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Wednesday 19th February 2014
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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

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Monday 17th February 2014
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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. 

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Monday 10th February 2014
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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

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Monday 13th January 2014
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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

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Like the beard!

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

Category: News
Sunday 13th October 2013
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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.

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Categories: Competitors Stories | News
Tuesday 11th June 2013
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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.
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Sunday 26th May 2013
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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

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Monday 18th March 2013
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

 

The 2013 Manning Point Fishing Classic started in beautiful conditions on Friday. Mangrove, Fishin and Ganghook were on the water early and were reward with a good haul that was consistent throughout the day. Groper even had his team mate Kneptune catching fish so by the end of the day there was a big feed of fish.
 
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Sunday 17th March 2013
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)

With a bag of flathead and a few other species, Mr Mahi Mahi has won the 2013 Manning Point Fishing Classic.

Haka Jo took out the Social Award, BigJig won the Order of the Pink Rod (easily) and Groper Griffo took out the Rookie of the Year. Mr Mahi Mahi's team with Ganghook Gibbo and Haka Jo took out the Team Award.

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Saturday 16th March 2013
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By Ronny Reuters OBE (MP)
Mahi Mahi, Haka Jo and Ganghook have been smashing flattie all morning and are shaming the other teams.
The teams are now discussing tactics at Harrigans over lunch.
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