Yellowbelly Series Info

Yellowbelly Series will include 2 Classic Events

We are excited to announce the return of a series style event calendar. In 2019 we will host 6 rounds and a Grand Final for the 2019 AYC Yellowbelly Series. The Classic Events form part of the series that will count towards team’s overall point score and Grand Final qualification. Your teams best 4 results from 6 will count towards the Team of the Year Points. The Top 20 Teams will qualify for the $ 10,000.00 2019 Grand Final.

With cash and prizes for the Top 10 and up to 3 members to a team in 2019, it’s a great time to introduce a mate to competition fishing.

 

Dates

R1 Copeton  – 9th & 10th February, 2019

R2 Glenbawn – 9th & 10th March, 2019 – No Prefish Ban. * Mixed species event – Bass and Yellowbelly

R3 Windamere – Outback Angler Yella Challenge Classic Event. 6th & 7th April, 2019

R4 Copeton – 11th & 12th May, 2019

R5 Burrinjuck –  14th & 15th September, 2019

R6 Grabine – 19th & 20th October, 2019

AYC Yellowbelly Series Grand Final – 23rd and 24th November, 2019

 

2019 Standard Event Format

(Note ** Start and session times may vary pending light and weather conditions)

The team that catches the longest 10 Yellowbelly over the weekend wins. All fish will be measured by AYC staff at a designated marshaling location.

Anglers will be casting hard from the early hours of Saturday morning starting at 7am fishing through till 5pm.

Sunday morning will start at 7am and the session will finish at 11:30am. We will then hold the presentation at 1pm

Standard Entry Fee

Entry per competitor $140.00 per competitor – Up to 3 per team

 Your Registration for the Standard Round offers your team the chance of taking home cash and prizes for a Top 10 finish

Session Times

* Briefing kicks off at 7pm Friday

* Saturday session 7am – 5pm then 7am – 11:30am on the Sunday morning.

* Teams longest 10 fish over the weekend wins. All fish to be weighed in by AYC Marshalls

Fishing Rules

Cast and retrieve only – no trolling. Lure and fly only

(No bait). Catch and release.

Fish Limits

All fish will be measured. Anglers can bring 4 Yellowbelly to the Weigh Master at any time during the session. We are placing a 4-fish limit as always to ensure the health of the fish caught during this event.

Pre-Fish Ban

 No pre- fish ban on round events. Only the Grand Final

Briefing

7:00pm Friday

Session Times

The Session: Commences Saturday 7am and finishes at 5pm, Sunday will be 7am to 11:30am.

All teams must be back by this time or penalties will apply.

 Sunday Schedule

  • Fishing session finishes at 11.30 am Sunday
  • Winners Presentation commences at 1pm

 

2019 Classic Event Format

(Note ** Start and session times may vary pending light and weather conditions)

This unique event is going to be very exciting and action packed as the best Yellowbelly fisherman in the country go head to head to battle it out for the $5000.00 first prize at Windamere and Eildon Dams

The team that catches the longest 10 Yellowbelly over the weekend wins. All fish will be measured by AYC staff at a designated marshaling location.

Anglers will be casting hard from the early hours of Saturday morning starting at 7am fishing through till 5pm. Sunday morning will start at 7am and the session will finish at 11:30am. We will then hold the presentation at 1pm followed by the MEGA Lucky draw prize where one lucky Angler will win $5000.00 worth of fishing tackle and accessories.

Entry per competitor $170.00 – Up to 3 per team

Your Classic Registration Fee Includes

  • Friday night BBQ
  • Saturday night Baked Dinner along with Monster raffle draw
  • Ticket into the $ 5000.00 fishing tackle lucky draw prize.
  • Your team will have a chance of taking out the 2019
  • Windamere or Eildon Yella Classic.
  • Collecting and taking home the $ 5000.00 cash first prize

* Briefing kicks off at 7pm Friday

* Saturday session 7am – 5pm then 7am – 11:30am on the Sunday morning.

* Teams longest 10 fish over the weekend wins. All fish to be measured by AYC Marshalls

Fishing Rules

Cast and retrieve only – no trolling. Lure and fly only (no bait). Catch and release.

Fish Limits

All fish will be measured. Anglers can bring 4 Yellowbelly to the marshals at any time during the session. We are placing a 4-fish limit as always to ensure the health of the fish caught during this event.

Pre-Fish Ban

No Prefish Ban

Session Times

The Session: Commences Saturday 7am and finishes at 5pm, Sunday will be 7am to 11:30am.

All teams must be back by this time or penalties will apply.

Sunday Schedule

  • Fishing session finishes at 11.30 am Sunday
  • Winners Presentation commences at 1pm
  • Major $ 5000.00 raffle draw Sunday following Presentation.