Saturday, October 10, 2009

Langkawi Fishing Competiton

Twenty teams from Thailand, Singapore, India and Malaysia have confirmed their participation in this year’s Langkawi International Fishing Tournament, which will be held for three days in Tukun Perak Island, starting Nov 12.

Langkawi Tourism Action Council facilities and services manager Suziana Wan Othman said Thailand would send four teams, Singapore (two), India (one) while the rest of some 120 anglers were from Malaysia.

Tukun Perak island, about 96 nautical miles of Langkawi, has been identified as the venue for the competition as the water there is home to many types of huge fish species.

The best team stands to win RM10,000 in cash while the first and second runners-up will receive RM7,000 and RM5,000 respectively.

The cash prize for the individual category is RM5,000 for the winner and RM3,000 and RM2,000 respectively for the first and second runners-up.

Further information can be obtained from the council at telephone number 04-9698080 or fax at 04-9698081.

– edited from BERNAMA

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