one year out and everything looks fine. We had a visit from the International Committee of Poissons et boisson extrêmes and... more
Sunday 1st August 2004
As part of the international extreme fishing circuit, Manning Point has been announced as the winner of the bid for the Australian location by the peak extreme fishing body, Poissons et boisson extrêmes.
In an announcement reminiscent of the famous gaffe when he was president of the Olympic ... more