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1st FIPS-Mouche World LADIES Fly Fishing Championship
Stor-Elvdal & Rendalen Region, Norway 5 -11 July 2021

RULE MODIFICATIONS

FIPS-Mouche has appointed Norway to be the host country for the 1st FIPS-Mouche World LADIES Fly Fishing Championship to be held in
Stor-Elvdal & Rendalen Region, Norway.

These Rule Modifications apply to the latest published FIPS-Mouche Competition Rules.

Article 2 : General Information
 

2.2. Add: Four sessions will be held in river, bank fishing, wading allowed. One session will be held in lake, boat fishing.
 

Article 9: Bank Fishing Competitions
 

9.3. Change: The beats will be an average of 150m for Sector I and 100m for Sector II, III and IV, with buffer zones of 10 meters.
 

9.4 Add: If there is an island on the beat, the controller may control from the island, to keep permanent visual contact with the competitor. She must enter the island half an hour before the start of the session; making
sure not to disturb the fishing water.

 

9.7 Add: Wading is allowed on the sectors and chest waders may be worn. The organisation recommends
the use of a wading stick, to be brought by the competitors.

 

9.8 Add: Shuffling of the riverbed or excessive movement while wading is not allowed.
 

Article 10: Boat fishing competions
 

10.4 Change: Boats will be launched 15 minutes before the start of the session.
 

10.9 add: Fishing will be from drifting boats. Drogues will be used during drifting. Eye protection (glasses)
will be used, life vest will be used. Eye protection and life vests must always be worn by competitors when
they are in the boat. Two competitors on one boat.


Competitor shall bring their own eye protection and life vest.
 

Article 11: Duration of events, scoring and practice sessions
 

11.3. Add: The hours for fishing will be in the program of the championship: from 08:00 to 11:00 (11:30 on Sector IV)) and from 16:00 to 19:00 (19:30 on Sector IV)


Sector IV with 30min rotation: fishing 08:00-9:30 and 10:00-11:30/ 16:00-17:30 and 18:00-19:30.
Competitors rotate 3 beats (e.g. 1 and 4, 9 and 12...)

 

11.4. Add: All official practice will be catch and release, the schedule and rotation of practice beats will be discussed during the Captains Meeting.


All official and unofficial practice will be fished with barbless hooks.
 

Article 23: Care of fish caught
 

23.1. Add: When the competitor wants to score a fish, she has to make sure, that the fish is all the time submerged in the water, while bringing the fish to the controller. If it does not happen, that fish will be disallowed.
 

Article 25: Eligible fish
 

25.1. Add: Eligible fish species:

Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta Fario), Grayling (Thymallus Thymallus), Whitefish (Coregonus Lavaretus) and Arctic Char (Salvelinus Alpinus) with a minimum length of 200mm.


Measuring will be done from the tip of the nose to the extremities of the tail, squeezed together.
 

Article 31: Prohibitions
 

31.1.a) Change: The fishing of competition sectors by competitors or their agents during a period of thirty days prior to the official start of the event: no fishing from 6 of May to 5 of July 2021.
 

Article 33: Awarding of points
 

33.1 points per fish: 100.
 

33.2 points per centimeter of the fish’s total length: 20.

Annex A  Rotation Matrix.

  • Sector I       ATNA river                                                                  Bank Fishing

  • Sector II      GLOMMA river UPPER                                             Bank Fishing

  • Sector III     GLOMMA river LOWER                                           Bank Fishing

  • Sector IV     ÅKRESTRØMMEN (NothernRena River)           Bank fishing

  • Sector V      LOMNESSJØEN lake                                                Boat fishing


Rotation Matrix between Sectors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Annex B Boat fishing

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