PGFC Club Scoring & Trophies
All fishing will be conducted in accordance with the GFAA Angling Rules and Equipment Regulations
1 WEIGHT RECORDING
(a) The Weighmaster shall weigh and check, according to all requirements of the official Club Capture Certificate, all fish submitted by a member. He or she shall then, if satisfied sign the Capture Certificate.
(b) In the event of the Weighmaster being unable to attend, a Committee member shall act in his or her stead.
(c) In the event of the Weighmaster or a Committee member being unable to attend, consideration will be given to a capture weighed by an Ordinary Member.
2 CAPTURE CERTIFICATES
(a) The Committee shall have printed and made available to members at reasonable cost, Capture books containing Capture Certificates.
(b) All Capture Certificates after complying with By-Law 2(a) must be lodged with the Weighmaster within 21 days of date of capture of the fish, or before 30th September, whichever is earlier.
(c) Any Capture Certificate received by the Weighmaster more than 21 days after the date of capture or after 30th September will be recognised only in extenuating circumstances at the discretion of the Committee.
All trophies for competition shall be fished for in Western Australian waters except the Neil Patrick Trophy which excludes local waters. Local waters are defined as those within 75 Nm of Fremantle
4 SCORING FORMULAE FOR CLUB TROPHIES
(a) These rules apply to annual trophies and are independent of tournament rules and trophies.
(b) All captures must comply with GFAA rules.
(c) All captures must be entered on an original numbered PGFC Capture Certificate and submitted to the Weighmaster within twenty-one days of capture or before the 30th September, whichever is earlier.
(d) All tags must be on original tag cards fully completed and submitted within twenty-one days of capture or before the 30th September, whichever is earlier. (The line class, Competitor ID and Boat ID shall also be recorded on the card)
(e) Only Club member’s points will contribute to boat points.
(f) Captures in tournaments where anglers or boats represent other clubs in competition against PGFC will not be recognized.
(g) Any fish weighed must be in edible condition at the weigh station to be awarded points.
(h) All captures must comply with the regulations of WA Fisheries
5 FORMULA FOR SCORING
Fish Weight / Line Class x 100 = Points Scored
All fish must be equal to or greater than the line class being used.
Sharks must be equal to or greater than twice the line class being used.
Fish Weight / Line Class x 150 = Points Scored
All fish must be equal to or greater than the line class being used
Tagged fish in local waters are scored as follows with points going towards both Champion Boat &
Champion Angler. A fish is considered tagged when the tag has been placed and the fish released.
Species are allocated the following points:
Points are as per the allocated matrix for measure and release except:
Marlin – black and blue – 33000 points
Broadbill Swordfish – 33000 points
Marlin – striped – 16500 points
Sharks – 5000 points
All eligible sharks tagged must equal or exceed twice the line class used in the capture.
With the exception of billfish, only five of each species willl be accepted tagged orweighed per boat per day. All fish count towards Champion Angler and Champion Boat.
Club Competition Days
Will have single angler points allocated towards club championship scores for all fish. All fully completed Tag Cards and Capture Forms must be returned to the weigh station on the day of capture.
6 TROPHY LIST
PRESIDENT’S TROPHY – Boat with highest points scored in local waters
CLUB TROPHY FOR RUNNER UP BOAT – Boat with second highest points scored in local waters
EDDY MOSS TROPHY – Male angler gaining highest points in local waters
CLUB TROPHY – Angler with second highest point score in local waters
SECRETARY’S TROPHY – Highest points by a female in local waters
CLUB TROPHY – Female angler with second highest point score in local waters
JUNIOR TROPHY – Junior with highest points – local waters
SMALL FRY TROPHY – Small fry angler with highest points – local waters
TOM BELL & ASSOCIATES TROPHY – Highest points scoring fish weighed – local waters
CLUB TROPHY – Highest points scoring fish tagged – local waters
PANNAWONICA TROPHY – Boat with highest aggregate points score for billfish in local waters
ROLAND SMITH TROPHY – Largest game fish weighed in local waters excluding marlin & sharks
PATRON’S TROPHY – Most species tagged and released in local waters
BASIL DOWNS TROPHY – Angler with highest aggregate points score tag & release marlin in local waters
MOST MERITORIOUS CAPTURE OUTSIDE LOCAL WATERS – Highest point scoring fish outside local waters
IVAN QUARTERMAINE TROPHY – Angler with highest number of fish tagged and released in WA waters
MAKO CHARTERS TROPHY – Highest point scoring mackerel weighed
MICHAEL OFFICER TROPHY – Team trophy for the first marlin tagged and released on a Club registered boat by a Club member in local waters
NEIL PATRICK TROPHY – Most tagged and released line class marlin worldwide except local waters
MARLIN CUP – Billfish event only run over two days. Trophy goes to boat with highest points
LINE CLASSES LOCAL WATERS – Heaviest fish weighed in each line class in local waters
LINE CLASSES OUTSIDE LOCAL WATERS – Heaviest fish weighed in each line class outside local waters
CLUB PERSON OF THE YEAR – Non-committee member recognised for outstanding contribution to the Club during the course of the year
(a) In the case of tied scores, the trophy or prize will be awarded on a count back. The first capture certificate or tag card to be received by the weighmaster, resulting in the highest point score (or number of fish tagged), will be deemed the winner.
(b) The Club year runs from October 1st to September 30th.
(c) Fish caught in WAGFA sanctioned competitions other than PGFC events, and other than those disqualified in clause 4(f), will be eligible for club points provided they are submitted on PGFC capture forms. If tagged, a copy of the tag details with tag number, angler name, fish type and line class used must be sent to PGFC Weigh-master within 21 days of date of capture, or by 30th September whichever is earlier.
(d) Club Person of the Year is selected by the President and can be any club member except an Honorary Special Member. The recipient may be given the award in more than one (including successive) year.
(e) In respect to annual awards, the decision of the Committee is final, and no correspondence shall be entered into.
TAG CARD COMPLETION