On behalf of all St George SFC and South Sydney AFA members, welcome to the Sea Sea Marine 26th Sydney Sportfishing Tournament.
Friday 29 March - Sunday 31 March 2019
URGENT UPDATE Friday 29 March
Gale warning issued by BOM. The Committee has cancelled the Bluewater Section for Saturday the 30th March. We will advise on Saturday for Sunday. Today’s fish in Bluewater will count if entered. Gale warning Saturday- Northerly winds 20 to 30 knots turning westerly 35 knots in afternoon. Share with you fellow members.
Sydney Tournament Committee
This website provides all information on joining in, the rules and organisational arrangements for MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC who are invited to fish the Tournament.
Email us if you have any queries.
Our tournament continues to grow with our loyal sponsors providing great support with their goods and services. Please take time to meet our sponsors and visit/purchase their goods at every opportunity.
Please enjoy our hospitality, make yourself at home, catch some great fish and thank you for coming.
St George Sportfishing Club | South Sydney Amateur Fishing Association
If you have any questions about registration, payment options, rules or anything else, just email us!
Yes, want to register? Just email…couldn’t be simpler.
ANSA NSW Club Registrations close 25th March 2019…clubs use this link.
Individual, non-club registrations can be made at any time up to the day of the event (29 March). Just email us.
WHO & WHERE
ST GEORGE SPORTFISHING CLUB
SOUTH SYDNEY AMATEUR FISHING ASSOCIATION
South Sydney AFA premises
Corner Hastings Avenue and Macquarie Street, Chifley
Cleaning of fish is allowed at the Tournament Base but offal MUST BE bagged and placed in the dumpster/truck provided.
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Categories and sizes
Length only sections open to the public
SNAPPER, FLATHEAD, BREAM, MORWONG, TREVALLY, BONITO, MULLOWAY, SALMON.
Catch and Release is preferred but is not compulsory. Photos with ID cards are a must and will be provided to every entrant.
Corner Bunnerong Rd & Franklin St Matraville
6:30 am open
BP Service Station Bunnerong Rd Matraville
6:30 am open
7 Eleven Bunnerong Rd Matraville Open 24 hours
Botany Bay Boat Ramp, Foreshore Drive, Botany
Kyeemagh Boat Ramp, Mutch Avenue, Kyeemagh
Malabar Beach (small tinnies only), Bay Parade, Malabar
Port Botany Boat Ramp can experience long delays in launching and retrieving boats due to overcrowding. Parking is also at a premium in good weather events, so get there early and make sure you have enough time to retrieve your boat and get back to the Club grounds on Sunday morning / noon prior to weigh-in deadline.
Toilets & Showers
Toilet and shower blocks for both Ladies and Men are located on site.
Anglers to supply own plates, cups and cutlery.
Thursday BBQ supplied for early arrivals.
First fully catered meal is a BBQ Friday evening at 6.30 pm on the 29 March, 2019.
Use BBQs if you require cooking facilities prior to Tournament commencing.
Saturday Night Raffle held at 8.30 pm with videos showing.
Sunday 31 March weigh-in ends at 1 pm. No fish will be weighed after 1 pm if the fish are not in the weigh-in
area. Breakfast is Continental style, (breads, cereals, fruit etc) no hot meals, but BBQ facility is available.
Refreshments will be available for purchase at the Tournament.
House of Pie (Next to Matraville Pub on Bunnerong Rd.) Open 24 hrs for the best pies, bread, cakes, milk and drinks.
7 Eleven Bunnerong Rd - All foods catered for.
Tides for weekend
Friday 29th March 2019
High 03.48am (1.49) Low 10.48am (0.65)
High 16.52pm (1.18) Low 22.19pm (0.81)
Saturday 30th March 2019
High 04.56am (1.48) Low 11.49am (0.63)
High 17.58pm (1.23) Low 23.29pm (0.78)
Sunday 31st March 2019; High 05.56am (1.51) Low 12.40pm (0.58)
Local GPS Marks
Botany Heads: S34 00 018, E 151 13 840
Sydney Heads: S 33 51 000, E 151 18 000
Osborn Shoals Pt Hacking: S 34 03 493, E 151 11 296
Peak Mt. Off Maroubra: S 33 55 000, E 151 21 150
Watts Reef Botany Bay: S 34 00 080, E 151 13 000
12 Mile Reef (NE Peak): S 33 58 710, E 151 21 590
Browns Mountain: S 34 02 200, E 151 39 500
Kurnell Light Reef: S 34 02 065, E 151 13 952
Coogee Trag Grounds: S 33 56 175, E 151 16 471
Wave buoy Kurnell: S 34 02 430, E 151 15 241
Colours off Syd. Heads: S 33 49 600, E 151 19 450
100 Fathom Off Bot Bay: S 33 06 507, E 151 28 086
84 Fathom Off Bot Bay: S 34 03 764, E 151 29 138
70 Fathom Off Bot Bay: S 34 03 618, E 151 24 204
Stanwell Canyons: S 34 13 000, E 151 30 000
Hacking Wreck: S 34 08 330, E 151 09 050
FISHERIES FAD: S 33 58 935, E 151 21 061
FISHERIES FAD WIDE: S 34 06 541, E 151 24 964
South Head Artificial Reef: S 33 50 797, E 151 17 988
It is now a legal requirement for anyone who is rock fishing anywhere in the Randwick local government area, including children, or anyone who is helping them rock fish, must wear a lifejacket. This is also recommended for all other rock fishing areas. Make sure you read our Safety notes.
Local Medical Centres
Matraville: 9311 3333
Maroubra: 9314 3400
Malabar (Not open Sunday): 9311 2324
Prince of Wales Hospital, High St Randwick: 9382 2222
Start: 5 am Friday 29 March 2019
Finish: Weigh-in 1 pm Sunday 31 March 2019 (Sunday weigh-in ends at 1 pm. No fish will be weighed after 1 pm if the fish are not in the weigh area.)
Weigh masters will be available as well as bar staff from Friday till Sunday
Friday Dinner: 6.30 pm BBQ
Sat Breakfast: 5.00 am Continental only or BBQ available if you wish to cook.
Sat Lunch: Supplied at breakfast (Make yourself)
Sat Dinner: 6.30 pm ‘til 8.30 pm
Sunday Breakfast: 5.00 am Continental only or BBQ available if you wish to cook.
Sunday lunch: 12.30pm ‘til 2pm
Breakfast is Continental style, (breads, cereals, fruit etc) no hot meals, BBQ facility is available.
Anglers to supply own plates, cups and cutlery.
Raffles (one per day) on Saturday evening and Sunday presentation.
ENTRY FEES AND REGISTRATION
All entry costs include catering
$40 - Senior
$20 - Junior
$100 - Family (2 Adults and 2 Juniors)
$ 65 - Senior entry for non-ANSA members (includes ANSA Sportfishing Club Membership)
Click here to download a club registration form.
Important Notes for Tournament
Captures in the following length only sections ARE NOT eligible for points towards the Champion Club award, but are open to all ANSA and Non-ANSA members:
George Pratt Length Only Species Awards (Snapper, Flathead and Bream). Catch and Release is preferred but is not compulsory.
Length Only Species Awards (Kingfish, Morwong, Trevally, Bonito, Mulloway and Salmon) Catch and Release is preferred but is not compulsory. Photos with ID cards are a must.
Most Meritorious Award (Eligible for ANSA members ONLY)
Sydney Tournament Minimum Species Size limit
Bream 30 cm; Mulloway 70 cm; Flathead 50 cm; Snapper 45 cm; Tailor 40 cm; Trevally 35 cm
Entry of Captures
A capture can only be entered into one line class division with the exception of the George Pratt Length Only Awards and Length Only Species Awards. (Eg: A fish may be submitted in the Tagging division and the Length Only Species.)