Fish-of-Year winners



THE major prize draw in The Northern Star Fish-of-the-Year competition was held yesterday.

First prize - a 3.15m Bermuda boat and trailer and 5hp Mercury outboard (from Lismore Outboard Sales and Service) - was won by Stan Somerville, from Lismore. Second prize - Alvey Reels/Suffolk's Sports Store fishing pack - went to Stuart Bowers, from Evans Head. Third - custom built rod from Peter's Bait and Tackle, Ballina - was won by Brett Hewitt, of Byron Bay.



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