Cha-Am is going to organize the 2nd Fishing Games during the Festival of Shell Eating, Bird Watching and Squid Catching. Winners will be awarded a trophy from Cha-Am Mayor.Following the success of the 1st Cha-Am Fishing Games at the 1st Pu Chak Crab Festival last year, the 2nd Fishing Games will take place from 8 September at 6 p.m. to 9 September at 7 a.m. at the southern part of Saphan Hin where the 14th Festival of Shell Eating, Bird Watching and Squid Catching is organized.
Held by Cha-Am Municipality and the Cha- Am Fishing Sport Club, the fishing games are divided into 6 categories according the type of fish to be caught: grouper, snapper, stingray, bagrid catfish, drumfish and any other fish. A trophy and cash will be awarded to 1st and 2nd winners and other prizes with no trophy will be given to other winners.
A competitor can do fishing with as many rods as he would like to but only one helper is allowed. Competitors are allowed to use any fishing equipment and baits. In case fish caught by different competitors have the same weight, the first one weighed will be entitled for awarding.Opening of the Fishing Games is 6 p.m. and all competitors have to arrive at the venue at 5 p.m. on 9 September. Judges will start weighing fish from 7 p.m. of 8 September to 7 a.m. of 9 September 2012 and they will keep all fish caught.
Application is now open until 8 September 2012 or on the date of the event from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. The applicants will need to pay 150 Baht application fee for each of their fishing rod. Interested fishing lovers can obtain more information at Sap Jao Lai Shop tel. 032 472 236, Khon Tok Pla Shop tel. 085 429 5823.