Twin Rivers

Bream Classic

Weekend Schedule

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Covid-19 Safe

We thank you for your resilience in these challenging times and please acknowledge everyone will need to follow the Covid-19 regulations from the Victorian DHHS, at the time, which may also change, at any time. We will keep you informed but currently:

  • Each attendee is asked to do a symptom self-assessment prior to leaving home and not attend if they are unwell or have been instructed to isolate or quarantine.

  • Attendees must maintain at least 1.5m physical distance between those from other groups at all times.

  • Requirements for face covering, observe cough etiquette and personal hygiene measures.

  • In the event of the Bream Classic being cancelled due to Covid-19 Restrictions over the Competition weekend, your payment will be refunded less booking fees and credit card fees.

  • See our submitted CovidSafe Public Events Checklist here (PDF 70KB)

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

 

Online registrations close at midnight on Thursday 15th July.

Registrations, in person, are still available, on Friday and Saturday morning, see below for locations and times.

Friday, July 16th, 2021

 

Competitors arrive at the local area and book into accommodation. 

 

Registrations in person, and brag mat collection is available at:

  • The Nicholson Hotel in Nicholson, from 10 am to 7:00 pm.

  • The Black Stump General Store in Johnsonville, from 10 am to 7:00 pm.

No fishing on Friday Night.

Note this is a change to the fishing start time from previous years and is due to the competition being Catch & Release only.

 

Swan Reach Hotel - Please call 5156 4222 to book dinner. and spend an evening with Merv Hughes! Fundraising for the Swan Reach Football and Netball Clubs.

Nicholson Hotel - Please call 5156 8250 to book dinner.

Courtesy buses will run between Johnsonville and Swan Reach, on request, so that all competitors have the opportunity to attend the venues during the evening. For bookings call The Nicholson Hotel on 5156 8250 or Swan Reach Hotel on 5156 4222.

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Saturday, July 17th, 2021

​Fishing Time starts at 6:00 am (till Sunday 18th July with the last weigh-in at 11:30 am)

 

Registrations in person, and brag mat collection is available at:

  • The Black Stump  General Store in Johnsonville, from 6 am to 9 am.

 

Boats can enter the water at any number of boat ramps in the area, including the Johnsonville boat ramp. Other boat entry points close by are the Nicholson boat ramp and the Paynesville boat ramp. You can not fish on Lake Tyers.

There will be hot food and refreshments available at Johnsonville on Saturday afternoon.

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CATCH & RELEASE  BREAM Only 

Log your fish through Track My Fish for Tournaments mobile app.

There will be no physical weigh-in stations. All fish are to be photographed on a brag mat (supplied by the Competition) and submitted through Track My Fish.

 

Download or Update your App now through Apple App Store or Google Play, Instructions on how to use available here (PDF 1MB)

Volunteers will be available for anyone who needs assistance in using the App on Friday and throughout the fishing times.

Saturday Night

The Twin Rivers Men's Shed will be providing a BBQ and refreshments at the Johnsonville boat ramp from 4pm to 7pm

 

Nicholson Hotel - Please call 5156 8250 to book dinner and spend an evening with Merv Hughes! Fundraising for the Royal Children's Hospital.

 

Swan Reach Hotel - Please call 5156 4222 to book dinner. 

Courtesy buses will run between Johnsonville and Swan Reach, on request, so that all competitors have the opportunity to attend the venues during the evening. For bookings call The Nicholson Hotel on 5156 8250 or Swan Reach Hotel on 5156 4222.

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Sunday, July 18th,  2021

Fishing time ceases with the last submission to Track My Fish at 11:30 am.

Come down to the Johnsonville boat ramp between 11 am and 2 pm for the final fishing and major prize draw. Merv Hughes is our celebrity MC during the day.

 

There will be food trucks, the Twin Rivers Men's Shed will be providing a BBQ, and marine industry displays. For the courtesy bus please call 5156 8250.

All competitors must be present for the presentations. Persons participating in the Bream Classic who are under age (16 and under) must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian at the major draw to be eligible for prizes.

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CATCH & RELEASE  BREAM Only 

Log your fish through Track My Fish for Tournaments mobile app.

There will be no physical weigh-in stations. All fish are to be photographed on a brag mat (supplied by the Competition) and submitted through Track My Fish.

 

Download or Update your App now through Apple App Store or Google Play, Instructions on how to use available here (PDF 1MB)

Volunteers will be available for anyone who needs assistance in using the App on Friday and throughout the fishing times.