Shore Events

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Welcome to the FISH SMART Summer Angling Festival Shore section. There are two, one day shore events with registration and weigh-in to be held at the Sands of Luce Caravan Park, Sandhead.

If you hope to register for an event on the day, it would be very helpful if you could take 30 seconds to answer a few questions at the bottom of the page.

NB. Shore anglers are also invited to fish the two day Sharkatag event but please make note of the competition card collection and weigh in times.

Species Hunt Logo - Feb 2016Shore Species Hunt – Saturday – 4th June

Shore anglers are invited to take part in our first Shore Species Hunt.

This fun event will help us record the biodiversity of the region in south west Scotland; show the need for protection of our near shore species and raise the public awareness of sea angling.

FISHING TIMES: 08.00 – 17.30

ENTRY:

  • Seniors and ladies: £15
  • Juniors: free

PRIZES: awarded on a sweepstake basis for

  • Most Species 1st to 3rd (40%, 25%, 15%)
  • Total Length of individual Species (20%)
  • Junior tackle prizes

BOUNDARY

Balcary Bay to Finnarts Bay, Loch Ryan

REGISTRATION CARD AND MEASURE COLLECTION

Registration at Sands of Luce Holiday Park, Sandhead only, at 07.30 – 08.30 on the 4th June. Competition cards must also be collected from the Sands of Luce Holiday Park at same times.

WEIGH IN

Cards to be returned to the Sands of Luce Holiday Park by no later than 17.30 – No exceptions

OTHER DETAILS

  • Anglers will be provided with a card and measure.
  • All anglers must have own suitable digital photographic equipment.
  • Cards to be shown clearly in photograph, with measure placed clearly on top of fish.
  • Anglers to provide clear photographic evidence.
  • Anglers may use a maximum of two rods, with no more than 3 hooks on each.
  • The organiser’s decision is final.

Shore Pegged Sweepstake – 5th June

Sweep Stake Logo - Feb 2016Shore anglers are invited to take part in our first shore pegged sweepstake competition.

This  fun event will help us record the biodiversity of the region in south west Scotland; show the need for protection of our near shore species and raise the public awareness of sea angling.

FISHING TIMES: 10.30  –  15.30

ENTRY

  • Senior and Ladies £15
  • Juniors Free

PRIZES: awarded on a sweepstake basis for

  • Longest bag  40%
  • 2nd longest bag  25%
  • 3rd longest bag  15%
  • Longest fish  20%

REGISTRATION AND PEG DRAW

Registration at Sands of Luce Holiday Park, Sandhead 09.00 – 09.30 and competition cards must be collected at the same time.

Pegs are limited for the Shore Sweepstake. To reserve a peg prior to the day please provide the names of all people attending in the form below. or call Davy Neil on 07831 192717.

VENUE

Grennan Woods (south of Terally Bay on the Mull of Galloway.

RESERVE VENUES

Port Logan

Terally Bay

Other venues possible if weather dictates

WEIGH IN 

Cards to be returned to the Sands of Luce Holiday Park, Sandhead no later than 16.30 – No exceptions.

OTHER DETAILS

  • SFSA competition rules to apply.
  • Pegged, measure and release format.
  • Anglers must provide their own approved measure.
  • Measure and return event – Fish to be measured by your neighbouring angler and signed at the end of the match.
  • Minimum size limit for all species 20cm.
  • First three LSD to be measured and recorded, thereafter all LSD to get nominal length of 45cm.
  • The organiser’s decision is final.

For information about the boat angling events please click here.

For information about the outreach events please click here.

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