Fishing event over for 2017

By Misiona Simo ,

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Team Lady Saele with Vui Kevin Kohlhase, Seb Kohlhase and Lawrie Burich.

Team Lady Saele with Vui Kevin Kohlhase, Seb Kohlhase and Lawrie Burich. (Photo: Misiona Simo)

The heavy downpour on Saturday afternoon didn’t put a damper on the closing of the Samoa International l Game Fishing Association (S.I.G.F.A.) Competition 2017.

The prize giving was held at S.I.G.F.A.’s clubhouse in Matautu where anglers and friends from around the world joined in celebration.  

The Youngest Angler, and with the best smile was Elle Rasch.
The Youngest Angler, and with the best smile was Elle Rasch.
Top Scoring Skipper Yellow Fins Roy Lee with Apia Concrete Products representative, Angie Wetzell.
Top Scoring Skipper Yellow Fins Roy Lee with Apia Concrete Products representative, Angie Wetzell.
Patrick Ah Him was on the boat, Second Chance.
Patrick Ah Him was on the boat, Second Chance.
Even the New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. David Nicholson (right) couldn’t stay away.
Even the New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. David Nicholson (right) couldn’t stay away.
Local Team Fu’a II who came in 4th place overall.
Local Team Fu’a II who came in 4th place overall.

There were records made, friendships forged and memories to last a lifetime. 

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