02/10/16 H.O.F.C 3rd Leg Ellevi Mullet League 2016.
Hooked On Fishing Club Malta , 3rd Leg Ellevi Mullet League 2016. On the 2nd of October 2016 , St Julians Promenade was the venue chosen for this third Leg.
Everyone started to arrive at the meeting point early hours and gathered discussing on what this venue might bring , a few jokes were not a miss neither the usual good spirit between all the competitors was felt. As soon as everyone was present at 06:00 the usual draw of the pegs which most anglers were keen to find out if they are assigned to any of their preferred spots. Once they were drawn you could see all of the anglers focused and making their way to the assigned fishing spots.
Immediately everyone started prepping their gear most of the prioritising to commence with their ground bait first to ensure they have it ready to try and attract the Mullet to their swim first. Various different rods were being rigged set up with different techniques not to loose any time during the competition and choose which set up works out best on the day.
The start signal was sounded at 07:00 and the first casts could be heard followed with the sound of ground-bait hitting the surface of the water to try and attract some Mullet to their swim.
Again the weather was favourable on this occasion but it was a slow start for most of the spots. It was all small Mullet that was being caught on few spots which even they became scarcer at the latter stages of the competition. Only 8 spots managed to weigh in some Mullet on the day. Never the less you could see that everyone present enjoyed it anyway as this is the way it is with Mullet. Main thing to succeed apart from managing to attract it to your swim and keeping it there is patience, you need allot of it. The competition ended at 11:00 were the weigh in process commenced to determine the winners of the day which most of the anglers were quite excited about to see were they stand in the table with just one more leg to end this years mullet League. Important to note that All Mullet & other fish caught were released back into the sea to fight another day.
Everyone gathered for the results of the first Leg of this League sponsored by 'Fishin Fever tar Rabat' importer of the Major Ground-bait Brand Ellevi. As usual everyone discussing what went on during the day and what they could of done better whilst enjoying the refreshments which were supplied by General Soft drinks.
The winners of the day were presented with vouchers sponsored by Fishin Fever & Angler Centre. In 1st Place was Michael Godfrey with a weight of 1 Kilo 750 grams , in second place with 1 Kilo 540 grams Miguel Grech & in third place Luke Bonnici with 1 Kilo 170 grams.
The biggest fish of the day still unchanged the one that was caught in the second leg by Miguel Grech at the weight of 450 grams still stands nothing bigger caught on the day hence still possible that could win him the biggest fish trophy sponsored by Tubertini Malta,, although it is still a possible weight to beat. Jackpot was not won this time round , prize is still accumulating.
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