Here you will find all the information relating to the Fishing Competition, Including entry forms, terms & conditions etc.
Terms & Conditions:
FISHING IS RESTRICTED BETWEEN ABEL HEAD & FAREWELL SPIT, INSIDE THE BAY
One entry per person.
One entry per form.
Entry fees must be paid before launching and only paid up competitors are allowed on boats.
Multiple entries of the same fish are NOT permitted by either the same or multiple persons.
Commercial boats must have proof of deregistration.
All entrants, boat owners and spectators participate at their own risk. The organisers, promoters, sponsors or any other party connected with the event accept absolutely no responsibility in any respect for personal injury, loss or damage to property, regardless of the cause.
All prize-winning anglers must attend prizegiving to receive their prize. Any prize-winning anglers not in attendance will forfeit their prize.
Weigh in can be done Saturday, and anytime Sunday Afternoon, final cut off is at 4pm Sunday. You must be lined up by 4pm to weigh in or you miss out.
Prizegiving starts approx. 5.00pm on Sunday 2nd February. All kids guaranteed a prize.
Each boat must carry at least the minimum safety equipment and it is essential that all boats carry either VHF radio or cell phone. Life Jackets must be worn.
The competition is held in the spirit of amateur fishing and fair competition. If, in the opinion of the organising committee, competitors have breached the spirit of the competition then the committee reserves the right to exclude the competitor(s). The committee’s decision will be final.
Species Categories: Blue Cod, Gurnard, Terakihi, Kahawai, Kingfish, Snapper, Crayfish, Other
All fish are to be gilled & gutted before weighing in
Catch limit of 2 fish per species per person per day only
Children must carry there catch to the weigh in table