All the winners from the marlin and tuna contest

Matt Schmelz with a 26.6kg kingfish

GISBORNE teenager Charlie Gregory landed a 222.55 kilogram blue marlin to win the major $10,000 prize for the crew of Renegade in the Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club Liquorland Marlin and Tuna Tournament over the weekend.

It was third time lucky for club president Roger Faber’s boat Renegade, having taken second place twice and finally taking the first prize in the competition.

In the other species sections, Siua Afu won the albacore section with a 14.945kg fish caught off Hahau, Leon Lewis caught a 25.85kg spearfish off No Xcuse and Matt Schmelz won the kingfish section with a 26.65kg catch off Reel Dream.

Full results

Marlin or tuna:

Charlie Gregory, blue marlin 222.5, Renegade 1; Maxine Taylor, striped marlin 117.55, Touchwood 2; Carolyn Mills, broadbill 101.90, Midnight Oil 3; Tyler Burgess, striped marlin 90.8, Dr Hook 4; Craig Sutton, yellowfin tuna 25.255, Old Dog 5.

Albacore:

Siua Afu,14.945, Hahau 1; Steve Telfer, 14.880, Nirvana 2; Murray Ferris, 13.595, Dreamcatcher 3; Bill Blackmore, 13.410, Site Visit 4; Chris Burt, 13.295, Outcast 5; Alister Cameron, 13.155 6; Reuben Bennett, 12.870, For Real 7; Hayden Rees-Jones, 12.730, Outcast 8; Stu McGregor, 12.620, Sea Torque 9; Mike Bond, 12.580, Nirvana 10; James McGregor, 12.580, Sea Torque 11; Hamish Dagg, 12.505, Lexington 12; Frankie Jones, 12.490, Old Dog 13; Cilla Allen, 12.270, Dreamcatcher 14; Penny Fletcher, 12.040, Dreamcatcher 15.

Skipjack:

John Payne, 3.355, Makaira 1; Gavin Wilkes, 3.215, Tinman 2; Stu Priest, 3.195, In2Mission 3; Paul Hyde, 3.165, Voyager II 4; Lyn Robb, 3.095, Tzer 5.

Spearfish:

Leon Lewis, 25.850, No Xcuse 1.

Kingfish:

Matt Schmelz, 26.65, Reel Dream 1; Siua Afu, 20.97, Hahau 2; Andrew Sutherland, 19.10, Reel Dream 3; Ben Murray, 18.95, In2Mission 4; Steve Watson, 18.45, Gizzy Gold 5.

GISBORNE teenager Charlie Gregory landed a 222.55 kilogram blue marlin to win the major $10,000 prize for the crew of Renegade in the Gisborne Tatapouri Sports Fishing Club Liquorland Marlin and Tuna Tournament over the weekend.

It was third time lucky for club president Roger Faber’s boat Renegade, having taken second place twice and finally taking the first prize in the competition.

In the other species sections, Siua Afu won the albacore section with a 14.945kg fish caught off Hahau, Leon Lewis caught a 25.85kg spearfish off No Xcuse and Matt Schmelz won the kingfish section with a 26.65kg catch off Reel Dream.

Full results

Marlin or tuna:

Charlie Gregory, blue marlin 222.5, Renegade 1; Maxine Taylor, striped marlin 117.55, Touchwood 2; Carolyn Mills, broadbill 101.90, Midnight Oil 3; Tyler Burgess, striped marlin 90.8, Dr Hook 4; Craig Sutton, yellowfin tuna 25.255, Old Dog 5.

Albacore:

Siua Afu,14.945, Hahau 1; Steve Telfer, 14.880, Nirvana 2; Murray Ferris, 13.595, Dreamcatcher 3; Bill Blackmore, 13.410, Site Visit 4; Chris Burt, 13.295, Outcast 5; Alister Cameron, 13.155 6; Reuben Bennett, 12.870, For Real 7; Hayden Rees-Jones, 12.730, Outcast 8; Stu McGregor, 12.620, Sea Torque 9; Mike Bond, 12.580, Nirvana 10; James McGregor, 12.580, Sea Torque 11; Hamish Dagg, 12.505, Lexington 12; Frankie Jones, 12.490, Old Dog 13; Cilla Allen, 12.270, Dreamcatcher 14; Penny Fletcher, 12.040, Dreamcatcher 15.

Skipjack:

John Payne, 3.355, Makaira 1; Gavin Wilkes, 3.215, Tinman 2; Stu Priest, 3.195, In2Mission 3; Paul Hyde, 3.165, Voyager II 4; Lyn Robb, 3.095, Tzer 5.

Spearfish:

Leon Lewis, 25.850, No Xcuse 1.

Kingfish:

Matt Schmelz, 26.65, Reel Dream 1; Siua Afu, 20.97, Hahau 2; Andrew Sutherland, 19.10, Reel Dream 3; Ben Murray, 18.95, In2Mission 4; Steve Watson, 18.45, Gizzy Gold 5.

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