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Australian Salmon Fishing Championships Elliston
July 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019$10.00
AUSTRALIAN SALMON FISHING CHAMPIONSHIP
We have reached our 25th year of The Australian Salmon Fishing Championship which is held annually on the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula during the winter months. This year for one month only from 1st of July to 31st of July 2019.
Salmon may be caught from the shore between Mount Camel Beach and Sheringa Beach with a hook and line. Entrants must purchase their tickets before catching salmon. The salmon must be gutted and washed (not gilled or scaled) and presented on the day of capture to be weighed at the Elliston Community & Visitor Information Centre.
Tickets can be purchased for $10 at the Elliston Community and Visitor Information Centre, Elliston Roadhouse, Sheringa Roadhouse, Elliston Hotel, Elliston Waterloo Bay Caravan Park and Elliston Caravan Park. Tickets will also available in Port Lincoln, locations to be announced.
$1000 will be won for the heaviest salmon caught for the month of July with $300 for the runner up.
Each week there will be a prize of $300 for the heaviest salmon and a prize of $200 for the mystery weight, everyone has a chance to win!
The results will be announced on our website, posters around town and on our
Facebook page – Australian Salmon Fishing Championship – Elliston
There are also some other opportunities to win prizes such as the
Elliston Winter Raffle – Tickets are available for $2 from participating businesses around Elliston, There are some great prizes this year.
Photography competition – A little extra for those who like to take photos, there is $50 up for grabs each month.
Email your photos of salmon fishing between Mount Camel and Sheringa to firstname.lastname@example.org throughout July and at the end of each month we will post to our Facebook page to let the audience decide on the winning photo
For more information go to www.elliston.com.au/salmon.
Instagram – ASFC Elliston
Contact us on 08 8687 9200.
Sending out a huge thank you to all of our sponsors and contestants for supporting this event!
The rules of the competition are –
-The competition commences on 1st July and ends on 31st July 2019
-Salmon must be caught with a hook and line from the shore between Mount Camel Beach and Sheringa Beach, Eyre Peninsula.
-Entrants must purchase a ticket ($10) Before catching their salmon to be weighed.
-Salmon must be gutted and washed (not gilled or scaled) and be presented on the day of capture to be weighed.
-maximum of three salmon per entrant per day can be weighed in.