- This year’s event had a record number entries with 21 boats and 60 anglers.
- The event was hosted again at The Murchison River Lodge who provided the venue & accommodation of which all proceeds when to fund raising for Uganda Wildlife and Paraa Primary School.
- During the 3 days over 1,300 kgs of fish where caught, with 600kgs being caught on day 2 alone, all fish where released.
- There was a total of 174 target fish caught.
- 3 teams entered from Kenya, leading the teams was Andrew Nightingale who also caught and documented 3 new species of Talapia not caught before at Murchison Falls.
- The winner of the Raymarine Dragonfly7 was won by Paul Bartman – General Manager of South African Breweries South Sudan who caught the largest Nile Perch (34kgs)
- The event raised a total of US$ 35,100 including revenue raised at the gate, & value of prizes donated.
- Main beneficiary of the fishing tournament is a local Primary school situated at Paraa along the River Nile. The school has been repainted, they have also received school desks, chairs, books, stationary & will also be receiving musical equipment.
- The prize giving was attended by over 110 guests and Guest of honour was Uganda Wildlife Director of Tourism and Business Services
- Toyota Uganda Donated a Yamaha XTZ 125 Motorcycle to be given to the Park Warden Murchison National Park.
Jinja Marine Services fishing with a new Yamaha 15HP
Start/Finish Point of the fishing Comp – Paraa ferry crossing.
Prize Giving and Sponsorship from Captain Andy’s Fishing Supply.
20kg Vundu Cat fish
The winning boat – Team: Spirit of the Nile fishing off one Wild Frontiers boat powered by a Yamaha F100 4stroke engine.
Winning Angler of The Murchison Falls Invitational Fishing Tournament 2015 – Paul Bartman collecting his prize Raymarine Dragonfly 7 & Navionics card donated by Captain Andy’s Fishing Supply.
A 33.4kg Nile Perch caught on Day 1 by Leon Steyn which was tagged and released.