With the perfect seas..WBC Fishing Competition is on today! (18.01.2020) commences 7:00am-4:00pm (Boats to be back on beach by 4:00pm) Good luck to everyone BBQ and Prizegiving Monday 20th January from 1:00pm.

CLUB FISHING COMPETITION RULES 2020

  • All boats to be skipped by a financial Waikanae Boating Club member.
  • All persons on boats entering or departing the water must be wearing life jackets.
  • Radio Tower use VHF ch77 or cell phone on departure and return.
  • All Boats must log in, and failure to do so could result in disqualification.
  • People attempting to weigh in undersized fish will be disqualified.
  • All boats to enter the water from Waikanae Boating Club launching ramp.
  • Organising Committee decision is final.

Organising Committee:

Bob Tait, Hannah Spicer, Peter Dale, Steve Watson, Paul Templer

TOP BOAT

Skippers take note: Points are awarded points for different species going from 1st place to 5th place. Make sure that you weigh your fish in even if you don’t think its heavy enough. It may still score points towards the final result. The boat with the most accumulated points overall becomes TOP BOAT for the day.

The more species you catch the better chance of WINNING!

SPECIES:

Blue Cod, Gurnard, Terakihi, Kahawai, Kingfish, Snapper, Groper, Trevally, John Dory, Tuna and Scarpie (11 Species).

There is also a “Meritorious” prize (no points for Top Boat).

Points awarded for each Species EXCEPT Meritorious (based on weight):

  • 1st– 5 Points- 2nd is 4 Points, -3rd is 3 Points,- 4th is 2 Points and – 5th is 1 Point

AGENDA- ANNUAL FISHING COMPETITION

WELLINGTON ANNIVERSARY WEEKEND 18th, 19th, 20th JANUARY 2020

THURSDAY 16TH JANUARY 2020

  • Registration Waikanae Boating Club 6pm-8pm.
  • Spot prizes drawn 6:30pm, 7:15pm, 7:45pm.
  • Please note you must be present to be eligible for a spot prize.

FRIDAY 17TH JANUARY 2020

  • Registration Waikanae Boating Club 6pm-8pm.
  • Spot prizes drawn 6:30pm, 7:15pm, 7:45pm.
  • Please note you must be present to be eligible for a spot prize.

SATURDAY 18TH JANUARY 2020

  • Cancellation notice on WBC Facebook and Webpage PLUS on registration we ask for the Skippers cell number in which we endeavour to text message.
  • Registration 6am-8am.
  • Fishing Competition commences 7:00am-4:00pm (Boats to be back on beach by 4:00pm).
  • Boats can be in the water but are not to leave until the committee gives the okay – this will be when the club flag is raised and the okay is given over the VHF channel 77. This is the working channel for WBC throughout the competition.
  • All fish to be weighed in and recorded prior to 4:30pm.
  • Traffic controllers will have a one way system so the carpark doesn’t become congested.
  • Traffic Controllers will be in Orange Hi-Viz.
  • Administration/Weigh in Controllers will be in Yellow Hi-Viz.

SUNDAY 19th JANUARY 2019

  • Fishing Competition commences 7:00am if cancelled on Saturday, notification of cancellation on WBC Facebook and Webpage PLUS on registration we ask for the Skippers cell number in which we endeavour to text message.
  • Registration 7:00am-9:00am (if Saturday cancelled).
  • Fishing commencement and Weigh in as per Saturday.

MONDAY 20th JANUARY 2020

  • Fishing competition commences as per above from 6:00am-12:00 Midday if it has been cancelled both Saturday/Sunday.
  • There is no registration Monday.
  • All boats are required to be back on the beach by 12:00 Midday.
  • Weigh in to be completed and recorded prior to 1:00pm.
  • If fishing commenced on Saturday or Sunday, Prize Giving plus BBQ – 1:00pm  (plus spot prizes).
  • If fishing commenced on Monday, Prize Giving plus BBQ – 3:00pm  (plus spot prizes).