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Miss Nagaland 2016 Vilokali Zhimomi along with the winners at City Angling Centre Dimapur Miss Nagaland 2016 Vilokali Zhimomi along with the winners at City Angling Centre Dimapur

Dimapur, August 12: City Angling Centre held its 1st open competition today at Bangjak Phom Colony Walford Area Dimapur. Around 80 anglers including from Assam took part in the competition.

Pilato Sema, one of the competitor, was of the view that Angling as a sport has wide scope in Nagaland for promotion of eco tourism. 

He cited that anglers from as far as Scotland participated during the 1st State angling competition which was held a couple of months back with the support of Fisheries Department. 

Stating that Nagaland is endowed with rich and unique resources, the angler was optimistic that angling activity can promote tourism and adventure in the state.

Mar Longkumer, with a total catch of 8.100 Kgs was adjudged as the winner of the competition followed by Tali Yanger (4.895 kgs) in the second place and Hukato Yepthomi(4.235 kgs) securing the third position .

Winners:

1. Mar Longkumer- 8.100 Kgs

2. Tali Yanger- 4.895 kgs

3. Hukato Yepthomi-4.235 kgs

4. Chonbenthung- 4.195 kgs

5. Temsu - 3.115kgs

6.Wati Imsong- 2.965 kgs

7. Arenla- 2.545 kgs

8.Tumbemo Kikon- 1.935 Kgs

9. Kalong- 1.78 kgs

10. Zuben Patton- 1.625

The biggest catch and first catch went to Asangba Jamir and Temjen Imsong respectively. 

(Page News Service)


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