Traditional international competition in sports fishing named “38th Trophy Skadar Lake” will be held on July 15th on Lesendro. The competition, which is organized by Sports fishing association Podgorica, is expecting participation of fishermen from Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Hungary, and Italy, as well as the participation of clubs from Montenegro. Fishermen will be competing in the discipline “Hook fishing on halibut”.
Secretary of the Secretariat for culture and sport Budimir Miranovic said that they will organize a show contest “Trophy of Moraca” for the participants of the contest of Trophy of Skadar lake on July 14th below the iron bridge.
In the goal of promotion of the town we will organize also the contest in preparation of fish soup “Zlatni kotlic” (Golden cauldron) as well as a regatta from beach Labud to the mouth of river Moraca in Skadar Lake. The most successful ones will be awarded, and we will prepare fish soup and fish for lunch – said Miranovic.
Secretary of SFA Podgorica Momo Mirkovic said that Trophy Skadar lake is the biggest competition of fishermen in Europe.
– 20 teams are taking part in it with three contestants per team, and we have planned to invite world champions in sports fishing. Unfortunately because of the competition in their own countries they will not be able to try their skills in Skadar Lake – said Mirkovic.
Main award of the Trophy Skadar Lake is “golden bleak” which was made by Esad Methadzevic. He stressed that golden bleak is a unique piece of work, and that he has also made a silver one.
Organizers of the event are Tourist organization of Podgorica, Secretariat for development of firms, and Office for prevention of drug addiction.