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The Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) has finalized its arrangements for the upcoming second round of the Dubai Fishing Competition (Kingfish and Cobia) which is scheduled to begin on Thursday and until Sunday as part of the 2022-2023 marine sports season.
DIMC has been at the forefront of fishing competitions in recent seasons, organizing the Dubai Fishing Competition on its fourth consecutive season as part of the club's ongoing efforts to provide opportunities for all segments of society and to attract marine sports enthusiasts from various categories, thereby strengthening its role in the community.
The club successfully organized the first round of the Dubai Fishing Competition last month, in conjunction with the 29th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, with over 70 participants catching 24 Kingfish and 6 Cobia fish with a total weight of more than half a ton, specifically 598.9 KG.
According to Mohammed Al Marri, Director of Sports Affairs at the Dubai International Marine Club, the preparations for the competition are in full swing wherein the organizing committee has announced last week the opening of registration through the club's electronic portal. Interested participants can register and receive participation stickers until Wednesday, at the club's headquarters in Dubai Harbor.
The competition will officially begin with "Password" to be announced by the committee and will continue for four consecutive days, the handover of catch fished will be held at Jumeirah 5 (Fishermen Harbor 3) daily from 5:00 - 9:00 PM except on Sunday which will be from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.
The Dubai International Marine Club's Fishing Championship has returned for its highly anticipated second round, featuring skilled competitors vying for the title in two categories: Kingfish and Cobia. The championship will take place today, Thursday until Sunday, as part of the marine sports season 2022-2023.
With total prize money of 165,000 Dirhams, the competition promises to be fierce, with 135,000 DHS being awarded to the winners of the Kingfish Category and the remaining 30,000 DHS divided amongst the top three winners in the Cobia category.
This year's event has piqued the interest of fishing enthusiasts in the UAE, as evidenced by the significant increase in participants. The stage is set for a four-day championship, and all eyes are on the competitors as they cast their lines in the hopes of claiming the title in the Fishing Championship.
The fishing enthusiasts have been busy registering for the Dubai International Marine Club's championship event, receiving participation stickers and race instructions from the club's headquarters situated at the Dubai Harbour. The Organizing Committee has completed all necessary preparations, and the competition stages are now underway. The club has expressed its gratitude to national companies and institutions that have generously supported the event, including Al Yazi Marine, which has provided in-kind prizes like fishing rods and mount, essential tools for fishing to the first-place winners.
Moreover, Delma Industrial Supplies & Marine Services, the ongoing partner of the Dubai International Marine Club, has announced an appreciation prize of 25,000 Dirhams for the season's champion in the Kingfish Category, adding to the excitement of the event. The winner of this prize will be revealed at the end of the season.
The Dubai Fishing Championship has provided a platform for fishing enthusiasts to showcase their skills while offering businesses an opportunity to support the event and gain exposure. With a significant increase in participation this year, the championship is going to be an exciting and competitive event.
Today, the Dubai Fishing Competition for "Kingfish and Cobia" is concluding its second round, which was organized by the Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) as part of the 2022-2023 sports events calendar. Participants can hand over catch fish from 10:00- 14:00 HRS today, prior to the winner announcement later in the afternoon at the DIMC office.
The second round of the competitions, which began on Thursday, saw a large number of fishing enthusiasts and amateurs, particularly in the cobia fish category. The top four contestants for the second day were Khaled Khalfan Khalaf Al-Rumaithi (21.6 KG, 116 CM), Faris Abdullah Muhammad Al Shamsi (18.9 KG, 116 CM), Ali Saeed Al Mazrouei (34.5 KG, 103 CM), and Macedonian Nikolchi Jovanoski (14.3 KG, 111 CM).
The winners of the second round competitions will receive a total of 165,000 dirhams in prize money, with 135,000 dirhams distributed among the top performers in the Kingfish Category and the other 30,000 dirhams will proceed to the top three in Cobia Category.
The Dubai International Marine Club would like to thank Al-Watania and the Yazi Marine for their support and in kind prizes to the winners such as fishing rods and equipment. The Delma Marine for Industrial Equipment and Marine Services will also offer an additional prize of 25,000 dirhams for the Season's Overall Champion in Kingfish category, as announced by the company's general manager, Ayoub Al Khaja, during the last round held in March.
Dubai International Marine Club (DIMC) successfully concluded the second round of the Dubai Fishing Competition for Kingfish and Cobia, which was held as part of the marine sports season 2022-2023. Over the four days, more than 70 participants competed in the event with total prize money of 165 thousand Dirhams, out of which 135 thousand Dirhams were awarded to the top 10 winners of the Kingfish Category and 30 thousand Dirhams to the top winners in the Cobia Category.
Jassim Hassan Al Marzouqi won the Kingfish category after catching a fish weighing 28.5 KG with a length of 150 CM, receiving the prize of 25 thousand dirhams. Ali Hajj Al Muhairbi came in second place with a fish weighing 26.2 KG and a length of 149 CM, receiving 20 thousand dirhams.
In the cobia category, Abdulla Ahmed Abdulla Al Mur Al Mehairi, won the top prize of 15 thousand dirhams for catching a fish weighing 23.7 KG and a length of 127 CM, followed by Khaled Khalfan Al Rumaithi who caught a fish weighing 21.6 KG and a length of 116 CM, and received 10 thousand dirhams while the third place goes to Abdullah Hamad Abdullah Al Mazrouie with 20.90 KG fish and length of 127 CM.
Mohammed Al Marri, the Director of Sports Affairs at DIMC, expressed his appreciation for the high level of participation and the quantity of fish caught. He also thanked the sponsors of the event including Delma Marine Company for Industrial Supplies and Marine Services and Al Yazi Marine.
The winners of both categories were crowned in a prize-giving ceremony at the club's headquarters held last Monday,1st of May 2023.
Overall Champion :
The organizing committee of the Dubai Fishing Competition in Kingfish and Cobia, which was held during the 2022-2023 sports season at the Dubai International Marine Club, has announced the overall season champion in the Kingfish category.
Jassim Hassan Muhammad Ali Al Marzouqi was crowned champion after participating in the first and second rounds of the competition and catching fish with a total weight of 48.50 kg. Ali Ismail Hussain Al Hosani was a close competitor, with a weight of 47.40 kg, less than 1 kg behind Al Marzouqi.
In the first round, Al Marzouqi caught a fish weighing 19.6 KG, placing him in eighth position in the round's overall standings. However, he used his knowledge and skills of sea conditions to catch a fish weighing 28.5 KG in the second round, taking the first position and securing the top spot in the kingfish category's overall ranking.
The Overall Season Champion in the Kingfish category received a prize of 25,000 Dirhams, which was sponsored by Delma Marine Company for Industrial Equipment and Marine Services, during the closing ceremony held last Monday. The ceremony was attended by Ayoub Al-Khaja, the General Manager of Delma Marine, and Mohammed Al Marri, the Director of the Sports Affairs at DIMC.
Jassim Hassan Muhammad Ali Al Marzouqi commended the Dubai International Marine Club for its role in developing the competition and generating increased interest in fishing. He also remarked that the competition helped to preserve a great cultural heritage, passed down from parents and grandparents to generations, and encouraged participation from various segments of society.