Weighing and Measuring Division

The Nickol Bay Sportffishing Club uses the ANSA system of scoring to award points for fish captures. This specifies the scoring system and the fishing tackle that must be used. Details can be found on the ANSA booklet which can be downloaded here , the eligible fish species and fighting facor list for ANSA can be downloaded here alternately your weigh master can supply you a hard copy of the booklet at one of the club meetings on request.

There are awards for several catergories from 1KG- 10Kg plus line class. also for Champion female anglers, Champion juniors, flyfishing and overall highest point scoring anglers.

To be eligible for points all fish must be of an ANSA eligible species and be calculated at lease 100 points for an adult angler or at least 80 points for a junior.

Fish that are weighed in under legal state fisheries legislation lenghths are not eligible for points.

Weighing scales must be calibrated. The Club will accept scales or boga grips that are certified using the club standard calibration weights which can be borrowed on request for club points only. This also applies to fish weighing sacks and scales for larger captures. Fish weighed with calibrated weighing sacks and scales and released in good condition alive are also eligible for capture points. For more details contact the weigh master.

There are 3 main lenghth only Perpetual trophies. These are for the longest thredfin salmon, longest barramundi and the longest mangrove jack caught in the club fishing year. To be eligible for these perpetual trophy claims, the ish must be measured on the clubs standard aluminium measuring ruler which is available on request from the club. Brag matts and the likes are not eligible for these awars however these can be used for other ANSA length only awards.

Tag and Release Division

The club also has a very active and progressive tag and release program. To claim tag and release points, the fish must be of a species as specified on the clubs Tag and Release Eligible Species list. This list can be downloaded at the following link.

Nickol Bay Sportfishing Club Eligible fish species for tagging points and lengths

there are also club rules for tagging fish which can be downloaded from here.

Tags can be obtained from the tag master and must be submitted witin 1 month of the date of capture to be eligible for points. Regardless once finished all tags and tag cards must be returned to the tag master to ensure accountability and to ensure we continue to obtain new tags. The club is supplied tags from government agencies in good faith for research purposes, also the club has purchased its own tags which are valuable.

To see the current tagging and weighing standings for this year click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 

HIGHEST POINTS CAPTURE 2014-2015 as at June 2015

MALE (top 5) Number of species
Points

Justin Leech

9

4953

Ryan Turner

8

3670

Kevin Deacon

9

3066

Brenton Cartledge

6

2820

Travis Brinkhuis

5

2540

Warren Tucker

6

2080

Luke Leech

5

1923

Tom Radley

4

1610

Beno Robinson

1

600

Dean Lucas

1

406

 
FEMALE    

Mandy Mason

1

600

Candace Leech

1

405

JUNIOR

Jack Clarke

9

3123

Toby Mason

6

2282

     
 

To see the full capture, species champion and tag score list click on here.

HPS/Heaviest Species on SF rules

ANGLER NAME Weight (kg) Line Class (kg) Points
HPS Mackerel  
Toby Mason 15.08 3 502
NB Mackerel      
HPS Tuna  
Dean Lucas 8.12 3 406
Longtail Tuna      
HPS Trevally/Queenfish  
Justin Leech 2.08 1 312
Talang Queenfish      
HPS Cobia  
Luke Leech 6.47 3 323
       
HPS Coral Trout/Lutjanus  
Vacant      
       
HPS Sportsfish other  
Vacant      
       
HPS Fish on Fly  
Vacant      
       
HPS Shark  
Vacant      
       
Heaviest Mackerel  
Carpo 19.86