Match Competition Rules

  1. Two hook max traces
  2. Bait provided only but can use anything you catch
  3. Lures are allowed
  4. Pennel Rigs are allowed
  5. No Wire Traces
  6. All fish must come on board boat to count except large fish over 10lbs approx which count if trace below link/swivel is touched.
  7. First five fish of species count points on score card next 5 = 1 point each
  8. Ten points bonus for each species on list
  9. No size limits on fish
  10. Foul hooked fish do count
  11. Highest score on a boat= 100% all others on same boats expressed as a percentage of top score
  12. Species League UK 2022
    • 12 Fridays and 2 Saturdays during year (one Saturday in England one in Wales so can only fish max 13 days )  top 11 percentage scores across the year count towards champion (if we lose an event due to weather then  top 10 scores, if we lose 2 events due to weather top 9 scores)
    • So you can drop your two lowest scores
    • All fish species caught during year recorded for each competitor – most species champion
  13. Regional Championships in 2020
    • South West 13 dates all scores count
    • South East 8 dates all scores count 
    • Wales 12 dates all scores count