round 01 bemm river series 12 2020

Strike Pro Round 1. Bemm River, Victoria 2020

February 29 - 1st March 2020 Bemm River, VIC

The Hobie Kayak Fishing Series 12 will begin at Bemm River in Victoria, an undisputed favourite on the Hobie Calendar for what is set to be a dynamite weekend of fishing!

Series 12 Rules

Round Info

Round Sponsor



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Information Sheet


Early Entries Close at Friday, 11:59:59 pm on 21 February 2020 AEDT.

  • Early Entry: $100.00
  • Late Entry: $150.00
  • On the Day Entry: $150.00


This is a 2 day event.
Saturday, 29th February 6:00 am - Sunday, 1st March 4:30 pm


Bemm River foreshore

Sydenham Parade, Bemm River.

No Fishing

Monday, 17th February up to and including Thursday, 27th February.

No Go Zones

Crossing of the bar at Sydenham Inlet.

Registration Times

Day 1 6:00am.

Day 2 Registration time will be announced at briefing.

Briefing Times

Day 1 6:30am.

Day 2 Briefing time will be announced on Day 1.

Session Times

Day 1 Session time will be announced at briefing (see 2020 Rules, item 16).

Day 2 Session time will be announced at briefing (see 2020 Rules, item 16).

Briefing, Launch And Weigh-in Location

Bemm River foreshore

Sydenham Parade, Bemm River.

Dealer Support

Hobie Cat Asia Pacific

More Information

If you do not see your name in the Entry List, below, after 24 business hours please email directly.
1 Byron Hill NSW Open
2 Geoff Alford NSW Open Master (60 - 64yrs)
3 Peter Balzan VIC Open Master (60 - 64yrs)
4 Blake Partington NSW Open
5 Ruth Beeby VIC Open Women
6 Gary Hanson VIC Open
7 David Shanahan VIC Open
8 David Ayton VIC Open Master (60 - 64yrs)
9 Trent Rogers NSW Open
10 Jason Reid NSW Open
11 Lex Forbes VIC Open Grand Master (65 and over)
12 Kurt Thomson NSW Open
13 Paul Gann NSW Open
14 Daniel Lawton NSW Open
15 Kevin Beams VIC Open
16 Peter Davidson VIC Open
17 Matt Jorgensen NSW Open
18 Shane Owens WA Open
19 Paul Whitehead SA Open Grand Master (65 and over)
20 Andrew Videon SA Open
21 Darren Murphy ACT Open
22 Josh C NSW Open
23 Chris Miller SA Open
24 Ben Gibbs SA Open
25 Dave Eccleston VIC Open
26 Tom Mclean NSW Open Grand Master (65 and over)
27 Joshua Nicholls VIC Open
28 Nathan Dowling NSW Open
29 Paul Malov VIC Open
30 Bruce Waterson QLD Open Master (60 - 64yrs)
31 Wayne Sederlan VIC Open
32 Mark Halliday NSW Open
33 Danny Jobson NSW Open
34 Michelle Sayago NSW Open Women
35 David Hedge NSW Open
36 Grant Hocking VIC Open
37 Brendan Pieschel NSW Open
38 Dale Baxter VIC Open
39 Dennis Villamor VIC Open
40 Tony Pettie VIC Open
41 Bill Woods NSW Open Master (60 - 64yrs)
42 Jason Childs NSW Open
43 Paul Hardiman ACT Open
44 Brett Crowe NSW Open
45 Epineha Cribb NSW Open
46 Darrin Haywood NSW Open
47 Jon Chen ACT Open
48 Raymon Cooper VIC Open Grand Master (65 and over)
49 Dylan Powell SA Open
50 Jamie Bowden NSW Open
51 Macoy Hansen NSW Open
52 Darcy Adams VIC Open
53 Michelle Gamble VIC Open Women
54 Gary Slykerman VIC Open
55 Dean Gamble VIC Open
56 Carl Everton VIC Open
57 Beth Harris VIC Open Women
58 Darryl Head NSW Open
59 Kevin Varty NSW Open
60 Jesse Thompson NSW Open
61 James Kilpatrick NSW Open
62 Leigh Kuerschner SA Open
63 Brendan Smith VIC Open
64 Tomas Mcintosh VIC Open
65 Corey Gallagher VIC Open
66 Simon Oxford NSW Open
67 Brad Clark VIC Open
68 Derek Hamer NSW Open
69 Dylan Pace VIC Open
70 Alex Hawkes VIC Open
71 Warren Allen NSW Open
72 Benjamin Hotchkin VIC Open
73 Richard Benson NSW Open
74 Alan Coulter NSW Open
75 Paul Davidson VIC Open
76 Patrick Wilson ACT Open
77 Dan Walter NSW Open
78 Zachary Morozoff NSW Open
79 Gianni (gz) Zaniol NSW Open
80 Ben Shuey VIC Open
81 Jason Meech NSW Open
82 Jason Deenen VIC Open
83 Ashley Pump SA Open
84 Carl Dubois NSW Open
85 Paul Dunlop NSW Open
86 Tameika Purnell NSW Open Women
87 Matthew Hooper NSW Open
88 Luke Kay NSW Open
89 Lyndsay Pryke VIC Open
90 Steven Pryke VIC Open
91 Simon Morley NSW Open
92 Jayden Dihood VIC Open
93 Andrew Dellaca VIC Open
94 Ben Harrison SA Open
95 Mark Young NSW Open
96 Jon Clisby VIC Open
97 Kyle Pettie VIC Open Women
98 Leo Yu NSW Open
99 Neil Hutchins SA Open
100 Gordon Gammie NSW Open
101 Matt Petrie VIC Open
102 Francis Di Mattina NSW Open
103 Doug Baker NSW Open
104 Sean Hill NSW Open
105 Andrew Hancox NSW Open
106 Darren Weda VIC Open
107 Bruce Rollins VIC Open
108 Jack Gammie NSW Open
109 Ian Ganal VIC Open
110 Nick Mace VIC Open
111 Ralph Eriksson NSW Open
112 Stephen Majera VIC Open
113 Scott Boyd VIC Open
114 Robert Chambers NSW Open Grand Master (65 and over)
115 Richard Patterson VIC Open
Open 115
Youth (16 – under 21yrs) 0
Women 6
Master (60 – 64yrs) 5
Grand Master (65 and over) 5
First Time Entries 0








1Nick MaceVICOpen32.82 kg32.72 kg65.54 kg5.54 kg $2,940.00
2Jason DeenenVICOpen32.74 kg32.70 kg65.44 kg5.44 kg $1,530.00
3Richard PattersonVICOpen32.85 kg32.40 kg65.25 kg5.25 kg$990.00
4Tom McLeanNSWGrand Master's (65 and over)32.28 kg32.93 kg65.21 kg5.21 kg$460.00
5Mark YoungNSWOpen32.15 kg33.01 kg65.16 kg5.16 kg$380.00
6Dylan PaceVICOpen32.58 kg32.53 kg65.11 kg5.11 kg$340.00
7David ShanahanVICOpen32.66 kg32.35 kg65.01 kg5.01 kg$310.00
8Brad ClarkVICOpen32.44 kg32.57 kg65.01 kg5.01 kg$270.00
9Jason MeechNSWOpen32.65 kg32.35 kg65.00 kg5.00 kg$230.00
10Patrick WilsonACTOpen32.62 kg32.35 kg64.97 kg4.97 kg$190.00
11Ben ShueyVICOpen32.53 kg32.44 kg64.97 kg4.97 kg
12Jesse ThompsonNSWOpen32.25 kg32.63 kg64.88 kg-0.10 kg4.88 kg
13Darren WedaVICOpen32.53 kg32.32 kg64.85 kg4.85 kg
14Andrew HancoxNSWOpen32.30 kg32.53 kg64.83 kg4.83 kg
15Paul MalovVICOpen32.38 kg32.45 kg64.83 kg4.83 kg
16Andrew DellacaVICOpen32.28 kg32.48 kg64.76 kg4.76 kg
17Mitch KingVICOpen32.16 kg32.59 kg64.75 kg4.75 kg
18Byron HillNSWOpen32.25 kg32.48 kg64.73 kg4.73 kg
19Tony PettieVICOpen32.41 kg32.24 kg64.65 kg4.65 kg
20Brett CroweNSWOpen32.43 kg32.19 kg64.62 kg4.62 kg
21Gary SlykermanVICOpen32.42 kg32.19 kg64.61 kg4.61 kg
22Kyle PettieVICOpen32.74 kg31.85 kg64.59 kg4.59 kg
23Dan WalterNSWOpen32.42 kg32.17 kg64.59 kg4.59 kg
24Simon MorleyNSWOpen32.18 kg32.41 kg64.59 kg4.59 kg
25Jayden DihoodVICOpen32.04 kg32.54 kg64.58 kg4.58 kg
26Dale BaxterVICOpen32.12 kg32.42 kg64.54 kg4.54 kg
27Josh CNSWOpen31.99 kg32.50 kg64.49 kg4.49 kg
28Benjamin HotchkinVICOpen32.43 kg32.03 kg64.46 kg4.46 kg
29Dennis VillamorVICOpen32.25 kg32.21 kg64.46 kg4.46 kg
30Corey GallagherVICOpen32.30 kg32.13 kg64.43 kg4.43 kg
31Alex HawkesVICOpen32.41 kg32.00 kg64.41 kg4.41 kg
32Shane OwensWAOpen32.35 kg32.05 kg64.40 kg4.40 kg
33Jon ChenACTOpen31.95 kg32.43 kg64.38 kg4.38 kg
34Darren MurphyACTOpen32.33 kg32.05 kg64.38 kg4.38 kg
35Epineha CribbNSWOpen31.70 kg32.66 kg64.36 kg4.36 kg
36Tomas McIntoshVICOpen32.27 kg32.03 kg64.30 kg4.30 kg
37Lyndsay PrykeVICOpen31.75 kg32.54 kg64.29 kg4.29 kg
38Jon ClisbyVICOpen32.18 kg32.11 kg64.29 kg4.29 kg
39Jason ReidNSWOpen31.40 kg32.87 kg64.27 kg4.27 kg
40Jack GammieNSWOpen31.71 kg32.54 kg64.25 kg4.25 kg
41Gary HansonVICOpen31.25 kg32.98 kg64.23 kg4.23 kg
42Doug BakerNSWOpen32.31 kg31.92 kg64.23 kg4.23 kg
43Matt PetrieVICOpen32.05 kg32.17 kg64.22 kg4.22 kg
44Dean GambleVICOpen31.39 kg32.80 kg64.19 kg4.19 kg
45Bruce RollinsVICOpen32.08 kg32.07 kg64.15 kg4.15 kg
46Jason ChildsNSWOpen31.50 kg32.63 kg64.13 kg4.13 kg
47David HedgeNSWOpen31.95 kg32.18 kg64.13 kg4.13 kg
48Brendan PieschelNSWOpen31.97 kg32.16 kg64.13 kg-0.05 kg4.13 kg
49Paul DavidsonVICOpen32.11 kg31.94 kg64.05 kg4.05 kg
50Kevin BeamsVICOpen31.95 kg32.10 kg64.05 kg4.05 kg
51Macoy HansenNSWOpen32.46 kg31.57 kg64.03 kg4.03 kg
52Luke KayNSWOpen32.25 kg31.77 kg64.02 kg4.02 kg
53Wayne SederlanVICOpen32.24 kg31.78 kg64.02 kg4.02 kg
54Ben GibbsSAOpen32.01 kg31.98 kg63.99 kg3.99 kg
55Carl EvertonVICOpen31.98 kg31.96 kg63.94 kg3.94 kg
56Zachary MorozoffNSWOpen31.64 kg32.28 kg63.92 kg3.92 kg
57Mark HallidayNSWOpen31.74 kg32.16 kg63.90 kg3.90 kg
58Danny JobsonNSWOpen31.90 kg31.97 kg63.87 kg3.87 kg
59Scott BoydVICOpen32.18 kg31.57 kg63.75 kg3.75 kg
60Carl DuboisNSWOpen31.65 kg32.09 kg63.74 kg3.74 kg
61Matthew HooperNSWOpen31.96 kg31.75 kg63.71 kg3.71 kg
62Simon McguireACTOpen32.25 kg21.41 kg53.66 kg3.66 kg
63Paul DunlopNSWOpen31.63 kg31.98 kg63.61 kg3.61 kg
64Darryl HeadNSWOpen32.04 kg31.56 kg63.60 kg3.60 kg
65Brendan SmithVICOpen31.49 kg32.09 kg63.58 kg3.58 kg
66Steven PrykeVICOpen31.86 kg31.67 kg63.53 kg3.53 kg
67Darrin HaywoodNSWOpen21.30 kg32.20 kg53.50 kg3.50 kg
68Chris MillerSAOpen31.92 kg31.54 kg63.46 kg3.46 kg
69Daniel LawtonNSWOpen21.13 kg32.31 kg53.44 kg3.44 kg
70Sean HillNSWOpen31.84 kg31.51 kg63.35 kg3.35 kg
71David AytonVICMasters (60 - 64yrs)21.05 kg32.24 kg53.29 kg3.29 kg
72James KilpatrickNSWOpen20.98 kg32.18 kg53.16 kg3.16 kg
73Kevin VartyNSWOpen32.13 kg10.92 kg43.05 kg3.05 kg
74Leigh KuerschnerSAOpen21.51 kg31.52 kg53.03 kg3.03 kg
75Nathan DowlingNSWOpen21.21 kg31.79 kg53.00 kg3.00 kg
76Ian GanalVICOpen32.25 kg10.72 kg42.97 kg2.97 kg
77Gianni (Gz) ZaniolNSWOpen31.52 kg21.45 kg52.97 kg2.97 kg
78Warren AllenNSWOpen10.46 kg32.43 kg42.89 kg2.89 kg
79Richard BensonNSWOpen32.19 kg10.65 kg42.84 kg2.84 kg
80Matt JorgensenNSWOpen10.52 kg32.28 kg42.80 kg2.80 kg
81Jamie BowdenNSWOpen21.16 kg31.56 kg52.72 kg2.72 kg
82Paul HardimanACTOpen10.51 kg32.20 kg42.71 kg2.71 kg
83Ben HarrisonSAOpen32.70 kg32.70 kg2.70 kg
84Ruth BeebyVICWomen's21.12 kg31.52 kg52.64 kg2.64 kg
85Alan CoulterNSWOpen31.67 kg20.90 kg52.57 kg2.57 kg
86Andrew VideonSAOpen21.45 kg11.06 kg32.51 kg2.51 kg
87Derek HamerNSWOpen32.43 kg32.43 kg2.43 kg
88Michelle SayagoNSWWomen's31.44 kg20.98 kg52.42 kg2.42 kg
89Stephen MajeraVICOpen21.32 kg10.90 kg32.22 kg2.22 kg
90Robert ChambersNSWGrand Master's (65 and over)21.38 kg10.69 kg32.07 kg2.07 kg
91Francis Di MattinaNSWOpen11.04 kg20.95 kg31.99 kg1.99 kg
92Kurt ThomsonNSWOpen10.43 kg31.41 kg41.84 kg1.84 kg
93Leo YuNSWOpen31.72 kg31.72 kg1.72 kg
94Paul WhiteheadSAGrand Master's (65 and over)21.62 kg21.62 kg1.62 kg
95Ralph ErikssonNSWOpen10.47 kg21.15 kg31.62 kg1.62 kg
96Neil HutchinsSAOpen21.57 kg21.57 kg1.57 kg
97Paul GannNSWOpen10.59 kg10.94 kg21.53 kg1.53 kg
98Ashley PumpSAOpen21.47 kg21.47 kg1.47 kg
99Geoff AlfordNSWMasters (60 - 64yrs)10.69 kg10.72 kg21.41 kg1.41 kg
100Raymon CooperVICGrand Master's (65 and over)21.33 kg21.33 kg1.33 kg
101Michelle GambleVICWomen's31.31 kg31.31 kg1.31 kg
102Dylan PowellSAOpen21.23 kg21.23 kg1.23 kg
103Gordon GammieNSWOpen21.13 kg21.13 kg1.13 kg
104Peter DavidsonVICOpen10.43 kg10.60 kg21.03 kg1.03 kg
105Simon OxfordNSWOpen10.93 kg10.93 kg0.93 kg
106Bill WoodsNSWMasters (60 - 64yrs)20.90 kg20.90 kg0.90 kg
107Bruce WatersonQLDMasters (60 - 64yrs)10.79 kg10.79 kg0.79 kg
108Blake PartingtonNSWOpen10.62 kg10.62 kg0.62 kg
109Lex ForbesVICGrand Master's (65 and over)10.53 kg10.53 kg0.53 kg
110Darcy AdamsVICOpen10.49 kg10.49 kg0.49 kg
111Peter BalzanVICMasters (60 - 64yrs)
111Trent RogersNSWOpen
111Dave EcclestonVICOpen
111Grant HockingVICOpen
111Beth HarrisVICWomen's
111Tameika PurnellNSWWomen's
Total Fish D1Total Weight D1Total Fish D2Total Weight D2Total FishTotal WeightAverage Weight
266185.29 kg276199.28 kg542384.57 kg0.71 kg

Atomic Big Bream Winner

Tom McLeanVIC1.27 kg

Mortgage Corp Monster Mover

Ben HarrisonSA0 kg2.7 kg

Division Winners

Youth (16 - under 21 yrs)
Ruth BeebyVIC21.12 kg31.52 kg52.64 kg
Master's (60 - 64 yrs)
David AytonVIC21.05 kg32.24 kg53.29 kg
Grand Master's (65 and over)
Tom McLeanNSW32.28 kg32.93 kg65.21 kg
First Time Competitors
Joshua NichollsNSW20.93 kg21.29 kg42.22 kg

Winners Interview

Day 2 Weigh-In

Day 1 Weigh-In

Day 1 Gallery

Day 2 Gallery



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