Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

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Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby chuckaroo » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:14 pm

https://theballycottonbigfish.com/?fbcl ... W_gqfWLQtI

First I’ve heard of this comp. Guess it has been staged before? Is this the biggest prize pot yet?

Is anyone on here gonna his this a go?! I reckon johnwest should
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Re: Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby donal domeney » Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:58 am

chuckaroo wrote:https://theballycottonbigfish.com/?fbclid=IwAR0_XOKSJkoLdIcY1_m4wY5Px7XkExnQwHMEtbWXdMOvU0961W_gqfWLQtI

First I’ve heard of this comp. Guess it has been staged before? Is this the biggest prize pot yet?

Is anyone on here gonna his this a go?! I reckon johnwest should



A first down this way for a comp with that kind of set-up and that much prize money. 8)

With only 1 charter boat working out of Ballycotton it will interesting to see where the other boats will come from.
Maybe the big prize money will get the Cork harbour boats to travel east.

Don't forget to factor in the weather, 4 days of calm seas off the south coast :shock:


Best of luck to the organisers.
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Re: Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby chuckaroo » Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:41 pm

It looks well organised/planned, hope it works out and they get the interest and numbers
Sounds great
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Re: Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby stevecrow74 » Mon Feb 25, 2019 4:11 pm

So!! €5000 to enter,
limited to 120 entries!
That’s €600,000...
€250,000 prize money,
someone makes a nice €350,000 out of that.
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Re: Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby JimC » Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:18 pm

I am told that they do not expect to fill this entry with Irish Anglers and expect entry from teams from abroad.
It will make for some logistical spectacle - 20 charter boats leaving and returning to Ballycotton each day (I am assuming 6 anglers per boat).
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Re: Ballycotton Shark Comp $$

Postby shortcircuit » Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:06 am

https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/other- ... 9?mode=amp

According to this article it has been called off due to "unforseen circumstances"

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