Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Angling competition at Doyang

The 5th edition of the Nagaland State Angling Competition (NSAC) organised by Anglers Association Nagaland in collaboration with the Department of Fisheries and Aquatics Resources Government of Nagaland and hosted by District Anglers Wokha was held at Tzuza Eryü Doyang Reservoir Pangti village Wokha from September 23 to 24.
The event was graced by director Department of Fisheries and Aquatics Resources, Rongsennungba as special guest. In his speech, the director acknowledged the sincere efforts of the villagers, especially host village Pangti for successfully stopping illegal dynamite fishing at Doyang. He further requested the villagers to sensitise the locals to practice sustainable way of fishing and to minimize the use of gillnets.
The programme was chaired by executive member AAN, Ricky Ozukum and president DAWN, KN Mhonthung Lotha delivered the welcome address.
Watinuksung Jamir in his presidential address welcomed all the invitees and participants and exhorted them. Short speeches were delivered by Derek D’Souza, vice president All India Game Fishing Association and technical advisor AAN and chairman of Pangti village council.
Altogether 350 anglers from Karnataka, West Bengal, Assam and Nagaland participated and exhibited their skills. The champion walked away with Rs. 1 lakh, trophy and citation.
1st: Mosem Kichu (3.615 kg)
2nd: Jeevan Gurung (3.160 kg)
3rd: TS Lotha 1.195 kg
Winners in ‘Species Category’
1st :Chumden Ezung (5 species)
2nd : Akum Moa (4 species)
3rd : Toshilemba (4 species)


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