2015 Tunarama Tuna and Kingfish Toss gallery 24 Jan 2015, 7:30 p.m. Images from the heats in the Tuna Toss and Kingfish Toss at Tunarama. GALLERY: 2015 Tunarama Kingfish and Tuna Toss heats Megan Darling from Glenelg started the Tuna Toss competition for the women, throwing 4.42 metres.Chelsea Dickins of Mount Gambier threw her tuna an impressive 8.84 metres.Jacqui Dempsey of Port Lincoln wound up and threw her tuna 5.92 metres.Sam Haslam of Port Lincoln threw 6.71 metres in the heats.Erica Nicholls threw her tuna 5.7 metres.Shanell Staunton wound up and threw her tuna 8.88 metres.Three time Tuna Toss winner Jacqui Hockaday scored the biggest throw of the day for the women, with 9.93 metres.Jessica Pozec from Edmonton, Canada gave it a go but her throw of 5.18 metres wasn't enough to advance to the final.Torres Strait Islander Melinda Miskin gave a valiant effort, but fouled in her throw.Sponsor.Natalie Cocks of Snowtown swung around and threw her tuna 6.38 metres.Sam Green from the Sunshine Coast threw 7 metres.Liette Shoemaker from Port Augusta made it into the final with her throw of 6.3 metres.Kelly Ferguson from Toronto, Canada made the final with her throw of 6.47 metres.Miki Yoneyama from Japan threw 3.07 metres, not enough to make the final.Finalists in the 2015 women's Tuna Toss. Pictured were (back): Shanell Staunton, Erica Nicholls, Natalie Cocks, Kelly Ferguson, Chelsea Dickins, Liette Shoemaker, Jaqui Dempsey, Sam Green; front: Jacqui Hockaday and Sam Haslam.Kava Tuaimeiuta from Tonga started the men's competition well with a throw of 12.69 metres.Andrew Henderson threw his tuna 6.95 metres.Former three time winner Matt Staunton scored the biggest distance of the day with 20.29 metres.Kim Min Jae from Korea tried his best but fouled his throw.Anthony Ledonge from France threw an impressive 11.94 metres.Jukka Tahti from Finland threw 9.94 metres.Ben Adih from Brighton threw 11.63 metres in the heats.Alex Chen from China threw 8.02 metres.Corey Smith from Leasingham, near Clare, made the final with a throw of 13.91 metres.Douglas Green, son of Port Lincoln mayor Bruce Green, qualified with a throw of 11.35 metres.Bruce Green's brother in law Michael Pearce also made the final with 12.75 metres.Louis Gray from England threw 11.78 metres.Taylor Fink from Victoria threw 12.72 metres to qualify for the final.New Port Lincoln arrival Adrian Hamond was the last entrant, and threw 11.89 metres.The finalists in the 2015 men's Tuna Toss. Pictured were Douglas Green, Taylor Fink, Adrian Hamond, Matt Staunton, Ben Adih, Corey Smith, Michael Pearce (with Xavier Pearce) and Anthony Ledonge. Absent were Kava Tuaimeiuta and Lewis Gray.Amber Stone from Andrews Farm watched as her kingfish throw went 3.3 metres.Mikayla Emesti from Whyalla wound up to throw 3.6 metres.Jocelyn Kelly from the Adelaide Hills made the Kingfish Toss final with her throw of 3.69 metres.Charlotte Nicholls of Port Lincoln threw 4.6 metres.Georgia Kelly from Adelaide made the final with her throw of 6.07 metres.Tascha Jordison of Port Lincoln threw 7.88 metres to qualify.Talisha Marks from Port Pirie finished second in the heats with 11.93 metres.Demi Clements from Cummins finished the heats on top with 13.1 metres.Megan Carr from Tumby Bay qualified with 6.77 metres.Holley Shepperd finished the heats off with a qualifying throw of 4.63 metres.Eli Edmonds from Port Lincoln was first in the boy's Kingfish Toss, scoring 7.8 metres to qualify for the final.Joel Edmunds also qualified with a throw of 12.2 metres.Jackson Jamieson of Port Lincoln qualified with 7.44 metres.Ryan Richards of Port Lincoln qualified with 10.79 metres.Jacsyn Hill from Port Pirie made the final with his throw of 8.41 metres.Last year's winner Eddie Konetschka from Port Lincoln delivered a massive throw of 18.48 metres.Marc Haning of Port Lincoln made the final with his throw of 8.92 metres.Dylan Vonderwall of Port Lincoln watched as he qualified with his throw of 7.19 metres.Noah Vogelgsang gave a throw of 11.93 metres to qualify.Jake Turner of Port Lincoln was the last to qualify for the final with his throw of 8.8 metres.TweetFacebook of ╳exitMANY willing participants came out to the Port Lincoln Foreshore for the heats of both the Westminster School King Fish Toss and the BankSA Tuna Toss.The top ten throws in each of the male and female categories earned a place in the final.