Farmlands Taupo Fishing Competition


Join Farmlands Taupo and Ballance for our Lake Taupo Fishing Competition on Friday 3rd February 2017

With more than $30,000 in prizes* up for grabs, the rivalry and contest is going to be fierce!

When: Friday 3rd February 2017
6.00am – 6.00pm.
Weigh-in: 4.00pm – 6.45pm at Farmlands Taupo.
Entry Fee:
$35 for shareholders, $40 for non-shareholders.

Entry details and conditions

Entry fee is $35 per shareholder and $40 for non-shareholders. Payments must be made in-store, or can be charged to your Farmlands Account if you are a shareholder. This includes a light meal at the Farmlands Taupo store on Friday evening and an event t-shirt. Please drop your entry form in to Farmlands Taupo prior to Monday 30th January 2017. Please note that no refunds will be given after the close off date of Monday 30th January 2017.

Numbers are limited to 400 competitors (first in, first served). Entry is intended for Farmlands shareholders, customers, staff and sponsors. Competition is open to boats and fly fishing (from a boat) and all entrants must have a current Lake Taupo Fishing Licence.

 Categories for prizes

  • Heaviest Fish: First, Second and Third prize
  • Best Condition: First, Second and Third prize
  • Brown Trout: First, Second and Third prize

Competition and prizegiving
Fishing will commence at 6.00am on Friday 3rd February and finish at 6.00pm. The final weigh-in will take place at the Farmlands Taupo car park, beginning at 4.00pm and concluding at 6.45pm. Prizegiving is at 7.00pm at Farmlands Taupo.
All prize winning anglers must attend prizegiving to receive their prize. Any prize winning anglers not in attendance will forfeit their prize and it will be awarded to the next placing.

The Department of Conservation will oversee the fishing competition and weigh-in.

For the latest update on the competition or cancellation status in the event of poor weather, please
call Brian on 027 705 4819 or Karen on 027 443 0080.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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