PATONG: Hong Tong, a team of Thai anglers, won the top award in this year’s Phuket International Sportfishing Classic competition. Second place went to Oily Reelers, a team with members from Australia, New Zealand, Britain and the USA. The award for top captain and crew went to the boat “Andaman Hooker”. The winner of the Lady Angler Trophy was Toola Rapala of Finland while the Junior Angler Trophy went to David McNiel of Thailand. One marlin and 31 sailfish were caught in the tournament. Funds raised from the event will go to the Phuket Special School for Disabled Children.
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