Twin Rivers

Bream Classic

Competition Rules

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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)

Competition Rules

  1. All anglers must have a current fishing licence and adhere to state regulations.

  2. All boats must comply with the boating regulations, especially those regarding safety equipment.

  3. All entrants in this event must agree with the liability waiver and model release, including if you are entering an event on behalf of someone else, or as a legal guardian if the entrant is aged under 18 years.

  4. Contestants may fish the Gippsland Lake system and Rivers (excluding Lake Tyers).

  5. Entries are Bream only.

  6. Each entrant may submit as many fish as they like over the weekend. Upsizing is available.

  7. No submission of any undersized bream (under 28cm).

  8. The winner of any prize must be in attendance personally to collect their prize or a redraw will take place.

  9. Persons participating in the Twin Rivers Bream Classic must be accompanied by an adult guardian at the major prize draw to be eligible for prizes. Kids category are for those aged 16 and under.

  10. Each legal or oversize native fish angled must be photographed (as per photo rules) and released as soon as possible to the water. Entrants found keeping entered fish will be instantly disqualified.

  11. Photo must be of a live fish. Photos showing signs of mutilation, damage, excessive blood or improper handling will be deemed unfit for entry.

  12. Fish must be photographed on the brag mat supplied by the competition committee.

  13. Photo must be taken square onto the fish and mat and without shadows.

  14. The nose of the fish must be level with the stopper on the mat.

  15. The dorsal fin must point to the top of the mat.

  16. The brag mat must be on a flat surface with no creases.

  17. The entire fish and the measuring edge of the mat must be visible in the photo with the length of the fish being clearly identified and legible.

  18. Entries are judged on length, measured to the fork of the tail. Measurements will be rounded down to the nearest millimetre. To take the lead the fish must be 1mm longer than the current leader. In the event of a tie, the entry received first will be deemed the winner so if you catch a fish get that photo in ASAP.

  19. Entrants of the Lure and Pro Lure categories must have the lure or Pro Lure clearly shown in photograph submitted, depending on the category.

  20. The Top 10 longest fish draws are based on length and time fish are submitted.

  21. Any digital manipulation of the photo will be deemed as cheating and will result in the angler being disqualified.

  22. No discussions will be entered into regarding the committee’s decisions, which will be final.

 

~ The Twin Rivers Bream Classic Team

Download the Twin Rivers Bream Classic Rules​ and Waiver documents.

 

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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.