15 May @ 8:00 am - 16 May @ 5:00 pm AEST
Type of Competition
Number of Sectors
- Tumut River
Morning Session Times
7.25 am till 9.25 am and 9.40 am till 11.40 am
Afternoon Session Times
12:45 pm to 2:45 pm and 3:00pm to 5:00pm
The seeding, groups & draw is done in accordance with FFA procedures.
Competition Introduction This is a single river sector, four session competition with each angler fishing two hours and controlling two hours in each session. Indications are that the river will be at medium levels. The competition will be limited to 28 beats. A position has been reserved for the organizer. In the advent of more competitors than beats, then there will be a reserve list. NSW/ACT competitors can register from 9am on Monday 12th April, other State competitors from 9am on Tuesday 13th April until all 28 places are filled. A reserve list will be available from 10am on Tuesday 13th April for those that want to register in the event that a place becomes available. The Briefing will be on Friday 14th May 7.00 pm – 8.30.pm at Club Tumut in Fitzroy Street. If you are unable to be at the meeting please organize someone to collect your paperwork. Competition Waters - The Tumut River from the Hume and Hovel swing bridge (100 metres above the active Snowy Trout farm) downstream to bridge near the Riverglades Caravan Park. Practise Waters - (This may change depending on angler numbers.) - All of the Goobraganda river, All Gilmore River, Tumut River above the swing bridge just above the SNOWY MOUNTAINS TROUT FARM, Tumut River Below the bridge near the Riverglades Caravan Park. Outside the public access area you will need to obtain permission from the landholders to access the river before or after the comp. We need their support for future comps. The correct public access rule applies. Competition Water Closure - Closure of competition waters will occur 7 days prior to the first river comp with no fishing permitted on or from midnight Friday the 7th May. The river is also closed to fishing after the first comp. Anyone caught breaking this rule will be sanctioned in accordance with FFA protocols. Beats will be marked out on the Wednesday and Thursday, HELP NEEDED TO ASSIST WITH PEGGING BEATS In the week prior to the competition Geoff Naylor will be arranging for pegging of beats. Anyone who can assist Geoff please contact him as soon as possible.
Competitors are responsible for their own accommodation, transport and meals. Junction Bridge Park will be the meeting place for competitors at the beginning and end of sessions and all score cards (including blanks) must be returned within 45 minutes of the completion of each pair of sessions. Late return of cards will only be accepted under exceptional circumstances - eg flat tyre. People who return cards late will blank the session. This is essential as the cards will be used as a monitoring process that competitors are safely off the river. Note. If your card is not returned and following that the SES and other organizations are called in for a rescue and it is found that you were negligent in returning your card, eg just forgot. You may be held liable for their costs. Competitors should not walk along the edge of other competitor’s beats when accessing their own beat and need to respect all landholders or anyone else using the river. Please do not leave rubbish on the river banks. Transport- You are responsible to get yourself to your beat on time. It is a really tight schedule so don’t expect to be given extra time. Additional Information - Please photograph your score sheet and results will be released as soon as possible after the comp is completed.
This competition is subject to FFA Competition Rules.
- This is a three rod competition only.
- Each session is a two hour session only.
The Competition Organisers reserve the right to allocate alternative competition sectors having regard to safety and other considerations as circumstances dictate at the time, including COVID regulations applied by State and Federal regulations. This will be communicated at the Competitor Briefing or by email beforehand if appropriate and feasible. It is recommended that you wear a PFD whilst fishing in the river.
All competitors must take responsibility for their own actions. Neither Fly Fish Australia Incorporated nor individual FFA CHAPTERS accepts any responsibility for any injury or loss incurred by any competitor, official or any participant or observer during the running of this competition or other events. All competitors are required to hold a valid state fishing licence.