SIBU: National distributor for Suzuki Outboard Motor KTS Trading Sdn Bhd, together with Suzuki Motor Corporation, Japan and its dealer Zakuan Lam Sdn Bhd organised the inaugural Suzuki Fishing Competition at Rompin, Pahang.
A total of 18 boats powered by Suzuki Outboard Motors consisting of five anglers each took part in the competition open exclusively to owners of Suzuki Outboard Motor.
A spokesman from the organising committee said the competition was aimed at fostering closer rapport and relationship among its members and dealers.
“Through such competition, it is evident that boat owners preferred Suzuki Outboard Motor especially with its Ultimate 4-stroke featuring its lean burn (fuel-saving) technology and low noise emission,” he added.
Meanwhile, Ah Poi emerged champion in the competition when he successfully caught a giant trevally weighing 18.2kg.
In second place was Chua Tien Siong who caught the channa striata lake weighing 11.9kg, followed by Khoo Choon Song with queen fish weighing 11.2kg, Mohd Faikuz with a 5.3kg barracuda and Chong Man Sin with a 5kg horse fish.
The consolation winners are Chia Heng Leong with a 3.9kg barracuda, Ah Wai with a 3.3kg tuna fish, Joha Kim with a 3.2kg tuna fish, Hew Swee Lian with a 3.2kg tuna fish and Chan Pak Sing with a painted sweetlips weighing 1.9kg.
All the winners received cash prizes, certificates and trophies.
“Hopefully, next year, we will be able to attract more participants and boat owners powered by Suzuki Ultimate 4-stroke outboard motors to take part in the competition to make it more interesting,” the spokesman added.
Those who would like to know more about Suzuki Outboard Motor can visit Suzuki Outboard Motor authorised dealers or KTS Sdn. Bhd or visit website www.ktstrade.com.my.