Lunker of The Year Update

Jul 19, 2021

July19th Lunker Update

The Abu Garcia Lunker of the Year Prize Package Sponsored by MTB Brokerage is comprised of two Abu Garcia Veracity Spinning Rods (MSRP $256.99 each) and two Abu Garcia Zata Spinning Reels (MSRP $229.99 each), with tax a value of over $1,100 plus $750 cash, for a grand total Value of over $1,850.

The team that weighs-in the largest fish in one of the New Brunswick Sportfishing Association regular season tournaments (7) will take home a prize package worth over $1,850. That’s above and beyond the money won at the individual tournament. That will make that one fish worth well over $2,000! Nice pay day for one fish.

The Magaguadavic Lake tournament on July 17th the brother’s team of Ronnie & Robbie Hooper took home the Lunker cheque weighing in a very nice Smallie at 3.50 pounds and helped propel them to a 4th place finish in the event. However, the Hooper & Hooper 3.50-pound Lunker could not unseat the 4.20-pound Lunker previously caught by the Team of Wilf Edmond & Mike Rickett at the Nackawic Tournament of May 22nd & 23rd.

The next New Brunswick Sportfishing Association Tournament will be held July 31st & August 1st on the Saint John River out of Carleton Park in Fredericton. This event is sponsored by the City of Fredericton ( and is known as the Annual Dennis Wilson Memorial Tournament after the long-time angler, supporter and benefactor of the Association.

Season Lunkers

Date/Body of Water/Team/Lunker Weight

May 8th/Harvey Lake/Brandon Jones & Clark Rayner/4.05 Lbs

May 22nd & 23rd/Mactaquac Lake/Nackawic/Wilf Edmond & Mike Rickett/4.20 Lbs

July 3rd/Mactaquac Lake/Woodstock/Rick & Jonathon Thomas/3.80 Lbs

July 17th/Magaguadavic Lake/Ronnie Hooper & Rob Hooper/3.50 Lbs


Set-up 1

Abu Garcia Veracity 6’-3” Medium-Light Extra Fast Spinning Rod and Zata (SP20) Spinning Reel

Set-up 2

Abu Garcia Veracity 7’-0” Medium Fast Spinning Rod and Zata (SP30) Spinning Reel

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