Manukau / Auckland West Coast

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Manukau harbour Grunter Hunter comp
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The annual Grunter Hunter comp is on this weekend folks!

Ed note:

It's the last chance to get in and join the fun in this awesome comp, plus if you are the lucky winner to fluke biggest gurnard it's well worth your while with some awesome prize money.

Fun is the name of the game.

Our intrepid Manukau reporter, Smudge the grunter master, is still to take this comp out so maybe this is the year?


Tickets aren't for sale on the day and close off online at 9pm Friday 3rd.

Franklin H&F stop selling them at 4pm Saturday 4th June.

The prizes are even better this year. There's a food truck and raffles (bring some cash - you won't be disappointed)

You can fish the Manukau harbour, the west coast from north Waikato head to South Kaipara head - just make sure you are in the queue by 4pm at the Green Shed at Te Toro.

Who will win it? Another junior? Another surfcaster? A kayaker? A boatie?

See you there!

This Manukau / Auckland west coast report is supplied by Michael "Smudge" Parker and supports the Counties Sportfishing Club​

For more information on the Counties Sportfishing Club visit its website here.

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