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"Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - Chilliwack River

DETAILS:
Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019
Location: Location to be shared via private emails.
Entry Fees: $15.00 (2019 Fly Fishing Canada Membership Card Holder Discounted Rate: $10.00).
Number of Sessions: 2 sessions (3 hours of fishing per session).
Eligible fish species: Whitefish, Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout.
Scoring system: 1 point per fish.
Number of Participants: 8, 12, or 16 competitors (max of 16).
Number of Groups: 2 groups (A/B).
Competitors per Group: Each groups will consist of 4, 6, or 8 anglers (dependent upon the number of participants).
The Draw: Groups and team members will be randomly drawn at the Designated Meeting area.
* Competitors will fish as a teams, which will provide a great team-building exercise and learning opportunity for the rookies!

REGISTRATION PROCESS:
Registration for this event is open
Registration is accepted on a first come, first served basis. Early registrations will not be accepted.
Competitors that are submitting registration must be 100% committed to attending this event!
Competitors must email Todd Oishi at: info@innovativeflyfisher.com in order to register for this event.
Please send your registration fee by e-transfers to: chrispuchniak@shaw.ca or contact Chris Puchniak for his mailing address if you wish to send a cheque or money order (fees are non-refundable)
Registration fees are due in full and must be received by August 15, 2019 in order to officially complete the registration process and secure your spot for this competition.

No Fishing Period: The competition beats on this venue are closed to fishing for all competitors and their agents as of 6:00am on August 13, 2019.
Competitors are free to fish other sections of the river, but cannot fish the competition beats or have their associates or friends fish them for their gain.

SAFETY:
Please note that all competitors are required to wear CSA Approved PFDs, wading belts, and eye protection at all times!!!
Special Wading Restrictions: Wading is restricted to mid-thigh deep water(your crotch).

AWARDS:
Medals will be awarded to the top 3 individuals.

COMPETITION POINT VALUES:
Individual results will be included on the BCCFFL Leader Board (maximum 600 point scale event).
Fly Fishing Canada= Level 5 Competition. 550 Point Maximum Value (based on average NRPs of the top 5 ranked competitors).

COMPETITION DETAILS (may be amended to suit the number of competitors):
Number of sessions: 2 (AM Session and PM Session).
Length of each session: 3 hours (90 minutes fishing per beat) (dependent on the number of competitors).
Number of River Beats: 4 beats.
Beat Divisions: Beats are divided into 4 sections (dependent on the number of competitors).
Competitors rotate to the section downstream of their location within the beat.
Competitors in the bottom section rotates to the top section of the beat.
Competitor positioning within beats: 3 or 4 or competitors per beat (dependent on the number of competitors).
Competitor Rotation: 30 minute rotations within each third of each beat (dependent on the number of competitors).
Beat Relocations: 30 minute time allowance to relocate to the next beat.
Lunch Break: 60 minutes time allowance for lunch break and relocating between sessions.

Please contact Todd Oishi at: toishis@gmail.com in order to register for this competition.

LIST of REGISTERED COMPETITORS:
1. Todd Oishi
2. Callum Learmonth - Youth Team Member
3. Mike Learmonth
4. Chris Puchniak
5. Brian Danilkiewicz
6. Stanton Jack
7. Seth Bisson - Youth Team Member (needs to borrow nymphing rod)
8. Bobby Danilkiewicz
9. Jessie Tierney - Youth Team Member
10. Raymond Lau
11. Ryland Treloar - Youth Team Member
12. Rochelle Helstrom - Youth Team Member
13. Martin Payne
14. Jayson Giasson
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Waiting List (in the event of any cancellations):
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Schedule:
7:00am Competitors' Meeting and Draw at Designated Area

Session One (8:00am 11:45am on 2 river beats)

8:00am 9:30am: Session One (first half)                       
(rotate beat thirds every 30 minutes)

Relocate to next Beat: 9:30am 10:15am (45 minute allowance)              

10:15am 11:45am: Session One (second half)     
(rotate beat thirds every 30 minutes)

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11:45am 12:45pm  - Lunch and relocation to next Beat  (60 minutes)
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Session Two (12:45pm 4:30pm on 2 river beats)

12:45pm 2:15pm: Session Two (first half)   
(rotate beat thirds every 30 minutes)         

Relocate to next Beat: 2:15pm 3:00pm (45 minute allowance)    
     
3:00pm 4:30pm: Session Two (second half)     
(rotate beat thirds every 30 minutes)       

5:00pm: Competitors' Meeting at Designated Spot
« Last Edit: May 22, 2019, 08:43:28 PM by Todd Oishi »
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 18, 2019
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2019, 11:48:22 AM »
Callum and I are in
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2019, 12:04:22 PM »
Please note that the date for this event has been changed to August 25th, due to a scheduling conflict.
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2019, 12:26:12 PM »
I am in.
I will fish anywhere and find beauty in it.

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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2019, 06:40:30 PM »
Count me in
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2019, 09:48:19 PM »
Please count me in. Thanks! S..
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2019, 01:13:14 PM »
Im in! Sign me up please.

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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2019, 10:57:06 AM »
im in thanks

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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2019, 01:39:37 PM »
Looks like all the coaches will be there
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2019, 03:36:29 PM »
Except you, Johnny.  We will miss you at this one. :(
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Re: "Match the Hatch" River Fly Fishing Competition - August 25, 2019
« Reply #10 on: May 22, 2019, 06:54:29 PM »
Im in for this please sign me up also, thanks
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