Competition Rules

C Mark & P Wootton Cup

Waikanae Boating Club v Kapiti Boating Club

Saturday 25th April 2015

Competition Rules

  • The C Mark & P Wootton Cup will be awarded to the Club that has the highest aggregate of all species – only the 5 heaviest fish per species per club to be included.
  • The species are:   
  • Blue Cod     Kahawai     John Dory        Kingfish        Red Cod        Tuna               Groper         Snapper      Gurnard           Tarakihi        Trevally             
  • Fishing Competition commences 07.00 – 15.00hrs   (Boats are allowed in the water but are not to leave beach until the committee gives the okay – this is when the club flag is raised and the okay given over VHF channel 77. This is the working channel throughout the competition)
  • Cancellation of fishing competition will be notified on WBC Website 6.30am
  • Rod and Reel only to be used for fishing. Electric reels are accepted.
  • Fishing area is anywhere that is safe and away from the reserve.
  • All fish are to be gilled and gutted for weigh in, only weigh in your top 5 heaviest fish.
  • All boats are to be back on the beach to qualify for weigh in by 15.00hrs. Queuing ends at 3.30pm i.e. you must be in the queue to qualify
  • Boats must be skippered by a WBC/KBC member
  • Weigh in to be completed and recorded prior to 16.30hrs
  • Organising Committee decision is final

Organising Committee:

  • WBC – Daniel Bruce, Bob Monaghan & Karen Jones
  • KBC – Glen Banks, Peter Coulson & Neil Cudby




Club Fishing Competition Rules

  • All boats to be skipped by Waikanae Boating Club member
  • All persons on boats entering or departing water are required to be wearing life jackets
  • Rods & hand lines only to be used for fishing
  • Boats with long lines or nets or contacting other boats with long lines and nets will be disqualified
  • People attempting to weigh in undersize fish will be disqualified
  • All boats to enter water from Waikanae Boating Club
  • Organising Committee decision is final
  • Organising Committee: Dick Stent, Steve Stratmore & Karen Jones

Top Boat

Skippers take note that these species are awarded points to 5th place so make sure that you weigh your fish in even if you don’t think its heavy enough. It may still score points towards this competition. The boat with the most accumulated points overall becomes the TOP boat for the day. So the more species you catch the better chance you have of winning.

  • Species: Blue Cod, Gurnard, Tarakihi, Kahawai, Kingfish, Snapper, Groper, Trevally, John Dory.
  • Points awarded for each species:
    • 1st – 5 points
    • 2nd – 4 points
    • 3rd – 3 points
    • 4th – 2 points
    • 5th – 1 point
  • Totals are accumulated by boats anglers.
  • Anglers names to be recorded at registration.