- Competitors must be fully paid up MNTFA members.New members should have been enrolledat least one calender month prior to the date of the match and all match fees paid.
- All competitions will be fished to reservoir rules ( i.e. rules applicable to the venue)unless otherwise stated in the match information given by the competition secretary.
- Fish take shall be killed in sequence i.e. no release until the match limit is reached and no subsequent fish shall be substituted for a fish already taken.
- No fixed oars or rudder shall be used in matches unless the match is designated as a rudder match. Steerage on the drift can be controld by use of the drouge, attached on the broad side of the boat by one or two points from the centre.
- There shall be no fishing out of the back of the boat while under power or drifting.
- In all competitions, start, finish and weigh in times must be adhered to.
- The start and finish times for all competitions will be signalled by the competition timekeeper.
You are advised to synchronise your watch to the starting sound.
- Boats must not leave the bank or jetty before the start and must be in contact with the same at the finishing time.
- In the event of a bank match finishing time will be at the lodge.
- If one of a pair of competitors is unable to fish a substitute MNTFA member may take his place in the competition.
Should a replacement be a non member then the boat may be taken out but they will not fish in the competition.
- If two anglers weigh in the same weight, the winner will be the angler with the highest number of fish.
If the result is still tied the trophy will be shared for equal lengths of time.
- Competitors must possess a currant rod licence.
Disputes and Appeals
- All objections must be made as soon as practicable and in any case before the results are announced and presentations made.
- Objections will be settled by committee members present. Their majority decision will be final.
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