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Fishing from 6am Monday 30 May, 2022 to final weigh-in at 3pm Sunday 5 June, 2022. Kids Fishing Day on Saturday 4 June, 2022 from 8.30am to 11.30am at the Fascine.



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Register online or in person on Sunday 29 May, 2022 at Briefing and Registration Night from 6pm to 8pm at the Carnarvon Yacht Club. 



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See what you’re up against! View the current records and familarise yourself with this years tournament categories and conditions of entry.

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All contestants must attend the briefing session at the Carnarvon Yacht Club on West Street from 6pm to 8pm.  

There is an opportunity to register if you haven't done so online. 


It's time to test your fishing skills. Fishing commences from 6am on Monday 30 May, 2022 until final weigh-in at 3pm on Sunday 5 June, 2022. 


All fish must be legal size and caught within the specified area of fifty (50) nautical miles radius of Carnarvon.



Kids Fishing Day will take place on Saturday 4 June, 2022 along the Fascine (opposite Carnarvon Hotel) from 8.30am to 11.30am. 

More information coming soon. 



Daily weigh-ins take place daily at Carnarvon Yacht Club on West Street from Monday 30 May, 2022 to Saturday 4 June, 2022 from 5pm to 6pm, and Sunday 5 June from 3pm to 4pm. 



Will you take home a record? The heaviest in each category will take home a prize from the $25k prize pool. Presentation Night will be held at Dalmacija Club on Sunday 5 June from 6pm until late. 

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  1. Heaviest Baldchin Groper (Choerodon rubescens)

  2. Heaviest Spanish Mackerel (Narrow & Broadbarred)

  3. Heaviest Spangled Emperor (Lethrinus nebulosus)

  4. Heaviest Coral Trout (Plectropomus spp)

  5. Heaviest Black Snapper (Lethrinus laticaudis)

  6. Heaviest Mulloway (Argyrosomus hololepidotus)

  7. Heaviest Tuna

  8. Heaviest Red Emperor (Lutjanus sebae)

  9. Heaviest Cobia

  10. Heaviest Bream (Acanthopagrus or Rhabdosargus)

  11. Heaviest Mangrove Jack (Lutjanus argentimaculatus)

  12. Heaviest Flathead

  13. Heaviest Trevally

  14. Heaviest Tailor

  15. Heaviest Whiting

  16. Heaviest Spanish Flag 

  17. WILD CARD CATEGORY: *Blue Manna Crab


There will be NO Pink Snapper due to proposed Pink Snapper regulations.

There is a winner and runner-up of main categories (excluding Wild Card Category) will receive Carnar-fin vests.

Other prizes to be awarded at officials discretion.
In the event of a draw, the allocated prize will be divided. Daily mystery prizes for heaviest fish of drawn category.

  1. Registrations will not be accepted after briefing is finalised.

  2. Registrations must be presented at the claiming of prizes and admittance to the presentation evening.

  3. All fish must be legal size as specified by Fisheries.

  4. All fish must be caught within the specified area of fifty (50) nautical miles radius of Carnarvon.

  5. The Carnarvon Sea Rescue Club (Inc.) will coordinate a radio communication service. 27 Megahertz Channel 88 and VHF Radio Channel 16 & HF 4125 are for calling in only (that means NO GOSSIP). Skippers are requested to log out (I.e. no. of persons, range, type of vessel, ETA etc) and log in.

  6. No commercial vessels may be used during the competition, except charter vessels. 

  7. Frozen fish not acceptable.

  8. All fish to be weighed in gutted, gilled, in good edible condition and must be easily identified. *Any dispute over the acceptability will be arbitrated by a committee. *Internal temperature must be below 10 C.

  9. Boats & equipment may be checked by the Department of Transport. Boats found to be deficient in safety requirements may render an entrant ineligible for prizes.

  10. Should any categories not be caught, prizes will be allocated at officials discretion.

  11. Entry fee for Adults $70 and Juniors 16 years and under is $25. This year all competitors and non participating partners attending the Presentation Night on Sunday evening are required to pay an additional $15 for dinner and to be purchased at lodgement of entry form (Limited door sales available due to COVID-19 restrictions).

  12. No Pink Snapper due to proposed Pink Snapper regulations.

  13. Any vessel caught disobeying regulations within the snapper closure area by Fisheries will be disqualified from the competition. This applies to ALL on board and ALL fish weighed in.

  14. Fish to be caught are in the Tournament Categories listed whether caught from boat, jetty or beach (netting and spearfishing prohibited).