Saturday, December 2, 2023

Anglers vie for �big catch� at day-night angling contest

Jamshedpur : Sonnasi Kuhla of Kharagpur won top honours at the day-night angling contest with a catch of 19.5 kg catla on the concluding day at Jayanti Sarovar on Thursday morning.

While S Middya from West Midnapore finished second by catching a 14.1 kg catla while Md Samiullah won the third spot with 13.8 kg of the same fish species.

The winners received trophies and mementos from Jamshedpur Angling Club (JAC) vice-president S K Roy Choudhary in the presence of secretary Bidyut Bhowmick and other functionaries.

Established in 1947, Jamshedpur Angling Club now has 162 members. Jusco has recently undertaken beautification projects of lakes at Jubilee Park, Beldih and Bara Flats near Sidhgora.

The Jayanti Sarovar currently boasts an impressive stock of catla, rohu, mrigal among others. The Club released 2.5 lakh fries in June and another 400 kg in September.

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