We are super-excited to announce the worthy winners of Phase 1 (1-12 March) of the inaugural Salmon Slam 2020 competition!
More than 1,000 fishers registered for the competition in the first two weeks and the comp is only going to get bigger and bigger as the salmon run fires up along south coast and south-west beaches in the next few weeks. Thanks to all the participants for submitting their entries, we had 55 salmon caught over this period with a combined total length of more than 37 metres!
So a BIIIGGGGG congratulations to our four lucky winners!
BEST PHOTO CATEGORY
Connor Blackburn caught this beast of a salmon down in Bremer Bay which measured in at 950mm, his picture has taken out the prize for the Best Photo category. For his efforts Connor takes home a $169 prize pack from Western 4wd, a $150 lure pack from Richter and a $100 voucher thanks to Tackle West.
OPEN CATEGORY – FOUR LONGEST SALMON
Gideon Mettam came through with the goods, with his four salmon measuring in at a combined length of 3,140mm. Gideon will be receiving a wicked combo thanks to Shimano, comprising of a you-beaut Coltsniper rod and Saragosa 5000 reel, along with a $250 tackle pack from Penn, $100 4×4 voucher and $50 voucher thanks to Early Bird Bait.
RANDOM DRAW – JUNIOR
A big shout out to our junior winner of the random category, Zak McCracken, who also was fishing the beaches of Bremer Bay. Young Zak, will be getting his hands on a $150 tackle pack from Whiteys Tackle and a $100 voucher thanks to Dunsborough Outdoor Sports.
RANDOM DRAW – ADULT
Last but not least and the lucky winner of the adult random category is Jason Woonings from Albany. Jason will be receiving a $150 tackle pack from Halco, a $100 voucher from Anglers Fishing World and a $50 voucher from Early Bird Bait.
We’d like to give a MASSIVE Recfishwest shout-out to our amazing sponsors who have provided these prizes.
A reminder to those who have not registered yet, this is just the first phase of the three-month competition. There are plenty of prizes still up for grabs including a dinghy, trailer and outboard package valued at over $9,000, a Hobie Revolution kayak and Mavic drone in amongst a range of other spectacular prizes. So download the Salmon Slam app and get into ’em! More info here!