2014 Big Fish Bonanza in NSW Australia
Location: Lake Macquarie Game Fishing Club, Swansea, NSW, Australia.
Date: 01. – 02. February 2014
There were 43 boats and 160 anglers competing in this year’s Big Fish Bonanza
held out of Swansea in New South Wales, Australia.
Overall 19 marlins, Istiophoridae family, were tagged / released and only two marlins
were brought to the weigh-in station ( 124.50 kg black and 85 kg striped marlin ).
But an almost 1.000 pound mako turned out to be the heaviest fish of the tournament.
The shark results are provided below.
Heaviest Shark :
Species: Mako shark ( Isurus sp. )
Weight: 420.00 kg ( 925.94 lbs )
Angler: Steve Pitts
Sharks Captured :
Mako shark (Isurus sp.) : 1 ( = heaviest shark of competition )
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) : 3 ( incl. a 386 kg specimen )
Whaler shark (Carcharhinus sp.) : 1
TOTAL : 5
Sharks Tagged / Released :
Blue shark (Prionace glauca) : 2
Mako shark (Isurus sp.) : 1
Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) : 2
TOTAL : 5