Details and Rules for the Fishing Competition

Schedule


Friday Night

  • Registration Corowa Golf Club from 5pm
  • Live Music

Saturday

  • Registration from 6am
  • Lines In at 7am to 5pm
  • Submit your photos for the day at Corowa Golf Club from 5pm
  • Meet Starlo
  • Monster raffle at Corowa Golf Club


Sunday

  • Lines in at 7am to 11am
  • All Photos need to be submitted by 12 noon 
  • BBq Lunch at the Corowa Golf club
  • Early Bird Prize Draw
  • Presentation at Corowa Golf Club 

meals available at the club Saturday 24th march

Fishing Comp Categories

 

Major Prize Draw


Adult major Prize is open to every Adult entry

Junior major prize is open to every junior entry

Plenty of Mystery Prizes as well


Male Entry

All fish must be measured and released

  • Longest Murray Cod 
  • Longest Golden Perch
  • Longest Carp
  • Draw for any legal fish caught and released


Female Entry

All fish must be measured and released

  • Longest Murray Cod 
  • Longest Golden Perch
  • Longest Carp
  • Draw for any legal fish caught and released

Junior Entry

All fish must be measured and released

  • Longest Murray Cod 
  • Longest Golden Perch
  • Longest Carp
  • Draw for any legal fish caught and released

Rules & Regulations


Fishing

  1. The Bounderies for fishing are the Murray River from Howlong Bridge to Bundalong Junction.
  2. Fishing can be from the bank or boat.
  3. Boating regulations as per NSW Maritime. 
  4. Two attended rods only. 
  5. No illegal bait and equipment to be used or disqualification will apply. The Committee reserves the right to inspect any equipment or bait used by the competitor and eject any competitor for misconduct. 
  6. Boats and equipment are the responsibility of the owner/s. 
  7. Children are the responsibility of their parents and/or guardians. 
  8. It is Law that children Must wear life jackets in boats. 
  9. Could all contestants please travel at respectable speed, to respect other fisher persons on river or bank. 
  10. The committee reserves the right to refuse entry without reason. 

Measuring Fish 

  1. All Fish are to be measured on an approved Brag Mat with the head of the fish facing the end of the mat and the measurement taken at the tail. Make sure your entrant number is in the Photo then submit your photos at Corowa Golf Club at the end of each fishing session.
  2. The Chief Marshal to record fish that have been Successfully Released Only. 
  3. No fish will be accepted after the nominated closing time, unless it has been sighted the Chief Marshal. 
  4. Organisers reserve the right to inspect any fish or equipment. 
  5. The Entrant is to check that the information is correct, then sign the record as a true and correct recording of their catch and registration number. This will be recorded in triplicate where entrant receives one and must keep until Sunday Presentations, the registration office receives one and a final copy remains in book for backup of record. If name and registration number don't correspond to entrant details the catch will be invalid. 
  6. 6. In the event of a tie, the angler that caught the earliest fish will be deemed the winner. 
  7. Competition Boundaries. Fishing must be within the nominated boundaries . 
  8. Cod over 75cm to be photographed on a measuring device with special id card showing date and time and then present photo to marshal for registration, fish to be released once photo is taken. 

Protests 

  1. Protest must be lodged in writing with a non-refundable amount of $50 no later than 15 minutes after FINAL presentations. Committee's decision will be final. 

Liability 

  1. Exclusion and Indemnity The entrant in this competition hereby acknowledges and agrees that participation in Corowa Golf Club, Fishing for the Future, Fishing Comp may carry the possibility of accident or injuries to the person or property and that risk is hereby accepted and further the entrant hereby indemnifies, Corowa Golf Club, Fishing for the Future, Fishing Comp its officials, servants, agents and sponsors against any claims for damage costs or interest arising out of the negligent or omissions by the entrant. Any person taking part in the event shall indemnify the officials and organisers and any other entrants for injuries loss or damage claims what so ever. 

Junior Competitors 

  1. Junior competitors aged 15 years & under at 24/03/2018 are not permitted to enter the Adult Section and are only eligible to enter the Junior Section.