Brett Emmert and his family, pictured with The Observer's Carl Carter and sponsors, celebrates winning a Cruise Craft 530 from the 2011 Observer Boyne Tannum HookUp on Sunday night.
Brett Emmert and his family, pictured with The Observer's Carl Carter and sponsors, celebrates winning a Cruise Craft 530 from the 2011 Observer Boyne Tannum HookUp on Sunday night. Chrissy Harris

Local fisher wins boat at HookUp

IT WILL be smooth sailing from here on for Brett Emmert, who took away the grand prize at the 2011 Observer Boyne Tannum HookUp.

Mr Emmert, who walked away with the $70,000 Cruise Craft 540 Explorer, couldn't have been happier with the win.

“It's really good.

"I am a local and I have bought a ticket for the boat every year at the HookUp since it started,” he said.

Mr Emmert said his first call of duty tomorrow morning would be to get to the water for some well-deserved fishing .

“Everyone is pretty excited including the young fella.

"I didn't even fish this weekend,” he said.



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