The Association shall determine, and publish from time to time, mandatory minimum weights of game fish species captured that may be recognised for any tournament, competition or trophy.
Minimum Weights for Junior and Small Fry Anglers
Please Note: Putting higher minimum weights on a prize during a tournament – clubs need to send at the time of their application for sanctioning,
Clubs MUST show THREE (3) years of consistent proof of Capture History . (if not supplied previously) the Minimum Weight must be Winnable & Attainable. Please read the entire rule below
Notwithstanding the minimum weights specified in paragraph (d) above, a club may, with the approval of the Association given, at the time of sanctioning in accordance with paragraph (f), specify a higher minimum weight for marlin, shark or tuna to qualify for a trophy for the heaviest marlin, shark or tuna only, provided that the weight specified is reasonable and obtainable in the circumstances. Clubs applying for sanction under this rule will supply a capture history for at least three (3) years. The tournament will be conducted under the highest minimum weight(s) if approval is granted with the exception; if a fish does not qualify for a tournament fish, it is still allowable for other competitions under NSWGFA rules. Nothing in this clause will affect the minimum weight of marlin, shark or tuna to qualify for capture points in accordance with 4(b) – 2.