|Match Rules for Lakes Sophie and Eva.
Two keep nets at all times.Maximum weight per net, average 70lb.
|Keep nets are supplied by the fisheries and it is the responsibility of the match organiser to ensure all nets are returned in good condition to the bailiff.
Nets and landing nets to be air dried.
Any silver fish weighing over 5lb must be weighed and returned, not placed into keep net
All fish must be netted not swung.
Barbless hooks only.
No fixed method feeders rigs.
All unused bait must be disposed of in the bins provided or removed from site. (Failure to abide by these rules could result in disqualification from the match and the fisheries)
Carp larger than 10lb should not be placed in keep nets but weighed at the time of capture.
Scales for the matches must have a minimum range of greater than 60lb.
Unhooking mats must be used to protect the fish at all times during the weighing in.
Disgorgers must be used on fish that are deeply hooked thus avoiding injury.
Maximum match time 6 hours unless previously agreed by the owners.
|Midway weighing may be requested during the summer season.