42nd FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship, Liptov,  Slovakia.  12th - 18th September 2023

The venues were;

Sector I Orava River: River Fishing
Sector II Vah River, Lower: River Fishing 
Sector III Vah River, Upper: River Fishing 
Sector IV Hron River: River Fishing 
Sector V Dedinky Dam: Lake Boat Fishing

The NZ team: 

Paul Dewar (captain)
Jason Pearce (manager)
Billy Thrupp
Cory Scott
Hugo Pearce
Ollie Bassett
Tim Anderson
Tim Rich (reserve)

France won from Czech Republic and Spain 3rd, the NZ team came in 16th. Hugo Pearce was NZ's highest placed angler finishing in a very good 8th place (out of 146 anglers). There was record 28 teams competing in the event. 

Team Results

1st France
2nd Czech Republic
3rd Spain
16th New Zealand

Final Team Results

Individual Results

  • 1st Pierr Kuntz; Czech
  • 2nd David Arcay; Spain
  • 3rd Gregoire Juglaret; Czech
  • 8th Hugo Peace; NZ
  • 34th Ollie Bassett; NZ
  • 83rd Cory Scott; NZ
  • 112th Billy Thrupp; NZ
  • 129th Tim Anderson; NZ

Final Individual Results