TOP TEN Competition.

The DFR Top Ten Competition runs for the entire year, all submitted scores are tallied by our Weigh Master and published each General Meeting and then uploaded into our Recent Results Tab below.

 

See Bottom of page for link for reporting species caught AND MONTHLY UPDATES

 

RULES 

The Darwin Flyrodders Inc annual competition called the ?Top Ten? is designed to test the skills of members of Darwin Flyrodders Inc. The committee reserves the right to make changes, if necessary, to the format throughout the competition period.  Any changes to the rules will be advised at a General Meeting.

 

FULL RULES FOR TOP TEN AND CHAMPION ANGLER CAN BE FOUND HERE

 

LATEST TOP TEN REPORT FOR CAN BE VIEWED HERE

 

INTENT

The intent of the Top Ten competition is to test the individual angler?s skills in locating, hooking and landing a diverse range of fish species in the NT. All nominated species, with a little effort, are readily available to all members of Darwin Flyrodders Inc.  The Top Ten competition is based on the honesty system and any participant found to be falsifying records will be removed from the competition.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The ?Top Ten? competition is open to all financial members of Darwin Flyrodders Inc. Anyone submitting a fish in the Top Ten must be a financial member at the time of catching the targeted species.

 

DURATION OF COMPETITION

The Darwin Flyrodders Top Ten competition will run from 01 January to 31 December each year. The Top Ten competition will commence at 0001 hrs 01 January each year. 

 

SCORING

All fish caught are to be recorded for the Top Ten competition to inform the decision regarding the Champion Angler in any one year.

 

All fish measurements are to be to the nearest centimetre.

 

All fork tail fish are to be measured to the caudal fork and all others to the end of the tail.

 

Participating fly fishers are to submit their written nominations to the club weigh master, for targeted species fly rod captures for the month, on the official score card (or other approved methods agreed to by the weigh master) provided by the club. This must be submitted by the end of each calendar month and can be at the monthly club meeting or by email.

 

No nominations will be accepted after the end of each month for fish captured during that month.

 

Individual species may be upgraded at any time throughout the Top Ten competition period.

 

TARGET SPECIES

  1. Barramundi
  2. Saratoga
  3. Salmon (all)
  4. Tuna (all)
  5. Snapper (All)
  6. Salmon (All)
  7. Tarpon
  8. Queenfish
  9. Trevally (all)
  10. Cod (all species)

Other Species

 

2017

Monthly Target Species

January

Catfish

February

Barramundi

March

Archerfish

April

Sooty Grunter

May

Bream

June

Flathead

July

Batfish

August

Sailfish

September

Jewfish

October

Long Tom

November

Milkfish

December

Mullet


 

 

TACKLE REQUIREMENTS

Fly fishing tackle must comply with accepted customs and line classes. There is no restriction, within reason, on leader configuration.


Click to Download Monthly scoring Form.

 

Top Ten Club Records  
 
Species Year Size (cm) Name  
Barramundi 2006/2012 112 Dave Bowring Tim Harding
Saratoga 2001 77 Wayne Hinton  
Salmon 2016 83 Jarryd Jeffery  
Tuna 2006 102 Cathy Bassett  
Snapper 2003 62 Cameron Briscoe  
Tarpon 2003 80 Cameron Briscoe  
Queenfish 2012 114 Steve Starling  
Trevally 2010 99 Tim Harding  
Cod 2001 65 Wayne Hinton  
Mackerel 2008 139 Tim Harding  
         

 

 

 

 

 

 

For a quick look see below.

 

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