Bay of Plenty Regional Lake Champs 14/15 August
Aug 15th - All Day
Venue: Lake Rerewhakaaitu
Organizer: Chris Young & Billy Thrupp
Lake fishing competition with 3 x 3 hour sessions over 2 days
Entries open on 2nd July and close on 30th July
Venue closes to fishing on 16th July
DATE: 14 / 15 August 2021
VENUE: Lake Rerewhakaaitu
COMPETITION FORMAT: 2 Day boat comp. 3 x 3 hour sessions Important times and dates
Entry open: 2nd July
Entries and venue closed: 16th July
Boats Launched between 7..00am and 7.30am
Briefing at 7.45am
Session 1, 9.00am-12.00pm
Session 2, 2pm-5pm
Boats Launched between 7..30am and 8am
Session 3, 9,00am-12.00pm
Prize giving 12.30-1.30pm.
Non Boat angler
You will need to arrange for a boat partner for the event. It is the responsibility the entrants to enter as a double. The organiser will help as best he can but the responsibility does lie with the entrants. Please contact Billy or Chris if struggling.
Please clean all you equipment that has come in contact with water before moving to a different venue. The responsibility is with each angler. Please look after our venues.
Every competitor must wear a life jacket at all times on the water.
Each competitor must carry a mobile phone (waterproof or in a water proof bag) Each boat must have at least care one flare.
Contact details are to be advised.
Each boat owner/operator has to ensure that his craft suitable to the conditions encountered and the equipment is appropriately maintained and is reliable.
SFFNZ competition rules 2020 apply to this competition (apart from max 160cm net) in addition to the following regulations.
Markers or instruction to be defining on the day and the areas we will be fishing in each session. You cannot fish outside of these areas.
Each counting fish must be measured in the net and checked by your controller. The controller will then initial the fish size before you can continue fishing. Fish measurements are rounded up to nearest cm.
A 50m clearance on the Lake
If the motor on the boat is running and a fish is hooked, the fish will not be allowed. Boat drivers should warn the other angler before starting the motor and give them sufficient time to retrieve their line. You will require a stopwatch to time each session, this may be found on your cell phone, which each angler is required to have on them at all times.
You may not stand to play a fish, only to net it.
Only one rod can be assembled per angler at any one time.
Please fill out the form online. Any problems with this please email