S.A.M.'s 2022 Waioeka Hook Up

18mar(mar 18)8:00 am19(mar 19)5:00 pmRescheduledS.A.M.'s 2022 Waioeka Hook Up

Event Details

Eastern Whio Link has teamed up with Tauawhi Men’s Centre Gisborne to bring you a fishing contest with a difference.
On Labour Weekend- 22-24th October we will be hosting a fishing contest in the upper Waioeka for Eastern Whio Link volunteers, Dads and their kids.
S.A.M’s stands for Significant Adult Male and this event is focussed around Dads and other significant adult male figures getting out fishing with their kids. Fishing has always been a great multi-generational past time and Eastern Whio Link is creating the opportunity for people to learn how to fish with their kids. In the novice section we will have guides on hand to share their best fishing spots and share their fishing tips and tricks. We will have fishing rods to borrow and we can help organise fishing licences for you. The Open division will be open to all Eastern Whio Link volunteers with incredible prizes on offer for both divisions.
The rules:- The fishing area is the Waioeka Catchment.- The event is spin fishing only.- Contestants can submit a maximum of two fish across the three-day event. One rainbow and one brown. – Those entering the open division are expected to guide for the novice division for at least one day of the event.- Judges decision is final.-There will be prizes for best photo, most unusual fish and other unique factors of fishing. If you would like to enter this event or support it in any way please get in touch we would like to hear from you.



18 (Saturday) 8:00 am - 19 (Sunday) 5:00 pm


Eastern Whio Link

We are a hunter, fisher and Tangata Whenua led Whio conservation project in the Upper Waioeka between Gisborne and Opotiki. Winners of the 2021 Biosecurity Awards Community Award. Email: samthetrapman@gmail.com @easternwhiolinkPh: 027 775 0016

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