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The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« on: January 30, 2020, 07:34:26 AM »


"The Whitefish Festival" Fly Fishing Competition
Date: Sunday, March 1, 2020.
Location: Maple Ridge, British Columbia. 
Entry Fees: $15.00 (2019 Fly Fishing Canada Membership Card Holder Discounted Rate: $10.00)
Eligible Species: Trout and Whitefish
Point System: 1 Point per fish
Maximum Number of Competitors: 16 anglers or 20 anglers (must an even number divisible by 4)
Number of Groups: 2 Groups (A/B and C/D)
Competitors per Group: Each groups will consist of 8 anglers.
The Draw: Groups and team members will be randomly drawn at the Designated Meeting area.
* Groups will fish as teams, which will provide a great team-building exercise and learning opportunity for the rookies!
No Fishing Period: This venue is closed to fishing for all competitors and their associates as of 6:00am Monday, February 17, 2020.
 
NEWCOMERS TO THE SPORT:
Please consider this to be your invitation to come join in on a fun day on the water with a great group of guys! No previous competition angling experience necessary. This will be a great introduction for newcomers and rookies that are wanting to learn more about our sport through participation at these events. A fun and informative time for all is guaranteed!

COMPETITION STATUS:
British Columbia Competitive Fly Fishing League= 600 point scale 

REGISTRATION PROCESS:
Registration for this competition opens at 6:00pm Friday, January 31, 2020.
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.
Registration fees will be collected at the Competitor's Meeting on the morning of the competition.


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REGISTRATION PROCESS:

With the anticipation of a greater number of rookie competitors entering the competition scene this season, it has been decided that existing BCFF League members will be given priority during the registration process for the first 2/3 of the available spots at all one-day-competitions. The remaining 1/3 of the available spots will be reserved for rookie and 2nd year competitors.

Any spots that remain vacant after 14 days of the registration opening, will be assigned on a first come, first served basis to the competitors that are on the Waiting List. League members and Rookies that miss registration for an event and have applied to have their name placed on the Waiting List will be given priority for the registration process for the next scheduled one-day-competition.

Rookie competitors will be assigned to compete on teams with 2 League members during the draw process for each one-day-competition, which will allow the rookies the opportunity to learn from more experienced competitors and improve their skills, and understand how the team dynamic works in our sport..

How to Register:  Competitors must email Todd Oishi at: info@innovativeflyfisher.com to register.

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REGISTERED COMPETITORS:

Registration for this competition opens at 6:00pm Friday, January 31, 2020.
 1. John Wilkinson
 2. Stanton Jack
 3. Kage Kossler
 4. Istvan Kereszturi
 5. Brian Danilkiewicz   
 6. Todd Oishi
 7. Jay Giasson
 8. Matthew Mikes
 9. Seth Bisson
10. Martin Payne
11. Bobby Danilkiewicz
12. Marty Paul
13. Andy Fournier (rookie)
14. Anthony Torresan (rookie)
15. Tyler Ekdahl (rookie)
16. Lee Fraser (rookie)
17. Ryland Treloar (youth)
18.
19.
20.

Waiting List:
1.
2.
3.


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Details about the competition:
Total number of sessions: 2 sessions (8:30am 11:30am and 1:00pm 4:00pm).
Total number of beats: 4 beats (depending on the number of competitors).
Each session consists of 160 minutes of fishing.


Details about the sessions:
Number of sessions: 2 sessions (AM Session and PM Session).
Length of each session: 160 minutes.
Number of beats fished per session: 2 beats.
Beat divisions: Beats are divided into 4 sections.
Competitor positioning within beats: Positioning to be "drawn by straws".
Fishing time per section: 20 minutes.
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.
Beat Relocations: 20 minute time allowance to relocate to the next beat and discuss tactics.
Lunch Break: 90 minutes time allowance for lunch break (eat while driving) and relocating to the other side of the river between sessions.

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Here's the Schedule and Rotations for this competition:

Whitefish Festival Rotation with 16 competitors

ROTATION:
Session One: (8:30 - 11:30)
                       Beat E1     -    Beat E2     -     Beat W3     -     Beat W4   

8:30    9:50:   Group A     -     Group B       -    Group C      -     Group D         
Relocate to next beat: 9:50 - 10:10
10:10  11:30:  Group B     -     Group A       -    Group D      -     Group C     

Lunch and Relocation to Other Side of River: 11:30am - 1:00pm

Session Two: (1:00 - 4:00)
                       Beat E1     -    Beat E2     -     Beat W3     -     Beat W4     
1:00    2:20:  Group D     -     Group C       -    Group B      -     Group A         
Relocate to next beat: 2:20 - 2:40
2:40  4:00:  Group C     -     Group D      -    Group A      -     Group B       

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SCHEDULE:
7:00am: Competitors' Meeting at Designated Parking Location (information will be sent to all registered competitors via email).
7:10am: Carpooling, shuttling, and departure for the river beats.

Session One (8:30am 11:30am fishing on 2 river beats)

8:30am 9:50am: Session One (1st beat)                       
(Competitors spend 20 minutes in each quarter of the beat)

Relocate to next beat: 9:50am 10:10am (20 minute allowance)

10:10am 11:30am: Session One (2nd beat)                       
(Competitors spend 20 minutes in each quarter of the beat)

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11:30pm 1:00pm  - Lunch Break and relocation to other side of river (90 minutes)
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Session Two (1:00pm 4:00pm fishing on 2 river beats)

1:00pm 2:20pm: Session Two (4th beat)   
(Competitors spend 20 minutes in each quarter of the beat)

Relocate to next beat: 2:20pm 2:40pm (20 minute allowance)  
         
2:40pm 4:00pm: Session Two (5th beat)   
(Competitors spend 20 minutes in each quarter of the beat)


4:00 End of Competition....

4:30pm: Competitors' Meeting at Designated Spot
« Last Edit: February 13, 2020, 02:37:26 PM by Todd Oishi »
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Re: The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 08:49:13 PM »
Registration for this event is now open!!  :)
For me, the quality of a trout is not measured in inches or pounds, but rather by the journey and circumstances that allowed our paths to cross...

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Re: The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2020, 09:01:49 PM »
Hi Todd,
Please sign me up.
Thank you;
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Re: The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« Reply #3 on: January 31, 2020, 09:24:57 PM »
Count me in
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Re: The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« Reply #4 on: January 31, 2020, 11:52:01 PM »
Count me in please Todd
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Re: The Whitefish Festival Fly Fishing Competition - March 1, 2020
« Reply #5 on: February 10, 2020, 11:36:13 AM »
Please sign me up ,Todd.