Round 2-August 19th & 20th 2006
By far one of the most stand-out estuary systems in East Gippsland is Mallacoota Inlet, situated not too far from the Victorian /New South Wales Border. This mighty estuary has too numerous features to mention from sand flats and deep channels in the top and bottom lakes to tree lined, rock snag sections as you head towards Gipsy Point.
Anglers will be in heaven with the range of fishing options, which they can navigate between quickly with the lack of speed limits on the majority of the system. The estuary can hold a huge number of teams and as it hasn"t been a tournament arena since Kevin Gleed smashed the ABT daily bag limit record in 2003, with 5 bream for 5.96kg, anglers have been crying out to once again compete on this awesome estuary and you finally have your chance.
Round 2. Competition Details
Location: Mallacoota Inlet, Mallacoota
Entry Fee: $165 per team of 2 anglers which covers both days tournament fishing
Entry Closing Date: Entries close Friday 11th August (please call with late entries)
Pre Fish Ban: From Friday 4th August to Friday 18th of August at 7am.
Briefing: Friday 18th of August 8pm (Venue TBA)
Fishing Sessions: Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th of August from 7am to 2pm
Rules: Lure & Fly only event. Teams fish together for a combined bag limit of 5 bream per day weighed live then released. All rules as per ABT tournaments
Visit (www.bream.com.au for more info)
Prizes: 1st Prize = $1300, 2nd Prize = $600, 3rd Prize = $400, 4th & 5th Prize = Tackle Packs,
6th to 10th Prize= Product Show Bags. Prizes listed are based on 40 teams
Spotters Big Bream Prize = 2 Spotters Packs valued at $400 each
Berkley Session 1 & 2 Prizes =2 Berkley Prize Packs valued at $500 each
Mercury Big Flathead Prize = $500.
Official Accommodation: Contact the East Gippsland Visitor Information Centre to arrange official accommodation for the tournament on ph: 1800 637 060. Mention you"re fishing the Mallacoota Bream Classic to go into the running to win a free weekend away to be drawn at the tournament.
Further Information Contact Promoters: Bill Hartshorne: 0409 823 070
Stuart McKinnon: 0417 036 304
Download the Tournament flyer and registration form to enter.