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Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Fishing Competition Fun Day this Friday in Fujairah

Family Event for All
A fishing competition is being organized for this Friday (26 November 2010) in the Fujairah waters. It is sponsored and directed by the Fujairah International Marine Club whose representative said:

“The competition is a family day that attracts many more visitors from different emirates and different nationalities. The Fujairah Fishing Competition has become a regular event on the Fujairah International Marine Club Calendar.”

Quintessentially Fujairah
A fishing competition is typical of Fujairah entertainment—ordinary fun, everyday entertainment, surprisingly unpredictable and they’ve been doing it for centuries here on the east coast.

In Brief (see Rules and Regulations document linked below for more detailed info)
1. There is certain safety equipment that every boat must have.

2. All competitors must register (see link to registration form below)

3. Only some fishing techniques allowed.

4. Registrations to be completed between 8.00am-8.30am Friday at FIMC.

5. Boats must be back on land by 4.30pm.

6. Prize giving at 5.15pm.

7. The judges’ decisions will be final.

Prizes and Categories
Heaviest fish (3 Prizes)
Longest fish (3 Prizes)
Ladies Categories (3 Prizes)
Most unusual catch (1 Prize)

Entrance Fee
Men Dh50
Women Free
Children ?

Contact and Registration
For registration please contact:
Fujairah International Marine Club
P.O.Box: 2099 Fujairah UAE
Tel: 09 222 11 66
Fax: 09 222 97 11
E-mail fimcfuj@emirates.net.ae
FIMC Facebook Page
FIMC Web site (Under Reconstruction)

Download the Documents
The Rules and Regulations for the FIMC Fishing Competition (26 November 2010) can be downloaded from this link.

The Entry Form for the FIMC Fishing Competition (26 November 2010) can be downloaded from this link.

Inspiration for Fishing
Check out some of these links to recent fishing outings in Fujairah waters:
Divers Go Shark Spotting, 7 Days, 23 November 2010.
Lure Fishing for Dorado in Fujairah (video), YouTube, 20 November 2010.
Look at the Fish We Caught, Barracuda Diving, 18 November 2010.
Look at this Haul, Barracuda Diving, 6 November 2010.

Get Your New Brochure for New Season at Fujairah Marine Club, FIF, 23 November 2010.
FIMC Extends Marina by 60 Berths, FIF, 29 September 2010.
New Observation Deck to View Fujairah Marine Activities, FIF, 29 September 2009.

Geoff Pound

This article is also posted on the Fujairah in Focus Facebook Page.

Image: What a Catch! (6 November 2010). A good day’s work. Photo courtesy of Barracuda Diving Facebook Page.

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