The 39th FIPS-Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship.
This was held in Tasmania Australia on 30th November to 8th December 2019.
The venues were,
Sector I Penstock Lagoon: Lake Boat Fishing
Sector II Meander River: River Fishing
Sector III Woods Lake Lake Boat Fishing
Sector IV Mersey River: River Fishing
Sector V Little Pine Lagoon: Lake Boat Fishing
The NZ team;
Tony Houpt (captain)
Paul Gummer (manager)
Tim Anderson (reserve)
The competition was held with some very cold and windy weather with 22 teams competing.
France won from Czech Republic and Spain 3rd, the NZ team came in 13th. Cory Scott was NZ's highest placed angler finishing in 22nd.
- 1st France
- 2nd Czech Republic
- 3rd Spain
- 13th New Zealand
- 1st Howard Croston; England
- 2nd David García Ferreras; Spain
- 3rd Kristian Sveda; Slovakia
- 22nd Cory Scott; NZ
- 50th John Gummer; NZ
- 58th Lloyd Struthers; NZ
- 81st Tim Anderson; NZ
- 103 Sam Bourne; NZ
- 104 John Bell; NZ