Team Pontoon 21 take 1st place at the Gamakatsu Elite Series
Field Staffers Khoi Pham & Denis Metzdorf capped off a great 2014 with a win at the first of the Gamakatsu Elite Series held at Bribie Island where they fished under the team name Pontoon 21. Below is a report from Khoi explaing how they took out the win.
"Team Pontoon 21 had a great year in 2014 finishing fifth overall in Gamakatsu Team of the Year standings and had the perfect start to the 2014/15 season by winning the inaugural Gamakatsu Elite Series event at Bribie Island 13-14th December.
Jarryd Aleckson takes 2nd Place at Gamakatsu Elites
QLD Field Staffer Jarryd Aleckson fishing as part of Team Lowrance took out 2nd position in the first Gamakatsu Elite Series. This new series is a high stakes high reward Teams comp. Bags limits are bigger, entry fees are higher and the payout is heavily skewed to the top. This brings only the most confident of anglers making it a tough competition where anyone could win. Below is a brief write up of the event from Jarryd
As the old saying goes, never look a gift horse in the mouth, which in this case came in the form of my partner saying, “Hey, why don’t you go down an see Charlie for the weekend”. With the weather looking favourable the pass was accepted and the plans were hatched.
We went out early Saturday morning knowing the wind could go either way on the predictions it had suggested on the back of a small degrading system from the few days prior. Having not been able to get some consistent time into the sea legs, I was feeling just a touch queasy on the way out and hoped for the wind to swing in our favour.
Top 3 result for Damiki at Hobie Grand Final in WA
Pro Staffer Michael Maas fished the Hobie Grand Final in WA last weekend and he capped off a great year with a fantastic result for himself and also for the Damiki. Here is Michaels report of the event
" After having a great year in the Hobie Kayak Series with some consistent results and a 5th place in the Dawia Hobie Kayak Bream Angler of the year table, I was looking forward to competing in the Hobie Bream Grand Final in Mandurah WA.
Having very little experience fishing for Black Bream and having never fished in WA, I knew I had my work cut out for me fishing against the top kayak bream anglers from around the country......