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Hooked on Tuna Fishing Competition - POSTPONED

The Hooked on Tuna fishing competition has been postponed due to the statewide lockdown.

The Hooked on Tuna fishing competition is hosted annually by Glenelg Shire Council with assistance from the Portland Sports Fishing Club and Portland Lions Club.

The 2021 competition is proudly sponsored by Victorian Fisheries Authority, Tuna Champions and Port of Portland.

The winner of the heaviest catch each round will take home $1000 in cash! The overall heaviest catch will then win $3000, the 1st runner up $2000 and the 3rd runner up $1000.

After week one of the competition, which was held at the start of May, Dat Nguyen is on top of the leaderboard with his 10.5kg catch.

Competition dates

Fishing times
Saturday 6.30am to 5.00pm
Sunday 6.30am to 3.00pm

Weigh in Times
Saturday 4.00pm – 5.00pm
Sunday 2.00pm – 3.00pm

Online registrations are open
Click here to enter >>>

Download Competition Rules and Terms and Conditions of Entry

AVG Detection

A Control Area was declared on 4 May following the detection of AVG near Cape Nelson. Agriculture Victoria is continuing its testing and assessments and is working closely with the Victorian Fisheries Authority to respond to this detection.

For further clarification, please visit the Agriculture Victoria website.

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