President’s Message 2018

Hello everyone,

 

Well another year gone by and now we are into 2018, what’s on the calendar?
The Rakaia salmon fishing competition of course. This year we are hoping for another great competition with fantastic prizes, great company and a lot of bloody fun, of course, a few fish would be great as well.
This year we are trying something a little different because of numbers being down over the last few years. We want to keep prizes the same with a minimal entry fee increase, due to bank charges, We are also trying a new compere, which will cut our costs, and on the Sunday I will be calling the prizes so that the money we make can go back into the Rakaia river and that’s what this competition all about, the river.
I would like to take chance to thank all our sponsors who are all on board again so please support them, without our sponsors this competition would not go ahead.
Thank you so much.
I would also like to thank our executive committee and all our volunteers, you put some much time and effort in to make this such a successful competition.
Now to the competitors we NEED YOU, the river needs you, your family, friends and any one you can think of. This competition is the biggest fresh water competition in New Zealand and we can make a difference.
So please put these dates aside, February 23, 24 & 25 and come and join us to become one of the custodians of the Rakaia river and have a great time doing it.
So please remember if we don’t get the competitors we won’t have a competition
and this competition puts a huge spot light on the Rakaia river and funds so many projects from one end of the Rakaia river to other. Your money will do so much for our fishery both now and in the future
See you all there

 

Cheers Ken
President
Rakaia River Fishing Promotions Inc.