Rules and Regs
Nobody likes a rule breaker and neither do we. Here are the highlights of the rules and regs but make sure you download the full PDF version and are across the full set of rules for the tournament.
GoFish Nagambie is a Catch, Measure, Release Tournament.
Catch: Both bait and lures are permitted for use
Measure: Use the iCatch app to measure and enter your catch into the tournament
Release: After carefully photographing your catch please humanely release the fish
Murray Cod, Golden Perch Redfin, European Carp*
*Carp is a noxious species and should not be released once caught.
The tournament will include two age categories,
Junior – ages 5 to 15 years
Open – 16 years +
Age based on participants age at the time of tournament
hours of competition
Competition Briefing: Thursday 2nd April – 7pm
Friday 3rd April – 7:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday 4th April – 7:30am to 4:00pm
Sunday 5th April – 6:30am to 10:00am
Participant numbers are capped at 5,000
Boats are further capped at 1,000
Participants can fish from boat (excluding wake boats), Kayaks, Canoe, PWCs and from the banks
Unpermitted fishing methods
Fish pre-caught and tethered or caught in nets are not permissible and will result in disqualification
No refunds will be given unless requested by 1st March 2020 prior to the conduct of the event and $50 of the entry fee will be retained for administration
Competition Prizes and Draws
Prize draw dates and times
Prizes will be announced at the Festival Hub on the following dates and times:
Friday 3rd April – 7:00pm
Saturday 4th April – 7:00pm
Sunday 5th April – 12:00pm
Prizes will be available for collection and take home on the day of the prize draw.
Prizes will be held for collection until 3:30pm on Sunday 5th April
compliance with authorities
All competitors between the ages of 18 and 70 must hold a current Victorian Fishing Licence, as per Victorian State Law
state laws and regulation
All competitors must observe the Victorian Recreational Fishing Regulations
It is the responsibility of the participants to comply with all Maritime Safety Victoria regulations and all appropriate boat licences and safety equipment for Victoria
We take our rules very seriously!
Download them, grab a drink and a snack, find a comfy spot and get familiar with EVERY single word here.