- Records & Trophies -

Records

Our club maintains heaviest fish records and can be seen here

The NZ records are located here on the NZ Sportfishing Council website

 

Trophies

The club trophies are detailed in the table below and awarded for each year

 

Trophy

Requirement

Notes

Pop Looney Tuna Trophy

Heaviest Tuna - season

 

Dan Watkins Trophy

1st Tagged/Weighed Billfish of the season

 

Crown Wine & Spirits Ltd Trophy

Nationals Heaviest Marlin weighed

 

Ian Gyde Trophy

Heaviest Billfish of Season

  • 1 kg – 60 kg line class

Gordon Trail Plate

Heaviest Gamefish

 

Chris Powell Trophy

Most Points Scoring Weighed Fish

 

Sutherlands Marlin Magic

West Coast One base Marlin - most points scoring fish

 

Snooks Fuller Trophy

Angler Tagging most Marlin

 

Keith Bint Memorial Trophy

Boat Tag & Releasing most Marlin

  • All fish tagged by the boat, Anglers must be a full member or day member

M.A.F. Trophy

Boat Tagging most Gamefish

  • Includes Billfish, Shark, Kingfish, Big Eye and yellowfin Tuna

Kitty Vane Trophy

Boat Landing most Gamefish including weighed and Tagged

  • Anglers must be a full member or day member and includes Billfish, Shark and Kingfish

Blue Water Marine & Leisure Ltd Cup

Ladies Gamefish Weighed Scoring most Points over season

 

Fran & Graham Gray - Light Tackle   Trophy

Highest point scoring fish

  • 1-10 kg Line Weight

Harry McNeil Cup

Heaviest fish in the Memorial competition

 

Lew Maindonald Cup

Ladies Competition Heaviest Fish

 

Merson Memorial Trophy

Heaviest Blue Cod - season

 

Warren Saunders Memorial Trophy

Heaviest Snapper - season

 

Till Cup

Heaviest Crayfish - Season

 

Champion Photograph of the year Best still photo underwater  
Bernard Woods Studios Topside Trophy Best still photograph above water/surface  
Trevor Mackay NZ U/water Video Best underwater Video  

N.P. Steel Supplies Trophy (new trophy)

Best abovewater/surface video

 

Noel Baty Kingfish Cup

Kingfish earning most points

 

Tom Vargo Cup

Heaviest of Competition Tasman Marine Competition

 

Black Watch Challenge Cup

Heaviest Mahi Mahi - season

 

NP Kiwi Outdoors Centre Trophy

Heaviest Gamefish Ladies - season

  • Includes Billfish, Shark, Kingfish, Big Eye and yellowfin Tuna

Morrison Family Trophy

Heaviest Tarakihi - season

 

Gibbon Todd Cup

Heaviest Blue Cod Junior Angler

  • Over the season

Taylor Family Trophy

Heaviest Snapper Junior Member

  • Over the season

Aldridge Trophy

Heaviest fish junior girls

Over the season

Aldridge Trophy

Heaviest fish junior boys

Over the season

Rowan Yandle Family Trophy

Angler scoring most kg's top boat comp, 1 fish from each of the 4 bottom competitions

  • Species: Snapper, Gurnard, Blue Cod, Tarakihi, Kahawai or Crayfish.

Harry Wilson Memorial Trophy

Top boat on points

  • Refer to Top Boat rules. Top boat after 4 top boat bottom fishing comps

Treasurers Trophy

Treasurers choice of fish - heaviest

  • Fish species nominated each year

Secretary's Cup

Secretary’s choice of fish - heaviest

  • Fish species nominated each year

Presidents Cup

Club member who helps out

  • Presidents selection

Commodores Trophy

Fisherman of the Year

 

Barry Martin Trophy

Most Meritorious catch during Nationals

  • by NPSUC angler (and NPSUC team) anywhere in NZ

Club Captains Trophy

Most meritorious catch in NZ waters

  • by NPSUC member (not chartered)
     

 

Pin Fish

The club awards 'pins' for notable fish:

  1. Awarded to fish greater than weights and conditions listed below, and must meet club or NZ recreational minimum sizes (which ever greater)
  2. Must be caught on IGFA line class and meet NZSFC / IGFA rules
  3. Must be caught in NPSUC waters / boundaries.

 

Species

Seniors

Juniors

Marlin

All fish over 150 kg for 24/37 kg line or greater than 90 kg on line 15 kg or less

All fish over 90 kg

First season Tagged and released Marlin, first season Weighed Marlin.

Broadbill

All Broadbill exceeding line weight

Snapper

All fish over 9 kg or greater than double the line weight

All fish over 6 kg or greater than double the line weight

Shark

All fish over 120 kg

All fish over 80 kg

Yellowfin / Bluefin / Bigeye Tuna

All fish

Kahawai

All fish over 3 kg or greater than double the line weight

Yellowtail Kingfish

All fish > 12 kg or exceeding line weight

All fish > 8 kg or exceeding line weight

Albacore

All fish over 9 kg or greater than double the line weight

All fish over 6 kg or greater than double the line weight

Skipjack

All fish over 4 kg or greater than the line weight

All fish over 3 kg or greater than the line weight

Hapuka

All fish over 20 kg

Crayfish

All fish over 3kg (incl packhorse)

Other

Fishing sub-committee discretion for a notable fish

Club records

Any club record