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Tuna Competition

Hooked on Tuna Fishing Competition

Numerous fish are being caught throughout the year of 100kg+ making Portland the Southern Bluefin Tuna capital.

Portland’s Southern Bluefin tuna industry is worth about $10 million to the Glenelg Shire economy.

The Hooked on Tuna fishing competition is hosted by Glenelg Shire Council in partnership with the Portland Sports Game Fishing Club and Portland Lions Club.

The competition runs throughout April each year and offers more than $12,000 worth of prize money.

The event also features presentations from some of Australia’s leading fisheries experts, sharing their expertise to assist fishing lovers to build their skills and understanding of our vast recreational fishery.

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