Entebbe Sailing Club

Fishing competitions 2024

Upcoming Fishing Competitions

The next fishing competitions are planned for:

Saturday / Sunday 11th/ 12th MayFishing Competition
Sunday 8th SeptemberFishing Competition (Arthur DeMello Trophy)
 Saturday / Sunday 12th / 13th October  Fishing Competition (2 days)

Victoria Mall Classic Fishing Competition

The participants for the 2nd Victoria Mall Classic, hit the water at 0630 hr. Grey skies  the weather was calmwere the order of the day and the impression was that whilst the water was like glass, the heavens may erupt at any moment. However, this did not happen and with the exception of some very slight drizzle.

The field comprised 7 boats and 15 fishermen.

At the weigh in it was clear that there were only 2 main competitors, from which the results were as follows:

1st place - Douglas 17 kg

2nd place - Mel 7.2 kg

3rd place Sam - 6.8 kg (two fish)

Junior - Tom Gormely 3 kg

The catch was to be donated to the Entebbe Handicapped  school, however the 2 largest fish were auctioned off and the proceeds were used to buy food for the school. A total of 810,000 ugx was generated from the auction.

Protea Fishing Competition 2016

Protea Hotel Entebbe Fishing Competition – 29th May 2016

Amidst the chaos of visiting president and road closures – The Protea Hotel Entebbe Fishing Competition hosted 6 boats, with 15 fishermen with a common goal to seek the elusive Nile Perch.

Whilst the bigger fish were not to be found – there was an abundance of smaller fish with some being put back to spawn some more.

Those that were on the water early found the lake to be mirror like, this changed around 10am with a light storm. Which cleared within the hour.

All boats were in by 15h00 and hungry fishermen and onlookers feasted on the spread laid out by the Protea Hotel Entebbe. Executive Chef Ingmar Stief and his TEAM prepared a fare that was not often seen at the ESC. With Giant burgers, Pita rolls, Filled potatoes etc.


Following on to the meal and stories of what got away, the weigh in was done with the following results.


The trophy list was as follows :

Place     Fisherman                             Fish                        Boat Name

`1st                Mohammed                   10kg                        Blue Canoe

2nd                Sacha                            8kg                          Geisha

3rd                 Douglas                         7kg                          Blue Boat

4th – Draw     Piet (snr)                       6kg                          Bass boat

                      Paige                            6kg                          Fire Fly

6th                 Steve Allard                   4kg                          Geisha

7th                 Naomi                            3kg                          Fire Fly

8th                 Tom                               1kg                          Sea Master


Boat catch

1st                Geisha                             11kg

2nd               Blue Canoe                      10kg


The combined catch of 45kg was donated to the Entebbe School for handicapped children.

Protea Fishing Competition


1st.  Brent Anderson     8.8 Kg

2nd. Gareth Goldring    4 Kg

3rd.  Tom Gormley       2 Kg



1st. Paige Charnley      4 Kg


5 boats in total

Catch donated to Entebbe School for handicapped children

Arthur De-mello Fishing Competition

6 boats, total catch 14kgs.
Lots of undersized fish caught and all released
4 x junior competitors : Paige Charnley, Tom Gormley, Sasha Allard, Piet De Jong

Boat catch : Banange – skippered by Paul Bolrach
3rd Prize – David Case 2.9kg
2nd Prize – Peter Bowser 3.1kg
1st Prize – Douglas (surname unknown) 4kg

To see picture of the event click here

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