COMPETITION RULES 

 

  • You may only weigh in one rainbow and one brown trout per day, in your nominated category.
  • You may enter multiple categories.
  • Minimum fish length for competition entry is 35cm.
  • All entrants must pay the festival entry fees prior to fishing.
  • Each entrant must weigh in their own fish.
  • Entrants may weigh in their fish at any of the SMTF weigh in centres for category entries. If weighing in at another weigh station, you must advise the weighmaster which station you are registered with – this ensures your catch is recorded at the correct point of registration.
  • Club weigh in entries can only be recorded at their nominated weigh in stations – no exceptions.
  • All entrants must fish in accordance with the NSW Laws & Regulations governing fishing – there are strictly no exceptions to this rule.
  • Entrants must nominate at least one category on their entry form to be eligible for prizes.
  • All fish entered by the competitor must have been taken in the method as indicated on his/her entry form.
  • Committee decisions are final, and no correspondence will be entered in to.
  • Entrants can fish in any public waters within the Snowy River Shire boundaries. Private lakes, dams or commercial fish farms are strictly excluded from this event.
  • Fish eligible to be entered are rainbow and brown trout only.
  • All fish must be gutted and gilled before weigh-in.
  • No tagged fish are eligible for this competition.
  • The Committee reserves the right to disqualify any contestant or refuse entry to any person.
  • All fish must be weighed in daily by 6pm. Weigh in station opening times may vary, so please observe and adhere to each weigh in stations hours.
  • Juniors must be aged under 16 to enter the junior category. As juniors are permitted to fish using any category method, they are only eligible to win the Junior category prizes.
  • All daily and overall prize winners must arrange collection of their prize within 30 days.
  • The Committee reserves the right to retain any fish entered in the competition for possible biological testing.
  • Entrants must attend the presentation to be eligible and claim their lucky attendance draw prizes.

OFFICIAL 2018 SNOWY MOUNTAINS TROUT FESTIVAL WEIGH IN STATIONS 

ADAMINABY Adaminaby Angler (02) 6454 2260 www.adaminabyangler.com.au
ANGLERS REACH Anglers Reach Caravan Park (02) 6454 2223 www.anglersreach.com
  Anglers Reach Lakeside Village (02) 6454 2276 www.anglersreachcabins.com.au
BRAEMAR BAY Braemar Bay Holiday Park (02) 6456 8805 www.braemarbayholidaypark.com
BUCKENDERRA Buckenderra Holiday Village (02) 6453 7242 www.buckenderra.com.au
OLD ADAMINABY Rainbow Pines Caravan Park (02) 6454 2317 www.rainbowpines.com.au
PROVIDENCE PORTAL Providence Holiday Park (02) 6454 2357 www.providenceholidaypark.com.au
JINDABYNE Snowy Mountain Sports (02) 6456 2530 www.snowymountainsports.com.au